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2023 Summer Sip & Savor Guide

The best summer memories include sharing a meal with family and friends! Don’t miss Westchester’s food and drink specials that will have you savoring summer memories, too!

AlchimistaAmore PizzeriaAugustine’sBrasserie Le SteakCasa Tequila NYCity Limits DinerCross County Center –Dolphin Restaurant – Factoria at Charles PointFortinaFrankie & Johnnie’s SteakhouseFreddy’s RestaurantLa CrémaillèreMaria RistoranteModerne BarnPete’s SaloonRed HatROC Boards – Shiraz Kitchen & Wine BarSouthern Table Kitchen & BarTaqueRio Taco BarTre AngelinaWood & Fire Pizza



Take your event to the next level with Alchimista Spiked Ice Cream! Treat your guests to a unique experience with our ice cream cocktail bars. From our rich dark chocolate infused with Malbec to our zesty Paloma sorbet, our flavors are the life of the party. Let us cater your next corporate or private event and leave your guests craving more. With our expert staff and stylish setup, we bring the buzz and the flavor. Sit back, relax, and let us handle everything, from setup to serving. Get ready to make your event a hit with Alchimista Spiked Ice Cream.


Amore Pizzeria & Italian Kitchen

Established in Armonk for over three decades, the Mazzotta Brothers reinvented themselves in a new one-acre setting featuring a rustic, Tuscan-style farmhouse with reclaimed materials throughout. Consistently voted one of Westchester’s best private outdoor dining spaces, it boasts event space, a lively bar, two large outdoor terrazzo patios, a bountiful vegetable garden, herb gardens, reclaimed pergola with grape vines, fresh water running brook, a waterfall, and firepit. The soul of the menu is authentic “real boot Italian” regional delicacies. Unpretentious, with brick-oven pizza and a vibrant old-school bar to enjoy a pub burger, craft beers, or seasonal artisan cocktails, this reclaimed diamond in the rough has a high-energy family-friendly atmosphere. Keep an eye out for exceptional chef’s seasonal specials, great summer craft cocktails, and Italian Sangria frosee on the Terrazzo.


Augustine’s Salumeria e Pasta Joint 

Discover the culinary gem near Mamaroneck’s Metro-North station, the 65-seat restaurant that redefines “Italian” cuisine! Forget the ordinary pizza and pasta joints; our eatery presents an exquisite twist on tradition. Welcome to a modern haven crafted by Marc Taxiera and Brianne Myers, where the menu delves into the heart of authentic Italian flavors. Savor fresh, seasonal ingredients woven into contemporary renditions of nostalgic dishes from Taxiera’s cherished family recipes. Tempt your taste buds with extraordinary veal marsala, chicken scarp, and more, each prepared with love and heritage. Don’t miss out on this award-winning experience; we proudly earned Best of Westchester 2023. Indulge in our enticing fusion of tradition and innovation today!


Brasserie Le Steak 

Discover the essence of French cuisine at Brasserie Le Steak! Formerly Bistro Le Steak in Manhattan, we’ve delighted families for over two decades and now bring our culinary magic to Larchmont, NY. As a family-owned French brasserie, we serve delectable homemade dishes, including the renowned “Provençale” steak sauce that’s simply divine. Savor Escargots, Frog Legs, and Shrimp St. Tropez, among other classic French delights. Join us for a delightful brunch or dinner experience and relish the warm ambiance and attentive service. Planning a special event? Schedule it with us. Brasserie Le Steak promises an unforgettable dining adventure. Merci! Call now and reserve your table.


Casa Tequila Cocina & Bar 

Sip and savor at Casa Tequila, a boutique Mexican restaurant specializing in traditional Latin/Mexican fare with a gourmet hand. Whether dining indoors or on the outdoor patio, the cultural décor, including artistic murals and sometimes live music, adds to the authentic ambience. Known for more than its exceptionally large collection of over 100 Tequilas and Mezcals, Casa Tequila also offers its distinctive take on all featured cuisine, as well as brunch, happy hour, special occasions, holidays, and special events such as Tequila 101 tastings led by Tequila masters.


City Limits Diner

City Limits Diner

At City Limits Diner, we’re open seven days a week serving breakfast all day, lunch, dinner, and a happy hour that is available Monday through Friday. We have indoor and outdoor seating, as well as takeout and delivery options. Don’t forget to check out our retail section for pastries, cakes, cookies, and granola all made in house!

White Plains

Cross County Center 

Cross County Center has KID approved dining! What’s more important or more fun than dining with your family? At Cross County Center we have an abundance of family-friendly eateries that set the stage for memory-making mealtimes and the perfect complement for Back-To-School shopping. With something to satisfy everyone’s tastes from Italian to Mexican to Asian and more, you can dine at TGIF, Shake Shack and Mito Asian Fusion with an interactive hibachi grill. OPENING SOON are Wako Chicken and T-swirl Crepe and returning this fall is our Pop-Up Beer Garden with Captain Lawrence Brewery September 16-17. Top off the dining experience with coffee and dessert at Auntie Anne’s, Cookies N’ Cream, Cinnabon and more! Stroll the outdoor center and shop and let the kids play at the Luckey Climber children’s play areas! Up-front parking is free year-round. See all of our dining options HERE.

Cross County Center

Dolphin Restaurant


Experience the best of new American cuisine at Dolphin Restaurant, a culinary gem nestled on the picturesque Hudson River in vibrant Yonkers. Indulge in the freshest seafood dishes crafted with artistry and passion. Our spacious outdoor seating area invites you to savor delectable bites while relishing breathtaking river views. Inside, our stylish bar and lounge provide the perfect setting to unwind with handcrafted cocktails. For special occasions, our private party room on the 2nd floor offers an intimate atmosphere. Don’t miss our menu favorites, including mouthwatering crab nachos, truffle mac and cheese, seafood linguine, grilled whole branzino, and tantalizing Thai shrimp. Dolphin Restaurant: where extraordinary flavors meet unrivaled ambiance.


Factoria at Charles Point


Join us at Factoria at Charles Point, home to River Outpost Brewing Co., Fin and Brew, and Spins Hudson! If you’re looking for a casual family experience, River Outpost is the place for you. Featuring a number of different foods, from barbecue to a raw bar, and a variety of craft beers, the brewery is the perfect setting for a casual and comfortable dinner or lunch. Fin and Brew features award-winning surf and turf dining options both indoor and outdoor. Voted Westchester Magazine’s Best New Restaurant in 2018, Fin and Brew offers an elevated experience for a night out. Visit Factoria at Charles Point for stunning Hudson River views, local brews, and thoughtfully curated seasonal menus.



Join Fortina this summer for both indoor and outdoor dining, and enjoy fresh and flavorful seasonal Italian cooking, complemented by an extensive beverage selection! Fortina has New York locations in Armonk, Rye Brook, and Yonkers, with an additional location in Stamford, CT. Visit the restaurants seven days a week for lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch, or order takeout conveniently online. Planning a summer get together? Host it at Fortina, order catering trays of your favorite menu items, or reserve the Fortina mobile pizza oven for your very own pizza party!

Armonk, Rye Brook, Yonkers; Stamford, CT 

Frankie & Johnnie’s Steakhouse

Cool off with a chilled glass of Ott Rosé or a Pear Martini. Our Summer Corn Salad perfectly complements our Fresh Fish of the day and Aged Steaks.


Freddy’s Restaurant

Freddy's Restaurant
Photo credit: Samantha Spadaro @bipolarfoodie

Named after Chef Matthew Safarowic’s father, Freddy’s is a nod to old-school New York establishments of yesteryear, serving up elevated American comfort classics in a lively, boisterous atmosphere. Whether it’s a burger and beer or a night out with friends and cocktails, leave pretense at the door and have a little fun. Food is family at Freddy’s. Try some signatures like our Dry Aged Tavern Burger, Char Siu Pork Chop, French Onion Short Rib, or Vegan Risotto, or join us for Freddy’s Supper Club with weekly specials like Fish & Chips on Wednesday and St. Louis Style Pork Ribs on Thursday. Check out brunch on Sundays from 11:30 am to 3 pm or Happy Hour Tuesday through Friday at the bar. Did we mention 20 taps and $10 martinis?


La Crémaillère

La Cremaillere

La Cremaillere is a French fine dining restaurant set in an original 1750 farmhouse in Bedford, NY. We feature only the best quality, local, and hyper seasonal ingredients in our dishes. In addition to our growing wine list, we offer an extensive list of reserve wines carefully curated by a private collector.


Maria Ristorante 

Experience the restaurant everyone is talking about! Don’t go for the same-old, same-old. Go for the dining destination selected as Michelin Guide “Bib Gourmand” in 2020, 2021, and 2022 and Westchester Magazine‘s 2019 Best New Restaurant.Enjoy excellent food prepared with great care and served in a vibrant, modern Italian setting.

New Rochelle

Moderne Barn

Moderne Barn

Moderne Barn is your go-to for globally inspired cuisine, whether you’re visiting us for a business meeting or with family during the summer. Stop by for lunch and dinner seven days a week, weekend brunch, or order through our website for pickup!


Pete’s Saloon 

Since 1977 Pete’s Saloon & Restaurant has been synonymous with Westchester County. Not only for its charming décor, Certified Angus Beef® Burgers and Steaks, fresh locally sourced seafood, and of course, Westchester’s #1 Live Music Venue. Now in 2023, Pete’s has been given a little facelift with an updated back bar, larger stage, and a refreshed back patio just in time for the warmer weather. Sit back and relax with a cold beverage and a hot meal with us daily from 11:30 am to 11 pm. Delivery is also available through our website at


Red Hat on the River

Nestled on the waterfront in Irvington, NY, Red Hat on the River is an American modern bistro serving satisfied diners since 2003. There’s hardly a seat in the house that does not offer a spectacular view of the beautiful Hudson River. Banquettes and a pewter bar accent the space while the walls of this 100-year-old renovated factory building are adorned with WPA-era art evoking a feeling of a turn-of-the-century Parisian bistro. An American modern bistro menu hints to the Red Hat’s French bistro origin, including casual and elegant dining experiences. Try the classic menu standards of steak frites, moules frites, country terrine, and the Red Hat Burger. Seasonal salads, sandwiches, and seafood entrees round out the menu. Creative craft cocktails, draft beer, and old-world style wines complete the experience.


ROC Boards 

ROC Boards is a premium charcuterie and cheese shop located in the village of Valhalla. Charcuterie comes in various sized boards as well as individual cups and six-foot grazing tables. In addition to cheese and charcuterie, this small business also sells dessert boards filled with treats from local bakers and brunch boards packed with carb-filled breakfast items. ROC Boards also hosts ‘Make Your Own Charcuterie Board’ classes at their shop, where you learn expert tips on making the perfect board (wine included!). You can pre-order on their website or visit the shop to grab an already-made charcuterie board from the fridge.

ROC Boards

Shiraz Kitchen & Wine Bar

Shiraz Kitchen

Our Persian restaurant, now in its new White Plains location, specializes in exciting palate-pleasing Middle Eastern flavors, ranging from stuffed organic dates with feta cheese and walnuts to Bademjoon (an eggplant, yellow split pea, and tomato sauce beef stew — just one of many featured stews) to dessert options like Faloodeh (frozen Persian rice noodles with rose water and cardamon). You’ll find our popular new sushi bar, as well as extensive wine tasting and small plates at our wine bar. If you’ve thought of Persian food as strictly kabobs, it’s time to explore — it’s so much more.

White Plains

Southern Table Kitchen & Bar 

Southern Table Kitchen & Bar delivers an inventive take on Southern cuisine. Enjoy Taco Tuesdays with us every week! Available all day, try our delicious unlimited tacos, such as steak, shrimp, and tuna, for $27. Don’t forget to pair our tacos with a specially priced margarita in hand! Perfect to share with friends, enjoy a margarita pitcher for $40, or one glass for $10 on Taco Tuesdays.


TaqueRio Taco Bar

TaqueRio Taco Bar

Discover the ultimate taco experience at TaqueRio Taco Bar, a vibrant new restaurant serving up creative cocktails and funky tacos. Our expansive patio boasts over 100 seats, providing breathtaking views of the Hudson River and the iconic New York City skyline. Sit back and relax while gazing at the majestic Gov. Mario M. Cuomo Bridge. Located in the heart of Yonkers’ revitalized waterfront, TaqueRio is the perfect spot to indulge in such menu highlights as succulent Beef Birra Tacos and shrimp tacos in crispy wonton shells. Sip on our pretty and passionate cocktails or cool off with a refreshing frozen frosé or margarita. Come experience taco paradise at TaqueRio Taco Bar.


Tre Angelina 

At Tre Angelina, we’re known for our interesting blend of traditional and innovative Italian cuisine. That includes our pastas and desserts made daily on-site and our fine wine, cognacs, Westchester vintage ports, and imported beers.

White Plains

Wood & Fire Pizza

Come enjoy brunch, lunch, or dinner at Wood & Fire Pizza. With an array of dishes ranging from pizza, to pasta, to seafood, and more, you’re bound to find your perfect meal. We also have gluten-free, dairy-free, and vegetarian options! Complement your favorite pizza with a summer cocktail such as the Cucumber Cooler or the Blushing Babe.


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