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New Eatery Open For Business In Somers New Eatery Open For Business In Somers
New Eatery Open For Business In Somers If you're craving a bite to eat, you may want to check out an all-new café in Northern Westchester that just celebrated its opening.  Whatever Café, located at 18 Tighe Rd. in the hamlet of Shenorock in the town of Somers, opened for business on Saturday, June 8.  The all-new eatery, which brands itself as a "cozy new spot to the neighborhood," offers a wide variety of classic American and Mexican fare, including burgers, hot dogs, chicken sandwiches, tacos, burritos, and flatbread pizza.  The restaurant even combines the two, in items such as the "Big Mac tacos," …
Baldwin Place's The Tortilla Project Ups The Taco Game With Unusual Selections Baldwin Place's The Tortilla Project Ups The Taco Game With Unusual Selections
The Tortiall Project In Baldwin Place Ups The Taco Game If you aren't burned out from tacos from Cinco de Mayo and need a taco fix, then a new restaurant in the Hudson Valley specializing in handmade tortillas (think jalapeno) and small plates might be a new favorite. Northern Westchester's The Tortilla Project, located in Baldwin Place, is making waves with foodies and Yelpers for its eclectic mix of tacos, side dishes, tapas, and craft cocktails. Opened in January and located in a strip mall, you will first notice that the small restaurant's sleek decor is not strip mall material, according to Yelpers.  One Yelper put it this way: "The v…
City In Westchester To Celebrate Annual Restaurant Week: These Eateries Participating City In Westchester To Celebrate Annual Restaurant Week: These Eateries Participating
City In Westchester To Celebrate Annual Restaurant Week: These Eateries Participating Foodies who are always on the lookout for new restaurants and dishes to try may want to take advantage of an upcoming annual downtown restaurant week to be held by a city in Westchester.  The 2024 Yonkers Downtown Restaurant Week, organized by the Yonkers Downtown/Waterfront Business Improvement District (YDWBID), will be held from Monday, Feb. 19 to Sunday, March 10, officials announced.  During the week-long event, the 15 participating restaurants will offer a $20 2-course Lunch; a $45 3-course Dinner; and a $55 3-course second dinner tier for either dine-in or takeout.&nbs…
Longtime Friends Open New Restaurant In Westchester: 'Incredible Journey' Longtime Friends Open New Restaurant In Westchester: 'Incredible Journey'
Longtime Friends Open New Restaurant In Westchester: 'Incredible Journey' Two longtime friends and business partners have opened up a new Mexican eatery in Westchester that they hope will become a popular mainstay in the community.  Invito Restaurant, located in Elmsford at 210 Saw Mill River Rd., held its grand opening on Tuesday, Dec. 19, and has become an "exciting new addition" to the area, Greenburgh Town Supervisor Paul Feiner said. The new eatery, opened by business partners Erick Perez and Luis Payano, resulted from the duo's interest in opening a New York City-style restaurant in Westchester, Payano said.  "Something Erick and I…
‘Moan-Inducing’ Menu Lands NY Eatery On ‘Best New Restaurants In America’ List ‘Moan-Inducing’ Menu Lands NY Eatery On ‘Best New Restaurants In America’ List
‘Moan-Inducing’ Menu Lands NY Eatery On ‘Best New Restaurants In America’ List Food so good it evokes moans of pleasure? A New York restaurant was among 50 across the country to make Esquire’s “Best New Restaurants in America” list for 2023. Casa Susanna – located in the Greene County hamlet of Leeds, at the Camptown Hotel – was heralded as serving up the best Mexican food on the East Coast. To come up with the list, Esquire writers traveled the United States, trying nearly 200 new restaurants serving up all styles of cuisine. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Casa Susanna (@casasusannacamptown) “After a se…
Popular Eatery Opens New Location Across Street In Westchester: 'Little Neighborhood Gem' Popular Eatery Opens New Location Across Street In Westchester: 'Little Neighborhood Gem'
Popular Eatery Opens New Location Across Street In Westchester: 'Little Neighborhood Gem' A restaurant in Westchester that has already become a neighborhood hit is celebrating its success by expanding to a second location across the street.  Guerrero's Juice Bar, located in Yonkers at 434 South Broadway, has opened a new location just across the street at 435 South Broadway, which held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Wednesday, Aug. 30.  The new location, named Guerrero's Juice Bar II, specializes in fresh juices and desserts, compared to the original restaurant, which serves Mexican-inspired cuisine such as birria tacos, quesadillas, and enchiladas.  Some of the delicious juices…
Brand-New Deli Off To Strong Start In Northern Westchester Brand-New Deli Off To Strong Start In Northern Westchester
Brand-New Deli Off To Strong Start In Northern Westchester A family-owned Northern Westchester deli’s first month in business has seen a promising start. Mexcellent Deli, located in Chappaqua at 27 South Greeley Ave., opened on Tuesday, April 18. The deli offers “traditional Mexican cuisine combined with American deli fare,” according to the eatery’s website. In addition to buying their meals in-store, Mexcellent offers catering services. “Much more than a Deli!” wrote David K. of Chappaqua in a five-star review on Mexcellent’s Yelp page. “Excellent food and a very friendly staff. ... This will become a regular destination.” Posted by mexce…
New Mexican Restaurant Celebrates Opening In Westchester County New Mexican Restaurant Celebrates Opening In Westchester County
New Mexican Restaurant Celebrates Opening In Westchester County A new spot to grab authentic Mexican food in Westchester County celebrated its opening along with city officials.  Cantina 914, located in Yonkers at 527 Nepperhan Ave., celebrated its opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday night, Nov. 17, according to Yonkers city officials.  The new restaurant serves a variety of Mexican dishes, including tacos, burritos, quesadillas, nachos, and flautas, according to its online menu on Grubhub.  The business also serves less-known dishes such as machetes, which are described as 18-inch quesadillas, and cemitas, which are serve…
Hudson Valley Restaurant Closes After 15 Years In Business Hudson Valley Restaurant Closes After 15 Years In Business
Hudson Valley Restaurant Closes After 15 Years In Business A Hudson Valley restaurant has closed after 15 years in business.  The owners of Mole Mole, a Mexican restaurant located in Ulster County, announced the closure in a Facebook post on Friday, March 4. The eatery is located at 23 Broadway in Kingston. "We thank all of our valued customers, friends, staff and the Kingston community for your support throughout these 15 years," the announcement reads. "Kingston will forever have a special spot in our hearts, to our customers thank you for including us into your weekly routine or for big special moments: birthday parties, work meetings, ann…
It's Opening Day For New Restaurant In Hudson Valley It's Opening Day For New Restaurant In Hudson Valley
It's Opening Day For New Restaurant In Hudson Valley A new restaurant is set to throw open its doors in the Hudson Valley. The International Buffet & Grill, in Dutchess County, opens on Tuesday, Dec. 7, at 2355 South Road in the town of Poughkeepsie, taking the place of a Golden Corral that shuttered during the COVID-19 pandemic. Not a lot is known about the new restaurant except it serves a variety of international food including American, Mexican, Italian, and Dominican, the restaurant said on Facebook. Some choices on the buffet will include pizza, chicken rotisserie, desserts, and a chocolate fountain. The restaurant…
Northern Westchester Restaurant, Tequila Bar Offers Variety Of Tacos, Margaritas Northern Westchester Restaurant, Tequila Bar Offers Variety Of Tacos, Margaritas
Northern Westchester Restaurant, Tequila Bar Offers Variety Of Tacos, Margaritas A Northern Westchester County restaurant that focuses on traditional Mexican cuisine offers guests a variety of dishes, along with a collection of more than 100 tequilas and mezcal, the owner says. Casa Tequila opened its doors in Armonk in 2019. The restaurant is located at 465 Main St.  The restaurant focuses on offering guests "Traditional Latin/Mexican fare with a gourmet hand," the website reads. Menu offerings include a variety of fajitas, burritos and quesadillas. The restaurant also serves a number of kinds of tacos, including Al Pastor Tacos made with roasted pork a…
New Mexican Restaurant Making Splash In Westchester New Mexican Restaurant Making Splash In Westchester
New Mexican Restaurant Making Splash In Westchester A new Mexican restaurant has opened in Southern Westchester, the second in just a couple of months, but the more the merrier when it comes to sinking your teeth in a good taco or burrito. Bello's Mexican Grill, in White Plains, is owned by a pair of brothers who specialize in tacos al pastor, or pork that is shaved off a rotating spit. A bright spot is that all menu items are fresh -- nothing frozen -- and made to order. In addition, they also offer a wide selection of tacos, including fish, shrimp, Mexican sausage, steak, veggie, and even breakfast tacos and burritos. But don't think tac…
Carmel's Pueblo Viejo Rates High As Go-To Spot For Mexican Fare On Route 52 Carmel's Pueblo Viejo Rates High As Go-To Spot For Mexican Fare On Route 52
Carmel's Pueblo Viejo Rates High As Go-To Spot For Mexican Fare On Route 52 Pueblo Viejo, located at 180 Route 52 in Carmel, has established itself as an area staple for its appetizing, affordable and authentic Mexican fare. On the menu, you’ll find a wide range of traditional cuisine: from the Chorizo al Tequila to the Nachos Viejos, each and every dish is made fresh daily. The eatery also provides a variety of soups, salads, fajitas, seafood and combination options. Whether you’re stopping by for a quick snack or you’re ready to indulge in a large and decadent Mexican feast, Pueblo Viejo has got you covered. The eatery has earned four out of five stars on Yelp,…
Maracas Mexican Makes Splash After Opening In Northern Westchester Maracas Mexican Makes Splash After Opening In Northern Westchester
Maracas Mexican Makes Splash After Opening In Northern Westchester A newly opened Mexican establishment is making a splash after its recent opening in Croton-on-Hudson. Maracas Mexican Grill & Bar, located at 325 South Riverside Avenue, opened its doors on April 15 in the space formerly occupied by Umami Cafe. Serving an authentic array of Mexican and American fare, Maracas offers lunch and dinner options for guests craving a traditional experience. On the menu, you’ll find classic cuisine options like tacos, burritos, quesadillas, nachos, fajitas, empanadas, taquitos and more. But you’ll also find plenty of feel-good American offerings like burgers, c…
Donjito Fusion Kitchen Opens In Westchester Donjito Fusion Kitchen Opens In Westchester
Donjito Fusion Kitchen Opens In Westchester The newly opened Donjito Fusion Kitchen brings a Latino vibe to the Westchester dining scene serving Spanish, Mexican and South American dishes at 122 Mamaroneck Ave. in Mamaroneck. "The food is Latin fusion, heavy on the seafood including such staples as paella, mixed seafood salad, short rib empanadas, gourmet fish tacos, Gambas a lJillo, seafood scampi bake, mofongo, bistec enCebollado, yucca fries, and sweet plantains," Owner Jackfry Rosado explains. Donjitos grand opening is set for Friday, May 31.  Executive Chef Luis Casenas rounds out the team at Donjito whose look i…
Fiesta Cancun On Main Serves Up South Of Border Specials In Northern Westchester Fiesta Cancun On Main Serves Up South Of Border Specials In Northern Westchester
Fiesta Cancun On Main Serves Up South Of Border Specials In Northern Westchester Just because Cinco de Mayo has passed doesn’t mean you can’t indulge in some top quality Mexican fare, and at the newly opened Fiesta Cancun on Main, that’s precisely what you’ll get. Fiesta Cancun on Main, located at 222 E. Main Street in Mount Kisco, had its grand opening on Thursday, April 25. The establishment specializes in all types of authentic Mexican cuisine. From tacos, nachos and burritos to gorditas, quesadillas, tamales and more, you’ll likely have no problem putting together your picture-perfect Mexican meal, thanks to the eatery’s massive array of menu options. In addition …
The Taco Project Opens Third Location In Westchester The Taco Project Opens Third Location In Westchester
The Taco Project Opens Third Location In Westchester The Mexican eatery known as The Taco Project is officially opening the doors of its third Westchester location Thursday, March 21. With existing locations in Tarrytown and Yonkers, the new store can be found at 65 Pondfield Road in Bronxville. Offering a wide variety of tacos as well as other Mexican staples like burritos, chorizo, salads, quesadillas and more, TTP has seemingly mastered the art of providing fresh and authentic Mexican fare for diners on the go. TTP was founded in 2014 by Nick Mesce and Sebastian Aliberti, who discovered the need for a quick service Mexican eatery in the a…
New LA-Style Taqueria Eatery Gaining Fanfare In Westchester New LA-Style Taqueria Eatery Gaining Fanfare In Westchester
New La-style Taqueria Eatery Gaining Fanfare In Westchester Larchmont’s Petite Taqueria is has been serving up LA-style fare since the restaurant first opened its doors in early December. Located at 150 Larchmont Ave., Petite Taqueria labels itself as a “neighborhood LA-style taqueria.” On the menu, you’ll find a modest yet mouthwateringly delicious variety of tacos and quesadillas in addition to wine and beer. PT also serves authentic street corn on the cob as well as other savory sides. According to PT’s Facebook reviews, its ambiance is just as appealing as its cuisine. “Authentic, delicious…best Mexican food and LA ambiance, it feels like …
Popular Eatery With Northern Westchester Locations Rolls Out Food Truck Popular Eatery With Northern Westchester Locations Rolls Out Food Truck
Popular Eatery With Northern Westchester Locations Rolls Out Food Truck Salsa Fresca Mexican Grill, with locations in New York and Connecticut, has responded to overwhelming demand for its popular fresh dishes with a new food truck program. The program is designed to bring its fast casual concept on the road. The new Salsa Fresca food truck complements the restaurant chain’s recent announcement of a franchise initiative to create 100 new stores within five years. The popular chain already has stores in Bedford Hills, Carmel, Cross River and Danbury. Hungry patrons will be able to track where the food truck will appear next on Salsa Fresca's Facebook, Twitter (…