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Monthly Archives: April 2010

TK Casquarelli’s – - something new in Croton-on-Hudson

Although the name may not be easy to pronounce, there is a new restaurant of note in Croton-on-Hudson. We are finding locals referring to it simply as TK’s. The restaurant is located within the Shop Rite Center at a corner spot. The renovated color scheme and overall decor are calming…Sage green walls, tables with Kraft […]

Shaved Asparagus Salad

The asparagus in the market is plentiful now and this salad is so fresh and simple. Begin my selecting tender asparagus. By that, we mean not too woody of a stem.  For this recipe, thicker is better than pencil-thin asparagus as you’ll be shaving it with a peeler or mandolin. Ingredients 2 pounds large asparagus […]

“Dine out for Kids Event” – - TODAY!

Today is the day! The pediatric unit of Nyack Hospital is under renovation and you can provide support by eating out. Check out the details: Rockland Restaurants Support Nyack Hospital’s Dine Out for Kids! Tired of cooking?  Looking for an opportunity to check out the new restaurant in your neighborhood or visit a family favorite? […]

TK Casquarelli’s announces Grand Opening

Below you’ll see the posting by TK Casquarelli’s in Croton-on-Hudson to launch their grand opening tomorrow: TK Casquarelli’s wining  ●  dining  ●  pizza GRAND OPENING Tuesday, April 20th $1 Pizza Slices      $3 Chardonnay & Cabernet $3 Spaghetti & Meatballs       Enjoy our other specialties! Come Join Us For Our Special Nights: Tuesday:  Half Price Wine by […]

James Beard Foundation Awards

We’d like to congratulate Peter X. Kelly of Xaviar’s at Piermont for his James Beard Award nomination. Awards will be presented on Monday, May 3rd at Avery Fisher Hall. If you’ve never been to a James Beard Foundation Award event, I highly recommend it.  Ticket prices are not inexpensive ($450) but this is the “Academy […]

Wheat Berry Salad – - perfect on a spring day

Serves 12  (3/4-cup servings) Ingredients 8 cups water 1 cup dry wheat berries 1 15-ounce can of black beans, rinsed and drained 2 cups frozen, shelled edamame, thawed 1 bundle fresh asparagus, cut into 3/4 inch segments 2 cups chopped tomato 1 cup finely chopped red onion Salt and black pepper to taste 4 tablespoons […]