At Roxy’s Diner Barand Grill, (25 S Regent St; 914.939.7699) lobster potato skins, topped with gooey mozz and fontina cheeses, pancetta, chives, and crème fraîche serve as a rich starter.
A go-to at The Kneaded Bread (181 N Main St; 914.937.9489) is the albacore tuna salad (derived from the owner’s childhood recipe), complete with L&T, on their popular, made-that-morning multigrain (or gluten-free) bread.
A nod to Willy Wonka, You’re Turning Violette, Violet! is a sweet libation from Bona Bona (10 Westchester Ave; 914.481.5712) featuring Bona Bona’s Ruby Red grapefruit sorbet, spiked with Beefeater London Dry Gin, orange Curaçao, and crème de violette. Available Fri-Sun.