Openings, Closings, Kitchen Changes, Food Events.
Garlic-lime chicken with roasted corn-red onion salsa is a signature dish at new tequila bar Lolita
One block from Tarry Lodge and across the Mill Street Bridge sits the new Mexican eatery Lolita Cocina & Tequila Bar (230 Mill St, Byram, CT 203-813-3555). Led by Chef Juan Manuel Reyes (formerly of Chow Bar and El Teddy’s in Manhattan), the restaurant offers grilled scallops in a pineapple-mustard sauce, garlic-marinated skirt steak, and barbecue pork spare ribs with a coffee-bean-and-orange glaze. Mains cost from $16 to $29. One intriguing dessert: a crunchy cinnamon-sugar tortilla with cinnamon ice cream and chocolate sauce. Dinner is served every day but Monday; plus brunch on Sunday.
Mamaroneck resident Manny Lozano, previously sous chef at L’Absinthe in Manhattan, is the executive chef at the new French bistro Bistro Rollin (142 Fifth Ave, Pelham 914-633-0780). Open Tuesday through Sunday for lunch and dinner, the bistro serves dishes such as Mediterranean sea bass, Long Island duck breast, hanger steak, and moules frites. (Main courses range from $15 to $26.)
New bistro FAB (222 E Main St, Mount Kisco 914-864-1661), with Chef Felipe Milanes, formerly executive chef at nearby Café of Love, offers pan-roasted salmon with French green lentils; half-chicken in a citrus red-wine sauce, grilled Berkshire pork loin, and surf-and-turf pappardelle. It is open Monday to Friday for breakfast, lunch (try the homemade crêpes), and dinner and Saturday and Sunday for brunch and dinner.
Antipasti (1 N Broadway, White Plains 914-949-3500) today offers an “express” menu: 12-inch gourmet pizzas (chicken pesto, bacon and egg, pomodoro) for $10 each and pastas for $12 each.
Monteverde at Oldstone Manor (28 Bear Mountain Bridge Rd, Cortlandt Manor 914-739-5000), the combination inn, spa, and New American restaurant set on a 29-acre country estate, has filed for Chapter 11.