If you’ve been staying closer to home this year, you might be curious what’s new over on the South Fork. Read on for the events, activities and dining experiences we are most looking forward to in the Hamptons during the early spring season.
The Coop in Southampton
Southampton’s first “ghost kitchen,” called The Coop, is operated out of Southampton Social Club for the spring season. The ghost kitchen allows customers to order delivery as well as takeout orders. Highlights from their menu include homemade biscuits & Southern-style sausage gravy or house specialty maple-biscuit-butter topping, half roasted chicken and strawberry shortcake for dessert. The Coop’s summer location will be announced before Memorial Day weekend.
256 Elm St, Southampton, 631-984-1284
Guild Hall in East Hampton
The Guild Hall is celebrating their reopening this spring with museum exhibitions, National Theatre Live screenings, and a screening of “Kinky Boots” from London’s West End. Their museum is open Friday-Sunday from 12-5pm. Pre-reservations to the museum are recommended. Currently on exhibit is the 83rd Artist Members Exhibition until Saturday, April 10. Following that exhibition will be “Enoc Perez: Paradise” and “Karin Waisman: The Horizon is not a Straight Line,” both from Saturday, , April 24 until Monday, May 31. On Wednesday, April 7, join Guild Hall for a free night of poetry in “A Sky Full of Poems” with Dava Sobel directed by Josh Gladstone.
158 Main St, East Hampton, 631-324-0806
Hamptons Aristocrat in Westhampton Beach
Hamptons Aristocrat’s flagship cookshop and prepared food market celebrated its grand opening in Westhampton Beach on March 18. Head here to make life easier if you plan on entertaining: Signature menu items include their lobster stuffed lobster tails, crispy smashed Balsam Farm potatoes, buratta and butternut squash, and roasted beets with bee pollen.
Looking for the perfect picnic meal? Hamptons Aristocrat has curated gorgeous, personal wooden picnic boxes including a choice of one main and three side dishes. Edible gift boxes, beach bags, brunch boxes and more are also available.
Deliveries are available Wednesday-Sunday, year-round, perfect for hosting and enjoying private dinner parties at home. The flagship shop is currently open Wednesday-Sunday.
87 Sunset Ave, Westhampton Beach, 631-383-9617
Hamptons Aromatherapy in Amagansett
Hamptons Aromatherapy is a new product line launched in February of this year, available at Amagansett Dermatology. The new line include ten product blends with ingredients sourced from local farms including Balsam Farm, Brodham Farm and Amagansett Sea Salt Co. Notable products from their collection are aromatic shower orbs that create an instant spa experience in your shower, and massage butter made with a blend of grapeseed oil and soothing shea butter.
524 Montauk Hwy, Suite 101, Amagansett, 631-557-3043
Madeline the Baker in Sag Harbor
Lola Kiss, founder of Madeline the Baker, launched her decadent dessert business in February of this year in Sag Harbor. Her menu includes a selection of dainty pies like pear-cardamom and apple-blackberry, cookies, tarts, madeleines, Battenberg cakes, and more including custom orders. Local Hamptons delivery, pickup or domestic shipping for $15+ is available. Specialty picnic baskets will be available this spring, including for Mother’s Day.
DM your order via Instagram @MadelineTheBaker. Payments are processed via Venmo in advance.