James Beard has been described as the Dean of American cookery. The James Beard Foundation, established in his honor after his death in the late 1980s, invites chefs to showcase their talents by hosting dinners in Beard’s former New York City townhouse. Chef Vincent Barcelona of Harvest on Hudson was… Read More →
Before Madison Kitchen officially opened its doors last Wednesday, a lucky few (like me!) were invited to the soft opening which gave chef Nick Di Bona the opportunity to showcase some of his menu items. If you haven’t checked out Madison Kitchen yet, here are some enticing dishes that will… Read More →
Getting down to the finish line of Spring 2013 Hudson Valley Restaurant Week, a group of bloggers (Donna Monaco Olsen, Patrice Costa, Margaret Rizzuto, Rinku Bhattacharya, Maria Reina and Arlen Gargagliano) were on the lookout for more Scavenger Hunt points. With its stunning Hudson River views, casual atmosphere, and enticing… Read More →
Patrice Costa here and I’m going to just say it … I’m totally jealous. Everyone has been out enjoying lunches and dinners for Hudson Valley Restaurant Week Spring 2013 (some managing both in the same day!), while I’ve spent most of my week in the kitchen at Harvest on Hudson… Read More →
[Note from Liz: Some of our bloggers are still filing their writeups from HVRW. I’ll be posting them as they come, even though Restaurant Week ended before Thanksgiving!] Briana Costa, guest blogger, here, very excited to tell you about the second restaurant I was able to enjoy during this Hudson… Read More →
We know, we know, there are plenty of places to enjoy the raw bar in our fair counties. But here are a few that we really, really like. Are these the only best oysters in Westchester? The only best oysters in Rockland? Maybe not. So do you have other suggestions?... Read More →
Do we have to even say it? All right, sure — Sylvia Louie is a morning person. As a founder of the Westchester Breakfast Club, we’d expect that. But she rises even earlier than her fellow members, and if she had things her way, they’d be out sampling eggs, bacon,... Read More →
Hello! Guest blogger Kristina Massari reporting on Half Moon in Dobbs Ferry…. When I envisioned my dinner at Half Moon for Hudson Valley Restaurant Week, I imagined it would be a perky 60-something degree day, and I’d be stealing one of the first drinks of the outdoor season on the… Read More →
Hello guest blogger Jeff Marx here. I am a web developer in the Journal News’ online department. When I’m not writing/editing code for the Journal News/Lohud.com, I enjoy snow skiing, hiking, and of course .. eating. I have been working here for about four years now and most of my… Read More →
I met 9 other women for brunch for a baby shower at Half Moon in Dobbs Ferry on Sunday. The setting was fabulous — watching the ice float down the Hudson River is really something — and I really enjoyed the food, too. I mean, you can’t go wrong with… Read More →
Enjoy sausages and beer on the Hudson River front for a good cause: The First Annual Sister Jane Sausage fest Noon-3 p.m. Saturday, April 25 at Half Moon Restaurant It’s $40 per person or $100 per family in advance Or $50 per person or $110 per family at the door… Read More →
Hello, guest blogger Larry checking in. You probably don’t know me as an author of a mixed martial arts blog here at the LoHud.com, or as a hilarious and witty contributor to the 25 Sense blog. When I am not programming some of the very web pages you navigate on… Read More →
Half Moon and Captain Lawrence Brewery are having a beer dinner at 7 p.m. Friday. There’s a New York Cheddar Soup with Smoked Kieilbasa, Fish & Chips and other great goodies, and the price is only $42 for five courses. All the info, after the jump. The 411 on Half… Read More →
Good morning and happy Monday. The snow surprised me this weekend; I guess I’ve been too busy watching the first four seasons of Lost to pay much attention to what’s going on outside! I can’t believe I’ve been missing it all these years. What fun. A lot of cooking this… Read More →
This time of year it’s hard to take advantage of the amazing view out the windows of Half Moon in Dobbs. It just gets dark too darn early! So why not go for brunch? Chef Vincent Barcelona just sent me the menu. It looks delicious. Half Moon Brunch menu we… Read More →
Welcome to fall everyone. I can’t believe it. At least it’s still summer weather, right? I made a dish over the weekend that straddles the seasons: Braised Green Beans. Seriously. You don’t always want to serve beans half a millimeter away from raw. They are delicious slow-cooked, with a bunch… Read More →
Good morning and happy Monday everyone. I was away this weekend in Madison, Wisconsin. Did you know that the Dane County Farmers market is said to be the largest producers-only farmers market in the country? I had some great meals: Cafe Soleil (the casual part of L’Etoile), The Old Fashioned… Read More →
I went to Half Moon before we reviewed it to see what diners were saying. Here’s what I found out:
We’re going to try something new this week. The weekly restaurant write-up will move from The Line to the Wednesday section. This week we’ll cover Half Moon in Dobbs Ferry. But here’s the cool part: I want to include your comments. Last week’s review by the Blacks â€” Ravi Continental… Read More →
I’ve been to Half Moon twice now, and loved it both times. Here are some photos of the fabulous view as well as a couple of the dishes and a refreshing rosÃ©.
Here are the menus for Half Moon. Small bites, appetizers, raw bar, ceviches, desserts. Salad, soups, mains, extras. For a sneak peek at Half Moon â€” with tons of photos of the food, the view and the building: click here.
Half Moon, the waterfront restaurant in Dobbs Ferry is open. Here’s the sneak peak I posted a few weeks ago. Also, Via Quadronno in White Plains is also open. Here’s that sneak peak from last week.
Here is your sneak peek at Half Moon, the new restaurant in the spot where the Chart House used to be in Dobbs. We are in for a treat this summer. The views are stunning and the food is fun and casual. Just what you’re looking for on a beautiful… Read More →