Mission Taqueria: A modern, healthy Mexican eatery comes to Pleasantville

IMG_9958 (1)We had heard a lot of buzz about a new Mexican restaurant that had opened recently in Pleasantville. The owners of the successful 105Ten in Briarcliff Manor have launched Mission Taqueria, a new style of Mexican kitchen.  The food is basic in its heritage and roots, but the execution and presentation is thoroughly modern.   A great deal of time was spent developing a menu that is light, clean and healthy, yet full of taste.

The space is in an older building that has been transformed by designer Andrew Kotchen into a clean, uncluttered,  modern, and urban space.  The effect of this  design is to create a space where  the food and craft cocktails take center stage. Booths line the walls, pub tables are placed in the middle of the restaurant and two cozy tables for four reside by the front windows.  The bar is a colorful area with a honeycomb backsplash in blue which is repeated in tile on the bar front and floor.  The taps are unique and bring a touch of old Mexico into the modern design language of the interior.

The menu of traditional Mexican dishes has been updated to reflect the notions of lighter, cleanand healthy fare.  The usual heavy cheeses and sauces are thankfully missing and replaced with  a menu with an emphasis on blending fresh ingredients in a healthy manner.  The effect for us is that we left the restaurant satisfied and not weighed down.

We enjoyed some unique and fresh dishes such as the Guacamole served with a light topping of queso fresco, house made chips, pomegranate and toasted pumpkin seeds.  Very interesting take on the classic guacamole staple.

The Mexican Street Corn was another nice opener and is lightly grilled ear of corn (cut in two) and served with a lime aioli, and chili powder.    The Pumpkin seed hummus was a unique dish in taste and presentation and instead of chips was served with a fresh cut veggie crudite.

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Tuna Poke Tostadas

For our mains we enjoyed the Tuna Poke Tostadas, a healthy dish with Hawaiian poke (tuna) served on small tostadas,  and topped off with a fresh slice of avocado.  Loved this dish!

 

 

While there are main entrees including chicken and steak, we opted to check out the Taco menu with seafood, meat and veggie options.  We enjoyed the California Dreamin’  Brussel Sprout Tacos ($14) (great for healthy eaters and vegetarians),  The Shrimp($17), fresh grilled shrimp served with a mango salsa.  The Lobster Frites ($19)  were also a must try with poached lobster, and a pepper and chipotle aioli and topped with potato threads .  All healthy, light and delicious and devoid of the heaviness so frequently seen in Mexican restaurants.

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The Shrmip (tacos) and Lobster Frites

While dining you would be remiss not to mention the list of craft cocktails, and wide range of beers available on tap.

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Mission Taqueria has brought to the Westchester dining scene an eatery merging the best of authentic Mexican foods in a modern and healthy fashion

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Mexican Taqueria

472 Bedford Road Pleasantville, NY     tel. 914.741.5285

https://www.missionpleasantville.com

 

 

 

A Flea in Her Ear: a hilarious comedy at Westport Country Playhouse

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A hysterical comedy has come to the stage at the Westport Country Playhouse in Westport Ct.  ” A Flea in Her Ear” is a brilliant and hilarious play about the subjects of marriage, suspicion, infidelity, and mistaken identity.   This high energy production had the audience laughing the entire performance.

 

The play was written by Georges Feydeau in the early 20th Century and adapted by David Ives from the original book and wonderfully directed by Mark Lamos, the artistic director of the Playhouse.   Set in Paris in 1907 the play is about a Parisian wife (Elizabeth Heflin) whose faithful husband a well to do owner of an insurance company has suddenly lost his romantic appetite for his wife.   Along with her good friend, Lucienne(Antoinette Robinson), they devise a plot to see if her husband is cheating on her.  They send him a scented note from a female admirer and ask him to meet her at a local hotel of ill repute.

While her husband, Victor (Lee E. Ernst) is intrigued by the letter and the amorous advances of this mystery woman, he passes on the offer and sends his friend  Tournel (Stephen Pelinski) to meet her instead.  The high energy and physical comedy that is Flea in Hear Ear is about to unfold in Act Two of this three act play.  Act Two moves from the home of Victor and his wife to the hotel with its many doors and passages.  Lee E. Ernst assumes another role as the drunken Bell Hop Poche, whose appearance turns the play upside down.  Calamity ensues as the ladies plans become unglued and Lucienne finds herself being pursued by her angry husband Don Carlos (Michael Gotch), an eccentric and mad Spainiard.  The play finally returns to the apartment in Paris of Victor and his wife Raymonde, where the crazy mixed up events of the evening are finally resolved.

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A successful comedy depends on a great script, comedic timing, excellent actors and of course a director who can bring all these elements together. This production of A Flea in Her Ear has all those elements.   The set design was fantastic and the high artistic quality we expect from Westport.  Kristen Robinson did a wonderful job with capturing the feel of  early 20th Century Paris.  Costume Designer Sara Jean Tosetti crafted a wonderful array of period costumes for the actors.  This is a play you cannot miss!

This very comical play will grace the Westport stage until July 28, 2018.  Tickets start at $30.

For more information and tickets.

Westport Country Playhouse

25 Powers Court  Westport Ct.  tel.203.227.4177

https://www.westportplayhouse.org     

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Tredici North: a fresh approach to classic Italian dishes by an award winning Chef

 

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Tredici North in Purchase is a fine restaurant with a top chef who has crafted a “modern Italian” menu that is both innovative and delicious.  The decor of the restaurant follows that theme with a hip and modern design .  No red and white checkerboard table cloths here.  The look is upscale and modern and the menu though classic Italian is presented with a modern flair.

On a recent Friday evening we visited Tredici North for dinner.  The bar features a full list of craft cocktails and wines from several regions of the world. The talented bar staff can also blend a cocktail of your choice not on the menu.

The dinner menu  is designed  and wonderfully executed by Chef Giuseppi Fanelli.  The chef has appeared on several cooking shows on television, and was the winner of “Chopped” on the Food Network.  His resume includes chef at Baldoria (sister eatery to Rao’s) in Manhattan, as well as Felidia (Lydia Bastianich’s  restaurant) as well as Tredici in Chelsea.  The menu is classic Italian with a fresh and innovative approach to these familiar dishes.

Starters include dishes such seafood, two salads and one meatball dish. We enjoyed the wonderful and filling Angry Lobster,  a deconstructed  1 ¼ LB Lobster that is pan fried in the shell with evoo. meyer lemon and roasted garilc.  A seafood lover’s dream dish.

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Angry Lobster

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We also enjoyed the Grilled Polpo,  a tasty slice of Portugese octopus, grilled and served over endive salad with and finished with a light citrus vinaigrette and bloomed mustard seeds. The light flavors of the vinaigrette combined with the grilled texture of the seafood was quite a refreshing take on this classic dish.    From the specials menu  that evening we enjoyed a classic bowl for fresh mussels that was light and excellent.

 

Main dishes  include seven different delicious homemade pasta options as well as land and sea options. The homemade Ravioli Zucca with ricotta, buratta and asiago with served in a light pumpkin, sweet potato and butternut squash crema was a favorite with pasta being both house made and just melted in your mouth.

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A fresh grilled Halibut dish was also enjoyed from the specials menu and was fresh and delicious and shows the Chef’s willingness to introduce new items to the menu.  Another great choice is the fresh approach to Organic Salmon.  This staple gets a fresh outlook  by being prepared with pistachio and mustard seed crust (for a nutty flavor) with parsnip puree with a medley of green lentils, pomegranate and served in a light burnt blood orange reduction.  So innovative and delicious.

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Halibut

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Pistachio Semifreddo

 

If you have room desserts are available and try the fresh Coconut Dream cake of the Pistachio Semifreddo, a frozen mousse with a hard chocolate shell and  chopped pistachio that was the perfect cap to a great meal.   Tredici North ticks all the boxes for a evening of great dining.d

Tredici North

578 Anderson Hill Road  Purchase NY

tel.  914.997.4113  web >>https://www.tredicinorth.com

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Katonah Woods Kitchen and Bar: a new eatery embraces Katonah’s history

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Katonah Woods Kitchen and Bar is a recent addition to the dining options available in the Village of Katonah.  This eatery though new to the area has embraced the rich history of Katonah.   The history of this charming Northern Westchester village has been influenced by the construction of a NYC reservoir.  This construction forced the village to move to its current location, where the carefully laid out and planned village is a real treasure.

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Katonah Woods remodeled interior embraces that history with a mix of rustic decor and clean modern lines. Brick walls, a metal ceiling and Edison bulb lighting blend with modern materials and interior design.  The walls are adorned with historic photos of the village.  The effect is warm and inviting.

 

The menu is a mix of New American items.  Appetizers ($12-$20), include both land and sea options.  We sampled the excellent Wild Mushroom Truffle Mac and Cheese, a filling blend of shell pasta, baked in a mushroom beschamel and topped with bread crumbs.  A real comfort dish for one or two diners.

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Wild Mushroom Truffle Mac and Cheese

We also sampled the tasty Lobster Quesadilla ($16) with Fresh Maine lobster, spicy goat cheese, Vermont Cheddar, house made chips, served with avocado salad.  A real satisfying dish that again can be enjoyed alone or shared.   From the specials menu we also tried the Sauteed Veggies with fresh Burrata,  (delicious) and Mussels Marinara.   Oysters and Mussels are not menu items and we learned are added as specials when management has sourced the freshest seafood available.

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Some starters at Katonah Woods

Main dishes include pasta, seafood, meat and one veggie dish.  There are burgers, several different salads available and sides.  We sampled the Vegetable Giardino ($20) a filling blend of local fresh vegetables and herbs, served over soba noodles with garlic and olive oil.  The Braised Short Ribs ($32) are delighful and  served  over a creamy soft white polenta and steamed asparagus,with a natural au jus braising sauce.

Another favorite was the Lobster and Shrimp Risotto($30) a pleasant presentation of fresh seafood, baby spinach, light lemon and garlic sauce. A nice light and healthy dish.

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Lobster and Shrimp Risotto

Desserts are available if you have the room and are made in house. We suggest the Expresso Crème Brule, The Banana Bread Pudding (great for summer) and the Tartufo.

There is a nice cocktail menu and we advise you try the Painted Lady Martini, or the Whitlockville. Katonah Woods Kitchen and Bar is a welcome addition to the village and should be your next dining destination.

Katonah Woods Kitchen and Bar

128 Bedford Road Katonah NY    914.401.9600

http://www.katonahwoods.com

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Next stop, the fresh and innovative dishes of Pubstreet in Pleasantville

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Pubstreet located in the former passenger train station in the village of Pleasantville is a wonderful addition to the Westchester dining scene.  Joining its partner restaurants, the successful Village Social (Mt.Kisco and Rye) and Locali (New Canaan), Pubstreet has arrived with its own style and menu.  Pubstreet blends fresh seafood, land and plant based dishes and all include fresh local ingredients.  The atmosphere is casual, yet elevated.   The main dining room has tasteful  painted woodwork, high ceilings and windows seating at wooden tables and banquettes along the walls.  There is a small bistro tables outside for seasonal outdoor dining.

The bar occupies one end of the room including what would have been the station masters office of the rail station and the ticket office.  This vibrant space is also the site of the raw bar which dishes up fresh oysters and clams daily.

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Beverages including a nice list of craft cocktails ($10-13), beer ($6-$8) including a rotating selection of draft brew ($8) and wines by the glass ($9-$13) with varieties from Spain, Italy, France, and California.

Appetizers abound and range from Wings to Oysters to Shishito Peppers.   We sampled the Salmon Poke “Sushi Fritter” and delightful combo of fish, avocado, tamari glaze and scallions. This is  a must try.   From the raw bar a selection of fresh Wellfleet Oysters fit the bill and was served over ice with lemon and was the perfect way to start the meal.  The raw bar has several fresh oyster selections as well as clams, lobster cocktail, shrimp cocktail and cerviche.  We noted  that the bar was a popular spot for  patrons  to enjoy the raw bar selections with their drinks.

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Wellfleet Oysters from the Raw bar

Also as a starter we tried the Grilled Mushroom Rice bowl, a super healthy dish and a great choice for the vegetarian in your party.  A healthy bowl with spinach, pickles, tempura crisp, aioli, and with a kabayaki glaze. Interesting use of this Japanese sauce that is usually served on fish.  Delicious.  There are 4 salads and two rice bowls on the menu as well as 2 pasta dishes.

 

Main dishes include seafood, beef and chicken dishes. Burgers include the classic, a tuna burger and even for vegetarians  (or anyone), the Impossible Burger.   We sampled one of our favorites, the classic Lobster Roll.  Soft fresh cooked lobster on a roll with lobster butter, fine herbs and a side of fries ($21) . Perfect!

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Lobster Roll

The Broiled Black Cod ($29) was our last selection  and was wonderfully presented with chili, nishiki rice, pear and shiso (a Japanese plant that is pungent and full of flavor).   An excellent and unique dish filled with flavor.  If you desire more flavor, try the Coconut rice for spicy twist on this side dish.

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Broiled Black Cod

Pubstreet  much like Village Social has mainstream dishes, but the preparation and blend of ingredients is innovative and unique.  There is an underlying yet subtle Asian influence to many of the dishes that set Pubstreet apart from other restaurants.

 

 

Pubstreet

20 Wheeler Avenue  Pleasantville NY

tel. 914.909.5408

web:   https://www.pubstreet.com

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Salt Bar: a touch of casual Cape Cod at Harbor Point in Stamford

 

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Just in time for summer, a casual and fun restaurant has opened in the vibrant Harbor Point section of Stamford.  Salt Bar is a perfect fit for the growing dining scene of this water front locale.  Salt Bar’s space in the heart of Harbor Point  offers dining out doors when weather permits, as well as comfortable indoor dining and a large U shaped bar.

The theme is a beachy  yet modern Cape Cod type vibe which is perfect for its location so near Long Island Sound. The menu is simple but includes enough for everyone in your party with a raw bar, three salads,  and New England Clam chowder.  Small plates include steak skewers, a crab and artichoke dip and several seafood choices.  The large plates is more expansive with two chicken dishes,  a burger and several more fresh seafood options.

There is a nice assortment of craft cocktails ($15), as well as 15 different craft beers ($6-$11) with most varieties sourced from New England.   Wines abound with nearly 20 offerings by the glass ($7-$14).

For starters we enjoyed half a dozen fresh oysters from the raw bar.  Oyster choice changes daily and we sampled the Island Creek oyster harvested from  Duxbury, Mass.  A great choice, fresh and just enough salinity to allow you imagine you  are at an ocean resort.  Also from the raw bar was the Shrimp Cocktail, plump and succulent.

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We stayed with the seafood theme for our large plates with the Boothbay Lobster Roll served cold with mayo and a side of fries.  A great choice on a warm summer evening.  The roll is also available warm with butter.

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The Steamed Whole Lobster was our other choice and exceeded our expectations.  Fresh and steamed to perfection and  served with butter and a choice of side.   Both dishes were priced in the current market price range and at $28 for the whole lobster, we felt it was very good value.

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The restaurant was filled the night we dined there with every seat inside and out occupied.  The wait staff despite the crowd was professional and attentive and both drinks and dishes arrived like clockwork. The diners were in all age groups with singles, couples, families and groups of friends easily meshing in the casual atmosphere of Salt Bar.

After dining make sure to take a stroll along the waterfront and catch a sunset.

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Salt Bar

14 Harbor Point Road Stamford Ct 

tel. 203.870.2565

web> http://www.boothbaylobster.com

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The Dog In the Dressing Room: a fun romantic comedy at the Schoolhouse Theater in North Salem

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We were thrilled to experience our first production at the Schoolhouse Theater in North Salem last evening.  Now on stage at this gem of a theater is “ The Dog in the Dressing Room” a romantic comedy written by  Deborah Savadge.  This comedy is a real audience pleaser with a funny fast moving script, sharp direction, and wonderful performances from the four person cast.

The play is set in the backstage of a theater that is preparing for opening night.  Here we meet our characters, The Mime (Nicola Iervasi ), who introduces the audience (silently) to the play, and appears at various times in the play to signal changes in the scene.   We also meet Kira (Estelle Bajou) the actress who has landed a major role in the play.  Her long time friend, party buddy and confidant Kevin (Jack Utrata ) and the Company Manager Joel (Gregory Perri) round out the cast.

As Kira rehearses for opening night she finds a strange dog in her dressing room.  She soon finds that the dog is a gift from the Company Manager, Joel whom she barely knows.  It seems he has been listening in on the stage intercom to the conversations between cast members.  He has become quite taken by Kira and when she tells a cast member she would love a house in the suburbs and a dog one day, Joel decides to buy her a dog.  Kira is perplexed by his gift and his intentions, and it is only complicated as the socially awkward Joel starts buying dog toys, food and shampoo for the dog and inviting himself over to her apartment to care for the dog.  Kevin who is Kira’s long time friend from high school does not like Joel and feels his behavior is driving a wedge between him and Kira.   The audience is drawn into the story which at points morphs into drama, and quickly back into a romantic comedy.  What will Kira do as opening night approaches and she learns more about the secretive Joel? Will she follow her heart or  listen to Kevin’s warnings? All is revealed  about the characters and their fate in the end when the play comes to its charming conclusion.

The direction of the play by Bram Lewis is first rate.  The pace of the play is swift, especially in the first half hour with short rapid scenes that quickly transition into the next scene.  The audience never gets to rest and is quickly drawn into the play. There is plenty of fast moving physical comedy as well.  We particularly liked a scene where Kira and Kevin leave the stage and continue their argument into the audience aisles. It really grabbed the attention of the house.  A very effective method of writing and direction.

Estelle Bajou as  Kira has credits as a Drama Desk nominated actor.  Her performance is wonderful.  Her eyes and face are full of expression as she moves through many different moods during the play.  She is really a strong actor who commands the stage.   Jack Utrata who has off Broadway and National Tour credits is hysterical as Kevin, Kira’s flamboyant friend.  His style of exuberant physical comedy had the audience laughing.  Gregory Perri does a fine job as the awkward Joel  and Nicola Iervasi  entertained us all as the Mime who meanders through the 85 minute performance.  There is one more cast member to meet, but we will leave that as a  surprise for the audience.

The Dog in the Dressing Room is a fun, fast moving and very entertaining play and playwright Deborah Savadge has done a great job bringing these interesting characters to life.  This is the World Premiere of this play, and we can only see more success for it in the future.

The production  runs through July 1st with performances in the 99 seat theater on Thursday, Friday, Saturday at 8pm and Sundays at 3pm.

Tickets are $38,  seniors at $35

Prior to the show make sure you browse the art gallery also housed in the Schoolhouse building. Free parking.

The Schoolhouse Theater

3 OWENS ROAD, NORTH SALEM,  NY 10560

tickets>>>>  https://www.schoolhousetheater.org/

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All aboard! Dine and drink at Station House in Port Chester

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A fun restaurant has opened inside a historic railroad station in downtown Port Chester, NY.   Station House is the latest restaurant from the Our Restaurant Group which operates the successful Village Beer Garden next door, as well as Rye House Port Chester and Rye House Manhattan taverns.

Though a slightly different vibe from the Village Beer Garden, Station House assumes the role once served by  the rail station as being  the heart of the community.  Station House is a restaurant and tavern with a casual atmosphere which encourages friends and family to gather and enjoy good food, an exciting cocktail menu and variety of craft and international beers.

Situated on the busy New Haven commuter line, the station has been tastefully restored and many of its 19th century elements remain intact.  The tall ceilings and windows, millwork, brass lighting, and the even the original ticket office remain.   A refresh of the space which includes, bar, coal fired oven and open kitchen with bar side seating.  Deep red banquettes line one wall and form a great place for diners  to gather and enjoy the fare.

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The menu focuses on food that is fun and friendly and the coal fired pizza is at the heart of the menu.  These thin crust delights are available 13 different ways  with something for everyone.  Little Neck Clam and Bacon was a hit,  as was the classic Four Cheese  featuring  fresh mozzarella, ricotta, fontina, parmesan, garlic and herbs.  There are options for the vegetarian in your party with the Spinach, Roasted Funghi, or the Sweet and Spicy filling their needs.  For those who like meat with their pizza,  there is the Carnivore and the Chicken Pesto.

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Little Neck clam and Bacon pizza

Diners can also enjoy  Beacon Oysters (roasted Blue Point) , Whipped Ricotta with toast points, and the mouth watering Mama’s Meatballs.    There are seasonal salads with  total of 5 on the menu.  We sampled the wonderful Summer Asparagus salad with farro, feta, tomato,  in a dijon vinaigrette. Fresh and healthy.

 

 

Station House does have a entree menu with two pastas (including a delicious Mac and Cheese), one chicken and one seafood dish.  The menu is filled with many options that lend itself to sharing and enjoyment by everyone at the table.

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Cocktails are part of the draw here, and the New Haven Bound with Tito’s vodka, lime juice, and fresh strawberries was the perfect summer evening drink.   There are 12 varieties of wine by the glass and 13 by the bottle.  Beer is available by can or on tap with 20 different refreshing options from which to choose.

Gather your friends and family and head to the Station House for an evening of fun. This is one train you do not want to miss.

Station House

3 Broad Street  Port Chester NY

Web>> https://stationhousepc.com

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A very special seasonal farm dinner with great entertainment under the stars at Space On Ryder Farm

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A very special series of dinner events is coming to Space On Ryder Farm in Brewster NY. Taking place each month from June through August, SPACE’S annual Seasonal Suppers are a showcase for artistic talent and culinary talent as well.

Guests to this very special evening will take part in a wonderful and healthy dinner served outdoors on the farm.

The June supper will feature a performance from musician Celissse Henderson.   Celisse is a singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, performer and spoken word artist. Her deep and varied career has seen her on stage, from the recent revival of Godspell at Circle in the Square Theater ,on television, in PBS’s The Electric Company30 RockRescue Meand more; and in concert, at venues ranging from the Beacon Theater, supporting Mariah Carey, Madison Square Garden supporting Kesha .  It should be a very special performance.

The June supper  will be a seasonally-curated menu from chef Rebecca Newman.  Ms. Newman is a currently a pastry chef and she has previously worked as the Executive Pastry Chef at Northern Spy Food Company, and in the pastry departments at The Waverly Inn, Barbuto, and l’apicio.  This promises to be an intimate evening of food and art celebrating the height of the Hudson Valley’s summer harvest This is a farm dinner experience you will remember long after you leave this special venue.   Menu items planned include many healthy and locally sourced items such as beet salad, cavatelli, roasted radishes, fire roasted chicken and concluding with a delicious sounding Yogurt Semifreddo.  It sounds delicious!

The entire event is held outdoors under the summer sky at the beautiful Ryder Farm located on the Brewster/North Salem border.

The supper is rain or shine. In the event of rain, the meal and performances will take place inside the historic buildings at Ryder Farm. Tickets are $135 per person.    If you cannot make this event, make sure to check back for more events to come this summer.

The next Seasonal Summer event takes place on July 21st and followed by another on August 25th. Both at SPACE at Ryder Farm.

Saturday July 28th  will feature an outdoor performance from the Cultural Arts Coalition’s Concerts Around the Corner ensemble and special guests, highlighting folk music traditions in both contemporary and classical music.

Sunday August 12th at 5pm will feature  The Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival in “The Sea Maids Music”. In this original clown show made in collaboration with the actors of HVSF’s Conservatory Company, a Mermaid is a source of inspiration for a young Will Shakespeare aching to break free from his small town life. Suitable for all ages. Pre-show farm tours are available, and picnic suppers are welcome.

September will showcase a Roving Dinner on September 15th at the farm and starts at 4:30pm  The evening features an eight-course curated dinner paired with excerpts of eight new plays and musicals developed by SPACE’s Working Farm writers group, served and performed at eight locations around Ryder Farm.

ABOUT SPACE ON RYDER FARM
Founded in 2011 by Emily Simoness and Susan Goodwillie, the Farm is a one-of-a-kind artist residency located on the grounds of a 223-year-old working organic farm in Brewster, NY, just an hour northof New York City. SPACE creates an environment singular in its ability to invigorate artists and innovators and their work.

For tickets and information:

https://www.spaceonryderfarm.org/space-calendar/2018/6/23/june-seasonal-supper

Space on Ryder Farm

406 Starr Ridge Rd.   Brewster, NY  10509

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Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk hosts “Maritime with a Twist”event for adults on June 21st

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A fun event for adults is coming June 21st at the Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk. Celebrate the summer solstice with sips and samples from some of the area’s top breweries, distillers and restaurants during the “Maritime with a Twist” adults-only evening event at the Aquarium!

PARTICIPATING RESTAURANTS AND RETAILERS INCLUDE

Asylum Distillery, Bandido Mexican Restaurant, Burger Bar & Bistro, Eder Brothers Wine
Evarito’s, Glenlivet Scotch, Harlan Publick, Killer B Burger, Knot Norm’s, La Dolce Italian Ice & Café, Local Kitchen & Beer Bar, Maikana Foods, Naked Turtle Rum, Our House SoNo
Public Wine Bar, Tablao, The Blind Rhino, The Cask Republic, Total Wine & More

Sample them all while enjoying the entire Aquarium for one price. There’s no extra cost for food and drink after your ticketed admission.

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Weather permitting, the event will also be held outside at the Aquarium’s  riverfront courtyard. Enjoy food and drink samples on a warm June evening along the Norwalk River.   The Westport-based cover band Sinergy will provide live music.

Open to anyone age 21 and over. Tickets for the June 21 “Maritime with a Twist” are $50 ($45 for Aquarium members) with proceeds supporting The Maritime Aquarium. Event runs from 6-9pm.

For tickets and more information:

https://www.maritimeaquarium.org/events/event/1108815

Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk

10 North Water Street Norwalk Ct

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