Moroccan Cooking Class at Zitoune, Pour’s European Tour Sip & Twit, Passover at Plates

Tonight! Moroccan Cooking Class with Chef Alain Bennouna at Zitoune
(March 22, 7-10pm)

Marrakech native Chef Alain Bennouna will be teaching participants how to cook a three-course Moroccan feast at Zitoune. Students will learn to prepare some of this restaurant’s most popular dishes, including carrot salad with red onions, orange blossom water, orange juice, and cinnamon. For a main, lamb shank braised in saffron, ginger, honey, parsley and cilantro will be featured; and baked fruit and nut b’steeya (a phyllo pocket stuffed with nuts and dried fruits) is planned for dessert. Appetizers and beverages will be provided, and the dinner that the students cook will be served. Cost is $85.00 per person, tax and gratuities not included. Call (914) 835-8350 to book.

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Pour’s “European Tour Sip & Twit”
(Tuesday, March 23, 7:30 pm)
Who says modern discourse is dead? Anthony Colasacco of Pour is joining Mount Kisco Wines and Spirits for a Twitter-powered wine tasting that’s designed to unite wine and social media. Fueled by wine and small plates, Sip & Twit participants will be “tweeting” their responses from anywhere at Pour. The tweet-feed will be simul-cast on a plasma screen at Pour and uploaded globally to the community using WineTwits technology.
Admission is $40 and includes small plates and wine tasting. Also expect some great giveaways.
Tickets for Pour’s “European Tour Sip & Twit” are available online here , at Pour or by email at

Hudson Valley Restaurant Week Ends March 28!

Don’t wait ‘til next week to call in that RW resy, because it’ll be over — we’re going back to regular prices Sunday, 3/28. Check out HVRW’s website for details about participating venues, and, PS. this year’s joining restaurants peaked at 141, way up from last year.

Passover (to Go or Stay) at Plates on the Park
(Tuesday March 30th)

While Passover To Go (a takeaway holiday feast from Plates) will be featured in our April issue of Westchester Magazine, Chef Matthew Karp is also hosting Passover at his restaurant. Look for four courses that include gefilte fish, matzoh ball soup, brisket and matzoh “lasagne.” Dessert is slated to be macaroons, and this event is strictly BYOH (bring your own Haggadah). The cost is $45 for adults and $20 for children. To reserve, email or call (914)834-1244.

Our Best of Westchester Party is July 24!

Our Westchester Home Design Awards event is June 26!

Our Wine & Food Festival returns June 4-9!

Our Wunderkinds event takes place on May 23!

Our Best of Business Ballot is open through May 15!

Our Healthcare Heroes Awards event takes place on May 9!

Our Westchester Home Builders Awards take place on April 4!

Our Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Forum is March 14!

Unveiled: A Boutique Bridal Brunch is February 25!

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