LT Burger in the Harbor (62 Main Street, Sag Harbor, 631-899-4646, www.facebook.com/ltburgerintheharbor) is offering jazz every Thursday night from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. with music performed by Brian Downing, and will host a jazz brunch on New Year's Day on Saturday, January 1. The Jim Turner Band (www.jimturnermusic.com), a three-piece jazz band, will perform from 12 noon to 3 p.m. Blackboard specials will feature festive dishes.
Phao (29 Main Street, Sag Harbor, 631-725-0101, www.phaorestaurant.com) will host a Black and White Masquerade Ball on New Year's Eve Friday, December 31 from 10:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. DJ Tone Tigga will spin tunes while a disco ball spins above. The evening will include a midnight champagne toast with noisemakers, streamers, masks and balloons to ring in the New Year. The cost at the door is $60 per person with open bar and $20 per person with cash bar. Reserved tables for five people are also available and include two bottles for $500. An outdoor heater will be onsite for the evening for those guests who choose to smoke on the outdoor patio. Proper attire is required to gain entry.
The Living Room c/o The Maidstone
The Living Room Restaurant (207 Main Street, East Hampton, 631-324-5006) at c/o The Maidstone will offer a New Year's Eve Friday, December 31 with an early evening a la carte dinner from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. and a $125 four-course prix fixe dinner beginning at 9 p.m.
Rowdy Hall (10 Main St. in the Parrish Mews, East Hampton, 631-324-8555) will be serving lunch on New Year's Day, January 1 beginning at 12 noon featuring some special brunch items. Current hours are seven days a week serving lunch from 12 noon to 3:30 p.m.; mid day menu from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.; dinner Sunday through Thursday from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Cuvée Bistro & Bar
Cuvée Bistro & Bar (326 Front Street, Greenport, 631-477-0066, www.thegreenporter.com) serves a New Year's Eve four-course prix fixe on Friday, December 31. Cost is $39 per person for 5 p.m. seating and $55 per person for 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. seatings. Beverages, gratuity and tax are not included.
MUSE Restaurant & Aquatic Lounge
MUSE Restaurant & Aquatic Lounge (Water Mill Shopping Center, Suite 5A, Water Mill, 631-726-2606, www.musehampton.com) closes out 2010 with a special four-course prix fixe on New Year's Eve, Friday, December 31 starting at 5:30 p.m. The cost of the dinner is $45 per person and includes a complimentary glass of champagne.
Serafina East Hampton
Serafina East Hampton (104 North Main Street, East Hampton, 631-267-3500, www.serafinarestaurant.com), invites you to celebrate the 2010 holiday season in their family friendly environment with Northern Italian cuisine. Serafina is open New Year's Night for dinner from 5 p.m., Saturday, January 1. Serafina East Hampton is currently open for lunch and dinner seven days beginning at 11:30 a.m. Serafina will remain open year round.
Indian Wells Tavern
Indian Wells Tavern (117 Main Street, Amagansett, 631-267-0400, www.indianwellstavern.com) announces 2010 holiday special menus and hours for New Years Eve and New Years Day. The New Years Eve prix fixe, including one beer, wine or well drink, will be available for $32 with dessert and $29 without dessert, is offered 11:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. On New Year's Day, brunch will be available from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., lunch from 2 to 5 p.m. and dinner from 5 p.m. to close. Current hours are lunch and dinner served seven days from 11:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., bar is open late.
The Hedges Inn
The Hedges Inn (74 James Lane, East Hampton, 631-324-7101, www.thehedgesinn.com), in keeping with its reputation for cordial hospitality, opens its doors with a winter brunch series. New weekday brunches for parties of 10 or more are appropriate for team or group holiday gatherings. Weekend brunches are open to groups as well and offer a new dining destination for locals and visitors alike. Brunches are available from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. through Sunday, January 30. Reservations are necessary. On the menu are traditional hot brunch favorites, freshly baked breads and pastries, and, unlimited selections from the buffet for $30 per person plus tax and gratuity. A drinks menu is also available.
Southampton Publick House
In the Tap Room: Sunday: NFL Ticket in the Taproom, $5 pints, $5 Brunch Cocktails, $5 Rack Drinks. Monday through Friday: Happy Hour 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., Beer, Wine and Svedka Specials. Monday: Monday Night Football in the Taproom, $5 burgers, $4 pints, wing and jalapeņo popper specials; Wednesday: Ladies Night - $3 Drafts, Wine and Svedka Speicals. Party with DJ Brian at 9:30 p.m. Friday: All Night Happy Hour - Taproom Specials, 4 p.m. to 12 midnight, Local Legend DJ Dory, 10 p.m., Saturday: ESPN Gameplan - College Gridiron Action in the Taproom, 2 p.m., Saturday: DJ Brian Evans spins Hamptons Classics every Saturday in the Taproom, 10 p.m. Seasonal Brews on tap: Pumpkin Ale, Yorkshire Pub Ale, Espresso Stout. Thanksgiving Dinner on Thursday, November 25. Chef Carl Holfelder has created a three-course prix fixe meal for $29.95 per person, $14.95 for children 10 and under (plus tax and gratuity). Dinner will be served from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. Reservations are recommended and can be made at 631-283-2800. In the Dining Room: Monday through Friday: $9.95 Lunch Specials; Tuesday: two for one entrees, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday: three course Prix Fixe for $19.95 from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday and Sunday: Brewer's Weekend Brunch, $15 per person, 12 noon until 3 p.m., includes a complimentary mimosa, bloody Mary or 12 ounce brew. For more information go to www.publick.com.
Nick & Toni's
Nick & Toni's (136 N. Main Street, East Hampton, 631-324-3550 www.nickandtonis.com) welcomes back the "create your own prix fixe menu or three for $30" every Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday nights. Choose an antipasti or primi, secondi and dolci. Pizzas are not available for the prix fixe and there is a supplemental charge for the whole fish, strip steak and veal chop.
La Fondita (74 Montauk Highway, Amagansett, 631-267-8800) has announced they will extend their winter schedule. They will remain open into January with the following schedule: Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Daily specials are available and orders may be placed in advance by phone.