Westchester Restaurant Openings, Closings, Events and News
Dobbs Ferry’s Grenadine dishes out customized crêpes, Purchase’s China White preps to open two locations in Scarsdale and Westport, Conn., and other restaurant news.
Mark Kramer of Susan Lawrence
Made-to-order crêpes ($5.50-$8) with sweet and savory fillings can be had at the new French crêperie Grenadine (3 Cedar St, Dobbs Ferry 914-341-2242; grenadinecreperie.com). Choose from 14 flavors including pommes (honey, apples, cinnamon); Nutella; Gruyère; and smoked salmon. Gluten-free (buckwheat) crêpes are also offered. Grenadine is open Tues to Sat 11 am to 7 pm and Sun 10 am to 5 pm.
The Farmhouse at Bedford Post (954 Old Post Rd, Bedford 914-234-7800; bedfordpostinn.com/ farmhouse) is hosting a semimonthly Sunday Global Grilling Series. Chef Jeremy McMillan serves a four-course, $55 prix-fixe grilled menu inspired by varying locations. On April 7, the Basque Region will be featured, with dishes such as chuleta (dry-aged beef with gem lettuce, shaved onion, and charred tomatoes). On April 21, Tuscany is featured, with pappardelle and wild-boar ragu and wood-oven bean stew on the menu. For an additional $35, cocktails and wines are paired with the meal. Reservations are available from 5:30 pm to 9 pm.
Mark Kramer, chef/owner of gourmet market Susan Lawrence (26 N Greeley Ave, Chappaqua 914-238-8833; susanlawrence.com) is hosting a series of in-store Farm Table Dinners inspired by the season. This month’s five-course dinner is on April 27 at 7:30 pm and the menu features roasted game hen breast with focaccia galantine and wild mushroom cognac sauce as the main course. By reservation only, a seat costs $110 (plus tax and tip). Future dinners are scheduled for May 31 and June 28.
To celebrate their Greek heritage, the Livanos family will have a special Greek Lenten dinner menu—void of meat, dairy, and fish—through May 4 at City Limits Diner (200 Central Ave, White Plains 914-686-9000; 135 Harvard Ave, Stamford, CT 203-348-7000; citylimitsdiner.com). Among the dishes on the menu: okra and tomato stew with lentil rice pilaf; crispy scallops with skordalia and marinated beets; vegetarian moussaka; and grilled octopus with roasted red pepper orzo. Additionally, to celebrate Orthodox Easter on May 5, traditional holiday favorites—shredded romaine salad, hortopita, and roasted leg of baby lamb—will be served.
Mod Chinese restaurant China White, with a flagship location in Purchase (578 Anderson Hill Rd 914-437-9700; chinawhiteusa.com), is soon opening two new locations in Scarsdale and Westport, Connecticut.