Years in the past severe cooks within the Hamptons had extra restricted sources than they do at the moment. Nonetheless, there stay gaps and filling them is the mission of an ethereal new gastronomic boutique, L’Épicuriste in Bridgehampton, N.Y. A buying listing that features Japanese Kewpie mayonnaise, ponzu with yuzu, truffled greens and sauces, Moroccan spices, French pâtes de fruit and beautiful present packing containers of Portuguese tinned sardines can simply be accomplished from its cabinets. After residing within the space throughout Covid, Charles de Viel Castel, a French-born financier, jewellery designer and entrepreneur, determined to fill a necessity he noticed for merchandise he couldn’t discover regionally. His store additionally sells baguettes from Armin & Judy, a close-by restaurant, and flower preparations from the native florist Missi Flowers. The shop is adjoining to a sliver of a marketplace for baked items and sandwiches from Pierre’s, a French restaurant, however Mr. de Viel Castel mentioned the 2 outlets appear to enhance one another, not compete.
L’Épicuriste, 2466 Montauk Freeway (Primary Avenue), Bridgehampton, N.Y., lepicuriste.com.
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