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The Food and Drink News All Westchester Foodies Need in May


An Asian-inspired eatery in Greenwich, a second location for The Cottage, and more dining updates make the month delicious.

New York-based Ambias Hospitality Group has debuted Moon (130 E Putnam Ave, Greenwich; 475.500.0888), offering a modern spin on Asian-inspired cuisine. On the menu: black cod with coconut-lemongrass espuma, celery root, and baby bok choy; Snake River Farms Wagyu top sirloin cap with shiitake mushrooms; and Colorado lamb loin with miso eggplant. Omakase, either 12 or 14 courses, is also offered.

The Cottage’s spicy scallop nigiri

The Cottage’s spicy scallop nigiri / Courtesy of The Cottage

Chef-owner Brian Lewis of OKO (Rye) and The Cottage (Westport), is opening a second location of The Cottage, in Greenwich, at 49 Greenwich Avenue later this year. Expect Cottage favorites such as Wagyu beef brisket steam buns, duck fried rice, and lobster spaghetti.

Alba’s Ristorante (400 N Main St, Port Chester; 914.937.2236) is celebrating its 28th year in business, having opened in March of 1993.

After 24 years in business, owners Tommy Calandrucci and Gianni Piccolino have closed Sunset Cove (Tarrytown). They continue to operate Stone Fire Restaurant (251 Lexington Ave, Mount Kisco; 914.864.1888) and Basilico Pizza, Pasta and Gourmet (293 Lexington Ave, Mount Kisco; 914.241.8555).

Chatterbox 54 has closed. In its place, Dive Oyster Bar (1201 Pleasantville Rd, Briarcliff Manor) is scheduled to open this summer.

Café Alaia (128 Garth Rd, Scarsdale; 914.725.3000) moved up the street to the space that once housed Cooked & Co.

The Market on the River (Cortlandt Waterfront Park, 77 Riverview Ave, Verplanck), a farmers’ and makers’ market, opens May 9. Stalls with growers, artists, and vintage collectors are set up along the water’s edge each Sunday through October. Spring and summer hours are 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. September and October hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Kacey Morabito Grean, morning radio host on 100.7 WHUD for more than 20 years, who grew up in Verplanck, is the founder.

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