Sophie Kinsella Comes to Westchester

Sophie Kinsella Comes to Westchester

I’m so Westchester.  A 30-minute express train could get me into Grand Central with ease, but it seems like such a hassle to go into the city for things.  Plus, I like my car.  The traffic is a headache and the parking is worse.  So I just avoid it. Invitations like these ones have been… Continue Reading

Balducci’s in Scarsdale; Rye Brook Next

Balducci’s in Scarsdale; Rye Brook Next

My husband is a very modern, forward-thinking guy.  If I had to pick one way that he’s traditional (or let’s say old-school) it would be in his appetite. He likes a nice dinner when he comes home.  Breakfast is usually on the go each morning after his 7 am workout and his commute to the… Continue Reading

IntoxiKate Experience: Sambal Thai & Malaysian

IntoxiKate Experience: Sambal Thai & Malaysian

Explore (and taste!) traditional Southeast Asian street food. Join IntoxiKate Wednesday, January 25th at 7 p.m. at Sambal Thai & Malaysian in Irvington. The eatery, located in the old Chutney Masala location in Irvington, celebrates traditional Southeast Asian cuisine with bold flavors and an intense balance of sweet, salty, sour, bitter, and spicy. Navjot Arora, co-owner of… Continue Reading

Sweet Treats

Sweet Treats

One of our main categories is called “eat.”   Shawna is the restaurant-goer out of the two of us as she has a far more sophisticated palate than I do.  I have a total of about 25 food items that I eat in restaurants and am limited to only American or Italian food.  Drives my… Continue Reading

Kick Off  Your 2017 Bucket List by Traveling to Barbados

Kick Off Your 2017 Bucket List by Traveling to Barbados

As we close the final pages of 2016, it is time to begin mapping out the New Year, and Mango Bay Hotel encourages travelers to add a trip to Barbados to their 2017 bucket list. The 76-room hotel’s all-inclusive value provides vacationers with an array of options to kick start the New Year, whether it… Continue Reading

PureWow:  Tips for Wearing Tights Like a Grown-Up

PureWow: Tips for Wearing Tights Like a Grown-Up

While I was commuting on the train into the city, I stumbled across a website called PureWow that I’m currently obsessed about. This site, is “dedicated to finding ways to make your life more interesting, beautiful and manageable. PureWoW is the place you go to find out what book to read, what awesome dish to… Continue Reading

Christmas Cheer Cocktail

Christmas Cheer Cocktail

Craft Mixologist – Juan Meyer, was recently voted the #1 bartender at this year’s 2016 Greenwich Food & Wine Festival and is a member of the Z Hospitality Group that recently opened Mediterraneo in White Plains and is sharing his special Christmas Cheer Cocktail with Emma Westchester readers. Ingredients: 2 oz. Grey Goose Pear Vodka… Continue Reading

Trunk Shows at LOLA in White Plains

Trunk Shows at LOLA in White Plains

It’s no secret that I love LOLA.  Since I discovered this boutique years ago, even before the opening on Mamaroneck Avenue, it was my go-to place for fashion finds and gift items. What I have noticed about LOLA over the years, is that they always have the “in thing” first!  They find the best items… Continue Reading