Category: The Hamptons

Building A Business Throughout The Generations

This article first appeared in The Independent Newspaper. Read more about #EverythingEastEnd here Donald McDonald purchased an empty lot in East Hampton in 1969 on Newtown Lane, long before the days of luxury retail stores. A high school teacher at the time, McDonald built a discount liquor store, a party store, and the offices above

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Paola’s Gets Back To The Basics

This article first appeared in The Independent Newspaper. Read more about #EverythingEastEnd here Italian restaurants are like Italian people; each obtain their own unique, robust personality with one commonality, a love for food. Occupying the former space of EMP Summer House and Moby’s  in East Hampton, is Paola’s East. What began 33 years ago in

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Andrea Anthony Serves More Than LUNCH

This article first appeared in The Independent Newspaper. Read more about #EverythingEastEnd here Film crews are having more than an affair with The Lobster Roll, they’re falling in love with its co-owner Andrea Anthony as she ventures onto her own cooking show, “Eat, Drink, and Bake with Andrea.” Her show is set to air on

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White Fences Inn

This article first appeared in The Independent Newspaper. Read more about #EverythingEastEnd here Steps away from the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill sits a quaint, five-bedroom inn. Walk over the pebble driveway and up the steps to enter the doorway of White Fences Inn, where you’ll undoubtedly be greeted by Bailey, a seven-year-old Goldendoodle.

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East End Fare Meets Swedish Flair

This article first appeared in The Independent Newspaper. Read more about #EverythingEastEnd here   The Maidstone Hotel is a quintessential part of the East Hampton landscape and an undeniable entryway into town. It stands on the north side of the highway, across from the beautiful Town Pond, with its requisite swans and other water birds,

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Hamptons Farms Restaurant

This article first appeared in The Independent Newspaper. Read more about #EverythingEastEnd here   Hamptons Farms in East Quogue is conveniently located on a plot of land where Old Country Road meets Montauk Highway. The eatery prides itself on a natural, well-rounded menu. When this reporter arrived for brunch on a Saturday, the menu listed

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Meet Your Winemaker: Long Island Wines

The following is a collection of articles I pitched & published to The Independent Newspaper in May of 2018.  Read more about #EverythingEastEnd here ANTHONY NAPPA: RAPHAEL WINERY Long Island Wine Country’s North Fork is a magical, six-mile viticultural area. Unlike several famed wine regions throughout the world, the aquatic surroundings of the North Fork

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Fare Pairs

The following is a collection of articles I pitched & published in The Independent Newspaper in April of 2018. Read more about #EverythingEastEnd here ALMOND Almond Restaurant in Bridgehampton hosted a Spring Chicken N’ Beer Dinner, in collaboration with Iacono Farms and Port Jefferson Brewing Co. The six-course meal was be prepared by Executive Chef

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