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Addy looking great
as she matches her
mask to her T-shirt!
Magical dining outdoors
at the Wölff er Estate
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Despite the pandemic,
the masks, the social
distancing and the fear
of COVID-19, I get great joy
from being able to dine out with
friends and family and I feel
good supporting restaurateurs.
From Long Island City to the
East end of Long Island, I’ve
discovered some great places to
dine safely outdoors.
Dear friend Bob Brisken,
whose parents own my favorite
jewelry store, Alicia’s Jewelers
in Bayside, opened his second
restaurant in Long Island City:
American Brass, and I had the
pleasure of dining there recently.
What a superb experience it was!
The joy of dining out
Each dish served excited my palate and the overthe
top movie stage setting off ered sparkling views
of the Manhattan skyline, the new architecturally
unique public library and Center Boulevard’s towering
Th eir chef has created a superb “American” menu
whose dishes are the best I’ve ever had in each category.
I’m a bread-lover and their pan crispy bread
was devoured within fi ve minutes of being on the
table — we had to ask for seconds! Th e juicy sliders
and crispy French fried potatoes topped the menu
and are not to be missed!
Since acquiring Dan’s Papers in September, I’ve
been spending more time on the East end of Long
My new favorite spots to eat in the area are Union
Burger Bar and Union Steak and Sushi Restaurant
in Southampton. Th ey have many heated outdoor
I was very impressed dining at Th e Preston House,
which overlooks the impressive Aquarium on Main
Street in Riverhead.
Later in the week, I visited
the historic American Hotel in
Sag Harbor to meet the town’s
Mayor Kathleen Mulcahy!
To top off the week, my grandkids
joined me for a delicious
pumpkin buff et and Addy made
a fashion statement with a
matching face mask and T-shirt.
If we have to wear masks, I loved
how my granddaughter got it
Dining out has become a way
to support local restaurant owners
as they face the challenge of
navigating the COVID-19 crisis
during the cold months ahead. I
encourage everyone to dine out
and give their support!
Steve Haweeli, founder and president
of WordHampton, enjoys a healthy
plate at Union Burger Bar.
The view from the patio
at American Brass in Long
Union Burger Bar.
A sneak peek
of the mouthwatering
Sag Harbor Mayor
Kathleen Mulcahy in
front of City Hall.