This Month’s News In The Westchester Restaurant Scene

Pan-Asian restaurant Little Buddha (One Ridge Hill, Yonkers 914-358-9468) has opened in Westchester’s Ridge Hill offering Thai, Malaysian, Japanese, Indonesian, and Chinese dishes plus hibachi tables, a sushi bar, a bar/lounge area, and a room for private parties. The 150-seat plus restaurant is open daily for lunch and dinner. Owner Peter Lin has similarly themed restaurants in Rye Brook, Thornwood, Pelham Manor, and Yorktown Heights

Encore Bistro François (914-833-1661, serving escargots, pâté and steak frites in Larchmont since 2000, has opened a second location in Rye at 67 Purchase St (914-481-8833)

New Rochelle’s Spadaro Ristorante (914-235-4595) is expected to open a second location at 50 Abendroth Place in Port Chester by press time…Fig & Olive (696 White Plains Rd, Scarsdale 914-725-2900, the Mediterranean restaurant that showcases the coastal cuisines of Italy, Spain, and Southern France (olive oil is the menu’s central ingredient; no butter is used), has introduced a new spring menu

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Playhouse Market (20 S Broadway, Nyack, NY 845-358-3575, now open in the space that once housed the Helen Hayes Theatre, is a combination gourmet market with meat, seafood, dairy, and take-home meals; eclectic furnishings boutique; art gallery; and café with live music, cooking demos, and poetry readings

Seamless (, the food-delivery service available in major metropolises nationally, now includes hundreds of Westchester restaurants. Order online or via smartphone app, and Seamless sends it to the restaurant for home or office delivery.      

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!

Our Best of Westchester Elimination Ballot is open through March 6!

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