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A New American hotspot at a coworking space, an exciting addition at Dubrovnik, and more foodie happenings hit the county.

Ruby & Bella’s (265 Greenwich Ave, Greenwich; 475.272.8680) has debuted in hybrid coworking space SaksWorks. The New American menu by Executive Chef Jason Leckey includes dishes such as wild-caught salmon with lemony sautéed spinach, a lobster club sandwich, and a Pat LaFrieda burger with smoked onion aioli. For dessert: chocolate pot de créme and carrot cake.

Srećko Žarák has joined Ivan Ljubicic in the kitchen as co-chef at Dubrovnik Restaurant (721 Main St, New Rochelle; 914.637.3777). The Croatian-born Žarák has experience as an executive chef in countries such as Croatia, Germany, and Switzerland. The chef duo has collaborated on new dishes: a Mediterranean salad with fresh figs, watermelon, cherry tomatoes, walnuts, and goat cheese; house-made butternut squash soup, house-made butternut squash ravioli with pršut (a dry-cured ham) and cognac sauce; octopus ragout with Croatian fuzi pasta; and pljukanci (hand-rolled Croatian pasta) in jumbo shrimp sauce with Istrian black truffles.

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Srećko Žarák has joined Ivan Ljubicic in the kitchen as co-chef at Dubrovnik Restaurant | Photo courtesy of Buzz Creators

Chef Thomas Burke, previously the executive chef for the Charlie Palmer Collective and onetime chef de cuisine at Purdy’s Farmer & the Fish, is heading the kitchen at the recently reopened La Crémaillère (46 Bedford-Banksville Rd, Bedford; 914.234.9647). Expect fine French dishes, such as smoked salmon rillette; braised veal cheek with herb and ricotta gnocchi; Dover sole a la meunière in a caper-brown butter emulsion; Long Island duck breast à l’orange; and Niman Ranch Prime filet mignon.

The first county location of sweetgreen (Vernon Hills Shopping Center, 696 White Plains Rd, Scarsdale; 914.350.3100) has debuted. The fast-casual salad-and-grain-bowl restaurant chain uses ingredients such as cage-free and certified organic eggs and locally sourced greens.

Milk bubble teas, fresh-fruit milks and teas, milk-foam teas, and other specialty drinks are on offer at The Whale Tea (148A Mamaroneck Ave, White Plains; 914.380.8759) This is the 11th location for the predominantly Northeast mini-chain, including four in Fairfield County.


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