Grab your beach blankets, pack the sunscreen and leave everything else behind for weekends out east.
The team subterranean cocktail bar Mulberry Project have brought what they do best and added new American food to createThe Greenwich. The upscale menu aims to highlight local food simply with crowd-pleasers like watermelon salad and ribeye steaks, alongside a full bar and extensive wine list.1020 Montauk Hwy., Water Mill
Highway Restaurant & Baris looking to be your new regular spot. Sophisticated but approachable — the model for the owners’ other restaurants, including Pasquale Jones and the NoMad Bar — the menu will have lots of fresh seafood, including daily crudos, as well as eclectic fare like roasted chicken, housemade pastas and farro salad. Dine sipping craft cocktails, surrounded by decades of Hamptons summers past in black-and-white photographs by Pamela Hanson.290 Montauk Hwy., East Hampton
Aussie cafes with their smoothie bowls and game-raising avocado toasts alongside indulgent flat whites are a full-blown trend. One of the Land Down Under’s best-known names,Bluestone Lane, just opened inside a former bar space at The Surf Lodge.183 Edgemere St., Montauk
Take your cravings for stuffed poblanos and arroz con pollo toUnion Cantinabeginning in mid-June. The Mexican restaurant’s menu keeps things pretty standard, though with more seafood, and will carry an extensive selection of tequila.40 Bowden Square, Southampton
More Asian cuisine is arriving on the beach viaKozu, which brings Peruvian-influenced Japanese food and sushi to Southampton — as well as weekend champagne brunch with party promoters David and Daniel Koch. When dinner ends, continue the evening at on-site lounge Beach House.136 Main St., Southampton
From the ashes of 1Oak rises an early favorite for hotspot of the season isA.M. Southampton, a massive new indoor-outdoor nightclub with two bars from the man who brought you 75 Main. Themed nights will include A.M. Fridays, which launched with Fat Joe last weekend, a bi-weekly Saturday afternoon party for the LGBT set called Lemonade, while Sundays will be a mixed bag of music, theater and burlesque called The Box.125 Tuckahoe Lane, Southampton
Jue Lan Club’s fresh take on Chinese food has expanded to some gorgeous farmhouse-style digs in Southampton. Don’t just come for the braised oxtail bao and bottomless $34.95 brunches though — there’s a gallery of “gritty downtown” art behind the restaurant inside a converted barn that becomes a nightclub after 11 p.m. calledElm & Main. Walshy Fire of Major Lazer and Ja Rule kicked off the party last weekend, so this promises to go a long way toward fixing the Hamptons’ recent live music vaccuum.268 Elm St., Southampton
Because Hamptonites go hard,Barry’s Bootcamphas expanded to its third and biggest Hamptons location yet to make your sweat with high-intensity interval cardio and strength training workouts in Southampton. 10 Montauk Highway
Having the beach as your soundtrack is the perfect accompaniment to the flow ofNew York Pilates, which will begin holding seaside classes at Gurney’s Montauk Resort & Spa on June 4. 290 Old Montauk Hwy., Montauk
Since you need a car to get anywhere in the Hamptons,DriverOnTap(free on iTunes) is your new DD. Via the app, you can summon a vetted driver to take your crew home in your own car, from Southampton to Montauk. Trips start at $35 and the cost rises based on time.
Because you can’t possibly carry enough rose from the mainland, and supplies can be tight once you’re in the Hamptons,Sherry-Lehmann Wine & Spiritsnow offers delivery. A minimum order of $195 or three cases is needed to summon one of their trucks for a free drop-off Tuesday-Saturday. Order online or call 212-838-7500.