As part of Danâ€™s Taste of Two Forks food event, this dining guide fulfills the flavor of the iconic Hamptons and North Fork. And just like the event, a portion of every Adâ€™s revenue will be donated to support East End Charities.
DINING GUIDE 2014
The Best of the Hamptons & the North Fork
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of Relax in the heart st The Hamptons ju historic steps away from Southampton The Southampton Inn provides casual, classic and comfortable lodging within walking distance to the charming boutiques, museums, galleries, theatre and dining of the historic Village of Southampton. Take advantage of our many amenities including; complimentary shuttle to Coopers Beach, daily maid service, 50 foot outdoor heated pool, all weather tennis court, family friendly playroom, on-site OSO restaurant, plus we are pet friendly. Perfect for your wedding or next corporate affair with our beautiful gardens, elegant tent, Great Lawn, and our lavish ballroom.
Welcoming Our New Chef Josue Flores CafĂŠ OSO is open to the public for breakfast, lunch and tapas, 7 days a week from 7:00am to 7:00pm. In 2014, we are delighted to welcome our new chef, Josue Flores, a Palm Beach native who has traveled all the way to the Hamptons to share his culinary expertise with us. While our breakfast menu remains as delectable as always, our new lunch and tapas menus will be offering traditional American comforts with Josueâ€™s own exquisite take on the cuisine, alongside his choice of unique daily special dishes.
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FRESH CUT SALADS & VEGGIE BURGERS!
SOME OF OUR BEYOND BURGERS! GREEN HORNET: Double Burger with Cream Cheese, Chorizo, Jalapeños, Side of Cheese/Chorizo Fries BRONCO: Double Cheddar Burger, Bacon, Crispy Onions, Mac
N Cheese, Boom Boom Sauce, Side of Cheese/Bacon Wafﬂe Fries
THREE LITTLE PIGS: Double Burger with Sausage Patty, Chorizo, Bacon, Cheese Sauce, Side of Cheese Tots
CRYIN HAWAIIAN: Double Pepperjack Burger, Grilled Ham, Grilled Pineapple, Siracha, Side of Fried Pickles
THE CABLE GUY: Double Pepperjack Burger in a Quesadilla,
Lettuce, Bacon, Jalapeños, Spicy Mayo, Side of Chili/Cheese/ Bacon/Jalapeño Fries THUMPER: Two Grilled Cheese Sandwiches with Bacon and Tomato sandwiching a Single American Cheeseburger, Crispy Onions, Side of Fries KISS OF DEATH: Double Mozzarella Cheeseburger Lathered with Garlic Butter, Red Onion, Tomato on a Garlic Toasted Bun, Side of Garlic Butter Parmesan Fries SLINKY: Double American Cheeseburger, Bacon, Onion Rings, Fried Egg, 1000 Island, Side of Onion Rings
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Buckley’s Inn Between Monday is Build your own Burger Night, and Two for One wings at the bar, Tuesday is Two for One Entrees - $23.95, Wednesday is Three Course Price Fixe, Thursday is Steak Night
Open 7 Days a week Lunch • 11:30am-5pm Dinner • 5pm-10pm
139 W. Montauk Highway, Hampton Bays
canal cafe Waterfront Dining 44 Newtown Road, Hampton Bays on Shinnecock Canal
631-723-2155 Open 6 Days A Week Lunch & Dinner Closed Tuesday Dining Guide 2014 17
Sunday - Thursday Chef’s Tasting Celebrity Chef Gatano Starting at 5pm Daily
Open For Lunch & Dinner 7 Days @ 11am – 10pm please make a reservation @ 631.996.4550 674 montauk Highway @ east Quogue www.cucinaeastquogue.com
West of the Canal
DeeAngelo’s “Pleasant Ave” Cafe 149 Main Street Reservations Suggested
An Intimate Dining Experience Indoor & Patio Dining
Westhampton Beach Village
At the Village Green
Dee & Lenny Angelo Proprietors
Full Bar Lunch - Supper - Sunday Brunch Specials Daily !
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East of The Shinnecock Canal Overlooking Beautiful Shinnecock Bay Indoor & outdoor dInIng
295 East Montauk Highway, Hampton Bays
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SATURDAY, auGust 23, 2014 General admission 7:30Pm - 10:00Pm Vin-iP reCePtion 6:30Pm - 7:30Pm
McCall Vineyard & Ranch Cutchogue, New York
When you support Long Island Wineries, and the Long Island Wine Council you support the entire region!
A Gathering of All Things Great - Wine, Food & People
Benefiting the Peconic Land trust & the Long isLand farm Bureau Promotion & education foundation.
dan’s harVest east end 2014 will take place on saturday, august 23, at the beautiful mccall Vineyard and ranch in cutchogue. the event includes component events such as the festival tasting and the Vin-iP experience.
Buy tickets! Visit Harvesteastend.com for tickets. Wineries Anthony Nappa Wines Bedell Cellars Brooklyn Oenology Channing Daughters Winery Clovis Point Croteaux Vineyards Diliberto Winery Duckwalk Harbes Vineyard Harmony Vineyards Jamesport Vineyards JASON’S VINEYARD Kontokosta Winery Lieb Cellars Macari Vineyards & Winery
Martha Clara Vineyards Mattebella Vineyards McCall Vineyard and Ranch Merliance One Woman Wines & Vineyards Palmer Vineyards Pellegrini Vineyards Pindar Raphael Roanoke Vineyards Sannino Bella Vita Vineyard Scarola Vineyards Sherwood House Vineyards Shinn Estate Vineyards Sparkling Pointe Suhru Wines
The Old Field Vineyards T’Jara Vineyard Waters Crest Winery Wölffer Estate Vineyard tastes Alure A Mano Osteria A Taste of the North Fork Bistro 72 Claudio’s Restaurant First & South FRESH Hamptons Goodwater Farms GRANA Trattoria Antica Grey Horse Tavern Jamesport Manor Inn
Jedediah Hawkins Inn Jewel Love Lane Kitchen Mirabelle / SCGP Café Noah’s North Fork Chocolate Company Petulant Wino Scrimshaw The Bell & Anchor The Blue Duck Bakery Café The Hellenic The North Fork Table & Inn The RIVERHEAD PROJECT Touch of Venice Restaurant
*harVest east end is a 501 charity and annual fundraiser organized by dan’s Papers and the Long island Wine council.
Tuesday Night 3 Course Prix Fixe
$27.95 Wednesday Night
Date Night: 2 Entrees & a Bottle of Wine
$55.00 Thursday Night Prime Rib Night & 5 Course Chef Demo Menu at our Open Kitchen
Friday Night Happy Hour Featuring Live Music by Erin & Co.
Sunday Lunch Join us starting at noon 4 TVs & Great Lunch & Munchie Menu! Sunday Night 3 Course Prix Fixe
Call for Reservations 631-594-3419 go to www.1northsteakhouse.com for more info.
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Avino’s Italian Table
108 South Country Rd | Bellport Village 11713 | 631-803-6416
Open 7 nightS A Week FOr Dinner Monday-Fri at 11 for lunch | Saturday & Sunday brunch at 10 Steps for the Gateway Theather
If you’re looking for amazing food accompanied with a fine dining experience you’ve come to the right place! With our extensive dinner menu that features old world dishes from Northern and Southern Italy everyone is sure to find a favorite.
All summer long dine under the covered pAtio! Lobster Fest Mondays • The best in town for over 25 years Steamed 1 1/4 lbLobster Dinner, corn on the cob, roasted potatoes, bread basket, soup or salad. All for $21
Saturday & Sunday Brunch • Complete plated brunch $9.95 • With unlimited mimosa’s $15.95
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Clam Bakes & Barbecues • Backyard Parties Fund-Raisers • Birthdays • Family Reunions Private Dinner Parties • Corporate Events
Voted Best Catering Company by Dan’s Papers Readers!
Anthony and Carmen Dagostino 631-874-0995
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Your contribution is tax deductible. Baiting Hollow Farm Horse Rescue is a 501 (c) (3) not-for-profit corporation.
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open daily - lunch - dinner - takeout - catering
cold beer - fresh fish - chef dave
riverhead & westhampton full menu at buoyone.com
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Live Music Wednesday, Friday and Saturday Nights.
THE MENU. THE WINE. THE SCENERY. ALL IN LARGE PORTIONS. Feast on beautiful wine-country surroundings, a relaxed setting & great food. Come by and enjoy outdoor seating, and weekly events & specials. Plus, on the weekends visit our new Craft Beer Garden with live music–featuring some of the hottest bands & coolest micro-brews, served with our pub grub menu & more.
Our Summer Clambake is Back–Now thru Labor Day.
Scenic Wine Country Dining • In the Hamlet of Baiting Hollow 2218 Sound Ave • Calverton, NY • (631) 727-8994 cooperageinn.com
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is now also a Legend… May 14, 2014-Food and Wine Mag. -#1 Cote de Provence Rose to drink. F R A N C E • M O N A C O • E TAT S U N I S • C H I N E • A L L E M A G N E B E L G I Q U E • L U X E M B O U R G PAY S B A S • E S PA G N E • P O LY N E S I E G U A D E L O U P E • S E N E G A L • R E P U B L I Q U E D O M I N I C A I NDiEning• GuiRdeU2014 S S I 31E
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1-631-874-0451 . www.townecellarswines.com
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Celebrate Summer at The Lenz Winery
NEW RELEASES 2012 Blanc de Noir 100% Pinot Noir
Refreshingly dry Rosé with lots of red and white cherry. $18/bottle
NOAH SCHWARTZ, featured chef
2011 Tête à Tête
DINNER IN THE VINES Saturday, August 16th
Pinot Gris & Gewürztraminer
Lively bursts of wild apricot and lemon peel intertwine with subtle notes of ginger spice. $25/bottle
2010 Cabernet Sauvignon
Lively and well-balanced, with an alluring, perfumed nose and soft, subtle tannins. Red cherry and cedar round out its flavor profile. $25/bottle
5-course, wine paired dinner, prepared and served in the middle of the Lenz Vineyard GENERAL PUBLIC: $175 LENZ SUBSCRIBERS: $130
10% discount on all tickets purchased by 7/21
Event starts at 5pm. Space limited. Reserve early.
FRIDAY NIGHT AT LENZ FRIDAY, June 27 th 5:30 - 8:30pm
MERLOT WORLD CLASSIC Saturday, September 13th
Live Music with Home Groan “NICE BUNS” Food Truck Wine by the Glass
LIVE MUSIC ON THE TERRACE SATURDAY, June 21st
5:30 - 8:00pm
Earth Tones 2 - 5pm
Taste over 60 different merlots from around the world! GENERAL PUBLIC: $50 LENZ SUBSCRIBERS: $25
T H E L E N Z W I N E RY
MAIN RD (RTE 25) PECONIC
SUNDAY, June 22nd Jen Kane 2 - 5pm
O P E N DA I LY, 1 0 A M - 6 P M
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waterfront bar & grill
great food, local wines, spirits & beer
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631.208.9200, ext. 133 â€˘ 451 East Main, Riverhead
www.Seaside-Grill.com Seasonal hours: 11am - 9pm (Friday & Saturday to 10pm) (weather permitting)
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Long Island Spirits
L o n g I s l a n d ’s F i r s t C r a f t D i s t i l l e r y
Ultra Premium Vodka • Crafted from Long Island Potatoes Pot Distilled Whisky • Crafted in Small Batches
Home of LiV Vodka Sorbetta Liqueur • Rough Rider Straight Bourbon Whisky Rough Rider Bull Moose Three Barrel Rye Whisky Pine Barrens Single Malt Whisky
TasTinG Room • open 7 Days • yeaR-RounD 2182 Sound Avenue, Baiting Hollow • 631.630.9322
YOUR EAST END BBQ CATERER WEDDiNgS. CORpORATE EvENTS. • NoRth CaRoliNa Style BBQ PoRk • alaBaMa Style BBQ ChiCkeN • BuRN’t eNdS of texaS BRiSket Sweet BBQ New yoRk BBQ PaStRaMi • BaltiMoRe Pit Beef • ChaRCoal GRilled RoaSt Beef • GRilled VeGetaBleS • BeaNS • GRilled CoRN
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The FoodBar Michael Anthony’s
REStAuRAnt & CAtERing
Where Every Creative Bite has a Wine Companion
Eclectic Cuisine with Seasonal Local Flair Extensive Wine Selection to Compliment our Cuisine
ChECk out ouR NEW SuMMER MENu Full Service Event Planning On & Off Premises
Pre Fixe Available • Call for Details
inquire About Cooking Classes and Cassanda’s Educational Wine Dinners
“Manhattan-Style Cuisine on the North Shore” - Rave Reviews TB Newspapers
2925 North Wading River Road, Wading River NY 11792
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Enjoy Great Home Cooking at the
Modern SNACK BAR Seafood Selections
Fresh Salad Specialties
Lobster Salad Plate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23.85 Shrimp Salad Plate. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13.95 Chunk White Tuna Salad Plate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13.95 Chicken Salad Plate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11.95 Classic Caesar Salad with grilled chicken . . . . . . . . . . 10.85 Seafood Salad Combo Plate Our Famous Lobster & Shrimp Salads . . . . . . . . . . . 26.95 Marinated Duck Breast sliced and served over mixed greens . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14.95
East End Favorites
Roast Turkey . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13.95 Roast L.I. Duckling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21.95 Prime Rib . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21.95 Oven Baked Meat Loaf . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13.95 Golden Fried Chicken . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13.95 Old Fashioned Sauerbraten with potato dumplings & red cabbage . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19.95 Broiled NY Strip Steak boneless 10 oz , plain or marinated . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17.95 FROM RT 25A Æ
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DOWNTOWN RIVERHEAD LONG ISLAND AQUARIUM
Great Sandwiches Our Famous Lobster Salad .......................................16.95 Shrimp Salad .............................................................11.95 North Fork Reuben ...................................................13.95 Fresh Flounder ..........................................................12.95 Soft Shell Crab..........................................................14.95 Hot Oven-Roasted Turkey Sandwich .......................12.85 Turkey Burger Platter ...............................................11.45 Bacon Cheeseburger Platter......................................12.95 * Menu items & prices subject to change *
“After an afternoon of tasting wine, get back to reality with generous portions of tasty, stick-to-your-ribs American comfort food at this circa-1950 landmark in Aquebogue.”
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SOUND AVE (CR 48)
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Fresh Fillet of Flounder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15.95 Bay Scallops . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13.95 Golden Fried Shrimp . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15.65 Tender Fried Clam Strips . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13.65 Fresh Soft Shell Crabs (in-season) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28.95 Stuffed Flounder with our own crabmeat stuffing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19.95 Fisherman’s Plate golden-fried flounder, shrimp, scallops & clams . . . . . . 23.95
Local Wine & Beer w Classic Cocktails Delicious Soups & Chowders Take-Out Welcome w Children’s Menu
Take Home our Famous Mashed Turnips & Fresh Baked Pies
Open for Lunch & Dinner Closed Monday
FROM Å HAMPTON BAYS & SOUTH FORK
Ç FROM SUNRISE HWY (RT 27)
Just minutes from Long Island Aquarium, Tanger Outlets, and North Fork Wine Country
628 MAIN ROAD - AQUEBOGUEE
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We can custom design any style Wine cellar to your exacting standards. North Fork Wine Cellar Designs brings access to the finest Wine cellar manufacturers in the world to you. From classic wood cellars and sleek modern stone cellars, to a new generation of metal wine racking. We will help guide you through the many steps and decisions, that will end with the wine cellar of your dreams. We can manage and coordinate all phases of the design, construction and installation of your wine cellar
Consulting | Design | Construction Management Custom Wine Cellars www.northforkwinecellardesigns.com 42
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Fresh Seafood • Local Food & Wine (Beers & Ciders, too) 5775 Wes t Mill Road, Mattituck N OR T H F OR K Call for Hours & Directions 631-298-8080 • TheOldMillInn.net Dining Guide 2014 43
Outdoor Waterfront Dining and Bar Overlooking the Beautiful Gardiners Bay
Restaurant & Marina
OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK FOR
LUNCH & DINNER JUST WEST OF THE CROSS SOUND FERRY Free docking for restaurant patrons | Gas & Diesel
Close to the best fishing on Long island
40200 MAIN ROAD, ORIENT I 631 323 2424 Taste of two forks
Italian • Seafood • Waterfront
Porto Bello Ristorante
Italian • Seafood Waterfront Italian • Seafood • Waterfront
Porto Bello Porto Bello Serving dinner 4 p.m. til 10 p.m. Ristorante BeginningRistorante 4th of July - Lunch on the weekends! Reopening Reopening Friday, AprilFriday, 6 April 6
Join us on our new Serving dinner 4 p.m. till 10dinner p.m. Friday Serving 4 p.m. tilland 10 Saturday p.m. Friday and Saturday outdoor waterfront patio! and Easter Sunday Dinner be served from 1-8 and Easterwill Sunday Dinner will p.m. be served from 1-8 p.m. Happy Hour withHappy Complementary Hors d’Oeuvres Hors d’Oeuvres Hour with Complementary
1410 Avenue in ’Brewer’s Harbor 1410Manhanset MANHANSET AVENUE INMBANHANSET REWER S SATIRLING HARBOR 1410 VENUE IN BStirling REWERM ’SARINA STIRLING HARBORMarina MARINA Catering on or off premises Of LONG ISLAND
Just 1 mile east www.portobellonorthfork.com Catering on or www.portobellonorthfork.com off premises
Of LONG ISLAND
of Greenport Village
fax: 477-1511 477-1515
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Just 1 mile east of Greenport Village
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Traditional French Cuisine on the North Fork
Open Daily for Dinner
Serving Brunch on Saturday & Sunday 11:00am - 4:00pm 4805 Depot Lane • Cutchogue
Freshly Rebuilt After Sandy
Open 7 days for Lunch and Dinner 400 Old Main Road Southold, NY 11971 (631) 765-6373 | www.pepisrestaurant.com
AVAILA G BLE
Roadhouse BBQ $19.99 pp (min 40 people) WSee Full Packages at our Website
Roadhouse Clam Bake $59.99 pp and Rawbar $19.99pp
Come taste the Love! Outdoor Dining on Scenic
Peconic River Eat In - Take Out Brickoven Pizza, Fresh Salads (Gluten Free Pizza & Pasta) Catering for all Occasions Packages Include Full Service 1111W. Main St. Riverhead 631-208-9888 www.roadhousepizza.com Dining Guide 2014 47
Vine to Wine program
create your own custom barrel of wine We are the only vine to wine program on the North Fork of Long Islandâ€™s Wine Country. We provide the equipment, knowledge & premium grapes from our certified sustainable vineyards to help produce the best wines possible. Visit our tasting barn open 7 Days a Week
Stay overnight at our exclusive tuscan Style B&B
1375 Peconic Lane | Peconic NY 11958 Taste of two forks firstname.lastname@example.org | www.sanninovineyard.com
The view is only the beginning!
Soundview ReStauRant 58775, Rt 48 (north Rd), Greenport, nY 631.477.0666 • soundviewrestaurant.com
Waterfront lodging • restaurant • private beach • outdoor pool sauna • near golf • ferries • wineries • shopping
58855, Rt 48 (north Rd), Greenport, nY Phone:631.477.0666 • Fax: 631.477.9436 soundviewrestaurant.com
The North Fork’s premier resort. It’s a shore thing.
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Beautifully Restored, Historic 1933 Art Deco Theater
SUFFOLK THEATER MUSIC • COMEDY • DINING • DANCING
See some of these amazing performers and many more this summer at The Suffolk Theater! SOUTHSIDE JOHNNY SANDRA BERNHARD
2014 SUMMER SCHEDULE JUNE
FRI, 6/20: ALWAYS...PATSY CLINE (MUSICAL) SAT, 6/21: ALWAYS...PATSY CLINE (MUSICAL) FRI, 6/27: MALLETMAN, TITO PUENTE JR., BERNARD PURDIE
THU, 7/3: THE LOVIN’ SPOONFUL ROCK ICONS FRI, 7/4: TO BE ANNOUNCED SAT, 7/5: EARTH, WIND & FIRE TRIBUTE BAND - 70’S FUNK SAT, 7/12: ASHLEY MONROE (OF THE PISTOL ANNIES) SUN, 7/13: NEW ORLEANS JAZZ W/ THE DIRTY DOZEN BRASS BAND JULY 18-20: HAMPTON’S LGBT COMEDY FESTIVAL: FRI, 7/18: SANDRA BERNHARD SAT, 7/19: SCOTT THOMPSON (KIDS IN THE HALL) SUN, 7/20: CONEY ISLAND BURLESQUE THU, 7/24: EVERLAST! (90’S ALTERNATIVE ICON) FRI, 7/25: ARLO GUTHRIE SAT, 7/26: SOUTHSIDE JOHNNY & THE ASBURY JUKES SUN, 7/27: ROBERT HUNTER (SONGWRITER FOR GRATEFUL DEAD) THU, 7/31: GENE CASEY & THE LONE SHARK’S ROCKABILLY DANCE
FRI, 8/1: FRI, 8/8: SAT, 8/16: THU, 8/21: AUG. 22-24: FRI, 9/5:
RICK DERRINGER PLAYS THE BLUES JOAN OSBORNE DAR WILLIAMS CONTEMPORARY FOLK WINE & SWING, NEW MILLENIUM BIG BAND EAST END VISUAL ARTS FESTIVAL DEAD ON LIVE, GRATEFUL DEAD TRIBUTE
JOIN US FOR DINNER & A SHOW! Dine with us from the comfort of your own table. Enjoy a variety of selections from our New American Cuisine menu offering casual local faire. Sip cocktails, local and international wine or choose from our extensive collection of local craft beers. Doors open 90 minutes prior to most shows and service remains available throughout the entire performance. Reservations recommended. Menu and seating varies for each show.
BOOK YOUR PRIVATE EVENT WITH US!
PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE FOR SHOW TIMES AND UPDATED INFORMATION.
BLUES, ROCK, COUNTRY, DANCE, BIG BAND, SWING, JAZZ, THEATER, MOVIES, FAMILY PROGRAMS, COMEDY & MORE! FOR TICKETS: SUFFOLKTHEATER.COM
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118 EAST MAIN ST., RIVERHEAD, NY 11901
Nestled iN the charmiNg towN of cutchogue oN the North fork of loNg islaNd, Family owned Italian seafood restaurant, Touch of Venice, has been serving up local fare prepared with local soul for more than 25 years. as a staple iN the commuNity, the Pennacchia Family has prided itself on giving the true North Fork experience to anyone who passes through their doors. From fresh seafood to farm stand vegetables, an emphasis on the local culture and agriculture always has been and remains to be a priority. outside patio diNiNg is available. And we offer a private party room for wedding rehearsals and other occasions. Inquire about our chefâ€™s special family style dinner for small groups.
Open Tuesday ThrOugh sunday fOr lunch & dinner Like us on Facebook for updated specials and events
28350 main Road cuTchogue
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TOP 15 Hidden GeMS & TOP 10 MediTeRRAneAn R RATed #1 ReSTAuRAnTS in RiVeRHeAd
Turkish Mediterranean cuisine Gyros • Kebabs • Vegetarian • Hot & Cold Appetizers • Seafood Daily SpecialS/Take OuT/Dine in
On our Peconic River Patio Catering Available
Offering Turkish beer & Award Winning Turkish Wines!
T u r k u aGrill z OPen MOn, WedS, THuRS 12-9 PM, ClOSed TueSdAy, fRi - Sun 12-10 PM 40 Mcdermott Ave. Riverhead (Next to Atlantis) • www.turkauzgrillriverhead.com
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some things are only available
on the north fork
TWEED’S the Oldest Hotel Restaurant on the North Fork
TWEED’S was one of only 6 restaurants in the United States that were selected to be on the Travel Channel’s “Food Paradise” episode: “Big Beef” “Where it feels just like ‘Old’ New York” - NY Times
Located in the historic JJ Sullivan Hotel
Live Music Serving Lunch & Dinner Daily 17 East Main St. Riverhead
Make Summer Delicious Shop online!
Visit our new Marketplace, stock with Italian Specialty Foods! Olive Oils • Specialty Food Products • Balsamic • Gifts Baskets & Boxes
www.vinesandbranches.net 94 Main St., Southampton, NY • 631.283.6070 118 Main St., Westhampton Beach, NY • 631.288.2100 477 Main St., Greenport, NY • 631.477.6800
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Monday Lobster Night 2 Course $39
Happy Hour 5 - 6:30 with Complimentary Finger Foods Open at 5:00 for Dinner â€˘ 7 Days 1109 Noyac Road, Southampton | 631.283.2277 www.thecoastgrill.com
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The Driverâ€™s seaT
resTauranT seafooD - sTeaks - salaDs american - inTernaTional
Some Menus change once a year. Ours changes twice daily...
50+ years of the finest salads, steaks & international fare to be found in the Hamptons 62 Jobs lane, southampton, new york â€˘ 631-283-6606 All items are subject to availability. Please check with your server.
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le chef bistro in southampton
serving lunch dinner thursday - sunday
Best Local Fish in the Area prixe fixe and a la carte lu nch 11:4 5am - 2:4 5 pm din n er from 5:0 0 pm r e s e r vat i o n s p l e a s e f o r l i m i t e d s pa c e 75 Jobs L ane I southampton I 631. 283 . 8581 w w w. L e c he f bis t r o.c om
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Deli counter fine fooDs & catering Home of mosolino’s pizza
introDucing ntro tHe anDy mosolino bake at Home fresH pizza pie “Why buy frozen When you can buy fresh”
a hampton favorite Daily specials \ catering \ special events open monday - saturday 623 Hampton road s southampton 631-283-1774 www.southamptonDelicounter.com
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Happy Hour 4 to 7
ot Spot The Hamp tons H s P r ic e s ! with U n -H a m p to n
Monday Burger Night $8 Burgers with a Domestic Beer
BQ with a Pint! Tuesday Chicken & Ribs B Wednesday Fajitas & Men & Ladies Night $16 Fajitas with a Pint! - $10 Cover & 2 for 1 Drinks
Thursday & Saturday 2 for 1 Lobsters $35 Lobster Dinner Includes Corn & Coleslaw
Friday 2 for 1 Steak & Live Music
cials $25 Steak Dinner Includes Potato & Veggie - Drink Spei
BREAKFAST BEGINS 9:00am Saturday & Sunday Breakfast & Brunch 9am Breakfast Followed by $20 Brunch with Bloody Mary’s & Mimosas 631-259-2998 ✯ Take Out Available ✯ 1271 North Sea Road ✯ Southampton, NY Richard Decker, President and Proprietor
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Come Indulge at Saaz
Daily Lunch Buffet
| Dinner a la carte
Dine In | Take Out | Delivery | Catering
1746 County Rd 39, Southampton
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EstablishEd 1981 ExclusivE chEf mark militEllo
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11 Main Street, Southampton • phone: 631 283 6949 • fax: 631.283.7951
Specialty Cheeses & Gourmet Delicatcies
Specialty Cheeses & Gourmet Delicacies Gluten Free Menu Items Raclette & Cheese Fondue Foie Gras, Black Summer Truffles FreshParties Fruit Smoothies Truffles Smoked Salmon &Foie CaviarGras, Black Summer Italian Espresso & Gelato Bar Freshly Baked Muffins, Scones, Bagels & Flagels& Caviar European Desserts Smoked Salmon BreakfastFreshly Egg Sandwiches & Beach Baskets Baked Muffins, Scones, Picnic Bagels & Flagels Panini & Signature Sandwiches Party Platters Breakfast Egg Sandwhiches Delicious Soups & Chopped Salads Cheese Baskets & More... Panini & Signature Sandwhiches Cheese Platter Tastings
Delicious Soups & Chopped Salads Cheese Platter Tastings Gluten Free Menu Items Cold Pressed Juices & Fresh Fruit Smoothies (using only All Natural Ingredients)
Our Coffee, Never Bitter & Always Full of Flavor European Desserts Picnic & Beach Baskets Party Platters Cheese Baskets & More... 11 Main Street, Southampton • phone: 631 283 6949 • fax: 631.283.7951 www.villagecheeseshoppe.com Dining Guide 2014 63
“The most thoughtfully curated assortment on the East End of Long Island” — AK, January 2014
SUMMER'S MOST SOUGHT-AFTER LABELS SUSTAINABLE • BIODYNAMIC • KOSHER • ORGANIC SOMMELIER ON STAFF • 15% OFF ON CASES • FREE DELIVERY
UNDER NEW OWNERSHIP NEXT TO THE SEAFOOD SHOP 354 Montauk Highway | Wainscott, New York 631.537.2800 www.wainscottmain.com
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AND F E AT U R I N G
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Wine & Dine at Topping Rose House Open year-round, Tom Colicchioâ€™s acclaimed restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner daily with brunch on weekends. Truly farm-to-table, seasonal menus highlight the best possible ingredients, showcasing produce from our one-acre Topping Rose Farm in addition to other local farmers and fishermen. Our expansive porch and patio with beautiful property views are open seasonally for dining outside. Distinct event spaces featuring the same ingredient-driven menus are perfect for festive celebrations and private events.
Check out our website for upcoming details on our Summer Farm Dinners and Oyster Bar.
One Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Tpke | Bridgehampton, NY | 631.537.0870 | toppingrosehouse.com
The East End
is a moveable feast, offering something special for aficionados of fine dining and fans of casual culinary experiences alike, pouring glasses that are pleasing to both wine lovers and beer nuts, inviting locals and visitors to embrace the bounty. With its array of restaurants and chefs offering countless cuisines, the Hamptons and the North Fork are home to some of the finest dining not just on Long Island, but anywhere. Thereâ€™s an abundance of fresh produce from local farms and of seafood straight from our waters. There are winemakers and brewmasters and cheesemakers and more making world-class products right in our own backyard. And summer is the perfect season to enjoy it in all its glory.
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Just as Dan’s Taste of Summer Weekend brings together the East End’s top chefs, vineyards and purveyors at GrillHampton and Taste of Two Forks for the premier food-and-wine-event in the Hamptons, our annual Taste of Two Forks Dining Guide brings together the best that the Hamptons and the North Fork have to offer. You’ll find insider secrets on where to find great lobster rolls and the top takeout spots for that beach picnic. There’s a guide to local craft beer and a toast to Long Island rosé. You’ll get a vineyard tour and all the dish on the new restaurants and chefs who’ve arrived for the summer. Now, we invite you to grab a fork (or two) and raise a glass (or two). It’s time to dig in!
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Dan's Taste of Summer
o much food and wine, so little time. It can be hard to decide where to dine and drink on the East End, with so many delightful and delicious (and yes, at times, decadent) options offered on both forks. For one weekend, at least, the decision is made easier as the best of the East End's bounty—from top restaurants and chefs to leading wineries, breweries, purveyors and more—are brought under one roof with Dan's GrillHampton and Dan's Taste of Two Forks. Now entering its fourth year as the leading foodie festival in the Hamptons, the weekend at Sayre Park in Bridgehampton will again celebrate our culinary culture with two evenings all served up under the new moniker "Dan's Taste of Summer." "The phrase itself excites me," says Nick & Toni's Executive Chef Joseph Realmuto, who has participated in every
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Taste of Two Forks since its inception in 2011. The very words conjure images of local culinary wonders soon to come. "The first thing that pops into mind is the great products like heirloom tomatoes, corn, lettuces and, of course, the great seafood. We are surrounded by some of the best farms—like Balsam, Quail Hill, Amber Waves Farm—who have the most unbelievable vegetables, besides being able to grow our own right behind Nick & Toni's. "Also the freshness of the fish that hits the back door is the best quality one could ask for, and now we have Dock to Dish, which has opened the doors to availability and freshness," Realmuto adds. "What more could a chef ask for?" Now in its second year, GrillHampton takes the concept of culinary showcase to another level, as it once again
pits eight New York City chefs against eight of their counterparts from the East End in a combination of heated cooking competition and tasting event. As GrillHampton guests stroll the tent, they get to watch 16 grilling gurus at work, and they also get the opportunity to indulge in the chef's creations and vote for their favorite food of the night. A panel of food-savvy judges will also be voting their top dishes, just as they did last summer when Rumba Rum Bar's David Hersh took home the People's Choice honors, New York City's Elizabeth Karmel of Hill Country Barbecue won Judges Pick, and Team Hampton reigned supreme overall. Hersh and Karmel will be back to defend their titles, but they'll be facing a hungry lineup of new chefs in addition to those returning from the first battle. "Revenge is sweet," says Billy Oliva, Executive Chef of Delmonico's of Southampton. He will be coming back with victory on his mind, and also a sense of anticipation shared by the guests who look forward to seeing chefs from acclaimed restaurants up-close and personal. "[A] great part of these events is getting to see our returning customers and interact with them in fun and unique settings," Oliva says. Guests at GrillHampton this year can look forward to meeting the host of the epic grilling battle—Robert Irvine, star of Food Network's Restaurant Impossible. "It's going to be a great night—lots of fun, great food. I love the idea of the competition, of the chefs having a good time and still bringing out the best in each other," says Irvine, who's known for inspiring chefs to always bring their A-game. Taste of Two Forks has always been known for its A-list hosts—Marcus Samuelsson in 2011, Jean-Georges Vongerichten in 2012 and Bobby Flay last summer—and this year ticketholders get two for the price of one...hosts, that is. Bringing their co-hosting duties from Food Network's The Kitchen to the big tent in Bridgehampton, Katie Lee and Geoffrey Zakarian will preside over an evening filled with the finest food and drink the
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North Fork and South Fork have to offer. "Eastern Long Island is one of the great culinary areas i n t h e c o u n t r y, w i t h s o m u c h t o o ff e r, f ro m produce to seafood to wine," says Lee, a cookbook author and entertaining expert who has called the Hamptons home for over a decade now. "Taste of Two Forks brings it all together, which is great—and it will be fun doing it with Geoffrey." Zakarian is certainly no stranger to Dan's Taste of Summer, having hosted the first annual GrillHampton last year. "It's like the Rolls-Royce of food under one tent," said Zakarian, who has been balancing his new role as Culinary Director for The Plaza between his role as Chef/Partner of The Lambs Club and various TV duties. In addition to the dozens of restaurants, Taste of Two Forks also showcases the abundance of local artisanal purveyors that help make the East End a true foodies paradise. Participants will include Amagansett Sea Salt Co., Anke's Fit Bakery, Hampton Coffee Co., and Joe & Liza's Ice Cream. To wash down all the delectable treats, East End-based wineries, including Bedell, Castello di Borghese, Jamesport, Jason's, Lieb, Macari, Martha Clara, One Woman, Palmer, Raphael and Suhru, will be pouring. Now, of course, the question remains...where do you start? Dan's Taste of Summer kicks off with Dan's GrillHampton presented by Pat LaFrieda Meat Purveyors and Café Bustelo on Friday, July 11, from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Dan's Taste of Two Forks presented by Farrell Building Company is Saturday, July 12. Both events are at Sayre Park, 156 Snake Hollow Road, Bridgehampton. To see the full list of participating chefs and to purchase tickets, visit DansTasteofSummer.com.
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Delmonico's of Southampton Lobster Newburg
taking view of the ocean. 290 Old Montauk Hwy. Montauk. gurneysinn.com, 631-668-2345
NEW AT GEORGICA
desserts. 2266 Main St. Bridgehampton. landfcookshop.com/ bhinn, 631-537-3660 © De
s Restaurant Group
Summer in the Hamptons
means indulging in the fabulous dining scene, where there’s always something new being served—from menus to locations to chefs. There’s something to be said about partaking in a time-tested mainstay, but if you’re in the mood for something new, don’t miss the below:
SPICE IT UP AT SAAZ At long last, a remedy to the lack of Indian cuisine in the Hamptons is upon us—with the arrival of Saaz! The space most recently occupied by Greek Bites Grill and Spiro’s in Southampton has undergone a renovation—of space and style. Curry and company have arrived! 1746 County Rd 39, Southampton
BRIDGING A GAP For the first time in its 219-year history, the Bridgehampton Inn & Restaurant features an on-site restaurant. Operated by the Bridgehampton Loaves & Fishes cookshop, it offers the culinary creations of chef de cuisine Arie Pavlou, who brings French-infused dishes to the table, supplemented by a growing wine list and homemade
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FLAVOR WITHOUT GUILT Nothing says summer like a frozen treat, and the newest cool sensation to hit s t o re s i n t h e Hamptons is DF Mavens non-dairy frozen dessert. Available in soy, coconut, almond and sugar-free with flavors ranging from New Orleans Salted Praline to Mint Almond Cookie, DF Mavens is not only made of the good stuff but does good too, with a portion of DF Mavens’ profits going to Mercy for Animals. dfmavens.com
NEW START ON THE END Gurney’s Seawater Grill is introducing a completely revamped menu t h i s s u m m e r, thanks in large part to its new executive chef, Seth Levine. The new menu mixes gastronomy, comfort food and fine dining, and is accompanied by a reengineered cocktail menu. The restaurant, too, has been redesigned, featuring a tasteful black-and-white interior with Gurney’s famous breath-
Georgica Restaurant & Lounge recently unveiled its new eclectic American menu, cooked up by new executive chef Greg Grossman. Georgica also brought in chefs Matthew Fisher Redington and Kazuo Yoshida to assist with the conversion. The new menu features a number of twists on classic Georgica dishes, as well as some all-new inventions. 108 Stone Rd., Wainscott. georgicarestaurant.com, 631-537-6255
FOODIES DOCK AT WESTLAKE Westlake Fish House has undergone a renovation, while still maintaining its authentic Montauk fish house look. Executive chef Larry Kolar has introduced fresh tastes to the restaurant’s menu, focusing on local ingredients from farms and vineyards on the East End. Original cocktails and a dockside location round out the culinary experience at Westlake. 352 West Lake Dr. Montauk. 631-668-6252
“SEA” MORE IN RIVERHEAD theRIVERHEADPROJECT has brought in a new chef for the upcoming season. New executive chef Roy Wohlars has redesigned the menu to be more seafood-centric in preparation for the Hamptons summer boom. 300 E Main St. Riverhead. theriverheadproject.com, 631-284-9300
TURNING THE PAGE Page 63 has brought in wellknown East End chef James Carpenter, who has redesigned the menu toward more sustainable
50 For Foodies and health-conscious fare. Locally grown ingredients are the name of the game here, as Carpenter trims fried items from the menu and adds a smattering of seafood dishes. 63 Main St. Sag Harbor. page63main. com, 631-725-1810
SWEET ARRIVAL Founded by an East Quogue couple, Hampton Chocolate Factory collaborates with the top chocolatiers to create beautifully packaged artisan chocolates, and gift boxes are named after East End villages. Look for Hampton Chocolate Factory at Hampton House in Westhampton Beach, Sonny’s Prime Meats in East Quogue and Schmidt’s Market in Southampton, and feast your eyes. hamptonchocolatefactory.com, 800-861-0080
RE-MADE After years on Main Street, Sydney’s “Taylor” Made Cuisine has moved to new digs just north of the Village Green in Westhampton Beach. In addition to offering their famed gourmet take-out fare from the refurbished 1860s farmhouse, now there’s also a 16-seat café serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. 32 Mill Rd. Westhampton Beach. sydneyscatering.com, 631-288-4722
SEEING RED Water Mill’s newest culinary addition, Red Stixs, brings a different kind of Chinese restaurant to the Hamptons—the fine dining variety—in the space that formerly housed Trata on Montauk Highway. Red Stixs will be serving traditional, Beijing-style food like scallion pancakes and the signature Peking duck, as well as takes on Szechuan and Western foods, such as Kung Pao chicken and fresh Maine lobster. 1020 Montauk Hwy. Water Mill. redstixs.com, 631-726-6200
FOLLOW THE MONEY Or at least the famous goldbar-shaped French almond cake that made Financier Patisserie famous. The Wall Street favorite has arrived with a summer location in Water Mill, serving coffee, pastries, croissants and more Thursdays through Sundays, as well as offering special-order cakes that can be ordered on Wednesday and be picked up on your way out for the weekend. 760 Montauk Hwy. Water Mill. financierpastries.com, 718-290-1011
NEW MAN AT THE TOP Executive chef Kyle Koenig is now overseeing all food service at the Topping Rose House. Koenig was one of the first employees to sign on to Topping Rose House, joining the business as sous chef before being promoted in August 2013 to be chef de cuisine. Look for vegetable-centric dishes inspired by Topping Rose’s one-acre garden. 1 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Tpke. Bridgehampton. toppingrosehouse. com, 631-537-0870
STEAK OUT 31 North Steakhouse will be celebrating its first summer in its new location. Having moved last fall to the former Ciao Bella Senhora space in Hampton Bays, they’ve added a new bar and lounge and revamped the inside and outside. Go for lunch or dinner, with daily specials including the popular Wednesday “Date Night,” which includes two entrées and a bottle of wine. Check out their new Nice Buns
food truck parked outside the restaurant for lunchtime—with delicious on-bun sliders. 322 W Montauk Hwy. Hampton Bays. 1northsteakhouse.com, 631-594-3419
EGGCELLENT ARRIVAL The new Columbian take-out bakery in Hampton Bays, Antojitos Bakery, offers delicious breads, baked treats, coffee and egg sandwiches for breakfast; and burgers and traditional Columbian fare for lunch and dinner. 38 W Montauk Hwy. Hampton Bays. antojitosbread.com, 631-594-5501
BACK IN THE BACKYARD The Backyard Restaurant at Solé East in Montauk has reopened for the season with a new chef, Marlon Rambaran. The menu features fresh fish from Montauk waters and seasonal produce from local farms and The Backyard’s own herb garden. 90 Second House Rd. Montauk. soleeast.com, 631-668-2105
THRILL OF THE GRILLE Restaurateur Tim Burke’s Backbar Grille, behind Tully’s in Hampton Bays, is ready for their first full summer season after opening last fall. The grille, bar and marina hosts live music, dance parties and happy hours with a full menu that ranges from fresh seafood to burgers. 78 Foster Ave. Hampton Bays. 631-594-5442
BY THE BAY Bay Kitchen Bar has opened in East Hampton, overlooking Three Mile Harbor. Offering brunch, dinner and cocktails to enjoy with the Sunset $1 Oyster Happy Hour. Bay Kitchen Bar also has a few guest slips at the nearby marina for those who would like to arrive by sea for the ultimate boat party. 39 Gann Rd. East Hampton. baykitchenbar.com, 631-329-3663
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Citarella has opened its newest location on Hampton Road in Southampton. The gourmet market, which already has Hamptons locations in Bridgehampton and East Hampton, has delicious prepared foods, groceries, fresh seafood, aged prime meats and much more. citarella.com, 631-587-5990
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GARDEN OF EATIN’ New this year at Delmonico’s of Southampton Est. 1837 is an alfresco raw bar called “The Pearl.” The classic steakhouse is open for its second season in Southampton, offering fresh seafood like Montauk Striped Bass, Classic Delmonico steak and farm-to-table dishes from its on-site garden. 268 Elm St. Southampton. delmonicosrestaurantgroup.com/southampton, 631-283-0202
DOUBLE TAKE With locations in Greenwich, Huntington and now the West Village, Doppio East has also arrived in the former Madison & Main space in Sag Harbor,
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JOE ANYWHERE YOU GO
Every day can be a bagel-on-thebeach d a y. The Goldberg’s Famous Bagels empire is expanding beyond their Southampton, We s t h a m p t o n and Montauk locations. They’ve opened new branches in Bridgehampton, at the site of the former Pizza Place; and at the old Espo’s Surf Shop in Napeague. On the North Fork, look for Goldberg’s in Mattituck and Riverhead soon. Now East Enders will have delicious bagels wherever they roam. The famous bagels are made fresh daily and offered along with deli items, including sandwiches, salads and more. goldbergsbagels.org
Hampton Coffee Company, locally owned for 20 years, launched its own line of Single Cups for use in K-cup compatible machines. Now you can have the taste of Hampton Coffee anywhere. Hampton Classic Blend single cups are now available at all Hampton Coffee Company locations—Water Mill, Southampton and Westhampton Beach. Or order online. 869 Montauk Hwy. Water Mill; 194 Mill Rd. Westhampton Beach; 749 County Rd. 39A, Southampton; h a m p t o n c o f f e e c o m p a n y. c o m , 631-726-2633
PIZZA BAYS N e w l y re v a m p e d inside and out, Franc e s c a ’s Pizzeria on Ponquogue Avenue in Hampton Bays is a traditional pizza restaurant, serving by the slice or by the pie, with other Italian specialties as well for eat-in or take-out. Weekly pizza and dinner specials are offered. 9 P o n q u o g u e Av e . H a m p t o n Bays. f rancescaspizzahb. com, 631-728-8979
BEST FOR LAST Finale East Hampton is the newest hotspot for late-night partiers. Taking over the former SL East location, Finale is an outpost of the NYC #iheartsaturdays parties. Beginning Memorial Day weekend, this party
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moved east to the 7,000-square-foot indoor and outdoor space. 44 Three Mile Harbor Rd. East Hampton. emmgrp.com/nightlife/ finale-east-hampton, 212-627-1235
RAW INGENUITY The Harbor Raw Bar and Lounge, in the space formerly occupied by the Cross-Eyed Clam in Montauk, offers small plates and craft cocktails in a chic coastal setting with an expansive raw bar and weekly live music. 440 West Lake Dr. Montauk. theharbormtk.com, 631-668-8260
JEWEL ON THE HARBOR Restaurateur Richie Notar has opened Harlow East, replacing B. Smith’s on the Long Wharf in Sag Harbor. Guests can enjoy a global menu with an emphasis on local ingredients from the full service restaurant and parlor bar area. In the mornings, grab a coffee and croissant or muffin from their Birch Coffee outpost. 1 Long Wharf, Sag Harbor. sagharbor. harlownyc.com, 631-725-5858
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THIRD TIME’S A CHARM FOR CITARELLA
with a menu that includes authentic Italian cuisine with a chic, modern twist. 126 Main St. Sag Harbor. timelesshospitalitygroup.com, 631-808-3444
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CLAMTASTIC What is s u m m e r without a clambake? B o s t w i c k ’s Clambakes & Catering in East Hampton, a new catering arm of Bostwick’s Chowder House, will take care of it. Between Chef Joe D’Angeli, who brings seven years of experience at Hampton Clambakes and Food & Co., and catering director Caitlin Kalke, former catering manager at Hamptons Seafood Company, you’re in good hands. 221 Pantigo Rd. East Hampton. bostwicksclambakes.com, 631-324-2700
50 FOR FOODIES GOOD GROUNDING Colette Connor and Pamela Wolfert of The Inn Spot on the Bay in Hampton Bays have opened a healthy food truck this summer, called The Inn Spot...Out! with a variety of equipment, from a crêpe machine to a smoke deck, available for catering. At the Inn, check out the juice bar—all greens are grown at the Inn or at The Good Ground Community Garden. 32 Lighthouse Rd. Hampton Bays. theinnspot.com, 631-728-1200
MAMBO ON MONIEBOGUE Café Mambo, on Moniebogue Lane, has opened a second restaurant, Mambo Kitchen, in the former Sydney’s location on Main Street in Westhampton Beach. The Kitchen specializes in burgers and sandwiches, with an artisanal market, serving some of the same foods that they offer at their Maui eatery, with an emphasis on local ingredients. 103 Main St. Westhampton Beach. mambokitchens.com, 631-998-3788
TOTALLY CLAWSOME Red Hook Lobster Pound is shacking up with Sweet ’tauk Lemonade again this year, but they’ve got something new up their claw. Breakfast! The menu will include a lobster and egg sandwich; blueberry pancakes; and a yogurt and fruit parfait, as well as cold-brew iced coffee. 34 S Etna Ave. Montauk. redhooklobster.com, 631-668-5683
FARM SCHOOLING Round Swamp Farm, based on Three Mile Harbor Road in East Hampton, has opened up a second location of their popular country market in Bridgehampton. Fresh baked
goods, buttery corn on the cob, juicy lobsters and much more will be at your fingertips. 97 School St. Bridgehampton. roundswampfarm.com, 631-324-4438
GETTING ROWDY Rowdy Hall in East Hampton recently announced that a new co-chef, Justin Finney, has joined 12-year Rowdy veteran chef Ed Lightcap. In addition to long-standing Rowdy favorites and craft brews, a tasty snack menu (including cod sliders, crispy eggplant fries and steamed pork buns) allows for sharing and sampling small plates. 10 Main St. East Hampton. rowdyhall. com, 631-324-8555
with any of the many beers on tap. Diners can take their food and libations inside at the bar, at tables or outside on the patio. 1271 North Sea Rd. Southampton. nstaps.com, 631-259-2998
cracking WYSE Founded by private chef Allan Wyse and global organic food entrepreneur Erik Bruun Bindslev, Wyse Organics delivers the best of organic, local and seasonal flavors to your home. Every dish is prepared using ingredients sourced from Long Island and the Hudson Valley. 570 Rte. 114, East Hampton. wyseorganics.com, 917-446-9237
BUILDING BURRITOS Sabrosa Mexican Grill is now open in Water Mill, adding to quick and easy lunch options on the South Fork. With an emphasis on healthy eating, Sabrosa offers “build your own” burrito bowls, burritos, salads and tacos. Vegan and vegetarian options are also available, as is a kids menu. 1152 Montauk Hwy. Water Mill. sabrosmexicangrill. com, 631-726-6565
ON TAP AT TAPS Taps is the new North Sea Tavern. The menu includes classics like burgers and wings along with Italian specialties, shrimp fritters, Argentinian baked clams, steaks and seafood, which can be enjoyed
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Dock to Dish Freshest Montauk Seafood
now open, serving breakfast, lunch and a reservations-only dinner beginning at 7 p.m. Chef Calvin Kerr brings eclectic and full-flavored food to the 40-seat café and lounge and he serves it up with music that ranges from Motown to Brazilian samba. Stay tuned for theme nights like Wednesday’s “Soul in a Bowl.” For now, it’s BYOB. 50 E Main St. Riverhead. genfm.com, 631-591-3281
JOE ON-THE-GO PRI Z E WINNING CATCH Dock to Dish expanding its communitysupported fishing program to the North Fork. Participants pay in advance for a weekly delivery of the fresh catch. Supplement your weekly fish buying and try out different varieties. North Fork members pick up at Browder’s Farm at 4050 Soundview Ave, Mattituck. Bring your insulated tote, thermometer and frozen freezer blocks with you each week. docktodish.com, 917-853-8559 is
FAST FRESH FISH Replacing the former Brewster’s location in Hampton Bays, Out of the Blue Seafood is the newest fish market in town. Takeout items include an amazing sushi and oyster bar, premium fresh and frozen seafood, plus housesmoked specialties, live lobsters and much more. 252 E Montauk Hwy. Hampton Bays. ootbseafood.com, 631-728-3474
WHITE HOT Within La Maison Blanche Hotel, Katana is Shelter Island’s newest addition to the dining scene, featuring Indonesian and Thai-inspired cuisine as well as the island’s first full sushi bar. Created by restaurateur Alexander Lehnen, who was part of the creative team behind the muchloved Banzai-Burger in Amagansett, Katana serves dinner six days a week. 11 Stearns Point Rd. Shelter Island Heights, 631-749-5659
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A FINE AMERICAN Now open in Mattituck, CJ’s American Grill is a farm-to-table establishment, specializing in fine American cuisine by Chef Chris Richards and his culinary team. It’s located in the Mattituck Plaza. 10095 Main Road, Mattituck, 631-315-5311
GOOD GREEN! In the back of R i v e r h e a d ’s Green Earth Natural Food Market, JC’s Café and Lounge is
Get that coffee on the go! The new Starbucks in Riverhead on Route 58 is the only one with a drive-through window in eastern Suffolk! 1150 Old Country Road, Riverhead, starbucks.com, 631-208-9424
SO “INN” Now under new chef Craig Attwood, Jamesport’s Jedediah Hawkins Inn incorporates local ingredients, many of which are grown on the grounds, into innovative gourmet dishes. Their Speakeasy Menu is also available from 5 p.m. to close. 400 S Jamesport Ave. Riverhead. jedediahhawkinsinn.com, 631-722-2900
OIL CHANGE? Joe’s Garage & Grill is open— with live music, mixed drinks and craft beers, at a waterfront location in the heart of downtown Riverhead. Chef Brian Burner incorporates southern flavors and concepts into homemade East End comfort food. Authentic memorabilia, hand-painted murals and a heated patio add to the fun atmosphere. 40 Peconic Ave., Riverhead. joes garageandgrill.com, 631-591-3330
50 FOR FOODIES CHOCO LOCO Recipient of the 2014 Long Island Food Critic Award for Excellence for Finest Chocolatier, North Fork Chocolate Company opened at the Tanger Outlets II food court in Riverhead. In addition to small batch, handcrafted artisanal chocolates, the menu includes soups, chowders, gourmet sandwiches and salads. 1770 W Main St. Riverhead northforkchocolate.com, 631-599-4944
SETTING THE PACE Pace’s Dockside Restaurant is located on the Mattituck Inlet at Strong’s Marina, serving dinner seven days in-season. Enjoy Happy Hour at the bar on Thursday and Friday evenings from 4–7 p.m. While you’re taking in the tasty fare, there’s a good chance you’ll catch live music on Fridays. 2255 Wickham Ave. Mattituck. strongsmarine.com, 631-315-5252
THE RETURN After extensive damage from Superstorm Sandy, Pepi’s Restaurant Italiano reopened last fall. Now with modern décor surrounding them, patrons can enjoy fine Italian cuisine, fresh seafood and wine, all with waterfront views. Open for lunch and dinner. 400 Old Main Rd. Southold. pepisrestaurant.com, 631-765-6373
THE WHO? The recently opened bistro The Petulant Wino offers a relaxed vibe with a focus on local wines and beers, featuring Comtesse Therese wines. Famed Long Island restaurateur and chef Tom Schaudel, in conjunction with executive chef Lenny Campanelli, is
serving up tapas and a raw bar of local shellfish in the 28-seat restaurant within this circa 1830 farmhouse. 739 Main Rd. Aquebogue. 631-779-2800
Matt Michel, owner of popular mobile pizza company Rolling in Dough, has just opened his brick-andmortar pizzeria in Greenport. The restaurant, called 1943 Pizzeria, will serve thin-crust pizza, salads, appetizers, and homemade ice cream sandwiches. 308D Main St. Greenport. 631-477-6985
Bryan Villanti has opened Vino N’Vittles in the space that formerly held Pagano’s Little Italian Place. Offering local wines and a full menu including seafood and burgers, Vino N’Vittles is also serving their very own wine. 110 Front St. Greenport. 631-333-2700
SAMPLING Small Vines & Hops in Riverhead is an inviting gathering place with live music, small plates and a sampling of craft beers and Long Island wines. Specialty coffees are available all night. 127 E Main St. Riverhead. vinesandhopsli.com, 631-369-3100
Red Rooster Bistro, located on the scenic North Fork, features local wines, specialty cocktails, a welcoming atmosphere and traditional French cuisine. 4805 Depot Rd. Cutchogue. 631-734-8267
TABLE FOR TWO Two sisters have opened Wednesd a y ’s Ta b l e i n Southold. Serving breakfast and lunch, the café offers specialty sandwiches and salads, gourmet coffee and tea, soups and sweets. 53345 Main Rd. Southold. wednesdays-table. com, 631-876-5251
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he craft beer explosion has taken the nation by storm—and despite its reputation as a wine region, Long Island has been no exception. Both forks have established their own craft breweries, brewpubs and artisanal beer stores in recent times, and this summer, the draft list is looking more varied than ever. R i v e r h e a d ’s f i r s t b r e w e r y, L o n g I r e l a n d (longirelandbrewing.com), will be celebrating its fifth anniversary this year by releasing their annual Summer Ale. “It’s a golden ale and it’s brewed with Pilsner malt, wheat malt and dried lemon peel, so it’s got a nice little citrus hint in the back of it that’s light and crisp,” says Long Ireland co-founder Greg Martin, noting that it will be available in six packs of 12 oz. bottles this year. Long Ireland will also have its flagship Celtic Ale and popular Breakfast Stout available for the drinking. The tasting room is open Thursday and Friday from 3–7 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 1–6 p.m. Also turning five this year, GREENPORT Harbor BrewING (harborbrewing.com) is planning to mark the occasion
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with a grand opening party at their new Peconic location on Saturday, July 12 from 3–8 p.m., featuring three bands and local food trucks. While the brewery will be up and running by July, the new space will be far from complete. “The production space will be operating, and we will be conducting tours, so people will be able to see the system in it’s completion,” says co-founder Rich Vandenburgh. “The tasting room will be open and functioning, albeit in a kind of a rustic, initial-stage setting.” A larger brewery space means more variety. “With the opening of the bigger production brewery, we’re going to be using the Greenport space as a pilot brewery for smaller, more experimental beers,” says co-founder John Liegey. “It would be great to build a little bit of a treasure chest of beers for the summer and for the party.” Greenport Harbor released their Summer Ale in May, which will be followed by a Citrus IPA in June, and their Anniversary Ale in time for their celebration. They’ve also put out their popular Hopnami Double IPA, which hasn’t been seen in more than two years.
East End Breweries The summer of celebrations continues with Riverhead’s Crooked Ladder Brewing Company (crookedladderbrewing.com), which is planning its first anniversary party for July. In the mean time, Crooked Ladder’s brewers will be kicking off the season with their summer series of beers. The first beer in the series is the Summeritis, a golden ale brewed from Crystal Hops, giving it a crisp, citrus flavor that’s perfect for a hot day. “I’m planning, for one of the months, on doing a Hefeweizen, probably in July,” says Crooked Ladder’s co-founder and head brewer Duffy Griffiths, “and then a Belgian witbier following that, just for something a little bit different.” (Read more about CLB on page 80.) The newest brewery to hit the scene is Riverhead’s Moustache Brewing Company (moustachebrewing.com). Founded in 2012 and named for owner Matthew Spitz’s iconic handlebar moustache, the brewery carries a wide range of styles. Spitz and fellow owner, his wife Lauri, pride themselves on their revolving menu of craft beers made from fresh, local ingredients. This summer, they
will be featuring their Mojito Pale Ale, which is a pale ale brewed with fresh mint and limes. Also founded in 2012, Montauk Brewing Company (montaukbrewingco.com) is making waves with its cans-only Driftwood Ale and Summer Ale, both of which may earn lucky buyers a token redeemable for a free tasting at the brewery itself. Founder and brewer Vaughan Cutillo tells us that the brewery will be featuring live patio music every Saturday throughout this summer, alongside numerous art openings in its renowned Gallery Taproom (including a July showing of photographer Daniel Russo’s work). Southampton’s only local brewery, the Southampton Publick House (publick.com) maintains its status as a highly popular brewpub while also exporting its celebrated beers nationwide. The Publick House will continue to offer All Night Friday Happy Hour throughout the summer (beginning at 10 p.m.), and currently boasts its Imperial Porter and Biere de Mars on tap alongside its year-round offerings.
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are popping up all across Long Island, and both forks boast their own local favorites. I visited Crooked Ladder Brewing Company in Riverhead and the Southampton Publick House in order to see what the buzz is about (and maybe get one for myself).
The Southampton Publick House The Southampton Publick House is a friendly neighborhood staple, and it offers a wide range of food, beer and cocktails to keep its patrons in high spirits. This brewpub only serves its own beer (brewed in-house and available both on draft and bottledistributed by Manhattan Beer), but no one’s complaining. Bartender Chris Brady started me off with the Publick House’s signature tasting flight, featuring five year-round favorites and three seasonal brews. The flight began with the Double White Ale, Publick House’s flagship
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brew, a witbier with a spicy aroma and a sweetish orange flavor. Owner Don Sullivan assured me that this beer paired especially well with the seared tuna salad (served rare with a sesame crust and wasabi dressing), which I sampled and found to be a perfect complement to the Double White. Burton IPA is a tribute to the original English-style India Pale Ales, drastically different from the hoploaded zest of American IPAs. The brewers replicate the water from famous English brewing town Burtonon-Trent by adding calcium, and use only English-style hops in order to achieve the desired flavor. Finishing on a bitter note, this was noticeably drinkable (as IPAs go). Next up was Keller Pils, a German pilsner with a light, malty aroma and a conspicuous taste of noble hops, followed by the Secret Ale, a copper-colored ale, which was malty on the nose and maltier on the tongue. My final year-round brew of the day was Montauk Light, a low-calorie
lager named for the lighthouse at Montauk Point. Though light beers are not my preference, I found this one to be refreshing, easily drinkable and superior to its domestic market competitors. Moving towards the seasonals, I next tried the May Bock, a Maibock designed for late spring drinking. It was heavy, strong, and overwhelmingly malty, making it perfect for those days when you want to feel a little warmth from your beer. NYDP (New York Double Pale Ale) was a savory brew with the hop character of an IPA but the balance of a traditional pale ale. I definitely wouldn’t have minded a few more pints of this one! Instead, I closed out my tasting experience with the Imperial Porter, with which I was already familiar—the thick, heavy malt and high alcohol content of this beer have led me to buy more than a few bottles in my time. Aside from these draft beers, the Publick House also carries several high-quality aged beers in 750ml bottles, available for take-home
Breweries purchase or drinking at the bar. These include Abbot 12, a strong ale with notes of dark rum, Cuvèe Des Fleurs, a specialty ale flavored with numerous edible flowers, Saison Deluxe, a complex farmhouse ale and Grand Cru, a heavily spiced old world ale. The spring seasonal Biere de Mars and autumn seasonal Pumpkin Ale are also still available in bottles for the drinker with a craving for a sweet-spice or pumpkin brew. I spoke with brewmaster Evan Addario to get a preview of Publick House’s upcoming seasonal brews, and I wasn’t disappointed. The Summer Blonde is an abbey single ale which is already available in bottles at local beer distributors, but won’t be seen on tap until summer begins in earnest (likely the first of July). Next up will be the crisp, clean Vienna Lager, followed by a selection of saisons brewed with various herbs. Sometime this summer, Saison Deluxe will be available on draft and, in August, Addario plans to release a black raspberry wheat beer, though he says he hasn’t worked out all the details of that one yet. This summer is looking delicious at Southampton Publick House—stop in and see what they’re coming up with next.
Crooked Ladder Brewing Company Jammed into a cranny of Riverhead’s hectic main drag, Crooked Ladder Brewing Company is serving up a cold glass of East End innovation. Space is at a premium inside this brickwalled brewery, where the bar and the brewing equipment occupy the same room, but the crowd of patrons gives the place a friendly vibe as they sit, stand and watch television, and the draft beer flows well into the evening. Bartender Gia Geraghty smilingly served me the “sample flight”—eight consecutive small pours of the range of beers currently on tap at Crooked Ladder Brewing (CLB). Brewing partner Duffy Griffiths
assured me that these eight are not all CLB has to offer: its seasonal Summeritis ale is soon to come, followed in time by an Oktoberfest brew, a pumpkin ale, a Christmas beer, an amber IPA dubbed the “Midwinter Warmer” and eventually the Innisfada, a March beer brewed specially for St. Patrick’s day and named after the Gaelic translation of “Long Island.” Griffiths added that the brewery, which will celebrate its one-year anniversary this July, will be looking to use locally-grown hops in the fall, “when we start doing wethopped beer.” (Wet-hopping refers to the process by which vibrant, fresh-cut hops are added to a brew, rather than dried pellet hops that are shipped from afar.) The first brew, a German Kolsch, was light, mild and refreshing, with a little hoppy edge to it and a fizzy mouthfeel. Kolsches are not my preferred style, but this was definitely on the higher end of the spectrum. The next—the cleverly named 9.0 Brew 1.0—was a well-balanced California Common, with a good dose of hop bitterness. The Gypsy Red, Crooked Ladder’s flagship beer, was defined by its ending—a delicious caramel aftertaste that kicked in right when it was most needed. (Gypsy Red is CLB’s most popular beer, and is sold year-round). I hit the halfway point with Shinnecock Bock, a highly alcoholic Maibock which holds the title of “brewers’ favorite beer.” This one, though a tad thick for my taste, was a stellar representation of the style, and its heaviness is perfect for a rainy day at home. The second half of the tasting, which took a turn towards the dark and hoppy, was nothing short of fantastic. Ponquogue Porter kicked off this delight, proving itself to be full, rich, and somewhat hoppier than you’d expect for a porter, adding an unexpected and satisfying kick. Next,
I sampled the Sundown Stout, a sweet and smoky brew featuring maple and rye flavors. This particular beer was first brewed in conjunction with Chicago-based DryHop Brewers, but CLB liked it so much, they made it again on their own! (This one was my favorite of the evening. As a personal testament to the merits of Sundown Stout, I snagged a growler full to take home. Did I mention that CLB offers growlers, half-growlers, hydroflasks, pint glasses, and merchandise? Now I have.) My penultimate sample went by the prolix name of Capone Meets Gotti Black IPA (another combined effort with DryHop Brewers), but proved itself to be substantially more to-thepoint than its moniker—this beer is an assault on the taste buds, in the best possible way. Brewed with 10 pounds of hops, Capone Meets Gotti is on the sour side of the scale and much lighter than you’d expect of a standard black IPA. I closed the deal with a brew I was already familiar with—the locally lauded 70 West IPA. This beer’s name is doubly significant; it is a West Coast IPA which boasts a rating of 70 IBUs, and 70 West Main Street is the address of its parent brewery. Featuring four distinct hop varieties, this popular and highly available brew is extravagantly bitter, and merits a second glass. Crooked Ladder’s beers are currently available in approximately 100 establishments across Long Island, so don’t just take my word for it. Grab a pint.
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North Fork on The Go
Whether you’re heading for Iron Pier Beach or Orient Point State Park, taking the boat out on the Peconic Bay, or on your way to one of the many vineyards on the North Fork’s wine trail, a day of outdoor fun isn’t complete without a picnic. If getting up and out is your style, you can pick up sandwiches, fruit and cheese en route from one of these fine to-go establishments: In Riverhead, Maple Tree Deli has mouthwatering sandwiches like North Carolina Style BBQ Pork, Alabama Style BBQ Chicken, grilled vegetables, beans and corn. 820 West Main Street, Riverhead. 631-727-2819. For more barbeque delicacies, try Spicy’s BBQ, which serves up wings, fried chicken, ribs and other Southern-style foods (including collard greens, sweet potato pie and macaroni salad). 225 West Main Street, Riverhead. 631-727-2781. Feeling spicy? Funcho’s Fajita Grill has some of the best burritos (and fajitas and other Mexican-inspired cuisine) in town. The menu allows for picking and choosing different toppings and ingredients. Make sure you save room for dessert—ice cream is right next door at Snowflake. 156 West Main Street, Riverhead. Funchosfajitagrill.com, 631-369-7277.
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Blue Duck Bakery, with locations in Greenport, Southold, Riverhead, has you covered for breakfast, lunch and dessert. Croissants, muffins, gourmet sandwiches, salads, Hale & Hearty soups, cupcakes, fresh bread and rolls are all ready to go. Coffee, tea and lattes are always on the menu, too. blueduckbakery.com. The Village Cheese Shop has delicious cheeses from around the world, made-to-order sandwiches, bagels, muffins, coffee and tea. Take home some fresh pasta to cook for dinner. 105 Love Lane, Mattituck. 631298-8556 thevillagecheeseshop.com. Mattituck is also home to Wendy’s Sound Avenue Deli, where Wendy herself serves salads, panini and sandwiches to those in search of a fast, delicious meal. The deli also offers breakfast and coffee during morning hours. 55 County Road 48, Mattituck. 631-289-1500. Goldberg’s Famous Bagels, already well established in Southampton, Montauk and East Hampton, has also gained a foothold in Mattituck. These stores feature not only bagels, but flagels (flat bagels), deli meat, smoked fish, salads and sandwiches. 10095 Main Road, Mattituck. Love Lane Market, a specialized grocery store and gourmet food market, features organic meats,
gluten-free foods, homemade pizza and pasta, sandwiches, rotisserie chicken, craft beer, specialty coffee and more. 170 Love Lane, Mattituck. 631-298-2200 lovelanemarket.com. On the dessert front (every picnic needs dessert, right?) Juda’s Pastry Crust and Crumb will have you covered—this bakery carries a massive array of cookies, cakes, pies, breads, tarts, donuts, muffins and pastries. Specialty and wedding cakes are also available. 1612 Main Road, Jamesport. 631-722-4999. The Salamander General Store, locally known as Salamander’s, is a store-of-all-trades, encompassing a gourmet market, take-out menu, full bar and indoor seating. Stop by for fried chicken, Buffalo wings, pot pies, sandwiches and much more. 38 Front Street, Greenport. 631-477-3711 salamandersgreenport.com. Briarmere Farms sells pastries, jelly, jam and cakes, but is most famous for its outstanding range of pies. Whether you’re looking for apple, berry, lemon meringue, chocolate cream or blueberry crisp, Briarmere has a fresh pie waiting. 4414 Sound Avenue, Riverhead. 631-722-3931 briermere.com. To find the perfect beachy picnic areas across the East End this summer and all year long, check out the Dan’s Papers Beach Guide exclusviely online at DansPapers.com/beachguide.
Lobster Lobster Roll Roll Summer is the best time of the year to explore the East End for your favorite food. Lobster rolls are a seasonal favorite, and there are plenty of restaurants where you can find excellent ones. Here are just a few faves:
668 The Gig Shack 668thegigshack.com 782 Main St, Montauk 631-668-2727 In an inspired move, the Gig Shack’s “Miles Anthony” roll is served on a freshly baked croissant, and can be enjoyed alongside numerous other local favorites such as spicy Thai mussels and jumbo crab cakes. Bay Burger bayburger.com 1742 Sag Harbor Turnpike, Sag Harbor 631-899-3915 Bay Burger’s lobster roll is so locally renowned that it’s the subject of an eating contest. Each September (so you have all summer to practice), residents compete to see who can consume the most lobster rolls within the span of 5 minutes. The restaurant also features flavorful burgers and homemade ice cream. Bostwick’s Chowder House bostwickschowderhouse.com 277 Pantigo Rd, East Hampton 631-324-1111 Bostwick’s is known for its wide variety of seafood and pasta (particularly its steamed lobster), and also for its signature lobster roll, which consistently tops sales for both lunch and dinner.
Canal Café thecanalcafe.com 44 Newtown Rd, Hampton Bays 631-723-2155 The Canal Café is a casual, family-friendly restaurant and bar that boasts lobster rolls served on toasted ciabatta bread, as well as crab cakes, shrimp heroes and other seafood delights. Clam Bar at Napeague clambaronline.com Napeague (between Amagansett and Montauk) 2025 Montauk Hwy 631-2676348 This popular roadside stop has a lobster salad roll made from local lobster, in addition to various other lobster specials of the non-roll variety that are definitely worth a taste. Dock House dockhouseny.com 1 Long Wharf, Sag Harbor 631-725-7555 While you’re enjoying a lobster salad roll at this popular dining spot situatied on Sag Harbor’s scenic Long Wharf, make sure to also try their award-winning New England and Manhattan– style clam chowders. The Driver’s Seat thedriversseatrestaurant.com 62 Jobs Lane, Southampton 631-283-6606 The Driver’s Seat offers toasted New England–style lobster rolls alongside its many other outstanding dishes. You might want to get in line now—this longtime favorite is now located next to the Kardashian’s latest Dash store.
Gosman’s Dock Topside gosmans.com 500 West Lake Drive, Montauk 631-668-5330 Gosman’s Dock has a large assortment of lobster items and some unique offerings like its chilled lobster with lemon caper dressing. The Lobster Roll a.k.a. LUNCH lobsterroll.com 1980 Montauk Hwy, Amagansett 631-267-3740 Credited by the American Dictionary of Food and Drink with inventing the cold roll, “LUNCH” is a true classic. Red Hook Lobster Pound redhooklobster.com Sweet ‘tauk, 34 South Etna Avenue, Montauk 631-668-5683 Sweet ’tauk Lemonade is partnering with Red Hook Lobster Pound of Brooklyn for a second year to bring their famous roll to Montauk. Who could resist artisanal lemonade paired with lobster? The Sloppy Tuna thesloppytuna.com 148 Emerson Ave, Montauk 631-647-8000 The Sloppy Tuna prides itself on rolls prepared with handpicked Montauk lobster tossed in fresh herbs and citrus mayo. Tully’s Lobster Co. 78 Foster Ave, Hampton Bays 631-728-9043 This seafood restaurant offers a colossal spread of fish plates, chowder, lobster, and of course, thick and delicious lobster rolls.
Claudio’s Restaurant claudios.com 111 Main Street, Greenport 631-477-0627 Claudio’s, the oldest samefamily-owned restaurant in the United States, serves a Canadian lobster roll, accompanied by bacon and avocado. The Lunch Truck nofoti.com/the-lunch-truck 57225 Main Road, Southold 631-765-0177 The Lunch Truck, parked right behind the North Fork Table & Inn in Southold, offers a 100% wild-caught lobster roll, and their “plastic” utensils are made from cornstarch and are compostable! Old Mill Inn theoldmillinn.net 5775 W Mill Rd, Mattituck 631-298-8080 This seafood restaurant, comprising both an outdoor patio and inside seating, offers a remarkably large creation known as the Mattituck Lobster Roll. Southold Fish Market facebook.com/ southoldfishmarket 64755 New York 25, Southold 631-765-3200 This lively market and takeout restaurant features some of the finest lobster rolls on either fork—not to mention exceptional clams, scallops and shrimp, just in case you’d like a little something on the side. Happy lobster-roll hunting!
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AS LOCAL AS IT GETS / by Daniel Koontz / Photography by Stacy Dermont
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easonal vegetables. Fresh picked. Straight from the garden. Right off the vine. Still damp with the dew. Still warm from the sun. However you choose to say it, there are few food ideas that have caught on in recent years more completely than farm-to-table cooking. High-end diners who used to demand truffles direct from France now demand to know that their arugula was grown close by. High-end restaurant chefs who used to scour distant shores for rare or exotic ingredients now sing the praises of fresh, locally grown cauliflower. And those chefs, rather than basing their menus on food they’re flying in from remote places, are basing their menus on food that’s growing in their own area. Or maybe on food that’s growing right outside their kitchen door. The latest sign of the increasing interest in the local and seasonal is the return of the traditional kitchen garden. In the last few years, several Hamptons restaurants have begun to devote time and their own outdoor space to agriculture, planting herbs and vegetables and taking the idea of farm-to-table to the next level. It’s a trend that perfectly combines the area’s farming history with its current status as a destination for foodies. One of the more visible kitchen gardens is the one at Fresh Hamptons, chef Todd Jacobs’ celebrated Bridgehampton restaurant. Already in this early part of the season, his tidy kitchen garden, planted in neat raised beds around the front yard of Fresh Hamptons on the Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike, provides him with fresh Italian parsley, mesclun and swiss chard. As the season moves on, if all goes to his gardener Phil Manzo’s plans, Jacobs will be providing his patrons with an abundance of garden delights—among them two different kinds of cucumber as well as heirloom burgundy tomatoes, three varieties of beans including exotic Japanese asparagus beans and fresh edamame—all cut within hours of serving and bursting with flavor. Manzo observes that kitchen gardens allow restaurants to serve items that really aren’t available otherwise. “Those particular heirloom tomatoes aren’t necessarily available through wholesalers, and so people who eat at Fresh Hamptons are going to get something they can’t get elsewhere. And these are going to be really good tomatoes.” Manzo also points out that when the Fresh Hamptons garden is fully grown, it will be a unique and beautiful sight along the Turnpike. Of course, planting and tending the garden is timeconsuming and involves its own specialized skills—even the most enthusiastic chef wouldn’t have the time and energy to run a restaurant AND a garden. Like Phil Manzo at Fresh Hamptons, Jeff Negron helps plan and tend kitchen gardens for restaurants. Negron began planting and tending kitchen gardens for area restaurants in 2009, when
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Some of our East End Restaurants with Kitchen Gardens
Estia’s Little Kitchen 1615 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike Sag Harbor 631-725-1045 estiaslittlekitchen.com
Fresh Hamptons 203 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike Bridgehampton 631-537-4700 freshhamptons.com
[continued from page 85] he founded The Growing Seed, his company that specializes in consulting for and providing on-site vegetable gardens for restaurants and schools. Negron sees kitchen gardens catching on at restaurants all over the East End. “It’s gaining a big foothold. Even if it’s just an herb garden, lots of restaurants are investing at least a small area in growing what they can.” One of the gardens Negron maintains is the sizable kitchen garden at the Topping Rose House in Bridgehampton. In addition to providing freshness, the garden can help supplement what local farmers provide. “Salad greens are always handy, in case the farms run short,” Negron notes. “We’ve also devoted space to perennial berries— strawberries and other perennials—for use in dessert items. They help because they’re a little more ornamental than row crops.” Appearance is a consideration at Topping Rose, as the garden there is part of the scenery for guests staying in the hotel, which is attached to the restaurant. Negron has also been able to provide chefs with some unusual items from their
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own gardens. Last October, for example, Topping Rose harvested its first crop of cardoons—an edible thistle closely related to the artichoke. And in late March, he harvested 120 pounds of over-wintered Brussels sprouts, giving his restaurants the opportunity to offer something truly unusual: freshly-harvested local sprouts in the early spring. Even restaurants that don’t have the adequate grounds for a kitchen garden are getting in on the act. At Muse in the Harbor in Sag Harbor, the ever resourceful Chef/ owner Matthew Guiffrida has installed two raised beds adjacent to the restaurant’s patio to grow herbs for use in the restaurant’s dishes and in their specialty cocktails. So diners at Muse can look forward to even fresher sage, oregano, mint, rosemary, lavender, thyme and dill this summer. So next time you order up your mixedgreen salad, don’t just ask if the greens are organic. Don’t just ask if they’re local. Don’t just ask when they were picked. Go ahead and ask to see the garden. Who knows—maybe they’ll let you pick your own salad. Now that’s fresh!
Jedediah Hawkins Inn 400 South Jamesport Avenue Jamesport 631-722-2900 jedediahhawkinsinn.com
Muse in the Harbor 16 Main Street Sag Harbor 631-899-4810 museintheharbor.com
Nick & Toni’s 136 North Main Street East Hampton 631-324-3550 nickandtonis.com
Topping Rose House One Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike Bridgehampton 631-537-0870 toppingrosehouse.com/ restaurant
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Local and Loving It The farms, the fishing, the wine—the wonderful bounty of the East End inspires gourmands and great chefs alike. With the summertime smorgasbord of food and drink all around us, 10 chefs serving up culinary creations during Dan’s Taste of Summer Weekend share what they love about “la vida local.”
Satur Farms Cutchogue comes to mind, along with a few favorite ingredients—potatoes, striped bass and corn.” —Billy Oliva, Executive Chef at Delmonico’s of Southampton
Fluke, monkfish, sea bass, wines.” —Larry Kolar, Executive Chef, Westlake Fish House in Montauk
When I hear the phrase ‘local’ I think about local farmers and their commitment to quality seasonal ingredients.” —Donatella Arpaia, Executive Chef of Sienna Restaurant & Ultralounge in East Hampton
Well, aside from the cast of very colorful characters in Montauk—I won’t mention names as to protect the ‘not-so-innocent,’ and I mean that in a loving and respectful way—the fishermen and the farmers market are what I think of when I hear local.” —Lynn Calvo, Owner of Lynn’s Hula Hut in Montauk
The wonderful sea and agricultural country we live in.” —Sam McClelland, Chef at The Bell & Anchor in Sag Harbor
Oysters, corn, tomatoes, honey, striped bass.” —Gretchen Menser, Head Chef at Fresno in East Hampton
Oysters, striped bass, Sep’s corn, anything from KK’s farm.” —Robby Beaver, Chef and Owner of The Frisky Oyster in Greenport
I think about the farms in the area, the fishermen that bring in our seafood, and wine tasting at the local wineries that are located on the North and South Forks.” —Cassandra Shupp, Pastry Chef at Topping Rose House in Bridgehampton
We are now growing some of our produce at Page. With the addition of our aquaponic garden we are able to harvest organic greens and fresh herbs within moments of plating. That’s about as local and fresh as you can get.” —James Carpenter, Executive Chef of Page at 63 Main in Sag Harbor
I think of the people here who still live off of the land and sea, and keep local foods local!” —Eric Miller, Chef and Partner at Bay Kitchen Bar in East Hampton
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The “Eat” End of Long Island / by Stacy Dermont hat’s in season during summer on the “Eat End” of Long Island? Well, in spring we started with asparagus, cheeses, chives, eggs, lettuces and salad greens, leeks, meats, mint, mushrooms, onions, oregano, parsnips, peas, radishes, rhubarb, sage, spinach, thyme and loads of seafood. Tomatoes are just around the corner…as is basil, eggplant and peppers. The strawberries arrived in force in June! Next come raspberries, blackberries and blueberries (to go with those sweet peaches!), followed by cherries. We close the summer berry season with beach plums just before Labor Day and head into—yum—the autumn raspberry crop. As for where you can find great local produce (and more), the East End is now home to 15 farmers markets, located in Bridgehampton, East Hampton, Flanders, Greenport, Hampton Bays, Mattituck, Montauk, Riverhead, Sag Harbor, Shelter Island, Southampton, Southold, Springs and Westhampton Beach. Our local farmers markets are seasonal, except for the Saturday Riverhead Farmers Market, which is open year-round. All of our farmers markets are held weekly. Below is a complete list of the markets that are open this summer. As for farmstands, I’ve listed only a few of my South Fork and North Fork faves— there are so many! Hungry for more? You will find many of the stories behind our local farmers and food artisans featured in my “Hamptons Epicure” column in Dan’s Papers and on DansPapers.com. Bon appetit!
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NORTH FORK: Greenport Farmers Market 622 First Street Saturdays, 9 a.m.–1 p.m. Through October 11 Mattituck Farmers Market 95 Love Lane Fridays 3 p.m. – 6 p.m. Through October 31 North Fork Table & Inn Farmers Market 57225 Main Road, Southold Fridays 9 a.m. – Noon Closing date T.B.D. Summer Riverhead Farmers Market Municipal Parking Lot near Aquarium Thursdays, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Through October 30 Riverhead Farmers Market 117 East Main Street Saturdays 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Year-round Shelter Island Farmers Market 16 South Ferry Road Saturdays 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Through September 6
SOUTH FORK: East Hampton Farmers Market 136 North Main Street Fridays 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Through August 29
Flanders Farm Fresh Food Market 655 Flanders Road Saturdays 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Through October 18 Hampton Bays Farmers Market 165 Ponquogue Ave. Saturdays 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Through August 30 Hayground School Farmers Market 151 Mitchells Lane, Bridgehampton Fridays 3 p.m.– 6:30 p.m. Through August 29 Montauk Farmers Market Village Green, Center of Town Thursdays, 9 a.m.–2 p.m. Through October 9 (Plus Oct. 11 & 12 for the fall festival) Sag Harbor Farmers Market Bay and Burke Streets Saturdays, 9 a.m.–1 p.m. Through October 25 Southampton Farmers Market 25 Jobs Lane Sundays, 9 a.m.–2 p.m. Through October 12 Springs Farmers Market 780 Springs Fireplace Road Saturdays 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Through October 15 Westhampton Beach Farmers Market 85 Mill Road Saturdays, 9 a.m.–1 p.m. Through November 22
Farm Stands SELECT NORTH FORK FARMSTANDS
SELECT SOUTH FORK FARMSTANDS
The Green thumb 829 Montauk Hwy, Water Mill Open 7 days, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
KK’s the Farm 59945 Main Road, Southold Fri.–Sun. 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Balsam Farms Intersection of Windmill Lane and Town Lane, Amagansett Open 7 days, 9 a.m.–6 p.m. Through October 31
The Milk Pail 1346 Montauk Hwy, Water Mill Wed. – Mon. 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Sun., 10 a.m.– 5:30 p.m.
Sylvester Manor Farmstand 21 Manwaring Road, Shelter Island Sat. 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (June hours) Sun. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. (June hours) Wickham’s Fruit Farm 28700 Main Road, Cutchogue Mon.– Sat. 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Bette & Dale’s Farm Bridgehampton Turnpike (next to Bay Burger), Sag Harbor Open 7 days, sunrise to sunset
hen some 40 wineries and 30 chefs get together on the North Fork of Long Island, you know it’s going to be a celebration of epic—or is that epicurean?— proportions. Come this August 23, the Dan’s Harvest East End food-and-wine event is that very celebration. Organized by Dan’s Papers and the Long Island Wine Council, Dan’s Harvest East End is a fun, rustic charity fundraiser celebrating Long Island Wine Country and benefiting important regional charities: the Long Island Farm Bureau Promotion & Education Foundation and Peconic Land Trust. You’ll want to come thirsty, because winemakers from approximately 40 vineyards will pour more than 2,000 bottles of current-release wines and barrel samples. And then there’s the food. While that vino is flowing, more than 30 top regional chefs will serve seasonal tastes sourced from area farms and fresh fare from our local waters.
Pike Farms 82 Sagg Main Street, Sagaponack Open 7 days, 9 a.m.–7 p.m. June – November Find more farmstands on both forks at DansPapers.com.
Although it’s a one-day event, you can take it with you—or at least try. Adding to the excitement is a silent auction offering wines in large-format jeroboam bottles, ideal for cellaring and underscoring the age-ability of Long Island’s wines. “This is Harvest East End’s fifth year,” says Dan’s Harvest East End event chair, and proprietor and winemaker at Jamesport Vineyards, Ron Goerler Jr., “and with Dan’s Papers as the managing partner in this joint venture we expect this year to be even more exciting for all the participating wineries and restaurants, and a fun experience for all attending.” Dan’s Harvest East End will take place on Saturday, August 23 at McCall Vineyard and Ranch in Cutchogue. For tickets and more information, visit harvesteastend.com.
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Dining on the South Fork
Left to Right : Exterior of Almond,
Bridgehampton; Delicious Stuffed Mushrooms from Cowfish, Hampton Bays; Clambar Stand, a summer staple; Bostwick's Chowder House has outdoor dining and is famous for the New England Clam Chowder; Baked Alaska from Delmonico's of Southampton.
The South Fork has es- THE AMERICAN HOTEL tablished itself as a true foodie haven, its restaurants and bars renowned for their quality and eclectic flavors. Hamptonites are fortunate that the area’s agricultural lands offer an abundance of local produce and ingredients. And then, of course, there’s the fresh seafood. But where to go? To help make dining decisions a bit easier, here’s a quick list of great options, and see DansPapers.com for a more comprehensive guide, reviews and more.
º American/French theamericanhotel.com, 631-725-3535 The American Hotel, which has long been popular with Billy Joel and just about anyone else who visits Sag Harbor's bays and strolls its quaint streets, expertly marries American and French dishes, and has a wine list to impress even the most selective oenophile. The luxurious dining room is set inside of the charming historic hotel, which was built in 1846.
ALMOND º French almondrestaurant.com, 631-537-5665 This French bistro has been modernized for the 2014 season, sporting an all-new bar area featuring specialty cocktails, including a house-made cocktail on tap. Based in Bridgehampton, Almond continues to please the palates of locals and visitors alike.
BAY KITCHEN BAR º Seafood baykitchenbar.com, 631-329-3663 Executive Chef Eric Miller of Food & Co. in East Hampton has opened Bay Kitchen Bar, with impressive views overlooking Three Mile Harbor and offering brunch, dinner, cocktails and the Sunset $1 Oyster Happy Hour.
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THE BEACON º Eclectic beaconsagharbor.com, 631-725-7088 The Beacon's menu spans American, Mediterranean and Asian flavors. Mainstays at this Sag Harbor restaurant include steamed mussels, baked halibut and homemade ice cream sandwiches. BELL & ANCHOR º Seafood bellandanchor.com, 631-725-3400 Bell & Anchor in Sag Harbor offers fresh oysters, seafood platters, lobster, surf & turf and views of Little Peconic Bay. BOBBY VAN'S º Steak/Seafood bobbyvans.com, 631-537-0590 Bobby Van's in Bridgehampton has steakhouse classics and fresh fish. Open for lunch, dinner and weekend brunch.
BOOM BURGER º American boomburgerwhb.com, 631-998-4663 Westhampton Beach's Boom Burger serves hotwings-burgers-and-fries fare and kicks things up a notch with additions like Thai Chili wings and an eclectic lineup of burger toppings, ranging from peanut butter and jelly to truffle oil to chorizo to the most inspired of all: creamy housemade macaroni and cheese. BLT STEAK AT CAPRI SOUTHAMPTON º Steak caprisouthampton.com/ blt_steak, 631-259-2641 BLT Steak at Capri Southampton is a resort bistro offering both indoor and outdoor dining, with an expansive bar and a menu spanning from classic steak offerings to salads to seafood fare such as tuna tartare.
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CIAO BY THE BEACH º American ciaobythebeach.com, 631-483-5100 New in Montauk, Ciao by the Beach offers familystyle dining, cooked the way grandma used to. Ingredients are sourced daily from local vendors. CLAM & CHOWDER HOUSE AT SALIVAR'S º Seafood clamandchowderhouse. com, 631-668-6252 Montauk's newly relocated waterside spot specializes in simply prepared seafood. Features a sushi bar, inside and outside bars and a rooftop deck with a view of Montauk Harbor. THE CLAMMAN º Seafood clamman.com, 631-283-6669 The Clamman in Southampton has the freshest fish, shellfish, caviars and prepared foods on offer.
THE COAST GRILL º Seafood thecoastgrill.com, 631-283-2277 The Coast Grill in Southampton offers fine dining in a waterfront setting. Check out the Wine and Dine Wednesdays, which feature a prix fixe menu including an entree, appetizer and glass of wine. COWFISH º American cowfishrestaurant.com, 631-594¬3968 With views overlooking the Shinnecock Canal in Hampton Bays‚ Cowfish offers small plates, brunch, dinner and sushi. THE CUDDY º American thecuddy.com, 631-725-0101 Restaurateur Jeff Resnik's American comfort food joint The Cuddy is designed to feel rustic, warm and cozy in Sag Harbor.
DELI COUNTER FINE FOODS & CATERING º American eastendcatering.com, 631-283-1774 The Deli Counter in Southampton serves a variety of sandwiches, pizza, breakfast foods and soups, and catering for all occasions, with offerings including pastas, poultry, fish, meats and salads. DELMONICO'S OF SOUTHAMPTON º Steak delmonicosrestaurantgroup.com/southampton, 631-283-0202 Delmonico's of Southampton (est. 1837) is enjoying its second season on the East End, offering fresh seafood (including Montauk Striped Bass), classic Delmonico steak, and farm-to-table dishes with ingredients form its on-site garden. New this year is an alfresco raw bar called "The Pearl."
DOCKERS WATERSIDE º Steak/Seafood dockerswaterside.com, 631-653-0653 The East Quogue restaurant is perfect for sunsets, steak and seafood. Choose to sit in the indoor or outdoor dining spaces. DOPPIO ARTISAN BISTRO º Italian doppiorestaurants.com/ sag_harbor, 631-808-3444 This bistro opened its Sag Harbor doors for its first summer this year, boasting brick-oven pizza, small plates, seafood and a raw bar, as well as bar specials and regular live music. EDGEWATER º Italian edgewaterrestaurant. com, 631-723-2323 Edgewater in Hampton Bays serves up large portions of Italian dishes and spectacular views of Shinnecock Bay.
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FRESH HAMPTONS º American freshhamptons.com, 631-537-4700 Chef Todd Jacobs"s farm-to-table concept at Bridgehampton's Fresh Hamptons is family-friendly and health-conscious. Vegan options and small plates are available, and be sure to check out the new gourmet to-go shop.
GOSMAN’S DOCK º Seafood gosmans.com, 631-668-5330 A Montauk tradition since 1947, Gosman's Dock features four dining areas, world-class views and‚ of course‚ lobsters.
GURNEY'S MONTAUK º Seafood/Italian gurneysinn.com, 631-668-2345 FRESNO Gurney"s Montauk, another º New American classic East End establishfresnorestaurant.com, ment, has brilliant ocean 631-324-8700 views from every table in East Hampton's Fresno is Café Monte and the fresha New American restaurant est seafood available at with Old World sensibilities, The Seawater Grill. serving up a stellar range of reinvented American en- HAMPTON COFFEE trées along with a lengthy COMPANY and diverse wine list for º Café/Mexican that perfect pairing hamptoncoffee.com, 631-726-2633 GEORGICA With three locations—in º Eclectic American Southampton, Water Mill georgicarestaurant.com, and Westhampton—Hamp631-537-6255 ton Coffee Company offers Overlooking beautiful more than great coffee, Georgica Pond, Georgica with a menu running the is a restaurant and lounge gamut from morning pick(open late!) in East Hampme-ups and made-to-order ton serving a wide selecomelets to enchiladas and tion of seafood, steak, gluten-free, vegetarian and pasta, desserts and more low-fat options. The Water now under the guidance of Mill location features a fullnew Executive Chef Greg service restaurant with both Grossman. indoor and garden seating.
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HARVEST ON FORT POND º Italian/Mediterranean harvestfortpond.com, 631-668-5574 At Harvest on Fort Pond in Montauk, the Italian fare is served family-style and showcases fresh local seafood and homegrown produce. On warm nights, dine in the vegetable garden and watch the sunset.
HARLOW EAST º Seafood sagharbor.harlownyc. com, 631-725-5858 New in Sag Harbor, Harlow East serves up a wide range of seafood and New American dishes on its raw bar and dinner menu. Also featured inside is an outpost of Birch Coffee.
INN SPOT ON THE BAY º Seafood/Eclectic HARBOR BISTRO theinnspot.com, º New American 631-728-1200 harborbistro.net, Nestled inside an early 20th 631-324-7300 century Victorian beach East Hampton's Harbor house, Inn Spot on the Bay Bistro is a waterfront estab- in Hampton Bays is elegant lishment, offering nightly and cozy, and everything is sunsets over Three Mile made from scratch, perfect Harbor. Pasta, seafood, for a romantic dinner oversalads and a raw bar are all looking Shinnecock Bay. available. And be sure to check out their new food truck. HARBOR RAW BAR AND LOUNGE LA PARMIGIANA º Seafood º Italian theharbormtk.com, laparmigianali.com, 631-668-8260 631-283-8030 The Harbor Raw Bar and La Parmigiana in SouthLoungebrings locally ampton, family owned and sourced seasonal small operated for four decades, plates (and large ones) offers large portions of auto Montauk. Along with thentic Italian dishes. Kids a "day-to-night" cocktail will enjoy peering over the bar, the sunset destination counter in the pizza takeis home to live music and out room in the back for a late-night dancing with a fun lesson on how to create D.J. these cheesy delights.
from left: Fresh Hamptons Tuscan Kale Salad; Georgica's Filet Mignon; Gurney's Cafe Monte; Little | Red Tuna Tartare LITTLE|RED º American/Café littleredsouthampton. com, 631-283-3309 little|red is an elegant café in Southampton Village that features an eclectic lunch and dinner menu, including numerous chicken dishes, grilled salmon, specialty sandwiches and a sizable selection of wine and beer.
but its real appeal lies in the drinks. This casual-attire Montauk tiki bar serves over 20 different types of Bloody Mary, not to mention its signature rum punch and margaritas.
MATSULIN º Asian matsulin.com, 631-728-8838 Matsulin in Hampton Bays THE LIVING ROOM (at c/o specializes in Pan Asian cuisine, which includes THE MAIDSTONE) Chinese, Malaysian, º American Japanese, Thai and themaidstone.com, Vietnamese flavors. 631-324-5006 The Living Room @ c/o The Maidstone consistently of- MERCADO º Mexican fers special dining events, mercadony.com, including frequent Yappy 631-297-1334 Hours, wine pairings and Some of the best MexiJazzy Sunday brunches in can food on the East End East Hampton, as well as makes Mercado in Bridge(new this summer) Scanhampton a local favorite— dinavian Asado, which involves an afternoon lamb not to mention its selection of over 75 tequilas and roast in the garden. The many craft beers on tap. New American dishes pay particular homage to the MUSE IN THE HARBOR Slow Food movement. º New American LYNN'S HULA HUT museintheharbor.com, 631-899-4810 º Tiki Bar Muse in the Harbor has 303-482-5047 become a staple of Sag Lynn's Hula Hut serves food originally produced at Harbor‚Äôs Main Street with an expanded New the Atlantic Terrace Café American menu from chef/ (including wraps, sandowner Matthew Guiffrida. wiches, shrimp and fish),
NAMMOS º Greek 631-287-5500 Nammos Southampton serves authentic Greek and Mediterranean cuisine, as well as seafood and a number of lamb specials. Wine and cocktails are also available. Artist Charles Wildbank will hold a cocktail reception in the restaurant on July 4 for his month-long solo art exhibit on site. NAVY BEACH º Seafood/French navybeach.com, 631-668-6868 Montauk's Navy Beach serves elegant seafood in a casual-chic dining room with breathtaking sunset views. Bring your drink outside to the lounge/ beach area and take in the salty air. Signature dishes include fried chicken, local catch ceviche and the lobster and clam bake, all complemented by an exceptional wine list. NICK & TONI'S º Italian/Mediterranean nickandtonis.com, 631-324-3550 A classic for locals and visitors alike, East Hampton's Nick & Toni's serves
stylish plates, which rotate seasonally. The centerpiece of the Tuscan-style room is a wood-burning oven covered in mosaic. O'MURPHY'S RESTAURANT & PUB º American omurphyspub.com, 631-668-5005 O'Murphy's offers casual, family-friendly dining, featuring such fare as steak, pasta, seafood and burgers. Proudly holding the title of the only Irish pub in Montauk, O'Murphy's also features weekend karaoke and a special martini menu. 1 NORTH STEAKHOUSE º Steak/Seafood 1northsteakhouse.com, 631-594-3419 1 North Steakhouse is celebrating its first summer in its new Hampton Bays location at 322 W. Montauk Highway. Serving lunch and dinner, the steakhouse offers daily specials including the popular Wednesday "Date Night," which includes two entrées and a bottle of wine. Also check out the new Nice Buns food truck parked outside the restaurant for lunch, serving delicious sliders.
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OLD STOVE PUB º Greek 631-537-3300 Old Stove Pub in Sagaponack is a traditional Greek restaurant and steakhouse, featuring Black Angus steaks, which are dry-aged for two months. Enjoy their new Prix Fixe menu every Sunday—Thursday. Maybe Jimmy Fallon will even return to serenade diners! OSTERIA SALINA º Italian osteriasalina.net, 631-613-6469 Osteria Salina offers cuisine native to Salina (the small island between Italy and Sicily) and focuses on hospitality. The Bridgehampton restaurant is open daily for breakfast, lunch, dinner and late-night meals. PAGE AT 63 MAIN º American page63main.com, 631-725-1810 Page at 63 Main is a modern American restaurant in Sag Harbor, with a seafood-heavy eclectic menu largely based on locally grown organic ingredients, a full bar and an extensive catering menu. New this year, Page has installed an on-site aquaponic farm.
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PELLEGRINO'S PIZZA BAR & RESTAURANT º Italian pellegrinospizzabar.com, 631-283-9742 Pellegrino's on Noyack Road in Southampton offers a number of woodfired pizzas, small plates, pastas and seafood. A large wine list and a number of domestic and European beers round out the selection.
PIERRE'S º French pierresbridgehampton. com, 631-537-5110 At Pierre’s in Bridgehampton, chef Pierre Weber creates French dishes specializing in local seafood. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, Pierre’s also has a gourmet patisserie with such delectable treats as brioches, croissants and homemade ice cream.
THE PALM º Steak/Seafood thepalm.com, 631-324-0411 Steak and lobster are the signature dishes at The Palm in East Hampton, a classic eatery where patrons also rave about the service and outstanding cocktails.
THE PLAZA CAFÉ º Seafood/American plazacafe.us, 631-283-9323 Under the deft guidance of Chef Doug Gulija, The Plaza Café in Southampton specializes in the freshest seafood, artfully prepared. Check out the prix fixe and small-bites bar menu, plus live jazz every Friday.
THE PARRISH ART MUSEUM’S ART OF EATING º American hamptonsartofeating. com, 631-267-2411 The Parrish Art Museum café in Water Mill, The Art of Eating, offers freshly and, dare we say it, artfully created offerings including sandwiches, salads, teatime sweets and more, using local ingredients.
RACE LANE º New American racelanerestaurant.com, 632-324-5022 This East Hampton restaurant features a hot bar, a signature fireplace and indoor/outdoor dining. Race Lane has both daily and seasonal specials, as well as a full complement of cocktails, beer and wine. RED BAR BRASSERIE º American redbarbrasserie.com, 631-283-0704 red|bar in Southampton is a stylish, candlelit restaurant with an exceptional wine list and numerous popular entrées, including their famed roast lobster special and the delectable pork shank.
RED STIXS º Chinese THE POINT BAR AND redstixs.com, GRILL 631-726-6200 º American New to the Hamptons this pointbarandgrill.com, season, Red Stixs in Water 631-668-1500 Mill is an upscale establishThe Point in Montauk ment offering a rarity on serves a wide range of the East End—high-end, dishes, including steak, classic Chinese dishes, wraps, seafood and Buffalo including those featuring wings, for both lunch and local seafood prepared dinner. Happy hour spe"Beijing style," under the cials are available every supervision of executive weeknight. chef Skinny Mei.
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ROWDY HALL º American rowdyhall.com, 631-324-8555 Rowdy Hall in East Hampton announced that a new co-chef, Justin Finney, would join 12-year Rowdy veteran chef Ed Lightcap. In addition to Rowdy favorites and craft brews, a tasty snack menu (including cod sliders) allows for sharing and sampling small plates. RISTORANTE SANT AMBROEUS º Italian santambroeus.com, 631-283-1233 On the list of Southampton Village's Italian favorites is Sant Ambroeus, which opened its original location in Milan, Italy in 1936. The front area showcases mouthwatering pastries, gelato and an espresso bar. An elegant breakfast, lunch and dinner menu is offered in the back dining room. RUMBA º Seafood/Caribbean rumbarumbar.com, 631-594-3544 Rumba in Hampton Bays serves eclectic, inspired island cuisine, as it harnesses the casual fun of the Caribbean.
RUSCHMEYER'S º American visitruschmeyers.com, 631-668-8249 Ruschmeyer's in Montauk serves a large array of seafood dishes cooked with fresh local ingredients that can be enjoyed in the main restaurant as well as outdoors in the garden. Saturday brunch is also available. 668 THE GIG SHACK º Café 668thegigshack.com, 631-668-2727 668 the Gig Shack in Montauk is a lunch and dinner café fusing "surf cuisine" with local flavor. The fish tacos (aka "Montacos") are a local favorite, and the café also features wine, beer, baked goods and live music. 1770 HOUSE º American 1770house.com, 631-324-1770 This East Hampton restaurant specializes in elegant American fare such as seared foie gras and a milk-fed veal porterhouse (and a fantastic cheese offering), but it also offers a more casual menu in the downstairs tavern.
75 MAIN º Italian/American 75main.com, 631-283-7575 75 Main in Southampton is a popular restaurant and nightspot, giving diners the option of people-watching from a sidewalk table or inside through floor-to-ceiling windows, with an innovative menu and rotating list of house specialties.
SMOKIN' WOLF BBQ & MORE º Barbeque smokinwolfbbq.com, 631-604-6470 Smokin' Wolf in East Hampton is one of the foremost BBQ joints on the East End, serving choice meats and seafood and fresh side dishes.
SOTTO SOPRA º Italian SIENNA RESTAURANT & restaurantsottosopra. ULTRALOUNGE com, 631-267-3695 º Italian Amagansett's Sotto Sopra siennahamptons.com, serves up Northern Ital631-604-6060 ian cuisine, employing its Sienna Restaurant & Ulwood-burning oven for tralounge in East Hampton crispy pizza, roast fish and has a full bar and dance homemade bread. These floor. The restaurant offers menu items appear alonga variety of modern Italside pasta, salads and appetizers, making Sotto ian dishes, including spicy meatballs, eggplant Parme- Sopra a delicious way to spend an evening. san and many innovative dessert options. SOUTHAMPTON SILVER'S PUBLICK HOUSE º Eclectic º American silversrestaurant.com, publick.com, 631-283-6443 631-283-2800 A lunchtime favorite, The East End's first miSilver's in Southampton is crobrewery, Southampton known for its white tablePublick House serves cloth service and a delectraditional pub favorites as table, eclectic menu‚Äîthe well as full lunch, brunch lobster roll and BLT sandand dinner menus. The bar wich are two of the most scene comes alive at night popular items. in the taproom.
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SOUTHAMPTON SOCIAL CLUB º American southamptonsocialclub. com, 631-287-1400 Enjoy innovative American cuisine in style at Southampton Social Club, which features DJs as the nightlife begins. Dinner and drinks are served inside under the chandeliers or outdoors in the garden.
SUKI ZUKI º Japanese 631-726-4600 Suki Zuki is a true Water Mill gem, as the crowds indicate. The excellent sushi bar is sure to delight, with the "Tuna Fish Sandwich" being a local favorite.
SYDNEY'S "TAYLOR" MADE CUISINE º Café sydneyscatering.com, SOUTH EDISON 631-288-4722 º Seafood Sydney's in Westhampton southedison.com, Beach now operates out of 631-668-4200 a refurbished 19thSouth Edison in Montauk century farmhouse and is a beachfront establishoffers breakfast, lunch and ment featuring an extensive dinner, both dine-in and toraw bar, a wide selection go. The café carries many of wine and beer and many custom-made salads, original cocktails (including soups, meats and seafood, as well as a full selection of its signature Pickle Martiwine and beer. nis, garnished with house made pickles). THE TOPPING ROSE STONECREEK INN HOUSE º New American º New American stonecreekinn.com, toppingrosehouse.com/ restaurant, 631-537-0870 631-653-6770 Topping Rose in BridgeStone Creek is an East hampton is not only a Quogue favorite that carluxury hotel but a worldries French-influenced class restaurant with its American cuisine. It feaown one-acre garden. tures a speakeasy bar High-quality ingredients al(originally established in low flavorful dishes to truly 1920) and a huge array of shine, and the large wine entrées—not to mention list includes local options. wines.
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TOWNLINE BBQ º Barbeque townlinebbq.com, 631-537-2271 This Sagaponack BBQ joint hits all the traditional favorites (ribs, burgers, chili, sandwiches, smoked seafood and more) while also maintaining a spectacular bar, featuring not only beer on tap but draft wine and draft cocktails. TUTTO IL GIORNO º Italian 631-725-7009 Tutto Il Giorno in Sag Harbor is known for its innovative Italian dishes. Patrons enjoy sitting on the outdoor terrace during warmer nights. If you're staying a little farther west, be sure to check out the Southampton Village location (631-377-3611), which boasts a cozy interior space. WORLD PIE º Italian worldpiebh.com, 631-537-7999 With its wood-fired pizzas and abundance of tasty toppings, in addition to other Italian fare served indoors and out, World Pie always delights Bridgehampton restaurant-goers.
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westlakefishhouse.com, 631-668-3474 Old-world Montauk fishingvillage charm and the modern culinary ingenuity of Chef Larry Kolar combine to form Westlake Fish House, which features an extensive menu of sushi and sashimi, local seafood dishes, burgers and steak, as well as a full sake and cocktail bar.
THE GOURMET STORES AMAGANSETT SEA SALT amagansettseasalt.com, 631-731-3052 Amagansett Sea Salt is a premium finishing salt, designed for use just before enjoying a freshly cooked meal. It is crafted by hand in small batches from Atlantic seawater harvested right here on the East End in Amagansett. CATENA'S INC. FOOD MARKET 631-283-3456 Catena's Inc. Food Market in Southampton is a small, family-run grocery store that prides itself on having all of the essentials you need for a freshly prepared Hamptons summertime meal.
Left to Right: Southampton Publick House; Decadent Fruit Tart from Tutto Il Giorgno; Amagansett Sea Salt Crafted Artisanal Salt Assortments; Vines & Branches specialty oils; Al Fresco dining at Tate's Bake Shop GOURMET SORBET gourmetsorbet.com, 646-243-9868 Bridgehampton's Gourmet Sorbet offers premium frozen desserts made from whole food ingredients and purified water. These fruitand nut-based desserts and drinks will have you hooked after just one taste.
THE VILLAGE GOURMET CHEESE SHOP villagecheeseshop.com, 631-283-6949 The Village Gourmet Cheese Shop in Southampton specializes in artisan cheeses but also serves breakfast items along with sandwiches, salads and sweets.
CITARELLA citarella.com, 631-537-5990 With locations in Bridgehampton, East Hampton and Southampton, Citarella offers a variety of specialty ingredients and groceries, including seafood and prime meats. In addition, Citarella features prepared foods such as sandwiches, soups, chicken, pasta salads and desserts, plus the "Citarella's Own" selection of products.
VINES & BRANCHES vinesandbranches.net, 631-283-6070 Vines & Branches carries specialty oils, vinegars, gourmet salts and herbs. For a unique gift, Vines & Branches also customizes specialty baskets. Locations in Southampton, Westhampton Beach and Greenport.
SCHMIDT'S MARKET schmidtsmarket.com, 631-283-5777 Schmidt's in Southampton is a specialty market with a wide selection of fresh produce, gourmet ingredients, a deli counter and salad bar. Also check out Schmidt's Seafood Market (631-283-1212) on North Sea Road for fresh seafood.
BAKERY AND DESSERT GOODIES ANKE'S FIT BAKERY ankesfitbakery.com, 917-597-8317 Based in Amagansett and available throughout the East End, Anke's is run by Anke Albert, a fitness trainer who wanted to bring healthy and delicious baked goods to her clients. The cookies are made from natural ingredients while offering flavor and energy.
DREESEN'S FAMOUS DONUTS dreesens.com, 631-907-4981 The name speaks for itself. While in East Hampton, look for shop windows with a robotic machine producing donuts, and you've found Dreesen’s. GOOD WATER FARMS goodwaterfarms.com, 631-604-1310 Based in East Hampton, Good Water Farms is a New American farm specializing in organic microgreens such as kale, fennel beets, cilantro, radish, mustard and arugula. Its products are available in restaurants and markets across the Hamptons and the tri-state area. JOE & LIZA'S ICE CREAM joeandlizas.com, 631-808-3111 Joe & Liza's is a Sag Harbor–based ice cream manufacturer affiliated with acclaimed burger restaurant Bay Burger. Featuring all natural and local ingredients, Joe & Liza’s offers a wide range of flavors and is available in many establishments on the East End. A perfect treat for hot summer days!
SARABETH'S sarabeth.com, 1-800-773-7378 Sarabeth's, founded by Sarabeth and Bill Levine, is a New York City-based chain of bakeries, shops, and restaurants. Baked goods, jams, and flavored coffees are available for order directly from the Sarabeth's website. TATE'S BAKE SHOP tatesbakeshop.com, 631-780-6511 Tate's Bake Shop in Southampton has award-winning cookies—the famous chocolate chip is always a favorite—and a delicious assortment of pies, breads and sweets. Enjoy a treat and some iced coffee in the courtyard. GULA GULA EMPANADAS gulagulaempanadas.com A big attraction at the weekly Sag Harbor Farmers Market, Gula Gula Empanadas has moved operations to the Stony Brook Southampton campus to expand production. South Fork delivery is available, and now these locally handmade, all-natural empanadas are available frozen at East Hampton Gourmet.
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A foodie haven as much THE ALL STAR as a wine enthusiast’s paradise, the North Fork of Long Island has an abundance of fresh fish, local produce and inventive chefs, and it boasts an array of eclectic restaurants sure to please any palate. Here’s a tasty sampling… A MANO º Italian amanorestaurant.com, 631-298-4800 Signature wood oven pizza and pastas are the stars of the show at this Tuscaninspired establishment in Mattituck, sharing the spotlight with seafood, Tuscan steaks, and both local and Italian wines.
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º All-American theallstar.com, 631-998-3565 The All Star is Riverhead’s premier bowling, sports bar and entertainment venue, with 22 state-of-the-art lanes, a VIP room with 6 private lanes and a vortex bar with 12 inverted taps. BLUE CANOE OYSTER BAR & GRILL º Seafood bluecanoeoysterbar.com, 631-477-6888 Blue Canoe enjoyed its first summer in Greenport last season and has quickly become a go-to destination for oysters, sushi creations and all things seafood.
BLUE DUCK BAKERY CAFÉ º Bakery blueduckbakerycafe.com, 631-629-4123 Blue Duck Bakery Cafe, now in Greenport, Riverhead, Southampton and Southold, provides baked goods, awardwinning artisan breads and delectable lunch, to eat in or take out. BUOY ONE º Seafood/Steak buoyone.com, 631-208-9737 Here, Chef David Girard delivers New England delicacies to the East End, including fine steaks and fresh fish from Buoy
One’s in-house seafood market. Inside a converted car garage in Riverhead, this charming and casual café offers patio seating and plenty of options for landlubbers. Also in Westhampton and Huntington. CLAUDIO’S º American/Continental claudios.com, 631-477-0627 On the Greenport waterfront, Claudio’s Restaurant, Claudio’s Clam Bar and Crabby Jerry’s each offer a different dining ambience and a variety of menu items. This season marks Claudio’s 144th anniversary.
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CLIFF’S ELBOW ROOM º Seafood/Steak elbowroomli.com, 631-722-3292 Cliff’s Elbow Room, with locations in Jamesport and Laurel, serves the finest aged and marinated steak, freshest seafood and local wines, all in a warm and cozy atmosphere. DARK HORSE RESTAURANT º American darkhorserestaurant. com, 631-208-0072 Riverhead’s Dark Horse Restaurant serves up a deliciously eclectic menu with local fare and flair, plus fantastic gluten-free breads and desserts.
FIRST AND SOUTH º American firstandsouth.com, 631-333-2200 The unique and casual Greenport bistro First and South has a diverse and creative menu filled with comfort food selections and some surprising treats. THE FRISKY OYSTER º American thefriskyoyster.com, 631-477-4265 The Frisky Oyster in Greenport offers an array of choices ranging from seafood (including, of course, local oysters) to duck to aged steak, including the famous Oysters Friskafella.
GRANA TRATTORIA ANTICA º Italian granajamesport.com, 631-779-2844 Grana Trattoria in Jamesport is a traditional rustic Italian restaurant, specializing in artisan pizza, wood-roasted meats and fish and homemade pastas. JEDEDIAH HAWKINS INN º New American jedediahhawkinsinn.com, 631-722-2900 Jedediah Hawkins is an inn, restaurant and speakeasy in Jamesport, offering a wide range of gourmet foods and a prix fixe menu twice a week.
LEGENDS º American legends-restaurant.com, 631-734-5123 In historic New Suffolk for 21 years, Legends offers “The Best of Both Worlds”—fine dining in the cozy and eclectic dining room, and the classic bar with rich, warm woods and brass accents. Both serve the same innovative food. Late-night burgers and light fare are also available. KATANA º Pan-Asian maisonblanchehotel.com, 631-749-1633 The new restaurant inside the charming La Maison Blanche on Shelter Island,
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Katana's menu features Indonesian and Thai influences. The sushi bar is the island's first. NOAH’S º American chefnoahschwartz.com, 631-477-6720 If you have a hankering for small plates that are big on quality ingredients, noah’s in Greenport offers an acclaimed array of seafood dishes along with adventurous American entrées sure to please. The restaurant has also added a wine bar and begun offering wine flights for the adventurous guest.
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NORTH FORK TABLE & INN º American northforktableandinn. com, 631-765-0177 At the North Fork Table & Inn in Southold, Chef Gerry Hayden—James Beard Best Chef: Northeastaward nominee and recipient of the 2012 Dan’s Taste of Two Forks Outstanding Achievement Award—crafts a menu featuring locally grown biodynamic and organic produce, fresh seafood from the Peconic Bay and Long Island Sound, and award-winning North Fork artisanal cheese.
THE OLD MILL INN º American theoldmillinn.net, 631-298-8080 Built in 1820 in Mattituck, The Old Mill Inn delights with waterfront dining on the Mattituck Inlet and a menu showcasing local ingredients. Take part in the sunset dinner cruise and enjoy live music throughout the summer. ORIENT BY THE SEA º Seafood orientbythesea.com, 631-323-2424 Orient by the Sea is a restaurant and fullservice marina offering
an extensive menu of local seafood and fresh vegetables. Located next to Cross Sound Ferry in Orient and offering guests the chance to dine while overlooking beautiful Gardiner’s Bay on the outdoor deck. Open for lunch and dinner. PORTO BELLO º Italian 631-477-15158 Porto Bello is celebrating 22 years in their original location on the Greenport waterfront, focusing on Northern Italian cuisine and featuring local and imported wines.
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THE RIVERHEAD PROJECT º American theriverheadproject.com, 631-284-9300 Located inside a former bank, The Riverhead Project serves seasonally inspired American food with ethnic influences and fresh, local ingredients. ROADHOUSE PIZZA º Pizza roadhousepizza.com, 631-208-9888 Nestled on the Peconic River in Riverhead, dine inside or outside at Roadhouse Pizza while enjoying brick oven pizza,
fresh salads, pasta and hot and cold heroes made to order. Gluten-free pizza and pasta are available, along with beer and wine. SOUNDVIEW RESTAURANT & LOUNGE º Seafood soundviewrestaurant. com, 631-477-0666 Specializing in fresh seafood, signature cocktails, local ingredients and spectacular sunset views over the Long Island Sound, Soundview Restaurant & Lounge in Greenport has cemented itself among the iconic North Fork restaruants.
TOUCH OF VENICE º Italian touchofvenice.com, 631-298-5851 Touch of Venice in Cutchogueprepares local cuisine with Italian soul. The wine list featuring local and Italian wines, and the special chef’s family-style menu available for small groups. TURKUAZ GRILL º Mediterranean turkuazgrillriverhead. com, 631-591-1757 Turkuaz Grill serves authentic Mediterranean cuisine, including seafood, wraps and Turkish wines.
TWEED’S º American tweedsrestaurant.com, 631-208-3151 Tweed’s Restaurant & Buffalo Bar in Riverhead’s J.J. Sullivan Hotel serves local specialties. Tweed’s is also home to a variety of healthy bison dishes. VINE STREET CAFÉ º American vinestreetcafe.com, 631-749-3210 Vine Street Café on Shelter Island offers an eclectic menu influenced by many cuisines from around world that changes frequently to match the local harvest.
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icture yourself in the Hamptons on a beautiful summer Saturday. It’s early evening, the sun’s going down, and maybe you’re on the beach, or maybe you’re lounging with friends on your quiet, peaceful patio. You’re snacking on some locally grown veggies and artisanal cheeses, and you’ve got a nice, cold glass of local wine in your hand. Now think. What kind of wine are you drinking? If you answered “Long Island dry rosé,” then you’re in good company. Long Island’s vineyards have seen the popularity of their dry rosé wines skyrocket over the last several years. Our East End producers can’t make enough of it and typically sell out of their stock. Roman Roth, partner and winemaker at Wölffer Estate Vineyard in Sagaponack, has witnessed the astonishing rise of rosé from the beginning. “In 1992, Wölffer produced the first dry rosé on Long Island, only 82 cases,” he recalls. “This year, we produced 17,000 cases of four different varieties of rosé. In the last
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six years we’ve watched demand for it go up 30–50% every year.” Roth attributes the surging popularity of rosé to a growing recognition of rosé as the perfect, light summer wine. In addition to their familiar Wölffer rosé, Wölffer produces “Noblesse Oblige,” which is a classic sparkling rosé, and the “Grandioso,” their reserve rosé. And, new this summer, they’ve released “Summer in a Bottle.” The new rosé has a floral bottle deign evocative of bohemian Hamptons summer evenings. Highlighting just how engrained in East End culture rosé has become, Wölffer will host a Rosé Week beginning June 20. The festivities include access to the June 20 Rufus Wainwright concert at the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center, a Bryant Park BBQ and numerous events at the winery, all celebrating Summer in a Bottle and rosé as the Hamptons signature drink. Over on the North Fork, Southold’s Croteaux Vineyards have good reason to be happy about rosé’s growing
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popularity: at Croteaux, rosé is all they do. For Michael Croteaux, rosé was a natural for the East End. “Provence [France} is the dominant rosé producer in the world. It’s a region of France that has always been an international vacation destination with centuries of winemaking and beach culture to support its reputation. And the East End is the only wine region in the U.S. that’s right on the ocean.” Also, because rosé is released so soon after harvesting, it benefits from being “fresh and local,” mapping well with the growing interest in farm-totable eating on the East End. Wölffer’s Roth echoes that idea. “The growing popularity of rosé definitely goes along with the ‘eat local-drink local’ idea.” The thought process might go something like this: what better to go along with my fresh-picked East End veggies then some freshly bottled East End wine. But why stop with the veggies? According to Christopher Tracy, winemaker at Channing Daughters Winery in Bridgehampton, another reason for rosé’s resurgent
popularity is that rosé is an incredibly versatile wine when it comes to pairing with food. “It pairs incredibly with our local fish and seafood and our local produce. It’s poured in casual settings and at the most formal restaurants in the city.” Channing Daughters, who refer to their rosé as “rosato,” released 4,500 cases of seven different varieties this year. They usually sell out of their rosato in August or September. While it’s nice to have such a popular product, as far as Tracy is concerned, selling out of it has its downside. “I’d like to work out how to get it to last a little longer, because it’s starting to be a year-round phenomenon. People don’t stop drinking rosé when summer’s over, and you’d like to be able to meet the demand.” As the East End’s wine industry enters its fifth decade, they are producing many world-class wines. But for summer in the Hamptons, it’s the rosés that we can’t get enough of. Cheers!
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WINERIES summer on Long Island wouldn't be complete without making at least a few stops along the Wine Trail. But with more than 50 wineries and vineyards to choose from, you can be hard-pressed to visit them all. With that in mind, here are a few highlights you definitely do not want to miss.
If you're looking for something new this year, then you're looking for Coffee Pot Cellars. Named for the iconic lighthouse at Orient Point, Coffee Pot Cellars has been producing small-batch, ultra-premium wine since 2008. Join them throughout the summer at the newly renovated tasting room in Cutchogue. 31855 Main Road Route 25, Baiting Hollow Farm Vineyard grows Cutchogue 631-765-6188 coffeepotcabernet sauvignon, merlot and ries- cellars.com ling grapes. Since 2007, Baiting Hollow has also worked to rescue Jason's Vineyard is famous for its horses and nurture them back to Meritage blend, featuring an oakhealth and exuberance. A selection aged blend of cabernet sauvignon, of the vineyard's wines is devoted cabernet franc and merlot grapes. Its to their horse rescue efforts, so visit- 20-acre space is devoted to a numing oenophiles can indulge while also ber of specialized grapes, including helping a worthy cause. Stop by and chardonnay, merlot and cabernet. The enjoy live music from 2 p.m. on Satur- winery is open seven days a week and days and Sundays. offers tastings for curious wine aficio2114 Sound Avenue, Calverton nados. 631-369-0100 baitinghollowfarmvine- 1785 Main Road Route 25, Jamesport yard.com 631-238-5801 jasonsvineyard.com
Bedell Cellars is a family-owned estate vineyard that uses entirely indigenous yeasts as part of its holis tic winemaking program. This 30-year-old winery produced the first New York wine ever served at the inauguration of a U.S. president (it was poured at Barack Obamaâ€™s 2013) and specializes in aromatic, acidic wines, as is typical of grapes grown in a maritime climate. Bedell focuses on sustainability in its winemaking, avoiding synthetic fertilizers and encouraging natural ecological processes to nurture its grapes. 36225 Main Road, Route 25, Cutchogue 631-734-7537 bedellcellars.com
Estate winery Jamesport Vineyards was first planted in 1981, with its first production debuting in 1986. A family collaboration of Ron Goerler and his son, Ron Jr., Jamesport Vineyards has great events and tastings year-round. Their grape varieties include chardonnay, sauvignon blanc, merlot, cabernet sauvignon, pinot noir, riesling, cabernet franc, Semillon and Syrah. There also have specialty wines such as semi glace (ice wine). 1216 Main Road, Jamesport 631-722-5256 jamesportwines.com The Lenz Winery in Peconic has become known for its rustic, Old World -style wines and its dedication to aging since they planted their first vines on an old potato farm in 1978. Enjoy Friday Nights at Lenz with live music by HomeGroan, the Nice Buns food truck and wine by the glass specials. 38355 Route 25, Peconic 631-734-6010 lenzwine.com
One of the mantras at Castello di Borghese is "good wine is first made in the field," and at Borghese they tend to their vines with great care. They also host many events through the Terra Cotta Art Gallery. Route 48 and Alvah's Lane, Cutchogue 631-734-5111 castellodi- Lieb Cellars boasts three tastborghese.com ing rooms, with the East Hampton
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location celebrating its first summer this year. Tucked away on one of the North Fork's most rural back roads, Lieb Cellars' Oregon Road tasting room in Cutchogue is a vision of rustic chic nestled in 62 acres of vines. Head there on Saturday afternoons for live music. Firefly Fridays at Lieb Cellars Mattituck features music and food until 8 p.m. Among the numerous special events is the 10th Annual Oyster Fest in Mattituck on July 10. In addition to their lineup of reds and whites, Lieb will add Rumor Mill, a dry sparkling hard cider, to their collection this summer. 13050 Oregon Road, Cutchogue 631-734-1100 liebcellars.com
close quarters, and everything is done by hand. Mattebella is committed to using sustainable viticultural practices while finding solutions to old problems by maximizing the health of their vineyard. 46005 Route 25, Southold 631-6559554 mattebellavineyards.com
One Woman Winery is the brainchild of Claudia Purita, who grew up on a farm in Calabria, Italy, where she helped grow vegetables and wine grapes. Purita meticulously tends to the vineyard personally and it shows in the final product. Among its special events, One Woman Winery hosts Tastings Under the Stars every Saturday from 6–10 p.m. until Columbus In the picturesque countryside of the Day. North Fork rests the 200-acre Macari 5195 Old North Road, Southold Vineyard. This family-owned winery 631-765-1200 onewomanwines.com has been producing award-winning wines with a careful eye on the en- Palmer Vineyards was founded in vironment and sustainability since 1983 and is one of the oldest winer1995. The 2013 rosé marks the first ies on the North Fork. Palmer makes time that Macari has done a rosé with merlot, chardonnay, pinot blanc, mainly cabernet franc. The tasting sauvignon blanc and more. They host room is open daily, and offers three many events throughout the summer different flights, as well as wine by the season, and the lovely courtyard at glass or bottle. Palmer Vineyards is available for pri150 Bergen Road, Mattituck vate groups of up to 30 for gatherings. 631-298-0100 macariwines.com 5120 Sound Ave 631-722-9463 palmervineyards.com Martha Clara Vineyards is the brainchild of Robert Entenmann, who cre- Raphael is dedicated to the proated the vineyard from the family duction of world-class, artisan-style farm. As it says on the Martha Clara wines. Enjoy the new releases, includVineyards Facebook page: "In 1995 ing the 2013 Sauvignon Blanc F.L., the Robert Entenmann caught the grape 2013 Reisling and the 2013 Portica. bug and planted 18 acres of vines. Stop by for the 2014 Summer Concert Over the next four years his vineyard Series; or for Late Night Thursdays, acreage grew to over 100 acres as when the tasting room stays open he anxiously waited for the grapes to until 10:30 p.m. come of age." Martha Clara Vineyards 39390 Route 25, Peconic is open year-round and is named af- 631-725-1100 raphaelwine.com ter Entenmann's mother. 6025 Sound Avenue, Riverhead 631-298-0075 The beautiful and rustic Sannino marthaclaravineyards.com Bella Vita Vineyard and Bed and Breakfast is a little piece of Tuscany Located on a small family farm, nestled in Peconic. This small-scale Mattebella Vineyards specializes in winery produces 1,500 cases a year, European clones of grape varietals. including some summer favorites like The tight spacing keep the grapes in steel-fermented chardonnay, riesling,
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WINERIES rosé and their new white merlot. Once a month, Sannino hosts their Winemaker for a Day, where guests can blend their own custom wine. The vineyard will feature live acoustic music by Bob Blatchley every Sunday. 1375 Peconic Lane, Peconic 631-734-8282 sanninovineyard.com
Nothing says celebration like a bottle of bubbly, and Sparkling Pointe, New York's only sparkling-exclusive winery, certainly has something to celebrate. Their 2003 Brut Seduction and 2008 Blanc de Noirs became New York’s first sparkling wines to receive 90 points from Wine Spectator, and both will be available throughout Scarola Vineyards is a small vineyard the summer. Sparkling Pointe offers "dedicated to honoring and sustaining tasting flights with tableside service a family tradition begun generations all week in their luxurious tasting room ago in Bari, Italy." In 1947, the Scarola family came to the United States for a better life, and more than 60 years later, Frank Scarola began a vineyard inspired by his family. The winery is small, "producing only 500 cases a year," and their wines are featured at restaurants and wine shops in New York and Long Island. 4850 Sound Ave, Mattituck 631-298-7676 scarolavineyards.com Sherwood House Vineyards, with locations in Jamesport and Mattituck, is family run by Dr. Charles and Barbara Smithen and makes merlot, cabernet sauvignon, cabernet franc, petit verdot and chardonnay. Winemaker Gilles Martin has a Master of Oenology from France's Universite Montpellier and has directed more than two dozen wineries, including Macari Vineyards, where his 1997 Barrel Fermented Chardonnay was served at the White House. Among their wine offerings are the 2012 Stainless Steel Fermented Chardonnay, 2010 Merliance, 2005 Merlot and the 2012 White Merlot. 1291 Main Road, Jamesport/2600 Oregon Road and Elijah's Lane, Mattituck 631-779-2817 sherwoodhousevinyards.com
and on their spacious patio. Join them each Sunday 2-5 p.m. for live bossa nova and jazz music, and don’t miss their 4th Annual Carnivale in July, which will feature live drummers and samba dancers. 39750 County Road 48, Southold 631-765-0200 sparklingpointe.com Suhru Wines, run by Susan and Russell Hearn, distributes wines throughout New York State that can be purchased at various restaurants and retail outlets. Their first vintage was released in 2008. Russell Hearn, who has been making wine on Long Island for 30 years, creates young, innova-
tive and vibrant wines, and has international experience. Their riesling and pinot grigio are from the Finger Lakes region. The Winemaker Studio, 2885 Peconic Lane, Peconic. 774-641-7488 suhruwines.com Waters Crest Winery produces highquality, boutique wines that you can't find anywhere else. All of Waters Crest's wines are produced, bottled and labeled on-site. Tours are available, as well as special memberships and tastings. Among their popular vintages are the 2008 Campania Rosso, 2012 Dry riesling and 2012 Rosé. 22355 Route 48, Unit 6, Cutchogue 631-734-5065 waterscrestwinery.com New this year, Wölffer Estate Vineyard in Sagaponack has released a third rosé— Summer in a Bottle. The floral design is evocative of the Bohemian spirit of a Hamptons summer. Throughout the summer, Wölffer Estate will be hosting a number of weekly events, including Local Nights on Tuesdays at the tasting room and Sunset Fridays and Saturdays at the wine stand, where guests are invited to enjoy an evening of live music and wine by the glass. Plus, every weekend, you can enjoy a session of yoga in the vines. 139 Sagg Road, Sagaponack 631-537-5106 wolffer.com For more information about winery touring and tastings, and to read the latest news from Long Island Wine Country, check out "Grapevine” at DansPapers.com.
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Raise A Glass A glass of wine
…or a bottle. A pint of beer…or a six-pack. No matter your taste in libation, there’s likely a tasty option you enjoy before, during and after any meal. The same goes for the men and women who spend their time creating the myriad dishes that make dining so special here on the East End. So grab a glass as celebrated Dan’s Taste of Summer chefs from the Hamptons and the North Fork let us know what they look forward to sipping on a hot night. A toast to… “A six pack of Montauk Driftwood Ale from the boys at Montauk Brewing Company!” —Joe Realmuto, Executive Chef at Nick & Toni’s in East Hampton “Monkey Shoulder.” —Danny Ye, Executive Chef of Harlow East in Sag Harbor
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“Mimosas, day and night, ha ha. There’s this new concept going around of pint glasses of straight Prosecco, full of ice—always have a good time doing that.” —Gray Gardell-Gross, Chef at 668 the Gigshack in Montauk
“I have to say, I am a huge fan of Arnold Palmers. I have been making pitchers at the house and think there is nothing better on a hot evening.” —Greg Grossman, Chef at Georgica in East Hampton
“Something light and refreshing, like cucumber mint iced tea.” “Chilled McCall rosé.” —Gerry Hayden, Head Chef and Co- —Seth Levine, Chef at The Seawater Owner of North Fork Table & Inn in Grill at Gurney’s Montauk Southold “For the perfect drink on a summer “Margaritas.” night, location would be the key. If you —David Hersh, Chef and Owner of were on the beach, relaxing, watchCowfish and Rumba in Hampton Bays ing the sunset, probably a nice martini for the woman and and glass of beer “Mike’s White Sangria with summer for the guy. And if you’re at a cowboy fruits (on the Race Lane cocktail list)— cookout, there’s nothing wrong with a he won't tell us what's in it, but it’s so few margaritas and a shot of whiskey.” delicious.” —Arthur Wolf, Chef and Owner of —Nimesh Maharjan, Smokin’ Wolf BBQ & More in East Chef at Race Lane in East Hampton Hampton
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BMW of Bayside 247-21 Northern Blvd. Douglaston, NY 11362-1168 (877) 244-9910 bmwbayside.com
Competition BMW of Smithtown 599 Middle County Rd. Saint James, NY 11780-3205 (631) 265-2208 competitionbmw.com
BMW of Southampton 759 County Road 39A Southampton, NY 11968 (631) 283-0888 bmwofsouthampton.com
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It can be overwhelming. The moment — enraptured with beauty, ﬁxated on a newly designed exterior that boasts articulate lines and athletic prowess. When visual allure is only matched by remarkable athleticism and the command of 445 horses. But there’s no need to catch your breath quite yet. Because style like this speaks for itself.
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