Behind the Bar: Mocktails, Montauk, and Memorial Day

Behind the Bar: Mocktails, Montauk, and Memorial Day

Whether you're sober-curious, taking a break, or looking for something hydrating with a twist– there's no shortage of mocktail menus in the Hamptons. We're officially 65 days away from Memorial Day, and I don't know about you, but I think that calls for a celebration! Let's break down some of the best spots to curb your mocktail cravings...

Monte’s Sauce: The American Comeback Story

Monte’s Sauce: The American Comeback Story

I've been at arm's length with the Monte family since I was a wet-behind-the-ears newspaper reporter in Montauk. The Monte Family, specifically Paul Monte and his two sons, PJ Monte and Chris Monte, were some of the nicest, smartest, and coolest people I knew. They owned Gurney's Inn in Montauk. PJ was a teenager, and Chris was coming...

The Inlet Seafood & Dock, An Unchanged Gem in Montauk

The Inlet Seafood & Dock, An Unchanged Gem in Montauk

In an era where change is not just inevitable but often sought after, Inlet Seafood Dock & Restaurant in Montauk remains a tranquil haven and reminder of the beauty of consistency.  A staple of the Montauk dining scene for years, The Inlet stands as a testament to the timeless appeal of a relaxed, family-friendly environment paired with an...

Date Night at LuLu Kitchen and Bar in Sag Harbor

Date Night at LuLu Kitchen and Bar in Sag Harbor

Sometimes, a date night with your spouse is called for, and in Sag Harbor, a great go-to spot is LuLu Kitchen. Here's what I like about LuLu: it's super chic and sophisticated inside. The bar at LuLu is unforgettable. It's beautiful, with lit-up shelves that showcase the different bottles, almost as if they were on display for you....

Behind the Bar: Springs Tavern and Grill

Behind the Bar: Springs Tavern and Grill

There's “a little bit of something for everyone” at Springs Tavern and Grill, says veteran bartender Sarah Focarino. Rooted in the history of the East End, ST&G has always been a local hangout, even for big names like Jackson Pollock, who lived less than a mile from their Fort Pond Boulevard location and frequented the tavern during his...

Timeless Elegance and Culinary Mastery: The American Hotel

Timeless Elegance and Culinary Mastery: The American Hotel

Nestled in the heart of Sag Harbor, The American Hotel stands as a beacon of culinary excellence with roots dating back to the whaling era in the early 1970s. Whether it's a romantic date, a casual catch-up with friends, or a post-work drink, this historic establishment offers an unparalleled experience transcending time. The menu showcases an award-winning, inventive...

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