Jerry Seinfeld Tapes Show at Babette's in East Hampton

Jerry Seinfeld, left, and Spike Feresten filmed in Babette's in East Hampton on Monday morning. Lucia Akard

Jerry Seinfeld was spotted at Babette's restaurant in East Hampton Village on Monday taping an episode of a new television show called "Car Matchmaker."

Mr. Seinfeld, who has a house overlooking the ocean in East Hampton, sat down with Spike Feresten, a comedian and former "Seinfeld" writer who hosts " Car Matchmaker," at a corner table with two camera operators and several other crew members hovering nearby. Despite the taping, Babette's was open and busy as usual.

Mr. Feresten, who has also worked on "Saturday Night Live" and "Late Show with David Letterman," received three Emmy nominations during his time as a writer for "Seinfeld." In fact, he was behind the famous "Soup Nazi" episode. He went onto to co-write the animated film, "Bee Movie" with Mr. Seinfeld.

"Car Matchmaker" will debut on Esquire Network in the fall, and he Tweeted a photograph with Mr. Seinfeld in front of a Porsche, thanking him for "an incredible RSR infused morning in East Hampton," referring to the Porsche 911 GT3 RSR.

The Porsche was parked outside Babette's. Mr. Seinfeld has a big collection of classic cars.

This article has been updated from an earlier version of that said that Mr. Seinfeld was taping an episode of his own online show, "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee."
 

Spike Feresten is the host of “Car Matchmaker," which is to appear on Esquire TV in the fall.Lucia Akard