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Sal's Pizza 2 (New Rochelle)

Ditto!

please recommend [Will travel from Rockland and New Rochelle]

I always end up recommending Vintage 1891 Kitchen in Larchmont on this board. Food is great and the location should work well. It's a very pretty place too with good service. Of course, you can never go wrong with North.
http://www.opentable.com/vintage-1891...

Good singles crowd for over 40-50 yr olds on a Thursday night after work. Lower Westchester

LOL!

Good singles crowd for over 40-50 yr olds on a Thursday night after work. Lower Westchester

I think the bar area of any nice/busy restaurant might serve your purpose. Vintage 1891 Kitchen in Larchmont is beautiful and has great drinks and a busy bar area with tables and couches. Food is also excellent. Dubrovnik in NewRo has a nice bar area too. Modern Restaurant or Sorrell Wine Bar in New Rochelle.

Asian (Chinese and/or Thai) in or near New Rochelle

Count yourself lucky that Oriental Palace was closed! Pricey and not worth it. A very sweet place in Larchmont is Ray's on Palmer Ave near the movie theater. It's been there forever. They will do their best to accommodate any requests. Nothing fancy about it, but it is Chinese and fresh and will probably satisfy your needs. Much better prices than Golden Rod and much better service than Hunan Palace.

There's also a Thai restaurant on Fifth Ave in Pelham, Bangkok City, that I like much better than Red Lotus which I find too oily.
http://www.yelp.com/biz/bangkok-city-...

Best fine dining: Westchester restaurant recommendation?

Don't know if the occasion has passed yet, Ronnie, but I don't see Vintage 1891 Kitchen in Larchmont mentioned and it's one of my favs. Great wine list and fun cocktails. The menu isn't a long one, but I'm always extremely happy with what I order and the venue is really pretty. If you go on a weekend, of course, the service will not match mid week levels. Here are the opentable.com reviews -- the restaurant itself seems to have a Facebook page as opposed to a website, I believe.
If convenient location for you, I would recommend.
http://www.opentable.com/vintage-1891...

Best fine dining: Westchester restaurant recommendation?

2nd Dubrovnik. I always order fish, and the off menu fish are pricey but ultra fresh. They have a good way with fish. I think I got the tuna on the menu which was reasonably priced in low-mid $20 range and it was wonderful.

Cookies! (lower Westchester)

Yes, I regret my Trilogy purchase. Spent a decent amount of money and nothing looked really yummy.

Cookies! (lower Westchester)

Thanks, will try too!

Cookies! (lower Westchester)

Thanks so much. Lulu's is do-able for me. Good to know!

Cookies! (lower Westchester)

Thanks. I've been hearing about Kneaded Bread for years! Will try.

Cookies! (lower Westchester)

So, I ended up in Trilogy in New Rochelle http://www.yelp.com/biz/trilogy-bake-.... Very sweet coffee shop/bakery with a decent enough selection for me to fill a box. A variety of cupcakes and mini cheesecakes, banana bread, and oatmeal and choc chip cookies. Looked pretty good -- but not outrageous. Was assured all had been baked yesterday. I tried nothing though.

Interestingly, I was in Mamaroneck later in the day and thought to sample some of Boiano's wares. I had gotten good biscotti there in the past. Disappointed to say, out of the 5 I tried, none seemed fresh and one was downright stale. Tested = mini cannoli (not so good), cranberry almond biscotti (stale), raspberry filled cookie (very stale), pignoli (not stale, but pignoli's were slightly rancid) and a couple of other non descript ones. (Don't worry, I only had one bite of each). However based on the day and your selection, you might fare better Keeping such a large quantity of each cookie is a guarantee they won't always be fresh.

I'm convinced that the best route is to take an hour and bake a batch of something from scratch -- gotta be better than 90% of bakery cookie offerings. In fact, here's my favorite, no-fail choc chip cookie recipe. You can make a batch for under $10 and everyone loves them (I do make them a smaller size than recipe calls for
)http://allrecipes.com/recipe/best-big...

Would love to try Neri's but too far a drive today.

Thanks again!!

Cookies! (lower Westchester)

Personally, I love it all but agree w/you & always get a selection. I actually want to support a local bakery and I'm reading good things about Trilogy in New Rochelle where I live. + they are open all day. Will report back!

Cookies! (lower Westchester)

Thanks! Both Artuso and Boinano got serious mixed reviews on Yelp -- love or hate -- although the idea of cannolis is appealing. I'm near Pelham Bakery, so will check if they are open today and Fleetwood is do-able. Not close to Riveria but use them for annual Thanksgiving pies. Appreciate the suggestions!

Cookies! (lower Westchester)

I wanted to get some thank you cookies for my wonderful neighbors who helped me this winter with snow removal. They are a large family, so I thought a variety of cookies/bars would be nice. I usually bake my own, but if I could run out today, Sunday, and find some good homemade style cookies, that would be great. I know there are a few bakeries in Mamaroneck with Italian cookies by the pound, but am not sure of quality. Also, I've been referred by Yelp to Provisions in Pelham and Trilogy in New Ro. Can any cookie lovers comment please?

Anniversary dinner in Lower Westchester

I agree with you totally! Many people don't eat bacon and they should be ready to sub potatoes or other veggies, especially as different sides must already be prepared to go with other menu options. What happened to "if you have a food allergy or special requirements, please let us know?"

Anniversary dinner in Lower Westchester

Ditto here. Not crazy about the menu. Fortunately, there are always occasions/reasons to try new places. Plus Hudson Valley Rest Week coming up for more sampling. Cheers!

Anniversary dinner in Lower Westchester

Please do let us know where you end/ended up.

I'm Angry and I'm not Taking it Anymore! Westchester NY

A couple more places that have creative drinks in the $12 range as well as excellent food/service/atmosphere:

Park 143 Bistro in Bronxville, cocktail menu follows:
http://143parkbistro.com/uploads/cock...

Also, Vintage 1891 Kitchen in Larchmont. I can't find their cocktail menu so not 100% sure of prices, but I do know they are good. They have a Facebook page more so than a website.

Anniversary dinner in Lower Westchester

North is definitely not lower Westchester, but worth a 20 minute drive. I also stand by my suggestion of Vintage 1891 Kitchen in Larchmont, which is lower Westchester.

I'm Angry and I'm not Taking it Anymore! Westchester NY

Love the drinks at Bar Taco in Port Chester. Fruit juices are fresh ... drink menu follows.
http://www.bartaco.com/menu.html

You can find good inexpensive drinks at many/most Mexican restaurants and the food is typically acceptable++ and the atmosphere fun.

Anniversary dinner in Lower Westchester

2nd North

Anniversary dinner in Lower Westchester

I like the food and atmosphere at Vintage 1891 Kitchen right on Boston Post Road in Larchmont. It's really lovely and we've been happy with the menu/food both times we went. Service was mostly good. Fit for a special occasion.

http://www.opentable.com/vintage-1891...

Great new restaurants in New Rochelle New York

Those really were the "old days". I grew up here too!

Great new restaurants in New Rochelle New York

LOL

Great new restaurants in New Rochelle New York

Tried Patrias Sat night per Chowhound22 recommendation. We went early, before any possible crowds. Mostly a positive experience. Loved the seafood empanada as an app and my grilled tuna main was pretty good. I also had a nice veggie timbale. Plating was lovely. Negatives = they will do no subs on sides, even for allergies, etc. at least on Sat night, per waitress. Good to know. The food, overall, for my taste, had too much oil, although I always ask that it be kept light. Might not bother others. Boyfriend was not crazy about his crab/avocado salad app -- again, too much oil and he felt it was faux crab. His entrée was the steak and shrimp which he liked very much. Bread was good. Portions right sized. Too full for dessert. Very nice fresh décor and accommodating servers.

We will go back -- saw other menu options we'd like to try.
Parking is convenient.

Great new restaurants in New Rochelle New York

Agree 51rich! As I said above, you also need to pay parking meters until midnight, as if it's Manhattan.

Great new restaurants in New Rochelle New York

Dudley's?? For real or kidding??!!!

Great new restaurants in New Rochelle New York

Thanks for the Patrias mention. I didn't even know Cholo's had closed. (Wish there was more reason to go to downtown NewRo and I might have noticed.) It looks like it's definitely worth a try -- lots of fresh fish. Hmmm, maybe tonite....
Not a big Coromandel fan anymore -- too inconsistent. I've had the best and the worst of Indian food all at the same place!

Great new restaurants in New Rochelle New York

Mrs: Re Little Mexican
Well you can always get a table on a Saturday night, which gets it points for starters. Food is good standard Mexican fare -- the tableside guacamole is usually a winner (depending on who's making it) and I like the Mexican shrimp cocktail with avocados and tomato sauce, the shrimp with spicy green sauce (can be very hot), and the chile relleno. Service can be spotty. Don't go with stellar expectations and you'll get a good meal at a cheap price. Drinks are exceptionally good -- I've had the mojitos, margueritas and white sangria, and was happy! There is no shortage of Mexican restaurants in NewRo and I don't claim to have tried them all -- I'm a little pickier as I don't eat chicken or meat so they've gotta have some reliable fish options. I keep coming back to Little Mex. Try and let me know.