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Westchester County Dining Events: Visiting Chef Series at 42 in White Plains, NY; Wine Dinner at Tarry Lodge in Port Chester, NY; Chutney Masala's Diwali Celebration in Hastings-on-Hudson, NY


Divertimento da Cozinha: Visiting Chef Series at 42
October 19, November 9, and December 1
Check out this amazing three-part dining series in which Chef Anthony Goncalves of 42 hosts other chefs for evenings that celebrate eating and cooking together. This week, on October 19, Chef Goncalves will host Luis Americo, and together they will offer an eight-course menu paired with Portuguese wines (see below). On Wednesday, November 9, Chef Goncalves will host Chef Marco Gomes, who will be visiting from Portugal to collaborate on a menu that celebrates the Old-World Portuguese table with new techniques, and on Thursday, December 1, Chef Marco Canora from Hearth in New York City joins Chef Anthony Goncalves for a “meatopia.” From the invitation, “Chef Marco will be working with ‘American homestead’ and his pigs. Chef Goncalves will also team up with Chef Jose Ignacio and his ‘Iberico fresco’—which means fresh pork from Spain. Each event (which includes wine pairings) costs $125 per person, exclusive of tax and 20-percent tip.

October 19 “Anthony & Luis”
Guest Chef Luis Americo will be joining Chef Anthony Goncalves for a very special version of Anthony’s Wednesday tasting menu. Chefs will alternate courses, with wine pairings included.

Cold Tomato Soup
Snow Crab Bread Stew & Fresh Oyster

Portuguese Garden
Pickled & Roasted Beets, Pumpernickel, Black Olive, Smoked Goat Cheese, Huckleberry Encapsulation

Roasted Black Cod
Octopus Leg Confit wrapped with Bellota Iberian Ham,
Caramelized Onion Purée, Mint-Rocket Risotto

Farinheira Stuffed, White Bean Purée, Jamon Crisp, Sea Lettuce

Confit & Roasted Suckling Pig, Green Asparagus Scrambled Eggs,
Angel Hair Potatoes

“Arroz de Pato”
Crispy Duck Breast, Confit, Barley,
Lemon, Chouriço, Cranberry Mostarda, Pickled Butternut Squash

Pumpkin “Petit-Gateaux”
Toasted Almonds, Honey, Ricotta Cheese

Carrot Cake Sticky Toffee Pudding
Powdered Cream Cheese Ice Cream, Carrot Shards

Diwali in Hastings-on-Hudson with Chutney Masala at Riverview
October 21, 7pm
$35 (adults), $15 (children)
October is heating up with excellent eating events, including Diwali http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diwali with Chef Navjot Arora of Chutney Masala www.chutneymasalabistro.com. We’re talking a lavish, 18- course buffet, an open bar and a DJ: it’s a don’t-miss cultural event that promises great food by and for people of Indian heritage. To reserve, call Anu (917) 325-7926), Poonam (914) 263-2381, or Seema (914)573-9795 or (914)591-5500.

Tarry Lodge Wine Dinner with Foradori
October 19, 6:30 pm
$100 per person, plus tax and gratutity
From the invitation, “Join us on Wednesday, October 19th at 6:30 pm for a four-course tasting menu paired with current and library releases from Foradori. For more than two decades, the Foradori family has been associated with some of the most authentic wine production to be found in Trentino. The winery is currently managed by the mother and daughter team of Gabriella and Elisabetta Foradori
We are pleased to announce that we will have Guest Winemaker 
Elisabetta Foradori speaking at the event.” Call (914) 939-3111 for reservations

Here’s what to expect:

Speck with Pumpkin and Goat Cheese
Foradori Manzoni Bianco 2009

Polenta With Funghi Trifolati
Potato and Pancetta Pizza
Foradori Teroldego 2008
Foradori Teroldego ‘Morei’ 2008

Grilled Venison with Braised Cabbage and Juniper
Foradori ‘Granato’ 2008
Foradori ‘Granato’ 2003

Apple Crostata
Bricco del Sole Moscato d’Asti 2010

Haven’s Chef Dan Petrilli at Pleasantville Farmers’ Market
October 22, 10:30 am
Look for Chef/Owner Dan Petrilli, who will be preparing risotto onsite using fresh vegetables that he sources at the farmers’ market. Learn, shop, then go home and cook—sounds like a great Saturday morning to me.

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