Editors’ Picks 2013: The Best Food & Drink in Westchester
Westchester Magazine’s editorial staff picks the county’s best spots for fine dining, wine, food, and more.
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Inventive Bartender | Emilio Ugarte at Crabtree’s Kittle House
11 Kittle Rd, Chappaqua
(914) 666-8044; kittlehouse.com
Like the actor who wants to direct, Emilio Ugarte, the bartender at The Tap Room (he plans to move to the Kittle House’s owners’ new venture Rivermarket), has hopes of one day being a chef. So the Peruvian native and avid Food Network devotee pours his passion for food into inventive cocktails that stir the senses (pun intended). His drinks have become so popular, “Emilio’s Newest Creation” graces the ever-changing cocktail menu. We suggest the New Fashioned (a slightly sweeter, smoother take on an Old Fashioned) or the Romero (Greenhook Gin, Velvet Falernum liqueur, homemade rosemary bitters, and fresh lime juice topped off by an egg-white foam and sprig of rosemary).