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Category Archives: Wine

James Beard Foundation announces semi-finalists for 2014 awards!

On February 19th The James Beard Foundation announced the semifinalists for their 2014 Restaurant and Chef Award categories, from Outstanding Restaurant to Rising Star Chef of the Year. The announcement took place in Orlando, Florida. The 2014 James Beard Awards will be held in New York City on May 2 and 5. The JBF will […]

Westchester Wine & Food Weekend!

June 6 – 9, Westchester Magazine will hold their Wine & Food Weekend. This weekend will feature World-Class Wines, 100 restaurants, Chef Demos, Wine Seminars, A Burger Bash, Grand Tastings, in addition to a Winemaker’s dinner. Tickets on sale now.

Infused Grappa – - a lovely fall/winter treat

An inspired culinary journey as explained by contributor Jennifer Venter: From the left: pear, apple/cinnamon, strawberry, apricot The first time I had a taste of grappa was at Tarry Lodge, in Port Chester, and was pleasantly surprised by the fruit infused flavor. They have a wonderful selection on display that includes strawberry, fig, apricot and […]

Jackie Gleason may have been proud… Gleason’s

  Gleason’s opened in August of 2012. It is a narrow yet long space (think railroad apartment in the city) but so very charming. The aesthetic is so calming and very retro with Edison lighting and crenelation. This can make for a noisy space and certainly the dining room could benefit from some attention in […]

Joe Bastianich dinner at Tarry Lodge

Join renowned restaurateur, wine maker, and judge on FOX’s reality TV hit MasterChef , our own Joe Bastianich for a dinner of expertly prepared autumn dishes and wine from his own, award-winning wineries. Joe will be on hand to talk about the process of making great wine, cooking great food, and enjoying them together. Copies […]

Deprez Grand Tasting … Don’t miss out!

Date: Sunday, October 21st, 2012 Time: Anytime between 12 noon and 4pm Location: Goldfish Oyster Bar & Restaurant, Ossining, NY 40 Wines and hors d’ouveres $10 per peson with a reservation… stop by Deprez Wines or call 914-271-3200 $15 at the door Deprez Wines 454 South riverside avenue Croton-on-Hudson NY 10520 Tel 914 271 3200 […]

NYC Food & Wine Festival is coming

Spark up your palates and get ready to support a great cause. Now gearing up for its fifth year, the Food Network New York City Wine & Food Festival presented by FOOD & WINE pays homage to one of the greatest dining cities in the world. It is the only festival in New York to bring together […]

Gleason’s to open in Peekskill this summer

The creators of the prized Birdsall House are busy these days preparing us for their next creation: Gleason’s. The new place will be located at 911 South Street, in Peekskill – – slated to open sometime in August. Clicking on the Gleason’s link will take you to their blog for status updates. Gleason’s is named […]

The Cookery

The Cookery’s owner, Chef David DiBari, has a gift of a restaurant located on Chestnut Street in Dobbs Ferry. This restaurant features Italian fare that is beautiful, delicious, and yet not fussy. This is not a typical Italian restaurant – – which makes it so special. Below are some photos of dishes which have been on […]

12 Grapes to celebrate 1,000th performance

  It’s a momentous milestone that’s taken 12 Grapes just over four years to accomplish. With “a little help from friends” 12 Grapes is proud to present their 1,000th Live Music Performance!! With over five hours of non-stop music in most every genre. This “Invitational Jam” will feature dozens of favorite 12 Grapes artists. Scheduled […]