ArtsWestchester ARTSBASH hosts tops culinary talent, May 15


Lulu_RetroArt and food collide in one entertaining and appetizing night out.

This weekend, ArtsWestchester is celebrating 50 years with more than 50 exhibiting artists and food from more than 25 local restaurants at ARTSBASH, which kicks off at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 15 at the ArtsExchange building in White Plains. Tickets are $75 per person.

Enjoy cocktails and a tasting menu — created by leading area chefs from 42, The Restaurant, Benjamin Steakhouse, Café of Love, Empire City Casino, Crabtree’s Kittle House, Sofrito and more — as you peruse the new art exhibition, 50 for 50 New Works. Artsbashbest

The event is part of ArtsWestchester year-long 50th anniversary festivities to celebrate the arts in Westchester County.

Following the Friday fundraiser, there will be a free Family ARTSBASH day on Saturday, May 16 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., featuring children’s arts workshops, art exhibitions and open artist’s studios. The workshops cover a variety of interests from Kaleidoscope to Clay Creations to LEGO Animation and Model Making.

Adults interested in the Friday evening fun can expect a full spread dishes such crispy pork belly tacos with corn tortillas, dry-aged Porterhouse bits, local baby kale salad with Scottish salmon and Churrasco skewers, along with some retro-style desserts.

If you go …

When: 6-9 p.m., Friday, May 15.
Where: ArtsWestchester, 31 Mamaroneck Ave., 3rd Floor, White Plains.
Tickets: $75 per person. Visit or call 914-428-4220.


About Author

Megan McCaffrey is a food writer for The Journal News and contributor to the Small Bites Blog. She has a degree in Digital Media from Fordham University and a fondness for good craft beer. She loves to bake, read cooking blogs and taste all the Lower Hudson Valley has to offer. Megan lives in Ridgefield, Connecticut with her husband and three kids.

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