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Posh Mediterranean eatery making a splash in Southampton

Picholine poobah Terrance Brennan, a favorite of Upper West Side diners from 1993 to 2016, is slated to open a coastal Mediterranean restaurant in Southampton, Side Dish has learned, as East End restaurant news heats up. The Picholine chef/owner will collaborate with innovative restaurateur Zach Erdem of 75 Main St., who is taking back the now-shuttered Maison Vivienne space that formerly housed Nello Summertimes Hotel and Restaurant. The Hamptons headliner’s concept is to use fresh East End produce in making healthy Mediterranean fare, sources say. Some East End restaurateurs are getting creative to manage increasing rents this summer. For example, Brooklyn Chop House will be back at the Capri Hotel, at 28 County Rd. in Southampto ...