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Monthly Archives: March 2013

Kitchawan FarmShare – - almost ready for a new season

Kitchawan Farm is Ossining readies for the new season with their CSA. They provide fresh, locally & sustainably grown produce all season long for members of our FarmShare community. Click here for more information and to support local agriculture. l  

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.

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 […]

James Beard Awards 2013!

The James Beard Foundation (the Father of American Cookery) recognizes chefs, restaurateurs, cookbook authors, and food journalists and many other facets of the industry. This is the Oscars of the food industry. The awards will be presented at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center. It is the gastronomic event of the year. Click on the […]

Harissa – - earthy Tunisian condiment

Harissa hails from Tunisia. It is usually made with hot chilies, although you can use something more earthy as in this recipe. Traditionally it was an accompaniment for couscous but is delicious on roasted/grilled meats, fish, folded into soups or stews. Jarred Harissa ready to go     Ingredients 10 dried guajillo peppers – – […]

Chicken Salad Sandwiches – - mmmm

I am dating myself but this combination takes me back to the 60′s and early 70′s – – when life was more simple and not so complicated with food.   Comfort food at its best on a weekend or even for an easy weekday dinner. Notice the grill marks on the bread?  Accomplished by brushing […]

Hudson Valley Restaurant Week is upon us!

  It’s that time of year again when we can travel through various restaurants at very affordable pricing. Menus for the event are prix fixe and we’ve never been disappointed. Hudson Valley Restaurant Week runs from March 11 – 24 and is touted as, “The most delicious 14-day week you’ll know.” We couldn’t agree more.

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 […]