When it comes to food, the Hamptons has something for every taste. From action-packed festivals featuring “the best of the best,” to leisurely farmers markets brimming with fresh produce and artisan breads, there is bound to be a niche to indulge your inner foodie.
As you gear up for summer in The Hamptons, be sure to pencil in these not-to-be-missed events and to book your GroundLink reservation. Our Hamptons Private Driver service offers first-class, door-to-door service to any of these events.
Dan’s Papers of Long Island is once again spearheading three weekends of fun, food and wine in the East End. And to get you there and back safely, is GroundLink, the Official Transportation Provider for Dan’s Taste of Summer.
Friday, July 22, 2016
Who doesn’t enjoy a sizzling good BBQ? Grab some friends and head over to Fairview Farm at Mecox for an action-packed grilling competition sure to show up even the best backyard grill master. Enjoy live music by New Life Crisis, sample culinary creations from 15 top-notch chefs, and cast your vote for the top culinary masterpiece of the night.
Taste of Two Forks
Presented by Farrell Building Company
Saturday, July 23, 2016
Going on six years of success, this sell out event has become so popular it warranted a venue shift. Guests will be welcomed at Fairview Farm in Bridgehampton to take in breathtaking waterfront views while experiencing 5-star tastings from top restaurants, breweries, wineries, and purveyors.
Saturday, July 30, 2016
Escape to the Gurney’s Montauk Resort & Seawater Spa to partake in a traditional seaside clambake. Savor the tastes of sushi, crab, lobster and of course clams, alongside grilled steak and roasted corn prepared by the top seafood restaurants from NYC and the Hamptons. For those looking to dance the night away, select the VIP package for premier access to the inaugural VIP After Party.
Harvest East End Food and Wine Classic
Saturday, August 20, 2016
Set amongst the rustic McCall Vineyard and Ranch, and sponsored by the Long Island Wine Council, this event puts East End winemakers center stage. Indulge your senses in pure decadence as you experience local wines perfectly paired with mouthwatering dishes prepared by regional chefs. Kick back and relax, as you raise a glass to toast an incredible evening with friends in this picture-perfect setting.
In addition to providing first-class food and entertainment, a portion of proceeds from Dan’s Taste of Summer will benefit All For The East End (AFTEE), local Montauk charities, Long Island Farm Bureau, and HRHCare. These premier events won’t disappoint — reserve tickets now!
Long Island Food Truck Rodeo
July 8 through July 17, 2016
The second annual “Picnic in the Hamptons 2016” is the perfect solution for families looking to please everyone’s palate. Grab a blanket and head on over to the Southampton Fairgrounds to sample signature items from gourmet food trucks. No need to pack up too quickly. Relax to the sounds of live music, play some family games, or peruse the artisan craft tables for a special trinket or gift.
Sunsets and Wine
Fridays, July 1 through August 26, 2016
Kick off the weekend by relaxing on an open-air deck at Pindar Vineyards as you enjoy wine and cheese at sunset. Take in the picturesque beauty of a painted sky as you listen to live music and catch up with that special someone.
Farmers Markets of the East End
Days and times vary
The local food experts at Edible East End have put together a list of fifteen—yes, 15! —farmers markets for the summer of 2016 to stock your pantry with locally sourced goodness. Connect with local farmers while making a trip to the market a summertime tradition for your family.
No matter where you need to go or when, GroundLink can get you there. Reserve your Hamptons Private Driver service today.
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