75 Main Bringing New York City Flare to Southampton

 

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By W. A. Muller

Recognized as one of Long Island’s best brunch spots by USA Today Travel’s 10best.com, Southampton eatery 75 Main has been a favorite among locals, visitors and celebrities alike for more than 30 years. Owner Zach Erdem, a rising restaurateur, has transformed the Hamptons summer dining staple into a year-round restaurant and lounge with an expertly crafted menu, sophisticated decor and the addition of post-dinner entertainment, maintaining the perfect balance between the classic style of the Hamptons and the allure of New York City nightlife. 75 Main unites Italian, Asian and Caribbean influences, presenting a unique menu featuring contemporary American cuisine prepared by James Beard Award-winning Executive Chef Mark Militello. After dinner, guests can enjoy 75 Main’s exclusive nightlife scene, as the restaurant converts into one of the hottest lounges on the East End, featuring well-known DJs, live bands and drink specials.

The Midtown Bar & Grill Trio On 8th Avenue

By W. A. Muller

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Ivy Bar & Grill

Ivy Bar & Grill is celebrating it’s 1 year anniversary! Located on Eighth Avenue between 55th and 56th street Ivy offers guests an array of options, from our specially designed cocktail menu, to our selection of craft and refreshing artisanal beers. All of this compliments Ivy’s stellar lunch, brunch and dinner menus inspired by talented executive chef Jim Hanley. For appetizers try the signature thinly sliced flash broiled Salmon Carpacci, Pan Seared Sea Scallops in an almond peach vinaigrette or the more traditional the Farmer’s Chopped Salad with carrots, cucumber, watermelon radish, celery, Granny Smith Apples, sunflower seeds, chives, feta cheese and mustard cider vinaigrette. Top the meal off with our unique burgers or sandwiches from your entrée.

Ivy Bar & Grill
944 8th Ave.
212.459.9444
ivybarnyc.com

Heavenly Italian

By Josephine Zohny

When Dino Redzic decided to open Uncle Paul’s in 2012 with his partners, many questioned why the critically acclaimed restaurateur would make the foray into the pizza business. Now, less than two years later, the answer is simple – he’s never done better business.

Greek Gold

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By Lisa Loverro

An authentic Greek restaurant, Periyali, has become one of the most famous spots for Greek cuisine in Manhattan. They opened their doors 27 years ago in 1987 in response to a need for a classic Greek restaurant in a city that was filled with a multitude of other ethnic options. The history of Periyali runs deep, as it’s considered the first restaurant putting Greek wine on the map.

Olympus to Onassis, an Odyssey

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By Rory Winston

Jackie O – story upon story. We grew up on them. My mom and her generation gossiping about the former first lady’s marriage to Onassis long after the shipping magnate had died. It was America’s first paparazzi-induced excursion overseas since Grace Kelly’s marriage; the renowned pictures of the super yacht, Christina O, covering the tabloids like so much in the way of jetsam.

A Royal Feast at Decoy

By Hillary Latos

Peking duck has been around since the Imperial era of China. It was served on special occasions to notables and royalty, and throughout the years little has changed to China’s national dish revered for its delicate preparation to achieve a thin crispy skin seasoned to perfection with thin slices of meat served in buns with scallions and hoisin sauce.

Restaurant Roundup

By Hillary Latos

Summer is in the air finally, and we’ve uncovered some of NYC’s hidden gems from a floating lobster shack to a romantic Italian hideaway in the West Village as well as revisiting a NYC icon that’s about to turn five, this month it’s all about experiencing and exploring the city’s venerable foodie scene that we are fortunate enough to call home.

Sotto Sopra Brings A Taste Of Northern Italy To The Hamptons

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By W. A. Muller

Northern Italian eatery Sotto Sopra in Amagansett has re-opened its doors for the 2014 summer season, inviting guests on a culinary journey that highlights the region’s traditional flavors and cooking methods. Under the direction of Managing Partner Rose Evangelista, Sotto Sopra has quickly become one of the most sought-after restaurants on the East End, known for its frequent celebrity guests, relaxing atmosphere, exceptional service, and fresh, flavorful fare.