Westchester Woman Wednesday: Meet Cassandra Caruso

Last month, Shawna and I had one of our working breakfast meetings and we had a list of people we wanted to get together with in the new year.  Some that we have worked with for years, others we've met in the past couple of

Siegel Bros. Marketplace Grand Opening Feb 2, 2017

Fourth Generation Family Owned and Operated Marketplace For How People Are Eating Today January 17, 2017, Mt. Kisco, NY: Lots of activity has been seen through the window wrapped storefront of Siegel Bros. Marketplace this past week. Large refrigerator cases were stocked with domestic and imported charcuterie

Dig Inn Now Open in Rye Brook

We recently were invited to preview the new Dig Inn that opened in the Rye Ridge Shopping Center where we had the opportunity to get an exclusive first look at their new space before it opened to the public and sampled some of their amazing

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

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 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

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

Mediterraneo White Plains

Distinguished Chef, Albert DeAngelis and his Z Hospitality Team Bring their Renowned Mediterranean Cuisine to White Plains Erin and I were invited to the ribbon cutting celebration opening of Mediterraneo in downtown White Plains last month.  The 3-story building in the heart of downtown that had

Getting Into The Holiday Spirit at The Ritz-Carlton Westchester

Spent a wonderful morning at The Ritz-Calrton Westchester decorating gingerbread houses, a tradition that started a few years ago with just Ellie and Korben has expanded. If you missed this fun event, you can still get into the holiday spirit and head over to the Ritz-Carlton

Enjoying a German Tradition of “Kaffee und Kuchen”

Married to a German it’s all about “Kaffee und Kuchen” (KOO-khen); translated to “Coffee and Cake”, which is similar to British teatime.  A cultural tradition celebrating that time between lunch and dinner having a piece of cake (or two) and a cup of coffee or

Mason Sandwich Co: Fast Food Done Right

Mason Sandwich Co recently opened in Eastchester.  I wasn’t expecting much when we stopped by one afternoon after Korben’s soccer practice but was pleasantly surprised. On our first visit, we tried their Muffuletta and Grilled Cheese with Tomato Soup – YUM!  We enjoyed the sandwiches so

The Time Nyack Hotel: Truly an Experience

This is one of those posts that writes itself.   The pictures will tell it, thankfully because there are no words to describe The Time Nyack Hotel, that opened up last week in Nyack.   A historic brick building, that used to be a factory

808 Social Opens in North Eastchester

On Monday night, my husband and I visited 808 Social for dinner. We’ve been watching them every step of the way and knowing 808 Bistro pretty well, we knew it would be anything other than a “typical pizza place” which some feared it would be.