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Tutto Il Giorno (631-725-7009, Italian)
area showcases mouthwatering pastries, gelato and an espresso bar. An elegant breakfast, lunch and dinner menu is offered in the back dining room.
in Sag Harbor is known for innovative Italian, and patrons love sitting on the outdoor terrace. If you’re staying a little farther west, be sure to check out their newer Southampton Village location (631-377-3611).
Rumba (rumbarumbar.com, 631-594-3544, Seafood/
World Pie (worldpiebh.com, 631-537-7999, Italian),
Caribbean) in Hampton Bays serves eclectic, inspired island cuisine with an unbeatable water view, as it harnesses the casual fun that transports diners to the Carribbean. Come for the food, stay for the rum bar.
with its wood-fired pizzas and abundance of toppings, always delights Bridgehampton restaurant-goers.
75 Main (75main.com, 631-283-7575, Italian/ American) in Southampton is a popular restaurant and nightclub, offering great people watching, with an innovative menu (a new chef is in the kitchen for summer 2013) and an ever-rotating list of house specialties.
1770 House (1770house.com, 631-324-1770, American) in East Hampton specializes in elegant American fare, and it has a more casual menu in the downstairs tavern.
Southampton Publick House (publick. com, American, 631-283-2800), serves traditional pub favorites as well as full lunch, brunch and dinner menus. The bar scene comes alive at night in the taproom.
The Village Gourmet Cheese Shop
items, including fresh seafood and aged prime meats. Citarella features delicious prepared foods. Be sure to check out the “Citeralla’s Own” selection of products.
Schmidt ’s Market (schmidtsmarket.com, 631-283-5777) in Southampton is a specialty market with an array of produce, gourmet ingredients, a deli counter and huge salad bar. Also check out Schmidt’s Seafood Market (631-283-1212) on North Sea Road for fresh seafood options and steamers.
(villagecheeseshop.com, 631-283-6949, Specialty/ Gourmet) in Southampton specializes in artisan cheeses but also serves coffee, breakfast items, sandwiches, salads and gourmet olive oils, pastas, teas and sweets.
For artisan breads, cakes, cookies, pies and pastries, head to The Blue Duck Bakery Café (blueduckbakerycafe.com, 631-207-1701) in Southampton, Southold and Riverhead.
The Gourmet Grocery Stores
Dreesden’s Famous Donuts (dreesens.
Catena’s Inc. Food Market (631-283-
com, 631-907-4981): The name speaks for itself. Look for shop windows with a robotic machine producing donuts, and you’ve found Dreesden’s.
3456) in Southampton is a family-run grocery store that has all the essentials for a freshly prepared Hamptons meal. Locals rave that the customer service is top-notch. Fun fact: They will deliver your food on a bicycle. Does it get more Hamptons than that? With locations in Bridgehampton and East Hampton (and soon Southampton), Citarella (citarella. com, 631-537-5990) offers a wide variety of specialty
If you’re tasting for fresh baked goods, Tate’s Bake Shop (tatesbakeshop.com, 631-780-6511) in Southampton has award-winning cookies – the chocolate chip are always a fan favorite – and a delicious assortment of pies, breads and sweets. Enjoy SP a treat and some iced coffee in their courtyard.
May 17, 2013
Dan's Papers Hamptons Summer Preview May 17, 2013 Issue