The Weekender:The Hamptons Edition
Heading east this weekend? The Weekender is too! We’ve got your top picks for what to do, where to go, and what to eat in the Hamptons while you’re there. Between the parties, the events, and the beaching, there’s a lot to fit in, but luckily Uber is out east to help you get where you want to go!
Hit up a show at Surf Lodge | Surf Lodge, Montauk
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Don’t miss sunset hour at Montauk’s Surf Lodge, when the deep orange glow makes your Endless Summer cocktail even more satisfying. Every Saturday and Sunday the hotspot bar hosts outdoor concerts overlooking the water. This weekend, be sure to catch either San Fermin on Saturday or Gary Clark Jr. on Sunday.
Taste Everything at The Taste of Summer | Dan’s Taste of Summer, Bridgehampton
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This weekend is the annual Dan’s Taste of Summer two-day event in Bridgehampton. Dan’s Papers, the go-to online magazine for all things Hamptons, hosts this yearly culinary event that attracts Food Network luminaries and some of the best chefs from the East End and NYC. If you are passionate about grilling, don’t miss Friday’s Grill Hampton event with a Hamptons vs. NYC grill-off. Then Saturday is the Taste of Two Forks hosted by Katie Lee and Geoffrey Zakarian. Eat your way through the weekend and enjoy some of the best food and drink you can find in New York. Get your tickets here.
Try the Original “Cronut” | Montauk Bake Shoppe, Montauk
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If you’re in Montauk this weekend and have yet to stop off for one Montauk Bake Shoppe’s famous Jelly Croissants, then now is the time. Since Pastry Chef Dominque Ansel introduced the Cronut last year, there have been many (some good, some bad) imitators. But in Montauk, they’ve had the croissant-meets-the-donut thing going for awhile. Grab one of the bakery’s sugar-coated fresh croissants filled with raspberry jelly, and you’ll forget all about waiting in line before sunrise for a Cronut in NYC.
Watch the World Cup Final at Townline BBQ | Townline BBQ, Sagaponack
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This Sunday, Argentina and Germany are matching up for the big game at 4pm (prime beach time, but hey, it only happens once every four years).. Catch the game at Townline BBQ in Sagaponack and take advantage of drinks specials over some mouthwatering BBQ.
Bike and Brunch | Ruschmeyer’s, Montauk
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If you’re staying at the “adult summer camp” known as Ruschmeyer’s and are looking for an activity to do on Saturday before posting up at the beach, then why not go for a bicycle cruise through Montauk. The bike riding tour starts at 11am followed by brunch back at Ruschmeyer’s at 12:30pm.
Enjoy Sips and Sunsets | Wolffer Estate, Sagaponack
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Every Friday and Saturday you can enjoy a laid-back early evening at the beautiful Wolffer Estate Vineyard with live music, wines by the glass, and charcuterie/cheese plates. Lounge in the grass sipping Long Island Sauvignon Blanc at sundown and all your cares will disappear.
RIDE UBER TO THE HAMPTONS
We’ve partnered with Rushmeyer’s so that you can save up to 20% on your room when you reserve the Rushmeyer’s + Uber Package. This exclusive room package includes a room and $300 of Uber credit that can be used once your out east between the beach and the bars, or towards an Uber ride out to Montauk from NYC (the uberX flat rate from NYC to Montauk is $300). Get the details here. Find more info on our rates in the Hamptons here.
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