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Category Archives: Restaurant Reviews

Sala on Hudson

Sala on Hudson, a new Spanish tapas restaurant has opened its doors in Croton-on-Hudson. The restaurant is presently open each evening for dinner service. Owners Michael and Shahla Jannetta, and one partner have brought the food of Spain to our community and has been well received. They have indicated that a lunch service will be […]

Malabar – delicious flavors, easy on the wallet, too

Today we ventured to a place we had avoided and so glad we gave it a whirl. Malabar in Elmsford isn’t so glamorous on the inside, but it is clean, the staff friendly and attentive, and the food delicious. We enjoyed several Dals, many interesting chutneys, too. The crispy crunch of the cabbage in the […]

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 […]

12 Grapes adds a new Chef to the menu!

12 Grapes Music & Wine Bar – voted Westchester Magazine’s “Best Wine Bar” and “Best Live Music Spot” in 2012 – has become “the go-to spot for top-notch performers” (WM, Dec ’11) including Grammy winners and nominees, Emmy nominees and Blues Music Award finalists. They feature some of the area’s most popular touring musicians including Jon Cobert (Tom […]

Jewel of Himalaya – – Tibetan treats

This little cozy restaurant located in Yorktown’s Triangle Center (strip mall) is truly a jewel. Nuru Sherpa, the restaurant’s owner Meeting the owner, Nuru Sherpa, was such a delight. He told of his journey from Tibet and how they had to escape the persecution there and came here for opportunity – – a true Tibetan/American […]

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 […]

Cuba in our own backyard and possibly a year of free empanadas!

On May 18 – exactly 30 days after the official opening of Havana Central Yonkers – the first 30 guests to dine at the restaurant after 11 a.m. will be awarded a year’s supply of free empanadas*. In honor of the new location at Ridge Hill Shopping Center, winners will receive a punch card, redeemable […]

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 […]

Hudson Valley Restaurant Week has begun: Tarry Lodge

Tarry Lodge kicked off its participation in Restaurant Week today. Upon arrival, staff were tasting and being instructed as to which wines paired well with the offerings. Below are some photos of Tarry choices for Hudson Valley Restaurant Week. Even Lidia and “Grandma” were upstairs dining away. Crespelle (Crepe in Italian) with Yell0wfoot Mushrooms and […]

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