YONKERS BREWING CO. WINS GOLD The Local Brewing Company Was Awarded a Gold Medal at This Year’s U.S. Open Beer Championship July 11th, 2018, YONKERS, NY – Yonkers Brewing Co.’s 914 Vienna Lager took home the gold medal at the 2018 U.S. Open Beer Championship in the Vienna category. The Ohio-based competition—the only one to include beers from professional breweries and award-winning home-brewers, and includes judges from England, Canada, and the United States—announced the winners July 9th. 914 Vienna Lager (5.3% ABV) features a fresh, full-bodied malt profile, with toasted and very lightly-roasted grain flavors for a subdued hop. It [...]

By | 2018-07-20T00:30:17+00:00 July 20th, 2018|news|0 Comments

Janet Langsam Honored at Westchester’s Magazine’s “Tastemakers”

Arts & Culture Visionary to be Honored at Westchester Magazine’s “An Evening with Westchester’s Tastemakers”  ArtsWestchester CEO Janet Langsam will be Recognized as one of Westchester’s Most Respected Community Leaders; Wine & Food Festival Signature Event Features Westchester’s Top Chefs Serving Six-Course Dinner with World-Class Wine Pairings WHITE PLAINS, NY (April 30, 2018) – Arts and culture visionary Janet Langsam will be honored with Westchester Magazine’s 2018 Community Leader Award during the annual “An Evening with Westchester’s Tastemakers,” which will return as the signature event of Westchester Magazine’s 8th Annual Wine & Food Festival on Friday, June 8 at 6:00 p.m. “‘An Evening [...]

By | 2018-04-30T17:22:40+00:00 April 30th, 2018|news|0 Comments

Greenwich Wine + Food Returns

GREENWICH WINE + FOOD RETURNS WITH FESTIVAL WEEKEND; EXPANDS WITH ADDITION OF GOLF CLASSIC AND FUN RUN EVENTS Festival Weekend Returns September 21-22 and Welcomes Back Alex Guarnaschelli and Scott Conant; Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation to be Primary 2018 Beneficiary Greenwich, CT – The Greenwich Wine + Food Festival presented by PepsiCo will return for its eighth year, hosting a Master Chef Wine Dinner on Friday, September 21 and a full day of food, drinks, music and fun on Saturday, September 22 at Roger Sherman Baldwin Park in Greenwich, Connecticut. This year, the fourth annual Serendipity Golf Classic presented by Pure Leaf, to [...]

By | 2018-04-22T21:25:33+00:00 April 22nd, 2018|news|0 Comments

Stop & Shop Launches Store-Wide Nutrition Navigation Program

STOP & SHOP LAUNCHES GUIDING STARS®, WORLD’S FIRST STORE-WIDE NUTRITION NAVIGATION PROGRAM Clear labeling gives consumers quick, easy-to-understand nutrition advice [Purchase, NY - April 5, 2018] – Stop & Shop is helping customers eat healthier and save time grocery shopping with a first-of-its kind nutrition navigation program, Guiding Stars. With symbols that are visible at a glance, Guiding Stars aims to take the guesswork out of nutrition by decoding labels into one clear rating.  Available at all 410 Stop & Shop locations, over 9,000 products will feature the star ranking system that showcases “good”, “better” and “best” choices. Guiding Stars [...]

By | 2018-04-22T21:16:28+00:00 April 22nd, 2018|news|0 Comments

Chef Brian Lewis Brings Japanese-Inspired Cuisine to Westport with Oko

Westport, Conn. – Chef Brian Lewis, who brought seasonal American cooking to Westport, Connecticut with his acclaimed restaurant, The Cottage, expands his footprint in downtown Westport with his newest venture, OKO.  The Japanese inspired restaurant, located in the historic Vigilant Hose Company Firehouse at 6 Wilton Road, showcases Lewis’ innovative take on traditional Japanese cuisine and sushi, in a lively and charming atmosphere.  The restaurant will open on April 19, 2018. “My team and I are delighted to bring OKO to the community, combining my love for Japanese cooking techniques and culture with fresh, local ingredients from Connecticut, the U.S. [...]

By | 2018-04-22T21:07:14+00:00 April 22nd, 2018|news|0 Comments

Film to Table at Jacob Burns

A feast for the eyes and the palate took place at the Jacob Burns Film Center (JBFC) Monday night with another successful Film to Table event.   The series, which brings new meaning to the phrase “dinner and a movie,” features events throughout the year that include a food-focused film screening followed by a Q&A or panel discussion with distinctive local restaurateurs, filmmakers, and more. Monday’s sold-out Film to Table featured a screening of A Fine Line, a timely documentary in which filmmaker Joanna James explores why only 6% of head chefs and restaurant owners are women, punctuating the national conversation [...]

By | 2018-04-22T20:30:03+00:00 April 19th, 2018|news|0 Comments

Briarcliff Manor Chamber of Commerce Hosts Annual Chili Cook-Off

Briarcliff, NY – On Thursday, May 3, 2018 from 4:30pm – 6:30pm, the Briarcliff Manor Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual Chili Cook-Off. The Chili Cook-Off is Briarcliff Manor’s nod to Cinco de Mayo. This family-friendly event, held outdoors at one of the loveliest times of year, takes place in front of the storefronts along Pleasantville Road from the Briarcliff Manor Fire House to Holbrook Cottage. Local businesses join together and offer samples of homemade chili to all Briarcliff’s friends and neighbors. Everyone gets to vote on their favorite recipe and a winner is awarded at the end of [...]

By | 2018-04-22T21:00:30+00:00 April 18th, 2018|eat + drink, news, westchester|0 Comments

Westchester Magazine Announces Events for Wine & Food Festival 2018

Westchester Magazine’s Wine & Food Festival 2018 8th Annual Westchester Magazine Wine & Food Festival Brings Together Top Restaurants, Chefs, Wines and Much More. Tickets on Sale Now for Signature Events June 5th – June 10th.   WESTCHESTER COUNTY, NY (April 5, 2018) – 315,000 burgers. 25,000 glasses of wine. 360 restaurants. 50,000 guests. $200,000 for charities. These are just some of the numbers that help to tell the success story that is Westchester Magazine’s Wine & Food Festival. In just seven years it has emerged as the signature culinary and beverage event kicking off the summer season in Westchester County [...]

By | 2018-04-18T00:31:58+00:00 April 18th, 2018|news|0 Comments

ArtsWestchester to Celebrate 20 Years with 2018 “Arts ‘Birthday’ Bash” Events

Creative Cuisine Tastings by Top Chefs, Open Artist Studios, NEW! ArtsWestchester Triennial Exhibit Featuring Contemporary Artists of the Hudson Valley, Plus Kids Arts Activities All Offered as Part of Celebration WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (March 27, 2018) – ArtsWestchester has announced a special event to celebrate 20 years in its historic building in downtown White Plains.  The county’s leading arts advocacy nonprofit organization has put a new spin on its annual ArtsBash spring fundraiser this year by calling it Arts “Birthday” Bash. The event, which will feature food, fun and contemporary art, is scheduled for Thursday, May 17 from 6:00 p.m. [...]

By | 2018-03-27T10:13:52+00:00 March 27th, 2018|news|0 Comments

Food Bank for Westchester Changes its Name to Feeding Westchester

Leslie Gordon, CEO of Feeding Westchester (formerly known as Food Bank for Westchester) unveils sign with organization’s new name. Organization says, ‘Feeding Westchester’ Better Reflects its Mission to End Hunger in Westchester   ELMSFORD, N.Y. (March 22, 2018) –  Food Bank for Westchester today announced that it has changed its name to Feeding Westchester. The county’s leading nonprofit hunger-relief organization said it made this change to better communicate not just who they are, but what they do and who they serve. “Our name is changing, but our mission, our work, and our board and staff remains the same,” said Leslie [...]

By | 2018-03-22T18:38:02+00:00 March 22nd, 2018|news|0 Comments