Savor The Westchester

(Sponsored Post) So much more than "just a food court", after a multi-million dollar renovation, The Westchester has opened Savor which is a collection of upscale restaurant quality dining options in an elevated food hall like setting. Erin and I had an opportunity to meet the owners

Gardening 101: Thursdays in July

Summertime is a great time to expose kids to some things that are new and different.  School is out, most activities are over and many of us are looking for fun and educational opportunities for our kids.   I worked with my Girl Scouts and

Westchester Woman Wednesday: Summer Cooking

June is a crazy month for everyone.  With all that's been going on, Shawna and I did not have time for monthly "lunch" with one of our favorite Westchester Women.   Instead we decided to share posts from three Westchester bloggers instead.    The focus

Guest Blogger: Westchester Daddy

We're so happy to feature a Westchester dad today for Father's Day.    It's always interesting to me to hear how people who aren't Westchester natives discover Westchester, decide to make it home and best of all, hear what they love most about their town.

City Perch – New Seasonal American Restaurant Now Open in Dobbs Ferry

(Sponsored Post) Chef Sherry Yard, Tuck Hospitality Group Chief Operating Officer and three-time James Beard Award winner recently inducted into the Foundation’s prestigious Who’s Who of Food & Beverage in America, officially brings her critically acclaimed City Perch Kitchen + Bar to Dobbs Ferry, NY. "Priding itself

Frank’s Top 5 Favorite Sandwiches

Summer is just around the corner, and as my husband recently said his "winter fat is gone and now he's working on his spring rolls".  Gotta love men's humor and their appetites.  Not a fan of just getting a salad for lunch, I had Frank put

iPic Dobbs Ferry

We go to  A LOT of movies throughout the year and our go-to theater of choice used to be the AMC Palisades Theater.  Yep, we would drive the 20+ minutes and cross the Tappan Zee Bridge just so we could have a nice movie going

Maple & Rose Delivers Dinner (and more)

Maple & Rose, a new market-driven catering company in Westchester, is cooking up outstanding seasonal eats for the home, office, and special events. Co-founded by Eastchester resident, Matt Gorney, and Larchmont resident, Chef Ryan Hart, Maple & Rose aims to bring together friends, family and

Westchester Woman Wednesday: Meet Lillian Huang

Before this month comes to a close, I realized I must post our Westchester Woman Wednesday.  Where did April go?  Weeks ago, I had lunch with Lillian Huang and decided she'd be our Westchester Woman of this month.  We literally met on Instagram earlier this

Mamaroneck’s Food Truck Makers & Market – April 30th

Kicking off Small Business Week, join the Village of Mamaroneck in bringing together an eclectic mix of local food, artists & artisans in the Industrial Area of Mamaroneck, NY with special highlight on the area's small businesses. EVENT: Sunday, April 30, 2017 (Rain Date To Be Announced) Noon -

10 Things To Do in April

We don't keep a calendar of events.   We considered it and realized that every other site has one and that's where people go for "things to do."  However, the other sites usually list things for the kids-- Not the moms.  So we've decided to publish

Westchester Woman Wednesday: Meet Aleesia Forni

Shawna and I go to a lot of restaurants. Some are chef's tastings or new seasonal menu previews and others are full service meals or grand openings.  It's always an interesting assortment of guests and we often wonder afterwards who created the guest list.   We leave

iPic Theater – The Ultimate Night Out

(SPONSORED POST) SIGN UP for a FREE Premium Movie Ticket and 3-month Sapphire Trial Membership to experience the ultimate night out at iPic Theater.   "Your Night, Your Way" is more than a phrase; it's the iPic Entertainment philosophy. https://youtu.be/ckw1CM7PXrs iPic Theaters' plush cinemas indulge moviegoers in a new

Balducci’s Catering Menu

With spring holidays around the corner, I'm finding it hard to get motivated to locate recipes and prepare for the big meal.   Today is a snow day, and I have comfort food on my mind.  I'm making homemade cookies and muffins and preparing my

Foodies of Instagram Top Picks (and pics)

Some of the best pics on Instagram are pics of food.   I never post what I cook and rarely post what I eat.   But I love looking at others pics.   I started following this food account and learned that it's created by

Cookie Dough….Delivered.

I love structure, schedules and plans.  But I also love being creative and spontaneous, sharing a good find when I want to.  I realized last week that I have been lacking in the "eat" posts and made it a priority for this week.   I've

EAT, SHOP & PLAY

  LILIES & LACE TRUNK SHOW at Wyatt Lily Boutique Friday, February 10, 2-6pm 1 Chase Road in Scarsdale 914.472.1930 Treat yourself this Valentine's Day! LINGERIE AND PAJAMAS Come in to shop our Lilies and Lace Trunk Show, be fitted for your bra and champagne!   

Pizzeria Veloce

I was introduced to Pizzeria Veloce in White Plains by Melissa Tomlin a few weeks ago and since my first experience, I've been back many times.  This easy "go to" restaurant specializes in making artisanal personalized pizzas and salads to order with an amazing selection

Balducci’s Rye Brook Location is Now Open

Last month, we posted this article about Balducci's in Scarsdale, with the news of their second Westchester store opening in Rye Brook. http://www.emmawestchester.com/2017/01/14/balduccis-in-scarsdale-rye-brook-next/  Well, Rye Brook's location is open and it's amazing!   Shawna and I checked out their Grand Opening last week and it was everything