HVRW gives friends the perfect opportunity to get together to enjoy a good meal and good company. That’s exactly what my racquetball friends had in mind when we cut our usual Monday morning games short to head out to Red Hat on the River in Irvington. The red-bricked building is… Read More →
Many things were important to get us through the polar vortex of January and February: A warm coat, sturdy snow boots, and, of course, a hearty breakfast. Remember to check us out at www.westchesterbreakfastclub.com! Epstein’s Kosher Restaurant Jan. 5: We kicked off the new year with a visit to Epstein’s Hartsdale outpost…. Read More →
Yes, we know this cocktail is not a dish, technically speaking. But for the week between Christmas and New Years, it seems appropriate. Celebratory, festive— and yes, delicious— the winter sangria at Red Hat on the River is too much fun to pass up. Made from Hudson Valley apple cider and… Read More →
After hearing the news that MP Taverna would open Monday, I checked in with Mary Beth Dooley at Red Hat on the River around the corner. They’ve been closed since Superstorm Sandy hit in late October, but have been working hard on renovations. (Check out the Red Hat facebook page… Read More →
Hi! This is guest blogger Rinku Bhattacharya, telling you about my late-week experience in Irvington. My first try for restaurant week was Red Hat on the River, a restaurant that I was waiting to try for a while, I had heard wonderful things about the place and wanted to check it out… Read More →
Here’s a little secret. If there are no tables available on the terrace — or the roof bar — at Red Hat on the River, as when I was there a few weeks back — — you still have the chance to enjoy the outdoor weather. There are little tables on… Read More →
Good morning and happy Monday. Bit chilly today, and while I’m no fan of the mizzle, it’s good for the plants, so let’s keep it coming, right? Hope everyone enjoyed the weather on Friday night — it was definitely the highlight of the weekend. I had drinks by the Hudson… Read More →
Last night at Cafe Barcel in Nyack, I had a terrific soft shell with a macademia slaw. Tender but crunchy nuts mixed in with citrus and cabbage and a sinful brown butter sauce — with one sweet and beautiful crab on top: So great. If the restaurant were open tonight,... Read More →
Last week, I met my good friend Gillian at Red Hat on the River. On my way there, I drove through downtown Irvington, past Red Hat’s old location, and sighed a little. I still miss that old location, small and cramped as it was—it had such an amazing, lively bistro… Read More →
We’re working on a story for Wednesday about dining well with just $20. We’re going to have tons of suggestions from restaurants all over the region. But when we asked Mary Beth Dooley from Red Hat on the River for her suggestions — she got all “War&Peace” on us. (Just… Read More →
Red Hat on the River in Irvington is fast becoming a favorite place for my friends and me to have a drink and a bite after work. The bar is so comfortable, the staff is so gracious and the food is so good. We ordered a few things to share… Read More →
You can’t dine up on the roof at Red Hat on the River in Irvington. But it is one of the most relaxing places I’ve sipped a glass of rosÃ© in quite some time.
I stopped by the Red Hat on the River for a sip and a snack last Tuesday â€” the last day of the heat wave. Unfortunately, I missed the opening of the rooftop deck by just one day. It’s open now, and has stunning views.