Your Passport to Latin Cuisine – Right Here in our Backyard

The River Towns boast a rich and vibrant Hispanic community that is showcased in the abundance of Latin restaurants dotted up and down the shores of the Hudson. Beyond the traditional Mexican... Read more »

Up and Down the River Town Lobster Trail

As the warm rays of summer shine across the River Towns, one inevitably begins dreaming of the perfect lobster roll. Unfortunately, this decadent treat is somewhat elusive this year. With many industries... Read more »

Dog Friendly River Town Dining For Any Occasion

With the warm weather upon us, it’s time to forgo the heat lamp and head outside for some outdoor dining. Over the last year, I have been on the lookout for Covid... Read more »

Remote Schooling Succeeds for  Children with Special Needs 

Since schools closed their doors and opened virtual classrooms, students, parents, teachers and administrators have been forced to think outside the box and re-imagine what education looks like.    It has been particularly challenging for... Read more »

RJ Eats – Thai Dishes 

Several years ago my travels landed me in Phuket, a tiny island off the coast of Thailand. The journey and jet-lag were brutal, but the food more than made up for the 22-hour flight. In true... Read more »

RJ Eats: Goosefeather 

Nestled on the pristine grounds of The Tarrytown House Estate, the newly opened Goosefeather is a must!  Set in the hotel’s recently renovated Kings Mansion, with Restaurateur and celebrity chef Dale Talde at the helm and... Read more »

RJ Eats – The Boathouse 

Nestled between two boat yards on the banks of the Hudson River, The Boathouse is a great neighborhood spot but also well worth the drive from anywhere in Westchester. With a seasonal... Read more »

RJ Eats – The Factoria at Charles Point

Fin & Brew and River Outpost Brewing Company As a fan of al fresco dining, I am always on the lookout for the perfect summer spot.  My requirements are simple—a great view of... Read more »

RJ Eats: Shiraz Wine Bar – Wine Lovers Rejoice! 

Tucked in between the popular Shiraz Kitchen and a small market full of hard–to–find Mediterranean and Middle Eastern products, the newly opened Shiraz Wine Bar in Elmsford could be my new go–to spot.  Offering... Read more »

RJ Eats – Mancora Restaurant 

As my travels have only taken me as far south as Costa Rica, I was not sure what to expect from Peruvian cuisine. I entered this unassuming restaurant looking forward to a new palate... Read more »