R5 Readers' Picks 2011

[Food and Drink]

American Restaurant
Emma’s Ale House
White Plains
(914) 683-3662; emmasalehouse.com

Asian Restaurant
Haiku Asian Bistro
White Plains 
(914) 644-8887; haikuasianbistro.com

Bakery
Riviera Bakehouse
Ardsley 
(914) 674-0000; rivierabakehouse.com

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Bakery for Bread
Kneaded Bread
Port Chester 
(914) 937-9489; kneadedbread.com

Barbecue
Q Restaurant & Bar
Port Chester 
(914) 933-7427; qrestaurantandbar.com

Bar Food
Emma’s Ale House
White Plains
(914) 683-3662; emmasalehouse.com

Breakfast
City Limits Diner
White Plains
(914) 686-9000; citylimitsdiner.com

Brunch
Crabtree’s Kittle House
Chappaqua
(914) 666-8044; kittlehouse.com

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Burger
Emma’s Ale House
White Plains
(914) 683-3662; emmasalehouse.com

Café
Coffee Labs Roasters
Tarrytown
(914) 332-1479; coffeelabs.com

Cheese Shop
Auray Gourmet
Larchmont
(914) 833-2274; auraygourmet.com

Chicken Wings
The Candlelight Inn
Scarsdale
(914) 472-9706

Chinese Restaurant
David Chen’s
Armonk
(914) 273-6767; davidchens.com

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Chocolate Shop
Chocolate Chalet
Briarcliff Manor
(914) 941-4607; thechocolatechalet.com

Cocktails
Pour Cafe & Wine Bar
Mount Kisco
(914) 864-0606; pourmtkisco.com

Cupcakes
Lulu Custom Cake Boutique
Scarsdale
(914) 722-8300; everythinglulu.com

Deli
A & S Fine Foods of Thornwood
Thornwood
(914) 747-1449/(914) 747-0853; asthornwood.net

Desserts
Homestyle Desserts Bakery
Peekskill
(914) 737-4659; homestyledessertsbakery.com

Diner
City Limits Diner
White Plains
(914) 686-9000 citylimits diner.com

Donuts
Harvest Moon Farm & Orchard (formerly Outhouse Orchards)
North Salem
(914) 485-1210  harvestmoonfarmandorchard.com

Fine Dining
X2O Xaviars on the Hudson
Yonkers
(914) 965-1111; xaviars.com

Fish Market
Mt. Kisco Seafood
Mount Kisco
(914) 241-3113; mtkiscoseafood.com

French Fries
The Blazer Pub
Purdys
(914) 277-4424; theblazerpub.com

French Restaurant (Tie)
Buffet de la Gare
Hastings-on-Hudson
(914) 478-1671; buffetdelagareny.com

La Panetière
Rye
(914) 967-8140; lapanetiere.com

Gelato
Via Vanti!
Mount Kisco
(914) 666-6400; viavanti.com

Gourmet Market
June & Ho
Rye
(914) 967-1900

Greek Restaurant
Lefteris Gyro
Tarrytown
(914) 524-9687; lefterisgyro.com

Happy Hour
The Brazen Fox
White Plains
(914) 358-5911; thebrazenfox.com

Health Food Store
Mrs. Green’s Natural Market
Scarsdale, plus six other county locations 
(914) 472-0111; mrsgreens.com

Hibachi Restaurant
Okinawa Hibachi Steak House
Ossining 
(914) 762-9887; okinawahibachisteakhouse.com

Indian Restaurant
India House
Montrose
(914) 736-0005; indiahouseny.com

Ice Cream Shop
Main Street Sweets
Tarrytown
(914) 332-5757

Irish Pub
Brodie’s Pub
Mohegan Lake
(914) 528-1614

Italian Restaurant
Ristorante Buona Sera
Mount Vernon 
(914) 665-9800; ristorantebuonasera.com

Kosher Restaurant
Epstein’s
Hartsdale
(914) 428-5320; epsteinsdeli.com

Late Night Dining
Village Social Kitchen & Bar
Mount Kisco
(914) 864-1255; villagesocialkb.com

Latino Restaurant
Mango Café
Mount Kisco
(914) 666-3238; mangocafe.com

Locavorian Restaurant
Flying Pig on Lexington
Mount Kisco
(914) 666-7445; flyingpigonlex.com

Mediterranean Restaurant (Tie)
Zitoune
Mamaroneck
(914) 835-8350; zitounerestaurant.com

Turquoise
Larchmont
(914) 834-9888; turqmed.com

Mexican Restaurant
Guadalajara Mexican Restaurant
Briarcliff Manor
(914) 944-4380

New Restaurant
Frankie & Fanucci’s Wood Oven Pizzeria
Hartsdale (914) 725-8400
Mamaroneck (914) 630-4360; fandfpizza.com

Pie Shop
Grandma’s Country Pie
Cortlandt Manor
(914) 739-7770

Pizza
Frankie & Fanucci’s Wood Oven Pizzeria
Hartsdale (914) 725-8400
Mamaroneck (914) 630-4360; fandfpizza.com

Sangria
Tango Grill
White Plains
(914) 946-6006; tangogrillny.com

Seafood Restaurant
Eastchester Fish Gourmet
Scarsdale
(914) 725-3450; eastchesterfish.com

Sidewalk Dining
Horsefeathers
Tarrytown
(914) 631-6606

Special Occasion Restaurant
X2O Xaviars on the Hudson
Yonkers
(914) 965-1111; xaviars.com

Steakhouse
Ruth’s Chris Steak House
Tarrytown
(914) 631-3311; ruthschris.com

Sushi
Sushi Mike’s
Dobbs Ferry
(914) 591-0054; sushimikes.com

Tapas/Small Plates
España Wine & Tapas Bar
Larchmont
(914) 833-1331; espanatapas.com

Thai
Thai Angels
Mount Kisco
(914) 666-0937; thaiangels.net

Vegetarian Food
Andy’s Pure Food
Rye
(
914) 967-2332; andyspurefood.com

Wine Menu
Crabtree’s Kittle House
Chappaqua
(914) 666-8044; kittlehouse.com

Wine Bar
Pour Cafe & Wine Bar
Mount Kisco
(914) 864-0606; pourmtkisco.com

[Home and Garden]

Antiques Store
Juliana Rose
Tarrytown
(914) 366-8266

Appliance Shop
Berger Appliance Inc.
Hawthorne
(914) 769-2400; shopbergerappliances.com

Art Gallery
Canfin Gallery
Tarrytown
(914) 332-4554; canfingallery.com

Bath Shop
Best Plumbing Tile & Stone
Scarsdale (914) 723-2002; bestplg.com
Somers (914) 232-2020; bestplg.com
Yorktown (914) 736-2468; bestplg.com

Carpet Shop
Carpet Giant of Ossining
Ossining
(914) 762-5068 ossining.abbeycarpetandfloor.com

Fabric Shop
Eva’s Design & Decorating
White Plains
(914) 949-2717; evasdecorators.com

Flooring Shop
Carpet Giant of Ossining
Ossining
(914) 762-5068 ossining.abbeycarpetandfloor.com

Frame Shop
Katonah Art & Frame
Katonah
(914) 232-4400

Furniture Store
Country Willow
Bedford Hills
(914) 241-7000; countrywillow.com

Garden Center
Rosedale Nurseries
Hawthorne
(914) 769-1300; rosedalenurseries.com

Hardware Store
Katonah Paint & Hardware
Katonah
(914) 232-7797
katonahpaint.benmoorepaints.com

Home Accessories Store
Country Willow
Bedford Hills
(914) 241-7000; countrywillow.com

Kitchen Supplies
Chef Central
Hartsdale (914) 328-1376; chefcentral.com

Landscaper (Tie)
Michael Labriola Inc.
Armonk
(914) 273-6530; michaellabriolainc.com

Westover Landscape Design
Tarrytown
(914) 631-6836; westoverld.com

Light Fixtures
Hi-Light
Yonkers
(914) 779-6628; hilight.com

New Home Store
Country Willow
Bedford Hills
(914) 241-7000; countrywillow.com

Organizer
California Closets
Hawthorne
(914) 592-1001 californiaclosets.com

Tile Selection
Terra Tile & Marble
Briarcliff Manor
(914) 923-4295; terratileandmarble.com

[Health and Beauty]

Beauty Salon
Eclipse Hair Body Nails
Tarrytown
(914) 524-0835; eclipsehairbodynails.com

Day Spa
Oasis Day Spa
Dobbs Ferry
(914) 409-1900; oasiswestchester.com

Facial
Euro Laser Services
Rye (914) 921-3265  eurolaserservices.com

Hairstylist
Mark Gagliardi at Eclipse Hair Body Nails
Tarrytown
(914) 524-0835; eclipsehairbodynails.com

Mani-Pedi
Eclipse Hair Body Nails
Tarrytown
(914) 524-0835; eclipsehairbodynails.com

Men’s Salon
Eclipse Hair Body Nails
Tarrytown
(914) 524-0835; eclipsehairbodynails.com

New Spa
Cherylyn Salon
Armonk (914) 273-7900; cherylynsalon.com

Yoga Center
Katonah Yoga Center
Bedford Hills
(914) 241-2661; katonahyogacenter.com

[People and Media]

Golf Pro
Mike Diffley
Pelham Country Club

Most Influential
Bill Clinton
Chappaqua

Philanthropist
David Rockefeller
Sleepy Hollow; rockfound.org

Politician
Hillary Clinton
Chappaqua
Radio Personality (Tie)

John Tesh, 103.9 WFAS
Hartsdale (914) 693-2400; wfasfm.com

Kacey Morabito, 100.7 WHUD
Beacon, NY (845) 838-6000; whud.com

TV Broadcaster
Ernie Anastos, FOX 5
Armonk

[Shopping]

Adult Consignment Shop
Déjà Vu
Port Chester
(914) 481-1160 dejavushoppe.com

Bridal Shop
Fontana Bridal
Scarsdale
(914) 472-1441; fontanabridalsalon.com

Crafts
A Maze In Pottery
Briarcliff Manor
(914) 502-0088; amazeinpottery.com

Evening Wear
Elephant’s Trunk
Mount Kisco
(914) 666-7666 elephantstrunk.com

Gift Shop
Whimsies Incognito
Tarrytown
(914) 631- 3355 whimsiesincognito.blogspot.com

Hobby Store
A.I. Friedman
Port Chester
(914) 937-7351; aifriedman.com

Independent Bookstore
The Village Bookstore
Pleasantville
(914) 769-8322

Jewelry Store
Wilson & Son Jewelers
Scarsdale (914) 723-0327
Mount Kisco (914) 241-4500 wilsonandsonjewelers.com

Lingerie Store
Lilies & Lace
Armonk
(914) 273-2253; liliesandlace.net

Men’s Boutique
Tom’s
Katonah
(914) 232-3187

Men’s Shoe Store
Heller’s Shoes
Mount Kisco (914) 241-3777
Pleasantville (914) 769-9767; hellersshoes.com

Music Store
Sam Ash
White Plains
(914) 949-8448 samashmusic.com

Pet Store
Pet Pantry Warehouse
Rye (914) 967-0444
Larchmont (914) 833-3444; ppwpet.com

Sporting Goods
Sports Barn Ski & Sport
Yorktown Heights (914) 245-1300

Vintage Clothing
Déjà Vu
Tarrytown (914) 366-4657
Port Chester (914) 481-1160 dejavushoppe.com

Women’s Boutique
March Boutique
Briarcliff Manor
(914) 923-2100; marchboutique.com

Women’s Shoe Store
Heller’s Shoes
Mount Kisco (914) 241-3777
Pleasantville (914) 769-9767; hellersshoes.com

[Leisure]

Art Gallery
Canfin Gallery
Tarrytown
(914) 332-4554; canfingallery.com

Karaoke
Pete’s Saloon & Restaurant
Elmsford
(914) 592-9849; petessaloon.com

Local Band/Musician (Tie)
John Scofield sco@johnscofield.com johnscofield.com
Mark Morganelli
(914) 631-1000; jazzforumarts.org

Local Theatre Group
Paramount Center for the Arts
Peekskill
(914) 739-2333; paramountcenter.org

Lounge
The Lazy Lounge
White Plains
(914) 761-0272; lazyloungeny.com

Movie House
Jacob Burns Film Center
Pleasantville
(914) 747-5555 burnsfilmcenter.org

Place for a Date Night
Café of Love
Mount Kisco
(914) 242-1002; cafeofloveny.com

Place for a Party
Le Château
South Salem
(914) 533-6631; lechateauny.com

Place to Hear Music
Tarrytown Music Hall
Tarrytown
(914) 631-3390; tarrytownmusichall.org

Place to Meet Singles (Tie)
Mulino’s of Westchester
White Plains
(914) 761-1818; mulinosny.com

The Brazen Fox
White Plains
(914) 358-5911; thebrazenfox.com

Village Social Kitchen & Bar
Mount Kisco
(914) 864-1255; villagesocialkb.com

Sports Bar
Bob Hyland’s Sports Page Pub
White Plains
(914) 437-8721; sportspagepub.com

Weekend Getaway
The Castle on the Hudson
Tarrytown
(914) 631-1980; castleonthehudson.com

[Kids]

Ballet School
Academy of Dance Arts
Pleasantville
(914) 741-5678; academyofdancearts.info

Bicycle Shop
Danny’s Cycles
Scarsdale (914) 723-3408
Mohegan Lake
(914) 526-2453 dannyscycles.com

Bookstore
Village Bookstore
Pleasantville
(914) 769-8322

Candy Store
Lollipop the Candy Store
Tarrytown
(914) 332-0780

Clothes Shop
Lester’s
Rye
(914) 908-5688; lestersnyc.com

Dining with Kids
Bellizzi
Larchmont (914) 833-5800
Mount Kisco (914) 241-1200; bellizzifood.com

Gym
Club Fit
Briarcliff Manor (914) 762-3444
Jefferson Valley (914) 245-4040; clubfit.com

Haircuts
Eclipse Hair Body Nails
Tarrytown
(914) 524-0835; eclipsehairbodynails.com

Party Place
Bellizzi
Larchmont (914) 833-5800
Mount Kisco (914) 241-1200; bellizzifood.com

Shoe Store
Heller’s Shoes
Mount Kisco (914) 241-3777
Pleasantville (914) 769-9767; hellersshoes.com

Theater
Tarrytown Music Hall
Tarrytown
(914) 631-3390 tarrytownmusichall.org

Try & Buy Toy Store
Jump4Toys
Pleasantville
(914) 769-2997; jump4toys.com

Tutorial Services
Riseman Educational Consulting, LLC
(914) 715-9725

[Services]

Auto Repair
Fred’s Auto Repair
Briarcliff Manor
(914) 762-1131; fredsautorepair.com

Banquet Hall
Tappan Hill Mansion
Tarrytown
(914) 631-3030; abigailkirsch.com

Car Service
Armonk Limousine
Armonk
(914) 273-4466: armonklimo.com

Car Wash
Splash Car Wash
Bedford Hills (914) 241-2266
White Plains (914) 328-9020
splashcarwashes.com

Caterer
Abigail Kirsch
Tarrytown
(914) 631-3030; abigailkirsch.com

Computer Repair
Bits & PCs
Ossining
(914) 944-4085; pcsandbits.com

Dog Daycare
Canine Kindergarten Inc.
Mount Kisco (914) 218-8258
Verplanck (914) 739-7877
caninekindergarten.com

Dog Trainer
Dog Commander
Tarrytown
(914) 909-2788 dogcommander.com

Dry Cleaners
Rose Cleaners
White Plains
(914) 684-8774

Florist
Rubrums Florist & Gifts
Ossining
(914) 941-1802; rubrumsflorist.com

Upholsterer
Eva’s Design & Decorating
White Plains
(914) 949-2717; evasdecorators.com

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