Side Dish: Oysters; Eat on the Stoop; Wine Day; & Poets In Port

Sandbar has brought back $1 oysters to its Social Hours menu (available 4-7 p.m., Monday-Friday).

Sandbar has brought back $1 oysters to its Social Hours menu (available 4-7 p.m., Monday-Friday).

OYSTERS, HERE!: Sandbar (55 Main St., Cold Spring Harbor) has brought back its $1 oyster special during Social Hours, 4-7 p.m., Monday-Friday. The Social Hours menu also features $6 beers, $7 select wines, $10 seasonal drinks and more. Visit Lessings.com for more info. For those farther east, Jonathan’s Ristorante (15 Wall St., Huntington) offers raw oysters for $1.50 during happy hour, 5-8 p.m., Sunday-Friday. The happy hour menu also has offerings like three rose samplings paired with a mini lobster roll ($16), along with $3 off all cocktails, wines and beers. Visit Jonathansristorante.com for more info.

EAT ON THE STOOP: The Stoop at Tutto Pazzo (84 New York Ave., Huntington), described as a throwback to Brooklyn of yore, where “everybody ate on the stoop,” is open for the summer season along Halesite Harbor. The Stoop menu features quick bites, priced $3-$5, from Tutto Pazzo’s full menu. It’s open each day, 12 noon-4 p.m., weather permitting, for your grab-and-go dining pleasure. And when you swing by, make sure to say hi to Luigi and Joey, and tell them the Foodies sent you.

The Wine Cellar on Main in Northport Village pours both local favorites and imports from around the globe.

The Wine Cellar on Main in Northport Village pours both local favorites and imports from around the globe.

HAPPY WINE DAY: Today, May 25, marks National Wine Day. So, sit, back, relax, put your feet up and uncork a bottle of the sweet stuff. And for those wine lovers looking to go out and about, our Foodies have put together a list of some of our favorite wine bars around town. Prime (117 N New York Ave., Huntington) has a wine bar and lounge with hundreds of offerings. The restaurant also hosts Wednesday Night Wine Dinners ($60 for the three-course meal with paired wines), so check Restaurantprime.com for the weekly menu. Also in Huntington, Bin 56 (56 Stewart Ave.), Red (417 New York Ave.) and XO (69 Wall St.) each have lengthy wine lists. Over in Northport, check out The Wine Cellar, which has special each day of the week, including $10 wine flights (four per flight) on Fridays and Saturdays, 3-6 p.m. And there’s more than just wine on the menu. The Wine Cellar offers tapas and desserts for Foodies to munch on between swigs.

POETS IN PORT: This Friday, May 26, the Poets in Port program returns to Caffe Portofino (249 Main St., Northport) with a series of readings by Karen Rae Levine and Debra Hauser. The program, hosted the fourth Friday of each month at 7:30 p.m., also has an open reading portion so audience members are encouraged to bring their poems and participate. Caffe Portofino, a coffee shop located in the heart of Northport village, serves breakfast, soup, salads, panini, delicious pastries, and more. For more information, call 631-262-7656.