Here’s what’s hot in Hamptons dining:
The Beacon in Sag Harbor serves dinner nightly beginning at 6 p.m. and lunch on Saturday and Sunday from 11:45 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Appetizers include: pork belly buns with house-made kimchi, potato bread and hoisin barbecue sauce; house-made duck rillettes with pickled red onion and grilled baguette; and crispy fish tacos with salsa verde, pepper jack cheese and tomato emulsion. Entrées feature: oven-roasted chicken with braised shallots, julienne carrots, smoked bacon-pecorino risotto; lobster rigatoni with aged cheddar, roasted corn, basil and cream; and pan-seared local monkfish with lemon potato puree, arugula and black olive-red pepper relish. Desserts include: Beacon ice cream sandwich with vanilla ice cream and chocolate sauce; maple crème brûlée with fresh berries; and lemon soufflé cake with strawberry compote. 631-725-7088. beaconsagharbor.com.
Joe’s American Grill in Westhampton serves dinner nightly beginning at 5 p.m. The menu features regional American cooking and fresh local seafood. Select dishes include: tortilla encrusted tilapia, fresh tilapia filets rolled in tri-colored tortilla crumbs and chipotle lime; grilled portabella mushroom, jumbo portabella mushroom caps stuffed with roasted peppers and fresh mozzarella over a bed of baby spinach; and chicken fajitas, grilled chicken, peppers and onions served sizzled with tortillas. 631-288-3232. joesamericangrill.com.
Station in East Quogue serves dinner Tuesday through Thursday and Sunday from 5:30 to 10 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 5:30 to 11 p.m. Brunch is available on Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Appetizers include: grilled polenta with caramelized onions, collard greens and Taleggio and garlic chips; hand-cut beef empanada with spicy tomato salsa; and shrimp skewers. Entrées feature: lamb chops with salsa verde, mashed potatoes, toasted almonds and golden leeks; tagliatelli with lobster ragu and chives; and flounder served with sun dried tomato and basil salsa, sautéed asparagus, carrots, zucchini and shallots with black olive tapenade. Desserts include: rhubarb almond pie with crème fraîche and strawberry sorbet; cappuccino trifle, chocolate mousse, hazelnuts, espresso granite and mascarpone cream; and key lime pie with blackberries, strawberries and fresh mint. 631-996-4050. stationeq.com.
Almond in Bridgehampton serves dinner Sunday through Thursday from 5:30 to 10 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 5:30 to 11 p.m. Appetizers feature: chicken liver pâté with tomato-bacon marmalade and pickled ramps; steamed Maine mussels served with a white wine sauce with shallots, garlic and parsley; and escargot with croutons. Select entrées include: English pea and ricotta ravioli with shaved summer truffles; Berkshire pork Milanese with Greek salad; and grilled swordfish with curried chickpeas, zucchini, leeks and cilantro chutney. 631-537-5665. almondrestaurant.com.
Topping Rose House in Bridgehampton offers a “Ladies Who Lunch” special including a 60-minute facial or massage followed by a 3-course prix fixe and glass of rosé. The cost is $135 per person, plus tax and gratuity. First course is a choice of baby kale with pecorino Romano and pine nuts; or cucumber gazpacho with smoked bluefish, goat yogurt, radish and dill. The main course is a choice of lobster roll with Old Bay chips and pickled onions or local Monkfish with summer vegetables and green Cardamom. Dessert features summer sorbet. 631-537-0870. toppingrosehouse.com.