Indulge At These 3 NYC Hamptons Pop-ups During Summer 2018

This summer, the Hamptons are getting a taste of New York City with three delicious pop-ups: EMP Summer House, Sushi by Bou, and Il Mulino. This will be Il Mulino’s first Hamptons venture, while EMP Summer House is returning for its second season and Sushi by Bou is returning for its third. One thing is for certain though; Jetsetters and East Enders alike will both experience incredible dining options throughout the summer.

Check out the three can’t-miss NYC hot spot pop-ups and don’t forget to make a reservation as soon as possible!

Eleven Madison Park’s EMP Summer House

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For the second year in a row, Eleven Madison Park will be popping up out east in partnership with American Express to create EMP Summer House. Similar to last year, the restaurant offers both indoor and outdoor dining options, featuring locally sourced seafood-centric fare, steaks, pastas and more. More formal dining is available inside, while the covered patio and outdoor space offer more casual options. EMP Summer House also offers bar service and games, including cornhole, pétanque and Ping-Pong in the backyard.

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The menu will offer an array of seafood offerings prepared by notable chef Daniel Humm and guests are able to choose from one of these options when making a reservation:

The Large Format Taco Experience: Serves 6-8 people at the picnic tables underneath the covered patio area; served with corn tortillas, guacamole, and other taco accouterments for $95-125 per person.

The Lobster Boil: serves 6-8 people at the picnic tables underneath the covered patio area; includes clams, shrimp, andouille sausage, potatoes, corn, summer vegetables, wood-fired bread, tomato salad, and a seasonal pie for $125 per person.

Large Format Tacos
Large Format Tacos

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EMP Summer House Reservation: standard reservation of indoor dining for parties of 1-8

EMP Summer House Outdoor Reservation: outdoor dining for parties 2-8 for dining at a table on the lawn featuring the Patio a la carte menu with highlights like lobster rolls, seasonal salads, cheeseburgers, and flatbreads. *These tables are only available when the weather permits.

Will Guidara and Daniel Humm
Will Guidara and Daniel Humm

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This incredible experience is available to American Express cardholders exclusively and can only be reserved and paid for using an Amex card. American Express card members can make a reservation online, and there will be a $50 per person non refundable payment required upfront for all reservations.

EMP Summer House is open May 25 through mid-September. Closed Mondays and Tuesdays (with the exception of some holidays); Wednesday-Thursday: 5:00-11:30 p.m.; Friday-Sunday: 12-3:00 p.m.; 5:00-11:30 p.m.. In addition, the Make It Nice team is excited to announce that in December, the 2018 EMP Winter House in partnership with American Express will make its debut in Aspen.

Address: 341 Pantigo Rd, East Hampton, NY 11937

Sushi by Bou at Jue Lan Club

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Sushi By Bou, is the destination for New York’s best 30-minute, 12-piece, $50-omakase from sushi chef David Bouhadana. The quick-service omakase concept resides inside Jue Lan Club in Manhattan’s Chelsea neighborhood in the old Limelight space, and launched at Jue Lan Club’s Southampton location over Memorial Day Weekend. Reopening this summer at 268 Elm Street, this upscale indoor/outdoor space will not only bring back it’s traditional Chinese cuisine, but it’s bringing Sushi By Bou, a unique omakase sushi experience, out east this Hamptons season with it.

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Both Jue Lan Club and Sushi by Bou are open for lunch and dinner service this summer Wednesdays-Sundays. The intimate eight-seat sushi bar offers a lunchtime omakase: 30 minutes and 12 pieces of nigiri sushi for $50.00, while the dinner omakase offering will include 16 pieces of nigiri sushi and a hand roll for one hour priced at $100.00.

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In partnership with BLADE, chef David Bouhadana and restaurant owner Michael Sinensky are taking special trips to fly fish from NYC to the East End―ensuring only the most delectable dishes. The omakase hot spot is really going the extra mile to showcase and share the best and freshest fish to its new East End diners this summer at its pop-up in Southampton.

Il Mulino 

Tuna Carpaccio
Tuna Carpaccio

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Il Mulino New York has been serving classical Italian cuisine to dinners for over 30 years, offering a dining experience that transports guests all the way to Italy. For the first time ever, diners on the East End will be able to enjoy la dolce vita too, as ​Il Mulino has opened its first Hamptons location in Wainscott, N.Y.

Located just off of Montauk Highway, ​Il Mulino New York – Hamptons offers the idyllic summer experience, featuring an airy, window-wrapped dining room with elegant modern touches, overlooking the scenic Georgica Pond. ​To create the perfect refined beach vibe, it offers a mix of warm light, large windows, muted leathers and rattan blend amid a color palette of whites, creams, muted browns and grays.

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Opening the restaurant in the Hamptons, owners Lee Katzoff, Jerry Katzoff and Brian Galligan knew their clientele would be happy to find them in Wainscott. The restaurant launched with a beautiful dinner menu that starts out with a selection of bright ceviches, carpaccios and tartares, and continues on with tried-and-true Il Mulino favorites including famed Langost​ ino and ​Dover Sole, classic Italian entrees such as ​Chicken Parmigiana, Veal Piccata and Ribeye Tagliata, satiating wood oven-fired pizzas, pastas and more.

​Il Mulino New York – Hamptons is destined to become an instant classic in its new location. Elegant, upscale and consistently delicious, guests should expect all this and more from the new Il Mulino New York location.

Seafood Ceviche
Seafood Ceviche

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Address: 108 Wainscott Stone Road, Wainscott, N.Y. 11975

Hours: Il Mulino New York – Hamptons is open 7 days/week for lunch and dinner.