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November 8, 2011

Long Island Restaurant Week Celebrity Sightings

It's Long Island Restaurant Week and the stars have been out!

September 6, 2011

Irene and a Star Studded September

Irene wasn't the only big name that blew into the Hamptons at the end of August.

August 22, 2011

Celebrity Sightings

It seems everyone has been taking advantage of the gorgeous weather across Long Island, even these celebs:

August 15, 2011

Celebrity Sightings

Twinkle, twinkle...

August 8, 2011

Celebrity Sightings

Once again, several celebrities were spotted enjoying Long Island last week.

August 2, 2011

Celebrity Sightings

Ursa Major, Leo and Orion may populate the night sky, but these celebs fashioned a new constellation last week while out and about in the Hamptons:

July 25, 2011

Celebrity Sightings

The weather was hot, hot, hot but the stars were still out and about at some of the East End's favorite haunts last week.

July 17, 2011

Celebrity Sightings

Once again, several celebs were spotted enjoying summer fun (& food!) in the Hamptons and on the North Fork.

July 11, 2011

Celebrity Sightings

See what celebrities have been out and about across Long Island!

July 4, 2011

Celebrity Sightings

The skies were ablaze with fireworks and stars over the July 4th weekend.

June 27, 2011

Celebrity Sightings

It was the first official weekend of the summer and the stars were out and about!

June 20, 2011

Celebrity Sightings

Guess who was out in the Hamptons this past weekend?

June 5, 2011

Celebrity Sightings

Hamptons hotspots Navy Beach and Nick & Toni's saw stars over the weekend.

May 30, 2011

Memorial Day Weekend Celebrity Sightings Out East

The stars were aligned in the Hamptons this Memorial Day weekend!

September 6, 2010

Celebrities That Ended Their Summer in the Hamptons

Everyone, including the rich and famous ended their summer season with some warm weather and good food!

August 29, 2010

Celebrities Spotted Over the Past Week

Summer is coming to a close but even during the calm before the storm that is Labor Day weekend, there was still the hustle and bustle of an average summer weekend in the Hamptons.

August 23, 2010

Celebrity Sightings Over the Past Week on Long Island

The summer is the season for celebrities to come out of the woodworks and with only a few weeks left before the season is over, it's justified that many were spotted this past week!

August 16, 2010

Celebrity Sightings in The Hamptons Last Week

The celebrities were out in full force in the Hamptons in the past week!

August 15, 2010

Celebrities at Great Chefs 2010

Jon Bon Jovi, Richard Gere, Carey Lowell and Star Jones were enjoying the noshes of Top Chef Tom Colicchio and several Hamptons chefs Sunday night at the Great Chefs Dinner to benefit the late Jeff Salaway's "Jeff's Kitchen" at the Hayground School hosted by his widow Toni Ross, owner of Nick & Toni's.

August 11, 2010

All Sorts of Stars Spotted Last Week at Nick & Toni's

Spotted this week at Nick & Toni's:

August 10, 2010

Mike Francesa and Other Stars of Sports and Screen at Prime Restaurant

Stars of sport and screen dined this past weekend at the Gold Coast's Prime Restaurant at Huntington Harbor.

August 9, 2010

Bobby Flay at Turtle Crossing

Bobby Flay was spotted dining solo at the bar at Turtle Crossing on Thursday. He enjoyed a 3 meat combo plate with collard greens, cornbread and coleslaw with an ice cold beer.

August 3, 2010

Jon Bon Jovi at Serafina East Hampton

Jon Bon Jovi and his wife Dorthea enjoyed a lunch at Serafina East Hampton Monday afternoon. They sat on the patio enjoying iced teas and salads.

August 3, 2010

Mark Feuerstein at Rowdy Hall

Mark Feuerstein from Royal Pains was spotted enjoying dinner at Rowdy Hall on Sunday with his parents in the courtyard.

August 3, 2010

Leelee Sobieski and Others at Nick & Toni's

Spotted this week at Nick & Toni's: Tuesday - Leelee Sobieski dined in the front room with her fiance, her daughter Louisanna and a friend, Leelee had the whole fish out of the oven.
Wednesday - Barefoot Contessa maven Ian Garten dined with friends in front room.
Thursday - Paul McCartney with his lady Nancy Shevell sat inside noshing on pasta and a vegetable plate
Saturday - Patricia Wettig and Ken Olin with friends; Ron Perelman celebrating his daughters' birthday with one of her friends.

August 3, 2010

Jane Krakowski at Navy Beach

Actress Jane Krakowski, from Ally McBeal and 30 Rock, was spotted anchoring up with friends their motorboat at Navy Beach in Montauk. They stepped onshore and enjoyed a lively lunch at the beachfront restaurant paired with a bottle of Rose.

August 3, 2010

Ethan Hawke at Indian Wells Tavern

Ethan Hawke enjoyed lunch Thursday afternoon at Indian Wells Tavern with his family & friends a party of 9. They noshed on mussels, greens, Artichoke Dip, BLT, Grilled Cheese, Tuna melt sandwich and a Turkey Club.

August 3, 2010

Billy Joel at Limani

Piano Man Billy Joel was spotted dining in the private dining room at Limani in Roslyn on Sunday night enjoying dinner with a thin blond and another couple. Joel went for fish of course the halibut, at this Greek spot serving fish by the pound. Joel and his date enjoyed a bottle of bubbly, Veuve Clicquot.

July 19, 2010

Alec Baldwin and Others at Nick & Toni's

Spotted this week at Nick & Toni's: On Thursday night Alec Baldwin was spotted with a group of 6 people; on Saturday the outside patio was the place to be with the Queen of Soul Arethra Franklin grabbing a quick dinner of the oven roasted free range chicken with her entourage while Shock Jock Howard Stern and wife Beth Ostrowsky dined with a friend nearby and peering through the window just inside was rock and roller Lou Reed and his wife; on Sunday Candance Bergen dined outside with her husband while nearby on the patio Steven and Kate Spielberg enjoyed a family meal with the kids.

July 19, 2010

Billy Baldwin and Others at Serafina East Hampton

Billy Baldwin was spotted picking up some pizzas to go at Serafina East Hampton on Thursday evening and while waiting for his food he chatted up some girls at the bar and posed for photos with fans. On Friday night comedian Jerry Seinfeld also stopped in for some Serafina takeout - pizzas in particular - and joked around with staff while waiting.

July 19, 2010

Rev. Run at Townline BBQ

Rev. Run of Run DMC was spotted picking up some barbecue from Townline BBQ on Sunday night.

July 19, 2010

Andrew Saffir and Others at Navy Beach

Cinema Society founder Andrew Saffir and Judy Licht dining with Jodi Della Femina and her family at Navy Beach on Thursday night for dinner.

July 19, 2010

Mark Feuerstein at Rowdy Hall

Mark Feuerstein from Royal Pains with his pregnant wife Dana were spotted at Rowdy Hall on Friday evening enjoying dinner outside in the courtyard.

July 19, 2010

Jeff Gordon at Indian Wells Tavern

NASCAR racer Jeff Gordon had lunch with his wife and daughter on Thursday at Indian Wells Tavern. They had a burger, fish 'n chips, nachos and a salad with fresh salmon.

July 12, 2010

Steven Spielberg and Others at Nick & Toni's

On Friday night the Spielbergs, Steven and Kate Capshaw, with the kids dined outside on the patio at Nick & Toni's. The same night Tommy Mottola was spotted dining with his wife and daughter.

July 12, 2010

Sam Waterson at La Fondita

Sam Waterson and a woman were spotted standing in line at La Fondita ordering some authentic Mexican take out on Saturday afternoon.

July 12, 2010

GE Smith and Others at Turtle Crossing

GE Smith and his wife Taylor Barton and daughter dined at Turtle Crossing Thursday night. They enjoyed ribs with collard greens, salad and chicken fingers for the daughter. Kelly Bensimon stopped in for takeout Sunday night she was seen picking up ribs, pulled chicken and corn on the cob.

July 12, 2010

Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick at Bostwick's Chowder House

Spotted enjoying a late dinner Thursday night Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick at Bostwick's Chowder House in East Hampton, NY. They had each had chowder to start one New England and one Manhattan Chowder, some fresh steamers and two steamed lobsters.

July 12, 2010

Ethan Hawke and Others at Indian Wells Tavern

Ethan Hawke enjoyed breakfast with his wife and daughter Clementine at Indian Wells Tavern on Thursday. They had pancakes, BLT and rancheros. Later for lunch was Julianne Moore and a friend with kids. They enjoyed caesar salad with shrimp, cobb salad, chili, quesadilla and grilled cheese.

July 12, 2010

Ethan Hawke and Others at Indian Wells Tavern

Ethan Hawke brought his daughter Clementine to Indian Wells Tavern for a bite on Tuesday and then was back again with her on Thursday and wife Ryan Shawhughes. The View's Joy Behar celebrated the 4th of July with brunch with a friend at Indian Wells Tavern. Also Mike Tiabbi from NBC also had brunch that day with two friends.

July 5, 2010

Howard Stern and others at Nick & Toni's

Howard Stern had double meals at Nick & Toni's this week - he was spotted Monday night enjoying a quiet meal for two with Beth and Thursday night he stepped out with Beth and Richie Notar and his wife.

July 5, 2010

John Leguizamo at Serafina

John Leguizamo dined with three friends at Serafina on Saturday night.

July 5, 2010

Ivanka Trump at Nick & Toni's

Nick & Toni's provided kosher hors d'oeuvres for Ivanka Trump's private cocktail party on Thursday at London Jewelers in East Hampton. Trump was launching her new line of jewelry.

July 5, 2010

Amber Rose at Townline BBQ

Russell Simmons' new comedy show taped at Townline BBQ on Friday. Although Simmons was not there, Amber Rose who also stars on the show was there. They ordered a bunch of BBQ takeout for the shot and were on their way.

July 5, 2010

Kelly Bensimon at Turtle Crossing

Wednesday night Kelly Bensimon stopped in to Turtle Crossing with her daughters and some friends. She had a 1/2 BBQ chicken with broccoli with a Ricky, a margarita and beer combination.

July 5, 2010

Eli Wallach and Others at The Hedges Inn

Eli Wallach, in blue and white seersucker suit and baseball cap, alongside his Mrs. and fellow actor, Anne Jackson, were spotted entering The Hedges Inn on Friday June 25 for a private party.

June 28, 2010

Naomi Watts at Bostwick's Chowder House

Naomi Watts with her two kids were spotted dining at Bostwick's Chowder House with Simon Baker of The Mentalist (Watts is godmother to one of Baker's oldest daughter Stella) and his wife and two other friends and kids. The group dined outside enjoyed several fresh seafood items on the menu while Naomi chased around her youngest. Kelly Klein was seated at the next table with three friends.

June 28, 2010

Sonja Morgan at Navy Beach

Real Housewife of NYC Sonja Morgan was spotted enjoying a sunset dinner at Navy Beach in Montauk with her daughter.

June 28, 2010

George Stephanopoulos at Nick & Toni's

Spotted at Nick & Toni's on Saturday night was George Stephanopoulos with his wife and friends dining outside, famed chef Eric Ripert and his wife and friends, and Actress Blythe Danner with 5 friends including Loraine Boyle dining on the porch.

June 28, 2010

John Quinones at Bostwick's Chowder House

20/20 anchor John Quinones dined at Bostwick's Chowder House with 4 friends on Friday the 25th. They sampled the tomato & mozzarella stack, blackened mahi mahi, cheeseburger and roasted corn chowder. On Saturday the 26th David Johansen (aka Buster Poindexter) and a friend were spotted eating dinner. They had New England Clam Chowder, Fried Oyster Appetizer, Fish & Chips & Seafood Pasta.

June 20, 2010

Keith Hernandez at Nick & Toni's

Spotted at Nick & Toni's on Wednesday night, Keith Hernandez with friends, on Thursday night English actor Terence Stamp with friends and on Saturday night Nora Ephron & Nick Pileggi dining with Allen and Debbie Grubman.

June 20, 2010

Kelly Bensimon at Turtle Crossing

Kelly Bensimon was spotted picking up some BBQ chicken and ribs on Saturday night at Turtle Crossing.

June 20, 2010

Naomi Watts and Liev Schreiber at Bostwick's Chowder House

Naomi Watts & Liev Schriever were spotted dining at Bostwick's Chowder House Friday night for dinner with their two kids and the nanny. They dined outside on the patio sharing a crab cake appetizer and fried oysters then shrimp scampi and steamed lobster.

June 16, 2010

Patricia Wettig at Nick & Toni's

Spotted at Nick & Toni's on Tuesday night Patricia Wettig of Brothers & Sisters and her husband Ken Olin.

June 14, 2010

Ramona Singer at Serafina

Real Housewife of NYC Ramona Singer was spotted enjoying a glass of wine at Serafina East Hampton'sopening party on Saturday evening.

June 13, 2010

Kim Cattrall at Bostwick's Chowder House

Kim Cattrall had a casual dinner with 4 friends on Sunday evening at Bostwick's Chowder House. Cattrall, dressed casually in jeans and t-shirt, had seared tuna appetizer and grilled swordfish.

June 13, 2010

Alec Baldwin at Bostwick's Chowder House

Alec Baldwin grabbed a between shows (Equus at Guild Hall) bite at Bostwick's Chowder House on Saturday. He and a friend sampled some Manhattan chowder, fried oysters, hummus appetizer and coconut shrimp rolls.

June 13, 2010

Katie Couric at Turtle Crossing

Katie Couric and her daughter Caroline stopped in to Turtle Crossing on Saturday night for some BBQ takeout. They took home a slab of ribs, some of Turtle famous corn and a veggie burger. While waiting for her food Katie chatted with fans at the bar.

June 13, 2010

Sam Talbot at Townline BBQ

Sam Talbot was craving some BBQ this week - he stopped in to Townline BBQ on Wednesday with his wife for some burnt ends, pulled pork, fried onions, pickles, mac & cheese, collard greens and baked beans.

June 7, 2010

Katie Lee at Rowdy Hall

Katie Lee was spotted grabbing an early dinner with friends at Rowdy Hall on Saturday. She was enjoying a bowl of the vegetarian chili at a table overlooking the courtyard.

June 7, 2010

Edward Menicheschi at Navy Beach

Conde Nast was in the house at Navy Beach this weekend as friends Vanity Fair publisher Edward Menicheschi and Allure publisher (and wife of restaurateur Jonathan Chapski), Agnes Chapski dined at the new restaurant.

June 7, 2010

Penn Jillette at Turtle Crossing

Penn Jillette of Penn and Teller, the magician duo, stopped in to Turtle Crossing with his family on Friday night. He sampled the smoked meat combo plate.

June 1, 2010

Billy Joel at Prime

Billy Joel was one of the first to dock and dine on Memorial Day at Huntington Harbor's Prime Restaurant. Arriving to the dock in his Downeaster, Alexa, a 36-foot fishing boat and the title of his 1989 song, he was joined by the vessel's namesake, daughter Alexa Ray Joel, plus friends including pet pug, Sabrina. In the spirit of the boat's heritage, a lobster/swordfish hybrid boat built on a Maine lobster boat hull, the party ate mostly seafood led by Captain Billy's order of a dragon roll -- king crab with sliced avocado and barbecued eel -- and a spicy tuna roll. While the party was shaded by hats and porch with a view, pug Sabrina, kept her own low profile sitting quietly under the table.

June 1, 2010

Joy Behar and Kelly Bensimon at Almond Restaurant

Spotted at Almond Restaurant over the holiday weekend were Joy Behar and her husband Steve enjoying a quiet dinner for two on Thursday night and Real Housewife Kelly Bensimon with two friends on Friday night - Kelly was greeting fans on her way out.

June 1, 2010

Countess LuAnn de Lesseps at Nick & Toni's

Countess LuAnn de Lesseps of The Real Housewives of NYC broke into song at Nick & Toni's on Thursday night with her new single "Money Can't Buy You Class." Elle creative director Joe Zee, music mogul Charlie Walk and new Hamptons Magazine editor Samantha Yanks along with Haley Binn joined in for the chorus while Michael McCarty and EMM Group partner Michael Hirtenstein were seen clapping along.

June 1, 2010

Thelma Houston and Sara Canning at Montauk Yacht Club

From disco divas to vampire vixens, celebrities have started the summer off at the Montauk Yacht Club this Memorial Day. Thelma Houston, best known for her 1977 number one hit "Don't Leave Me This Way," in town for an appearance elswhere, enjoyed another visit to the resort. In addition, Sara Canning, the actress who plays Jenna Sommers on the CW's popular "Vampire Diaries" also enjoyed some down time at Montauk Yacht Club, with a stop in MYC Salon. The vibe at Montauk Yacht Club this Memorial Day was characterized by megayachts docking to the rhythms of the steel drum band at the club's newly opened Hurricane Alley. Parents, kids, friends and families joined Long Island residents and Montauk visitors for rum cocktails and dancing. Every age group took part in the MYC vibe - an awesome mix of surfside glam and island relaxation.

June 1, 2010

Naomi Watts and Liev Schreiber at La Fondita

Naomi Watts and Liev Schreiber with their two children Sasha and Kai were spotted kicking off the holiday weekend on Friday afternoon at La Fondita. They noshed on some fish tacos, chicken burrito, quesadillas and chips with homemade guacamole.

October 19, 2009

Mario Lopez at Besito

Dancing with the Star alum Mario Lopez was spotted dining at Besito in Huntington on Sunday October 18th. Lopez, looking casual in jeans, t-shirt and black leather jacket, dined with 3 friends at the Mexican hotspot, noshing on their signature guacamole, prepared tableside, tortilla soup, fresh ceviche, orange and tequila glazed shrimp and finished off his meal with the homemade chocolate pudding. Lopez posed for photos with the staff after his meal.

October 13, 2009

Billy Joel at Prime

It wasn't a bottle of red but it was two glasses of Cabernet Sauvignon for Billy Joel at Long Island's Prime on Sunday, October 11 where he dined with two buddies taking in a Caesar salad with vinaigrette, a 38-ounce rare rib-eye steak and the Huntington Harbor view.

October 13, 2009

Miss New York and Others at Porto Vivo

Porto Vivo in Huntington was a bustle with some famous faces this weekend. Miss New York 2009 Alyse Zwick had lunch on Sunday, after her appearance at the Huntington fall fair. She dined with two friends. She had grilled veal Milanese. Christian Siriano, American fashion designer and the winner of the fourth season of American reality show Project Runway, dined on Thursday with Project Runway designer Victorya Hong, Jacquelin Miranne former contestant and model. They sampled several items from the menu including antipasto, fresh pasta and grilled branzino. Billy Joel dined on Saturday night with friends - two women and another man. Joel started with eggplant caponata and had the steak as his main course and cheesecake for dessert. The group enjoyed wine with their dinner.

October 13, 2009

Steven Spielberg and Others at Nick and Toni's

The actors were out and about in the Hamptons for the Hamptons Film Festival. A few film notables stopped in to Nick & Toni's for a bite throughout the week...
Wednesday night Steven Spielberg dined with his wife and kids at the table next to Barry Sonnenfeld and his wife and daughter. On Saturday morning Nick & Toni's hosted a brunch for the 2009 breakthrough performers which included: Emmy Rossum (Dare, Phantom of the Opera), Zach Gilford (Dare, Friday Night Lights), Emma Stone (Paper Man, Superbad) and Rooney Mara (Tanner Hall, The Winning Season). The rising stars sat at a table with their mentor Sharon Stone and noshed on salmon, mini fritattas, arugula salad, pizzas from the woodburning oven and homemade muffins. Alec Baldwin also stopped by the table to greet the rising stars.

August 31, 2009

Leelee Sobieski and Others at Nick and Toni's

Spotted at Nick & Toni's (136 North Main St., East Hampton, NY, 631-324-3550, www.nickandtonis.com): Monday - Actress Leelee Sobieski and her fiance had a quiet meal for two and sat in the front room, Law & Order's Mariska Hargitay sat outside on the patio with friends. Tuesday - Howard Stern & Beth Ostrosky had a light dinner for two enjoying fresh fish and salads. Wednesday - Gilles Bensimon dined with Diana Widmaier-Picasso, granddaughter of Pablo Picasso. Thursday - Barry Sonnefeld dined with his wife and friends, Eric Ripert dined with wife and friends. Friday - Nathan Lane dined with director Susan Stroman, Howard Stern and Beth Ostrosky dined again. Sunday - Actor Bob Balaban and his wife dined with Sex and the City creator Darren Star's and his partner in the front room while Paul McCartney and Nancy Shevell enjoyed mixed greens and pasta in the back room next to expecting actress Leelee Sobieski and her fiance.

August 31, 2009

Serena Williams at Porto Vivo

After throwing out the first pitch at the new Yankee Stadium Friday in the Yankee's vs. White Sox game, tennis great Serena Williams headed to Huntington's newest hotspot Porto Vivo on Gerard St. for dinner with Home Shopping Network Maven Joy Mangano, recently named of of Fast Company's Most Creative People of 2009. Williams, her manager and her sister Isha joined Porto Vivo owners Joy Mangano and Philipp Seipelt and Seipelt's fiancee Christie Mangano. They dined in the upper level dining room where Williams enjoyed steamed littleneck clams and grilled branzino. Serena skipped vintages from the wine cellar instead opting for water gearing up for play at the upcoming US Open next week.

August 31, 2009

Mayor Giuliani and Others at Rowdy Hall

Mayor Giuliani and his wife Judith Nathan grabbed a late afternoon bite at Rowdy Hall (10 Main St, East Hampton, 631-324-8555, www.rowdyhall.com) on Saturday. They ate some rowdyburgers outside in the courtyard during the lull of the rain storms. Steven Spielberg and Kate Capshaw enjoyed dinner Saturday night with the family. They noshed on fish and chips, salads and French onion soup.

August 31, 2009

Jon Bon Jovi at Townline BBQ

Jon Bon Jovi stopped in to Townline BBQ (3593 Townline Road, Sagaponack NY, 631-537-BBQ1, www.townlinebbq.com) on Thursday night for some cocktails with the guys. They sat at the bar tables and he sipped some local rosé from Wolffer Estates while talking business.

August 31, 2009

Kelly Bensimon at Turtle Crossing

Kelly Bensimon stopped in to Turtle Crossing (221 Pantigo Rd., East Hampton, NY 11937 [631] 324-7166 www.turtlecrossing.com) Wednesday night for a bite with friends. She ate BBQ chicken with some coronas and sat with a friend and two children.

August 24, 2009

Lorraine Bracco and Others at Matto

At Matto (104 N. Main Street, East Hampton, 631-329-0200, www.mattorestaurant.com) on Saturday Lorraine Bracco had a meal of homemade burrata and shrimp arrabiata with Cote Du Rhone rose with friends and Real Housewife of New York City Ramona with husband Mario Singer both enjoyed the fresh local fluke and veal carpaccio.

August 24, 2009

Kelly Cutrone and Others at Blue Sky

Spotted at Blue Sky (63 Main Street, Sag Harbor NY 631-725-1810 www.blueskysagharbor.com): Sunday lunch - SONY's Tommy Mottola and his wife, famous Mexican singer Thalia, Founder and chairman of C-SPAN John Evans and The View's Joy Behar; Saturday - NY State Governor David Paterson had dinner with is wife and guests. He also stopped by nearby tables to greet other diners. Not sure if they were all supporters though. Chairman CEO American Express Kenneth Chernault and family; Friday - French actor Jean Reno, who starred in 1994's film Leon or The Professional which featured a young Natalie Portman, came in for dinner with his family, a party of eight; and Thursday - From the MTV's reality show: "The Hills," Kelly Cutrone, fashion icon and founder of People's Revolution was spotted with a couple of dinner companions.

August 24, 2009

Brooke Shields and Others at Nick and Toni's

Spotted at Nick & Toni's (136 North Main St., East Hampton, NY, 631-324-3550, www.nickandtonis.com): Monday - Jay Mcinerney dining with with Brooke Shields; Tuesday - Sally Hershberger hair-dresser to the stars; Thursday - Filmmaker Robert Benton (most notably Nobody's Fool and Kramer vs. Kramer) dined with a party of five; Stuart Suna President of Silvercup Studios dining with his wife and kids; Friday - Music executive Tommy Mottola with wife Thalia and family members totaling seven people on the front porch; Alec Baldwin with John Alexander and friends; Liev Shreiber with four friends outside on the garden patio; Saturday - Elie Tahari and his wife Rory and also Harvey Weinstein on the garden patio, he also came back again for seconds on Sunday night; Sunday - Candace Bergen with her husband and daughter.

August 24, 2009

Liev Schreiber at La Fondita

Liev Schreiber rode is bicycle to La Fondita (74 Montauk Hwy., Amagansett, NY 11930 www.lafondita.net) on Saturday afternoon. During this solo mission he refueled down on some fish tacos and a salad.

August 24, 2009

Kelly Bensimon at Turtle Crossing

Kelly Bensimon grabbed some take-out with her two daughters on Friday night at Turtle Crossing (221 Pantigo Rd., East Hampton, NY 11937 [631] 324-7166 www.turtlecrossing.com). The trio got a rib platter with sweet potatoes, broccoli and cornbread, BBQ Chicken platter with sweet potatoes and broccoli, and seven pieces of cornbread.

August 17, 2009

Richard Gere and Others at Nick and Toni's

Spotted at Nick & Toni's (136 North Main St., East Hampton, NY, 631-324-3550, www.nickandtonis.com): Monday - Richard Gere and GE Smith and their wives shared a quiet meal in the back room; Tuesday - Steve Spielberg and Kate Capshaw dined with Ed Burns and Christy Turtlington. They sat in the front room enjoying pasta and fish while Christy enjoyed the cannoli for dessert; Thursday - Betsey Johnson was in with 2 friends; Friday - A large group of 14 sat outside on the patio including rock promoter Ron Delsener, Christie Brinkley and Alexa Ray Joel following her performance at The Stephen Talkhouse; and Sunday - Artist Richard Prince with his family, Keith Hernandez with his wife.

Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore, in town for the movie premiere of his new movie "Spread," hit East Hampton's Nick & Toni's for a bite with co-star Anne Heche and 10 others. Alec Baldwin stopped in for a quick hello while they enjoyed their meal on the patio. According to one of his frequent tweets, included in that crew was the cast from his new show "Beautiful Life" or so indicated his tweet: "Hanging with the cast of the beautiful life in the hamptons." Demi had the wood-oven roasted free range chicken and Ashton went for the New York steak.

August 17, 2009

Vince Papale at Rowdy Hall

Vince Papale, a former NFL player for the Philadelphia Eagles and who the 2006 movie the Invincible was based on, he was played by Mark Wahlberg, was spotted having lunch on Saturday afternoon at Rowdy Hall (10 Main St, East Hampton, 631-324-8555, www.rowdyhall.com) with kids and a friend.

August 17, 2009

Maggie Wheeler and Joan Allen at Turtle Crossing

Maggie Wheeler, aka Janice, Chandler's girlfriend on Friends, was spotted at Turtle Crossing (221 Pantigo Rd., East Hampton, (631) 324-7166 www.turtlecrossing.com) on Thursday night enjoying the Laughing Pizza performance with friends while enjoying some classic BBQ - ribs, brisket, corn bread and more.

Tony Award winning actress Joan Allen (most recently seen in The Bourne Ultimatum) was spotted sitting at the bar at Turtle Crossing with friends listening to Mama Lee Rose & Friends on Friday night sipping pellegrino.

August 10, 2009

Betsey Johnson at Matto

Betsey Johnson dined with her family on Saturday night at Matto (104 N. Main Street, East Hampton, 631-329-0200, www.mattorestaurant.com).

August 10, 2009

Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward at Townline BBQ

Watergate's Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward had a BBQ lunch on Thursday at Townline BBQ (3593 Townline Road, Sagaponack NY, 631-537-BBQ1, www.townlinebbq.com) with their wives.

August 10, 2009

Mary J. Blige and Others at Nick and Toni's

Spotted at Nick & Toni's (136 North Main St., East Hampton, NY, 631-324-3550, www.nickandtonis.com): Monday - Shoshanna Lowenstein shared an early dinner on the patio; Tuesday - Drew Nieporent dined with his family, Polo Player Nacho Figuera grabbed a late dinner with friends on the patio; Wednesday - Rory Tahari, Howard Stern and Beth Ostrowsky dined with Nobu's Richie Notar and his wife outside on the patio, Isaac Mizrahi dined with 3 friends; Thursday - Tommy Mottola and Thalia shared dinner with another couple; Saturday - Mary J. Blige dined with record executive L.A. Reid and his wife and friends - they sat outside on the patio sharing bottles of French red wine while Blige sampled the local fish, Bob Balaban was in with Mort Zuckerman; and Sunday - Anne Heche dined with a group of friends and a baby - they sampled the wood oven roasted chicken and sat outside on the patio next to Nathan Lane with three friends.

August 4, 2009

Steven Spielberg at Turtle Crossing

Steven Spielberg was spotted dining with two of his children at Turtle Crossing (221 Pantigo Rd., East Hampton, NY 11937 [631] 324-7166 www.turtlecrossing.com) Monday night. The kids shared a slab of ribs and French fries, while Steven had a pulled chicken sandwich and coleslaw.

August 4, 2009

Matthew Broderick on Hampton Luxury Liner

Matthew Broderick spotted on the Hamptons Luxury Liner (www.hamptonluxuryliner.com) heading west to Manhattan from Amagansett on Monday afternoon. He sat quietly most of the ride reading the paper.

August 4, 2009

Busta Rhymes at Rowdy Hall

Rapper Busta Rhymes was spotted dining with a female friend at Rowdy Hall (10 Main St, East Hampton, NY 11937, 631-324-8555, www.rowdyhall.com) on Thursday. He enjoyed the chicken avocado salad in the outdoor courtyard.

August 4, 2009

Kim Raver at The Hedges Inn

Lipstick Jungle's Kim Raver was seen at The Hedges Inn (74 James Lane, East Hampton New York, 11937 (631) 324-7101 www.thehedgesinn.com) in East Hampton wearing Jackie O sunglasses and a great straw fedora hat as she left The Hedges Inn Saturday morning August 1 along with her husband Manuel Boyer.

August 4, 2009

Howard Schultz at Nick and Toni's

Spotted at Nick & Toni's (136 North Main St., East Hampton, NY, 631-324-3550, www.nickandtonis.com): On Friday - Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz with his wife and on Saturday - Former NY Met Keith Hernandez with his wife.

August 4, 2009

Ben Bradlee at Rowdy Hall

Washington Post's Ben Bradlee and Sally Quinn dined at Rowdy Hall (10 Main St, East Hampton, NY 11937, 631-324-8555, www.rowdyhall.com) Sunday night for dinner. They had pork milanese and vegetarian chili. They currently take residence in the famed Grey Gardens house.

July 27, 2009

Dan Aykroyd at Turtle Crossing

Dan Aykroyd stopped in to Turtle Crossing (221 Pantigo Rd., East Hampton, NY 11937 [631] 324-7166 www.turtlecrossing.com) on Friday evening to introduce his new vodka, Crystal Head Vodka (crystalheadvodka.com), packaged in a unique skull shaped glass bottle designed by artist John Alexander. Dan mixed up his favorite cocktail, fresh squeezed OJ and Crystal Head Vodka and shared it with diners. He signed autographs, took photos with staff and mingled with the guests. Chef Arthur Wolf invited Dan and his entourage to stay for dinner but they had other plans, so he invited them back for lunch on Saturday. A crew of six including Dan returned Saturday afternoon in the Crystal Head Trailer and enjoyed a full Turtle lunch of grilled corn, turtle crossing quesadillas, burgers, brisket sandwich, salads and some beers.

July 27, 2009

Jay McInerney and Others at Nick and Toni's

Spotted at Nick & Toni's (136 North Main St., East Hampton, NY, 631-324-3550, www.nickandtonis.com): Monday - Jay McInerney and his wife; Thursday - Producer Sandy Gallin spotted dining with 6 people, Alec Baldwin with Nicole Seidel sharing a quiet meal for two; Saturday - Amy Irving with her husband and kids and a few other cast members from The Glass Menagerie, Restaurateur Jeffrey Chodorow with his wife; Sunday - Lou Reed and his wife Laurie enjoyed a dinner for two on the patio.

July 27, 2009

Amy Irving at Rowdy Hall

The cast and crew of The Glass Menagerie celebrating the closing of their performance at Guild Hall on Sunday night at Rowdy Hall (10 Main St, East Hampton, NY 11937, 631-324-8555, www.rowdyhall.com). A crew of about 20 came in around 10:30 p.m. including star Amy Irving, John Behlmann, Louisa Krause, and Ebon Moss-Bachrach and sat in the courtyard enjoying the sounds of the Sunday night acoustic jam. The wine and beers on tap were flowing while they snacked on chicken wings, burgers and salads.

July 27, 2009

Katie Lee Joel and Others at Citarella

Celebrities stopped in at the new Citarella (2209 Montauk Highway, Bridgehampton, NY 11932 (631) 726-3636 www.citarella.com) in Bridgehampton to do some grocery shopping...Katie Lee Joel was spotted strolling down the isles as well as Alan Alda on Thursday. Actor Owen Wilson ate at "To Go" at Citarella's East Hampton store (2 Pantigo Road, East Hampton, NY, 11937 [631] 726-3636 www.citarella.com).

July 20, 2009

Mark Feuerstein and others at Nick and Toni's

Spotted at Nick & Toni's (136 North Main St., East Hampton, NY, 631-324-3550, www.nickandtonis.com):

Royal Pains' Mark Feuerstein with his wife, brother and his wife; David Yurman with another couple dining outside; Harvey Keitel with his wife and friends had a seafood meal noshing on striped bass, swordfish and scallops; Christy Turlington and Ed Burns came in with a group of 8. Burns dropped his wife at the door then had to park down the road because of the filled parking lot and finally joined his party 15 minutes after hoofing it...

July 20, 2009

Donny Deutsch at Matto

CNBC's Donny Deutsch and his parents and friends were spotted at Matto (104 N. Main Street, East Hampton, 631-329-0200, www.mattorestaurant.com) on Saturday night. They sampled the Branzino, the whole fish served tableside.

July 20, 2009

Mary Joe Fernandez at Turtle Crossing

Professional Tennis Player Mary Joe Fernandez was spotted at Turtle Crossing (221 Pantigo Rd., East Hampton, NY 11937 [631] 324-7166 www.turtlecrossing.com) with her family on Thursday night nibbling on a pork quesadilla.

July 20, 2009

Rees Jones at Rowdy Hall

World renowned golf architect Rees Jones (son of legendary golf course designer Robert Trent Jones) must have been in town to check out his father's work at Montauk Downs Golf Course (designed by Robert Trent Jones). He stopped in twice this week for some take out at Rowdy Hall (10 Main St, East Hampton, NY 11937, 631-324-8555, www.rowdyhall.com) when he sampled the famed Rowdyburger on Friday night the 17th.

July 14, 2009

Itzhak Perlman at Rowdy Hall

Violin virtuosi Itzhak Perlman grabbed a bite with his wife at Rowdy Hall (10 Main St, East Hampton, NY 11937, 631-324-8555, www.rowdyhall.com) on Sunday night. Too bad he didn't have his strings with him he could have joined the acoustic jam in the courtyard which trend spotter Faith Popcorn did a bit of boogeying to with Rowdy manager Lisa Bonner while Bea Alda (Alan Alda's daughter) and Jennifer Brooke cheered them on.

July 13, 2009

Russell Simmons at Townline BBQ

Russell Simmons and brother Rev Run stopped in at Townline BBQ (3593 Townline Road, Sagaponack NY, 631-537-BBQ1, www.townlinebbq.com) on Sunday and ordered some BBQ to go. They hung at the bar while waiting for their order.

July 13, 2009

Amy Irving at Rowdy Hall

Amy Irving stopped in at Rowdy Hall (10 Main St, East Hampton, NY 11937, 631-324-8555, www.rowdyhall.com) for a bite after her performance in Tennessee William's Classic The Glass Menagerie at Guild Hall on Friday evening.

July 13, 2009

Real Housewives' Kelly Bensimon at Turtle Crossing

Real Housewives' Kelly Bensimon was spotted picking up some take out at Turtle Crossing (221 Pantigo Rd., East Hampton, NY 11937 [631] 324-7166 www.turtlecrossing.com) on Sunday evening. She took home some rib platters, BBQ chicken and some fixin's.

July 5, 2009

Howard Stern and Others at Nick and Toni's

Spotted at Nick & Toni's (136 North Main St., East Hampton, NY, 631-324-3550, www.nickandtonis.com) this past week:

Tuesday: Naomi Watts with 4 girlfriends sat inside in the front room and enjoyed fresh pasta and zucchini chips and the famed homemade tartufo for dessert.

Wednesday: Howard Stern and Beth Ostrowsky sat outside on the patio eating light for dinner but indulging on the tartufo for dessert.

Thursday: Mrs. Bon Jovi (Dorothea Hurley) had a girls night out with girlfriends, Theater Director Susan Stroman was in with friends.

Friday: Jason and Hayley Binn dined with Kelsey and Camille Grammer, Record Executive L.A. Red was in with his wife, Scottish actor Gerard Butler, known for his role in 300, walked in with a group of friends for dinner later in the night.

June 29, 2009

Molly Sims and Others at Nick and Toni's

Spotted at Nick & Toni's (136 North Main St., East Hampton, NY, 631-324-3550, www.nickandtonis.com) this week: Saturday night - Alec Baldwin with his girlfriend Nicole Seidel; Molly Simms with some girlfriends; Sex and the City writer Darren Star with some friends; Samantha Perelman (Ron Perelman's daughter) celebrating her 19th birthday with friends on the porch while daddy ate inside with some friends; Amy Irving with her husband and Peggy Seigal; Patricia Wettig of Brothers & Sisters with some friends; Friday night - Russell Simmons with his daughters and his girlfriend.

June 29, 2009

Naomi Watts at Rowdy Hall

On Friday, Naomi Watts and Liev Schreiber with their two boys were spotted having lunch at Rowdy Hall (10 Main St, East Hampton, NY 11937, 631-324-8555, www.rowdyhall.com).

June 29, 2009

Bobby Flay at La Fondita

Bobby Flay was spotted noshing on some tacos with his wife at La Fondita (74 Montauk Highway, Amagansett, NY, 631-267- 8800, www.lafondita.net) Friday afternoon. They sat at a picnic table enjoying a late lunch.

June 29, 2009

Kelsey Grammer at Townline BBQ

Kelsey Grammar was spotted picking up some BBQ to go at Townline BBQ (3593 Townline Road, Sagaponack NY, 631-537-BBQ1, www.townlinebbq.com) on Sunday night. Later on that evening artist Julian Schnabel also stopped in for some take out BBQ.

June 29, 2009

Ed Burns at Turtle Crossing

Ed Burns was at Turtle Crossing (221 Pantigo Rd., East Hampton, NY 11937 [631] 324-7166 www.turtlecrossing.com) Thursday, June 25 with his two children and two friends. He ate a rib platter and char grilled corn on the cob. The children got restless and the crew packed-up the meal and took it to go.

June 16, 2009

Eric Fischl at Blue Sky

Sculptor Eric Fischl and wife, landscape artist April Gornik, dined at Blue Sky in Sag Harbor (63 Main Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963 631-725-1810) on Sunday night as well as Californian poetry author Carol Muske-Dukes, whose collections have been listed among The New York Times' "Most Notable Books." Order included warm spinach salad, dorade from the oven, and amarena gelato.

June 16, 2009

Harvey Keitel at Nick and Toni's

Harvey Keitel dined with Lou Reed and their wives on Saturday night while Former NY Met Keith Hernandez also dined with his wife at Nick & Toni's (136 North Main St., East Hampton, NY, 631-324-3550, www.nickandtonis.com) They noshed on zucchini chips, salads and fish, swordfish and fluke. Keitel was back with another group on Sunday night.

June 11, 2009

Justin Timberlake at Library Cafe

Justin Timberlake in a gray polo shirt, white hat and black pants downing a burger and a Stella Artois at the Library Cafe in Farmingdale, L.I. after playing a practice round at Bethpage Black in prep for Golf Digest's U.S. Open pro-am challenge event on Friday that will include former NBA great Michael Jordan, current Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and the amateur that won the contest.

June 9, 2009

Heather Locklear in the Hamptons

Heather Locklear hit the Hamptons this weekend. She was spotted lunching with girlfriends on Saturday at Rowdy Hall noshing on burgers then later that evening spotted at Nick & Toni's with a large group including Donny Deutsch.

May 25, 2009

Chef Bobby Flay at Rowdy Hall

Celebrity Chef Bobby Flay was spotted lunching with his wife and a friend at Rowdy Hall (10 Main St. East Hampton, NY, 631-324-8555, www.rowdyhall.com) on Tuesday post Memorial Day weekend. He had the famed Rowdyburger while the others enjoyed a croque monsieur and chicken salad.

May 25, 2009

Jon Bon Jovi at Turtle Crossing

Jon Bon Jovi stopped in at Turtle Crossing (221 Pantigo Rd. East Hampton NY, 631-324-7166, www.turtlecrossing.com) with a friend on Sunday afternoon for a bite. He noshed on zucchini chips and a pork quesadilla.

May 25, 2009

Reverend Run at Townline BBQ

Reverend Run (of RUN DMC) took a liking to some authentic BBQ this weekend from Townline BBQ (3593 Townline Road, Sagaponack NY, 631-537-BBQ1, www.townlinebbq.com). He picked up a ton of BBQ take out on Friday night and stopped in Saturday night again for another fix including ribs, mac and cheese, pulled chicken and pulled pork.

May 25, 2009

Martha Stewart at La Fondita

Martha Stewart stopped in to La Fondita (74 Montauk Highway, Amagansett, NY, 631-267- 8800, www.lafondita.net) for some chicken tacos on Saturday night.

May 14, 2009

Ron Darling at Prime

Last night, former Met Ron Darling dined at Prime, according to sources at the restaurant the Met's current announcer was glued to the baseball game...the Yankee game! He loved the gnocchi and asked chef Gregg Lauletta for his recipe.

May 10, 2009

Martin Scorsese at Vittorio's Restaurant and Wine Bar

Martin Scorsese has lunch at Vittorio's Restaurant and Wine Bar in Amityville (184 Broadway, Amityville Village, NY 11701 (631) 264-3333 www.vittorios.biz) on Monday with ten other guests. Scorsese dined on a special of pan-seared ahi tuna with bok choi and a diet coke.

April 5, 2009

Betsey Johnson at Matto

Betsey Johnson sampled the newly reopened Matto in East Hampton (104 N. Main Street East Hampton, 631-329-0200, www.mattorestaurant.com) on Saturday night. Johnson ordered some food to go and sampled a glass of sauvignon blanc at the bar while waiting for her order. She took home a margarita pizza, salmon on the grill with lemon and steamed broccoli rabe.

April 2, 2009

Alec Baldwin at The Hedges Inn

Alec Baldwin, dressed in black, doing a photoshoot for Playboy on the front porch of The Hedges Inn in East Hampton with a throng of onlookers gawking.

April 2, 2009

Sean Hannity at Prime An American Kitchen and Bar

Stakes (or steaks) are high at Huntington's Prime - An American Kitchen & Bar where Sean Hannity celebrated fellow commentator Mark R. Levin's book signing "Liberty & Tyranny" with a 100% tip.

November 25, 2008

DJ Grandmaster Flash at HONU Kitchen and Cocktails

One of the founders of Hip Hop DJ Grandmaster Flash was spotted dining at HONU Kitchen & Cocktails in Huntington last week with a young, attractive, female. They dined near the fireplace and enjoyed some of the signature small plates such as Gnocchi with Wild Mushrooms, Halibut with Sundried Tomato and Orange, Filet Mignon with Potatoes au Gratin and Seared Tuna with Wasabi Aioli. They drank their famous Coconut Martini's.

October 23, 2008

Jimmy Buffet at the Montauk Yacht Club

Jimmy Buffet in a blue cap, tan hoodie sweatshirt chowing on lobster rolls with two women and a guy at The Montauk Yacht Club's Breezes Café.

October 1, 2008

Who wasn't at Nick & Toni's this weekend?

At Nick & Toni's (136 North Main Street, East Hampton, NY, 11937, 631-324-3550) over the weekend:

  • Tuesday night Alec Baldwin dined solo while browsing some magazines. Later in the evening Paul McCartney and Nancy Shevell with her sister started with drinks at the bar — McCartney and Shevell shared a margarita and then sat down for dinner. McCartney dined on all vegetarian dishes including vegetables and pasta.
  • On Wednesday night Sarah Jessica Parker sat outside with friends.
  • On Friday Sex in the City writer Darren Star celebrated his birthday with two friends.
  • Saturday night Howard Stern with Beth O came in for a quick meal outside dining on salads and fish. Later in the evening Wolfgang Puck was in, after being honored at the James Beard Foundations Chefs & Champagne event, with 5 people and snacked on cured meats, fresh ricotta and tuscan toast paired with red wine.
  • Ethan Hawke, Ryan Shawhughes and just born baby Clementime popped in for an early dinner on Sunday night. They noshed on salads and Hawke had a red wine. They ate quickly worrisome having their newborn out so early in her life.

October 1, 2008

Joan Rivers joins a celebration at Almond

Seen celebrating Almond co-owner Eric Lemonides' surprise 40th birthday party fashion dynamo Arnold Scaasi and entertainment queen Joan Rivers on July 11th at Almond Restaurant (1970 Montauk, Hwy, Bridgehampton, NY, 631-537-8885).

October 1, 2008

Jodie Foster, John Leguizamo spotted in the Hamptons

Jodie Foster dined on fresh pasta with two friends at Almoncello (290 Montauk Hwy, East Hampton, NY, 631-329-6700) Saturday night. On Sunday night John Leguizamo was spotted dining with his wife and another couple feasting on pasta and salads.

October 1, 2008

Sir Paul McCartney at Indian Wells Tavern

Sir Paul McCartney stopped in to Indian Wells Tavern (117 Main Street, Amagansett, NY, 11930, 631-267-0400) solo on Tuesday to take a peek at the menu. He asked if there were vegetarian options. And said he would be back.

September 30, 2008

Gossip Girl's Kelly Rutherford out and about...

Kelly Rutherford of Gossip Girl, her husband and son dined at Matto

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