Dan’s Taste of Summer annual food & wine festival takes in the Hamptons beginning on Friday July 17th with GrillHampton, a competition pitting 8 NYC chefs vs 8 Hamptons chefs in the ultimate grill off. Located at Sayre Park, 156 Snake Hollow Road, Bridgehampton. Tickets available for $125 (inclusive of all food & beverage).

Saturday July 18th is the fifth annual Taste of Two Forks, the biggest celebration of East End restaurants bringing together more than 40 spots under one roof, hosted by The Chew’s Michael Symon and Hamptonite Katie Lee (also co-host of Food Network’s The Kitchen). Also located at Sayre Park, with tickets from $170 for general admission, and $275 for a weekend package.

On August 22nd, Harvest East End (McCall Vineyard & Ranch, 22600 Main Road, Cutchoque, NY) is an ode to the Long Island winemakers. Bringing together more than 30 local wineries, Harvest East End will be hosted by Iron Chef and restaurateur Geoffrey Zakarian. Tickets from $125.

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