Long Island + The Hamptons

Restaurants in Long Island + The Hamptons

Saunter right off the sand at this beachfront surf shack and cool off at the bar, shoes and shirt optional. The provocative name is befitting of the jolly scantily-clad crowd, replete with an occasional Charlie Sheen sighting.

The Meatpacking District staple moved east and brought its globally notorious Beau Brunch with it. White tablecloths grace the outdoor brick patio while thumping house music pours out the doors and party patrons tuck into Nutella pancakes and smoked salmon eggs benedict. Not hungry?

The Chef: Grill master/Iron Chef Bobby Flay cornered the market on southwestern cuisine in New York City in 1991 with Mesa Grill, then expanded to Las Vegas and the Bahamas.

Foodies flock to Shelter Island’s Vine Street Caféfor crisp calamari salad and miso salmon in a simple space with high, beamed ceilings.