[Katie Lee Joel, serves up some grub to Derek Blaseberg. All photos by Rob Rich] Luckily, the rain held out Saturday afternoon long enough for the Montauk Yacht Club's BBQ Burger Bash to kick-off with guests enjoying croquet, face painting, live music, and burgers, burgers, and more burgers. Guests included College Humor's Ricky Van Veen with Anna Marie Tendler, Steve Kasuba, Andrew Farkas, Jason and Haley Binn, Lyle Maltz and the "Swinging Saturday" host Katie Lee Joel, who was definitely a party favorite thanks to her portobello mushroom burgers with caramelized onions, arugula, muenster cheese, and pimento aioli on Portugese muffins which were an absolute hit.
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Between hanging out in the sun, gabbing with bff David Blasberg, and playing croquet Katie Lee signed copies of her newly released cookbook, The Comfort Table. With the rumors surrounding Billy Joel's possible purchase of an Italian Sag Harbor restaurant, maybe we'll see Katie's recipes in the East End very soon.
Dave Gulick, Deena Sayers and Edwin Medina
Ricky Van Veen and Anna Marie Tendler, Katie Lee Joel
Steve Kasuba, Andrew Farkas and Debra Halpert
Derek Blasberg, Sharron Ginsberg ad Lyle Maltz
Andrea Mitchell, Jennifer Bergstram, Kaite Lee Joel and Jason Binn
Haley Binn and Katie Lee Joel
Katie Lee Joel
Sean Sachs and Erika Austin