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Hamptons Summer Preview

The Newness Out East

Have you guys heard about this area? What’s it called? The... Hamptons? That doesn’t sound right [checks notes]. Hmm, what do you know. So, for the Hamptons, a place you’ll be traveling this summer, this is the Hamptons Summer Preview, rounding up all of the best things that weren’t there last year.

A.M. Southampton
SOUTHAMPTON

A.M. Southampton

What: A 4,000-square-foot party palace in what was the 1Oak space that will see you dancing to celebrity DJing and lounging with bottles of carbonated alcohol.
When: Into the wee hours.

Now open, A.M. Southampton, 125 Tuckahoe Ln (at State Rte 27), Southampton, 516-492-0346

Arbor
MONTAUK

Arbor

What: A sexy Mediterranean spot from the Duryea’s owner. Think grilled merguez, fresh clams and a lot of wine.
When: Dates.

Now open, Arbor, 240 Fort Pond Rd (at Manor), Montauk, 631-238-5430

Jue Lan Club Southampton
SOUTHAMPTON

Jue Lan Club Southampton

What: The oxtail bao buns and shrimp crystal dumplings you’ve enjoyed at the Limelight spot, plus a much breezier vibe, lobster nights, a club called Elm & Main and a barn with a street art exhibition.
When: You want all the stuff you want to do in one place.

The Greenwich
WATER MILL

The Greenwich

What: A quaint spot in the old Red Stixs space for crudo, wine and lobster broils, with cocktails from the Mulberry Project guys.
When: Outdoor dining is a necessity.

Now open, The Greenwich, 1020 Montauk Hwy (at Willow), Water Mill, 631-726-6200

Union Cantina
SOUTHAMPTON

Union Cantina

What: An entire menu of deconstructed enchiladas, another for quesadillas and three bars with more than 100 tequilas.
When: You like your Hamptons Mexican spots farm-to-table and open year-round.

Opens mid-June, Union Cantina, 40 Bowden Sq (at N Sea), Southampton, 631-377-3500

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