What do you do once you've been awarded the title of best restaurant in the world? If you're Will Guidara and David Humm, you close up shop.
The Eleven Madison Park founders the renowned eatery last month and moved their upscale American cuisine to , forgoing the elaborate eleven-course retrospective menu they'd been offering since April, in favor of more casual fare like bacon-wrapped hot dogs and a passion fruit-infused vodka cocktail served in a copper garden gnome.
The move is only , however, as the restaurant's high-ceilinged, art deco home in Manhattan's Flatiron District gets made over in the next couple of months.
With two menus — a casual spread served on the patio and more elevated offerings for those dining inside — the , as the outpost is called, certainly has enough to keep day trippers satiated, but we recommend making a weekend out of it. Here's how.
This one-time motel as a luxury resort in 2015, continuing its legacy as a Sag Harbor mainstay. With nautical-themed decor by interior designer Colleen Bashaw, a pool overlooking the Sag Harbor Cove Yacht Club, and bike rentals to help you make your way over to or the EMP Summer House, consider home base for the perfect beachside getaway.
From the fluke ceviche with cucumber and radish (pictured) to a corn, black truffle and parmesan flatbread, there's no shortage of creativity on chef David Humm's indoor-outdoor menu at the . Also not to be missed: the requisite lobster roll (served with brown butter and Bibb lettuce) and the "Milk and Honey" soft serve topped with shortbread, brittle and meringue.
Cozy up to one of the picnic tables and be sure to bring an American Express card if you plan on dining indoors. The restaurant is only available to card members (the credit card company is a partner in the pop-up).
Entering the first ever brick-and-mortar store of is like walking into the most gorgeous summer home ever created. Except, you actually get to buy the furniture.
The furniture e-retailer finally has its own physical storefront — at least through Labor Day, that is. Located in Southampton's iconic former Rogers Memorial Library, the 3,500-square-foot space is filled to the brim with unique finds, from a coffee table with legs resembling tree trunks to a blue-and-white nautical bedroom designed by .
Needless to say, there's a lot to cram into your weekender, or ship back home ahead of you.
Known for its fun and beautifully packaged rosé, is making it even easier this summer to get your fix of the pink wine. At the in Sagaponack, Long Island, just pull up to this adorable pink wood cart and the winery's staff will load up a case (or two) for you. Just one case of the estate rosé runs for $195, and a case of the fruitier-flavored "Summer In A Bottle" rosé goes for $260. If you're willing to stick around, the stand also offers rosé by the glass and bottle for on-site sipping. Either way, cheers!