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

Norwalk Now Presents a City-Wide Adventure: NORWALK CITY HUNT

Take Part in this Entertaining and Interactive Afternoon of Clues, Challenges, and a Race to the Finish Line and After Party! Saturday, April 28, Meet-up 10:30 AM, Hunt 11 AM-1 PM, After Party 1-3 PM March 19, 2018, Norwalk, CT: Norwalk Now, the collaborative marketing group comprised of local Norwalk businesses who have come together to promote their city, presents Norwalk City Hunt, an interactive, “amazing race” throughout the Wall Street and SoNo neighborhoods of Norwalk, Saturday, April 28. Participants are put into teams of 4 and are guided through the hunt on the City Hunt phone app. From there, [...]

By | 2018-03-27T11:53:32+00:00 March 20th, 2018|max ex pr, news, norwalk now|0 Comments

Siegel Bros. Marketplace Gears Up for the Easter and Passover Holidays

New Daily Menu Features Made-to-order Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Items Marketplace Café to Open in Time for Summer March 15, 2018, Mt. Kisco, NY:  Husband and wife team, Jeremy and Beth Nevins are looking forward to the Easter and Passover holidays, celebrations that are wrapped in faith, family and culinary traditions. Jeremy, whose great-grandfather Abram Siegel opened his kosher butcher shop in Woodbine, NJ in 1912, opened his contemporary version of a specialty market in January of 2017 in the charming town of Mount Kisco, New York. Sustainable, locally sourced meat, market fresh fish, charcuterie, prepared foods, and a robust [...]

By | 2018-03-19T17:35:23+00:00 March 19th, 2018|max ex pr, news|0 Comments

Chowdafest Tips Off Chowda Madness

Westport, CT – March 6, 2018 –  Chowdafest presented by Stop & Shop, started their fun Chowda Madness this week.  “All our Chowdafest fans seem to hoop it up every fall at our event so we thought why not hoop it up now when everyone is about to fill out brackets for the upcoming NCAA college basketball tournament” said Jim Keenan, event director.  All the restaurants over the past 10 years were ranked by their achievements (1st, 2nd or 3rd) and the top four ranked restaurants in each of the four competition categories were entered. This online “one & done” [...]

By | 2018-03-06T17:10:05+00:00 March 6th, 2018|news|0 Comments

Bar Zepoli Offers a Fresh Culinary Outlook Amid a Stunning Backdrop

February 6, 2018, Stamford, CT: This is Bar Zepoli, an Italian-American restaurant and gathering place deeply rooted in an Italian immigrant culture that continues to redefine this most beloved cuisine. Located on the corner of Broad Street and “Little Summer Street” in downtown Stamford, CT, Bar Zepoli opened in September of 2017, offering a multi-sensory experience from its striking décor to its vibrant and seasonal menu. Grand windows adorned with red velveteen drapes, rustic wooden rafters, and a cathedral ceiling envelope multiple dining rooms, a social bar scene, eclectic artwork by artist Leigha Zimmer atop the exposed brick walls, dark wood [...]

By | 2018-03-06T01:41:32+00:00 March 6th, 2018|news|0 Comments

Hudson Valley Restaurant Week 2018

Hudson Valley Restaurant Week 2018: Diners will Enjoy Prix-Fixe Lunch and Dinner Menus Across Seven Counties From March 12-25 Beacon, NY - February 15, 2018 - The Valley Table announces today the restaurant line up for spring 2018 Hudson Valley Restaurant Week! Beginning March 12 and running through March 25, participating restaurants will showcase their best dishes via three-course, prix-fixe lunch ($22.95) and dinner ($32.95) menus. Spanning 115 miles, Hudson Valley Restaurant Week encompasses restaurants from seven counties including Columbia, Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Ulster and Westchester. “We are thrilled to announce the list of the spring 2018 participating restaurants [...]

By | 2018-03-05T20:58:11+00:00 March 2nd, 2018|news|0 Comments