By Jessica Mackin
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Highway Restaurant & Bar was bustling with delighted diners on Thursday night, and we were two of them, as I stopped in with a friend to sample some of the menu items.
And it's no wonder it was so busy, from the service to the meal and everything in between, the experience was a grade A, with each dish more impressive than the last. Hats off to Executive Chef Anand Sastry.
We started with the special, which was fresh and delicious mozzarella and prosciutto. It was a fantastic appetizer.
The kale salad was a definite menu highlight. This perfectly balanced salad containing kale, carrot, radish, ginger, almonds and soy dressing, is something I will be recommending all summer long.
For my entree I decided on the halibut which was sautéed perfectly and wonderfully complimented by the sunchoke puree, cabbage, morels and cumin.
The linguine with fresh local clams were also a wonderful entree choice. We also ordered a side of quinoa made with zucchini and squash which exhibited great flavor profiles.
The dessert was no different from the rest of the meal. The buttermilk panna cotta with rhubarb and strawberries was magnificent and the homemade chocolates were really something special.
Highway Restaurant offers a dining experience that anyone will enjoy.
They are open for dinner every night and lunch Friday through Sunday. Takeout is available and can be ordered on their website. Visit www.highwayrestaurant.com.
Highway Restaurant & Bar
290 Montauk Highway
East Hampton, NY 11937