For new restaurants this fall, you won’t have to look much further than your own backyard. Neighborhood restaurants are popping up everywhere — and they aren’t leaving much room for the destination gourmet scenes of years past. Take Baumgart’s, above. The long-delayed new restaurant in Nyack has a family-style history:... Read More →
My story from last week’s food section, in case you missed it! Nothing beats a cold beer to toast the end of summer. And lately, our choices for such a toast have gone way beyond the six-pack you find in the grocery store cooler. Indeed, in the past few months,... Read More →
Emily Kratzer reported on restaurants in Northern Westchester. Veal shank at Village Social in Mount Kisco. Joe Larese/TJN After the jump, what’s on the menus at Village Social and 6 other spots in the community.
Good morning—it’s Katherine Curry, and I’ve got this morning’s Local Links for you while Liz is on vacation. I was in Mt. Kisco last night getting all soggy, and I stopped into the always-welcoming and cozy Cafe of Love for dinner with my friends Amy and Nick. We sat at… Read More →
Katherine Curry’s Journal News Ice Cream Odyssey took her on a delicious journey all around the Lower Hudson Valley this summer. Here are her picks for great ice cream in Northern Westchester, and, when available, links to her original blog posts on these venues. Take it away, Katherine: La Tulipe… Read More →
Good morning and happy Monday. I had quite the weekend. We had to remove a 60- to 70-foot tall Norway maple tree from our back yard after a limb fell on our neighbor’s roof! It’s always sad to see a mature tree go, but no one should have allowed this… Read More →
Both the chef and the owner of Risotto used to work at Amalfi in Briarcliff — so if you like the soups, salads and homemade pastas there, you’re sure to be happy at this new incarnation of the former Crocitto’s La Casa Nostra in Thornwood. Owner Jack Palevic renovated the… Read More →
Good morning and happy Monday. A little frost on the pumpkin last night, huh? My plants made it through, but I think I live in a micro-climate that’s one zone higher than everybody else because I live on the slope of the bank on the Hudson, and the water keeps… Read More →