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

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