Hamptons Dining Dish: Beacon, Indian Wells Tavern, Fresno, Harbor Grill

Here’s what’s hot in Hamptons dining:

The Beacon in Sag Harbor has reopened for the 2014 season and will be open daily with dinner service beginning at 5 p.m. New seasonal dishes will be introduced by Executive Chef Sam McCleland alongside the Beacon classics including: steamed mussels “Beacon style” with garlic, white wine, lemon-thyme, cream and tomatoes; crispy fish tacos with salsa verde, Jack cheese and tomato emulsion; lobster rigatoni with aged cheddar, roasted corn, basil and cream; and oven-roasted chicken with braised shallots, julienne carrots and smoked bacon-pecorino risotto. 631-725-7088. beaconsagharbor.com.

Indian Wells Tavern in Amagansett is open daily serving lunch and dinner from 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Select menu items include: New England clam chowder with fresh local clams, red potatoes, onions, celery, thyme and cream; fish tacos, grilled mahi mahi in flour tortillas with Napa cabbage, cilantro, guacamole, roasted-corn salsa and chipotle-lime sauce with quinoa salad and mixed greens; St. Louis-style ribs with house-smoked barbeque sauce, sweet potato fries, coleslaw and grilled cornbread; and the turkey burger, char-grilled with cranberry aioli, lettuce and tomato on a toasted bun. 631-267-0400. indianwellstavern.com.

Fresno in East Hampton is offering two- and three-course prix fixe menus Sunday through Thursday from 5:30 p.m. to close, and Friday and Saturday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. The two-course menu costs $30 per person and the three-course menu $35 per person, plus tax and gratuity. Select menu items include: smoky chipotle and chickpea hummus with grilled flatbread and marinated olives; mezze rigatoni Bolognese with Parmesan Reggiano and truffle oil; pan-seared Scottish salmon with chilled salad of organic quinoa, black beans, cucumbers, tomatoes and scallions with avocado-lime vinaigrette; grilled hanger steak with pommes frites and sauce verts; and classic vanilla crème brûlée. 631-324-8700. fresnorestaurant.com.

Harbor Grill in East Hampton is offering a dinner deal for East Hampton Little Leaguers. After your Little League baseball or softball game, bring your player down and they will receive a half-priced burger and complimentary scoop of vanilla, chocolate or strawberry ice cream. To receive the special offer, players must be in uniform.
631-604-5290. facebook.com/harborgrill.

Lenny’s of Jamesport is open Sunday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Select menu items include: baked clams made with fresh, chopped chowder clams, stuffed with Italian bread crumbs, fresh parsley, basil, garlic, extra virgin olive oil, butter and Romano; mushrooms stuffed with lobster and shrimp; fresh, grilled eggplant marinated in extra virgin olive oil with fresh mozzarella and roasted red peppers; shrimp scampi sautéed in fresh garlic, tomatoes and basil with a white-wine, lemon-butter sauce, served over linguini; and the wood-fire baked Quatro Formaggi pizza with fresh mozzarella, provolone, gorgonzola and Parmigiano-Reggiano cheeses. 631-722-8589. lennysofjamesport.com.

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