Hamptons: Introduction: Cheat Sheet
So the Hamptons might be glammed-up farmland, but it’s precisely this combination of city and country living—of the chic and the rustic—that makes this summer colony so alluring.
Get the real story on the area’s hotels under Where to Stay and restaurants under Where to Eat, sights not to miss under What to See & Do, a guide to the shopping scene under Where to Shop and what to read before you go in Library.
INDAGARE’S TOP TEN
EXPERIENCE…the best of summer on any Atlantic beach at dusk
SPLURGE…on gypsy chic resort wear at Carleen Ligozio or Calypso in Southampton
EAT…at the uber-cool Surf Lodge in Montauk
DRINK…a black-and-white shake at the Candy Kitchen in Bridgehampton
SAVOR…the beautiful garden of artist Robert Dash at Madoo
SEE…celebrities ducking in and out of the Sagg Store for picnic supplies in Sagaponack
SHOP…with a conscience at Donna Karan’s Urban Zen, which opened in 2008 in Sag Harbor
KNOW…the farmer’s markets and local purveyors so you can cook at home, which is where insiders know the best meals are