When July hits the celebrities come out to the Hamptons to play in the surf, shop the boutiques, and nosh at the areas delicious eateries. Here’s a round-up of who was where. Keep your eyes open while you’re out, you never know who could be standing next to you in line or sitting at the next table.
The Blue Parrott in East Hampton is a hot spot to see A-Listers like Jon Bon Jovi, who wowed the intimate 50-seat restaurant that he co-owns by putting on a mini show recently. Just check out the YouTube videos. This weekend, “Desperate Housewives” star Kyle MacLachlan dropped by with “Project Runway” producer wife Desiree Gruber and again Jon Bon Jovi and Renee Zellweger each popped in for drinks. Going political, Harold Ford, Chairman of the Democratic Leadership Council, stopped in for a bite.
Also nibbling out in East Hampton, world renowned golf architect Rees Jones ordered take-out from Rowdy Hall while professional tennis player Mary Joe Fernandez enjoyed pork quesadillas at Turtle Crossing with her family. CNBC’s Donny Deutsch and his parents and friends were spotted at Matto and they sampled the Branzino, the whole fish served tableside.
On Saturday night, Savanna’s was the place in Southampton to see-and-be-seen. The chic eatery was host to such A-list diners as Steve Tisch, Frankie Pellegrino of legendary New York City eatery Rao’s who chatted with Tony Fortuna about his upcoming line of fine wines, former New York Mets pitcher John Franco, and Fox 5 News’ Rosanna Scotto.
Over at Nick & Toni’s local rubbed elbows with Steven Spielberg and Kate Capshaw, top fashion photographer Gilles Bensimon (he’s the ex-hubby of Kelly Killoren Bensimon of “The Real Housewives of New York City”), Amy Irving, Robert Benton, artist Richard Prince, Keith Hernandez, theatrical dynamo Nathan Lane, music impresario Tommy Mottola and wife Thalia, Harvey Keitel, actor Mark Feuerstein of “Royal Pains,” Christy Turlington and Ed Burns, and jeweler David Yurman.