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Southern French food with some local addtions
The brick patio of Maison Vivienne, which overlooks Southampton’s Main Street but is hidden behind hedges, was lively on a pleasant Tuesday evening. Jennifer Landes
The pissaladière had a rustic crust and nicely caramelized onions Laura Donnelly
The restaurant is large and white and airy inside with a soaring cathedral ceiling and windows everywhere.Jennifer Landes

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Fettuccini fisticuffs!
The full array of menu samples from Dopo La Spiaggia and Tutto Il Giorno, lined up and ready for tasting and rating. Laura Donnelly Photos
Tutto Il Giorno, left, and Dopo La Spiaggia’s chicken under a brick dishes are significantly different from each other, and each is excellent in its own way. The result: a tie.
In the clams and pasta challenge, Dopo's version, left, used trenette and tiny Manila clams, whereas Tutto used small and more flavorful clams with the traditional linguine. The winner: Tutto.


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Jacques Pépin is the recipient of the French government’s three highest honors
In 1965, Pierre Franey, Jacques Pépin, Roger Fessaguet, Jean Vergnes, and René Verdon joined forces for a picnic of epic proportions on Gardiner’s Island. Franey Family Collection
Pierre Franey, Jacques Pépin, and Jean Vergnes scooped mussels off Cartwright Shoal before Mr. Franey’s boat took them back to their beach “kitchen.” Franey Family Collection

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Big, expensive, efficient, and very good
One of the many seafood offerings at Il Mulino in Wainscott Laura Donnelly
Although the site has held many, many restaurants, the one constant is the view of Georgica Pond from the porch of what is now Il Mulino. Laura Donnelly Photos