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Harbor Bistro in East Hampton and more Long Island restaurants to try this weekend

Crisp kataifi lobster

Crisp kataifi lobster "bundles" with citrus slaw, spiced sesame aioli and a Thai chili glaze at Harbor Bistro in East Hampton. Photo Credit: PHOTO BY / Photo by Ellen Watson

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,

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,

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,


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