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Jake’s Wayback Burger

A good burger isn’t always easy to find. We found one. A throw-back in time.Tucked away in a shopping plaza (Dalewood Shopping Center) in Hartsdale, is Jake’s Wayback Burgers. They are worth a “shout out” and a visit. This burger place is about serving hand-made, cooked to order, burgers. A couple of favorites were the […]

Sala on Hudson to close its doors

Unfortunately, Sala on Hudson in Croton-on-Hudson will be closing its doors on December, 29th. If you are a fan of tapas, now is the time to get your last bite at this lovely locale. It will be interesting to see what goes into the space next as no tapas venue has succeeded there, despite quality […]

Sala-on-Hudson extends Prix Fixe

Hudson Valley Restaurant Week provided Sala-on-Hudson with a great response to the idea of a prix fixe menu. Certainly, Sala has had a Sunday Brunch prix-fixe option, but this is a new opportunity to have tapas at a great price across various courses, everyday at dinner. To date, this menu goes through December 31st.   […]

Spanish Tapas for Hudson Valley Restaurant Week

Sala on Hudson, a Spanish Tapas restaurant, is offering a prix-fixe menu for Hudson Valley Restaurant Week. We have always enjoyed our meals/time there – – so happy they are participating in this great event. The menu follows. As an aside, they were named by Westchester Magazine for Best Paella. Also, they have a Happy […]

The Stone Manor 101

Westchester has a new steakhouse. It is called The Stone Manor 101. The focus is Mediterranean influenced dishes. Owners Michael Casarella and Tommy Stratis have put much love into this new venture (they also  own Casa Rina and Goldfish Oyster Bar). This building, which has been around for a very long time, has been completely gutted, […]

The Keenan House – - a new eatery in Ossining

The Keenan House has recently opened in Ossining. The decor is quite beautiful with clean lines, earthy colors and contemporary furniture. When you enter, the bar is directly to the right and features about a dozen taps, 70 bottled selections, a full bar, and a wine list of approximately a dozen selections as of this […]

Tarry Lodge – Restaurant Week 2013

Another year has passed and we have just completed Restaurant Week 2013. Tarry Lodge did not disappoint. Pickled sunchokes Sunchokes pickled and served with a house-made ricotta and grilled bread.   Local mushrooms atop polenta   Delicious pork belly braised in Captain Lawrence brew with turnips   Ricotta gnocchi (also known as gnudi) in Italian […]

Bonefish Grill – - a first tasting

Bonefish Grill in Yonkers at Ridge Hill has hit their mark. The restaurant opened on February 19th and has hit the ground running. For a chain restaurant, we were surprised at the focused level of service, quality of food, and overall ambience. They have hit a home run. Bonefish Grill has “chef coat service” , a […]

Peekskill Brewery – - new location, new vibe

Peekskill Brewery recently opened its new doors just a block away from its previous location. This four story building offers much opportunity. The first floor, when walking in, exposes us to the brewery itself and a large bar area. Take the elevator to the second floor for a more traditional restaurant with bar and ample […]

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