The owners of Antonio’s Trattoria on Arthur Avenue have opened Alessia’s Trattoria (551 Halstead Ave, Mamaroneck; 914.315.4799; alessiastrattoria.com). The broad menu includes approximately 14 pizzas, mains such as braised and roasted beef short ribs and grilled salmon in a Dijon mustard sauce, and fresh gnocchi, fettuccine, and lasagna. For dessert: house-made tiramisu.
In the space that once housed Ernesto’s Ristorante is Aki Asian Fusion (130 W Post Rd, White Plains; 914.368.8100; akiasianfusion.aiyaorder.us), a Pan-Asian restaurant with a menu heavy on Japanese offerings.
Rosa’s La Scarbitta, which had closed during the pandemic, has reopened in a new space with a new name: Rosa’s Cucina Italiana (410 Boston Post Rd, Mamaroneck; 914.777.1667). On the menu: linguine and shrimp in a vodka sauce; house-made gnocchi, and wild-caught cod in a cherry tomato sauce with capers and olives.
Located on the par-3 golf course The Links @ Valley Fields is the new Tee Bar & Grille (795 Rte 6, Shrub Oak; 914.303.2850; teebaryorktown.com), an American bistro serving such dishes as a short rib grilled cheese panini, teriyaki-glazed skirt steak, grilled mahi mahi, and chicken scarpariello.
The shuttered Appetit Bistro is now El Callejon (540A Willett Ave, Port Chester; 914.690.2000), a Colombian restaurant. The ownership remains the same: Edwin Montoya and Chef Ismael Carias.
Hot dog specialist Doggology (2081 Albany Post Rd, Montrose; 914.531.3267; doggologyny.com) has opened offering dressed-up franks including the Emotional Support Dogg (chili, queso sauce, and fries or tots), Junkyard Dogg (chili, cole slaw, baked beans, barbecue sauce), and the Diablo Dogg (hot peppers, sauteed onions, chipotle mayo).
Artisan chocolatier and gelateria Venchi (125 Westchester Ave, White Plains; 914.521.5027; us.venchi.com) has opened its first county store in The Westchester. The gourmet chocolatier was founded in 1878 in Turin, Italy, and has 10 locations in the US and 160 total worldwide. Ingredients are selectively sourced, including hazelnuts from Piedmont and pistachios from Bronte, Sicily.
Noble Pies, with locations in Warwick and Rye, has debuted in Tarrytown (38 Main St; 914.418.5649; noblepies.com). The rotating menu has more than 50 pie flavors, both savory and sweet, made with all-butter crusts from grass-fed cows and sustainably grown flour milled in the Northeast.