When Asian, European, Latin and American fare come together, the results can be lively. Here are three restaurants that combine cuisines with ease.
Harbor Bistro in East Hampton gives you a delightful view of Three Mile Harbor and spirited cooking, with accents eastern and western. Recommended: chimichurri-grilled shrimp tacos with cumin-lime yogurt; crisp kataifi lobster “bundles” with citrus slaw, spiced sesame aioli and a Thai chili glaze; tuna sashimi; orecchiette Bolognese; pistachio-crusted swordfish with Tahitian vanilla lobster sauce; tandoori spiced halibutjerk-pork tenderloin with pickled peach relish; peach-blueberry cobbler; profiteroles. $$-$$$
Harbor Bistro, 313 Three Mile Harbor Rd., East Hampton, 631-324-7300, harborbistro.net
Thom Thom Steak & Sushi in Wantagh playfully combines the cooking of several nations with very good results. Recommended: kung pao calamari with ground peanuts; pork-and-scallion dumplings; crisp duck leg confit with candied orange peel; crabcake with roasted red bell pepper rémoulade; ahi tuna tartare; yellowtail-scallion and salmon-avocado sushi rolls; braised pork osso buco; clay-oven roasted chicken; rib-eye and New York strip steaks; Bearnaise sauce and teriyaki glaze; Cheddar cheese mashed potatoes. $$-$$$
Thom Thom Steak & Seafood, 3340 Park Ave., Wantagh, 516-221-8022, thomthomrestaurant.com
Ting in Huntington stylishly stamps plenty of passports with flavor-packed results. Recommended: shrimp shumai; roti canai with curry sauce; chicken satay; chicken-lettuce wraps; shrimp-and-vegetable tempura; black-pepper steak; chargrilled filet mignon; roasted rack of lamb with wasabi-mashed potatoes; grilled wild Scottish salmon with honey-soy glaze; yellowtail-jalapeno; seafood bisque; hot-and-sour soup; pad Thai; yaki udon noodles; shrimp with Thai basil sauce; chicken with Malaysian sambal sauce; bluefin toro sashimi; baby yellowtail sashimi. $$-$$$
Ting, 92 E. Main St., Huntington, 631-425-7788, tingrestaurant.com