The holiday weekend was busy for Hamptons restaurants for all sorts of reasons!
On Tuesday, Ethan Hawke dined with his daughter, Clementine, at Indian Wells Tavern in Amagansett. The two must have enjoyed it because they returned Thursday with Hawke’s nanny-turned-wife, Ryan Shawhughes.
The View’s Joy Behar celebrated the 4th of July holiday at Indian Wells Tavern, stopping in for brunch with her longtime partner, Steve Janowitz. Emmy Award winning NBC reporter Mike Taibbi also enjoyed Sunday brunch at the tavern with two friends.
On Friday, a new comedy show by media mogul Russell Simmons taped at Townline BBQ in Sagaponack. Although Simmons was not there, star of the show Amber Rose was in attendance. Best know for her scandalous relationship with rap star Kanye West, Rose and the crew ordered a bunch of BBQ for their shot before they were on their way.
Actor John Leguizamo dined with friends at East Hampton’s Serafina on Saturday night.
Trendy hot spot Nick & Toni’s provided kosher hors d’oeuvres for Ivanka Trump Kushner’s private cocktail party on Thursday. The daughter of billionaire Donald Trump had converted to Judaism to marry Orthodox Observer newspaper publisher Jared Kushner last year. The party, which took place at London Jewelers in East Hampton, was to celebrate the launch of Ivanka’s new jewelry line.
Notorious radio DJ Howard Stern couldn’t seem to get enough of Nick & Toni’s last week. Monday, Stern was spotted enjoying a quiet meal for two with his wife, Beth Ostrosky. By Thursday, he and Beth were back at Nick & Toni’s, dining with Nobu restaurateur Richie Notar and his wife, Jane.
Ivanka Trump last month at the Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic on Governors Island