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Opening soon: Red Stixs in Water Mill

Chinese restaurant Red Stixs in Water Mill opens

Chinese restaurant Red Stixs in Water Mill opens May 23 and will feature Beijing-style cuisine. Credit: Red Stixs

Red Stixs, emphasizing Beijing-style cuisine, is slated to open next week in Water Mill.

The new Chinese restaurant takes over the Montauk Highway site vacated by Trata, the Greek and seafood spot. Opening night: May 23, the start of Memorial Day weekend.

Red Stixs, with the letter "x" made to suggest chopsticks, is operated by former founders and chefs of the Phillipe Chow restaurant in Manhattan.

The kitchen will offer dishes such as Beijing duck spring rolls, Beijing duck and Beijing chicken, hand-pulled noodles, prawns in sweet-sour sauce and steamed whole fish.

Also on the menu: Shanghai specialties like crabmeat and pork soup dumplings; and veer Thai with meat and seafood satays. Kung pao chicken, crispy beef, and prawns with black bean sauce and lobster-and-sweet corn soup are choices.

Main courses for two range from $48 to $110. A seven-pound Beijing duck will be $79. Appetizers: $15 to $24. There also will be tasting menu for $85, with a six-person minimum.

Red Stixs, 1020 Montauk Hwy., Water Mill; 631-726-6200.

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