A Specialty Shop with a Flair for Flavor

If you are looking for unique olive oils and vinegars, Phat Olive in Katonah is the place to go.   Owned by Peekskill residents and millennials Matt DiCairano, 30, and his fiancé, Jill Krumholtz, 29, they say the store is the only one of its kind in northern... Read more »

Local Makers: First in a Series – Libations for All Occasions

Local, sustainable, flavorful, and fresh.   These are the adjectives most often used by the numerous outstanding artisanal food and drink producers in our area. But there’s one more common factor: passion.   As River Journal embarks on a new... Read more »

RJ Eats-Stand Up Foodie at 105-Twenty

Check out the newest addition to the River Journal and RJ Eats team. It’s Stand Up Foodie. You can see all her great Insta videos HERE. While there, don’t miss her 60... Read more »

Clean and Healthy New York Honors New York Businesses with a “Bold Vision for a Healthy Future”

Ossining’s Good Choice Kitchen Receives Bold Vision Award. Clean and Healthy New York celebrated its 14th anniversary Thursday night. The celebration theme was a “Bold Vision for a Healthy Future.” Recognizing how... Read more »

Compliments of the Chef: Black Truffle Adds ‘Perfect Decadence’ to Goosefeather Wontons 

River Journal occasionally will share recipes for some of the most popular dishes at our favorite local restaurants.    My mom’s wonton soup is my favorite thing ever.   Mine is not the exact recipe, but I... Read more »

Black-Owned Restaurants in the River Towns to Order From Right Now

On June 19, we celebrated Juneteenth, the ending of slavery in 1865 and continue to educate ourselves about our history. It is our responsibility to listen, learn, and take action in order... Read more »

Cafecito Con . . . Elmer Oliveros

The “Cafecito Con . . .”  (Coffee with…) interview series spotlights the stories, challenges and successes of Latino entrepreneurs and business owners.  If you know someone we should consider profiling, please contact ... Read more »

Village of Tarrytown to Close Part of Main Street to Traffic for Outdoor Dining

The Village of Tarrytown and the Sleepy Hollow Tarrytown Chamber of Commerce announced that they will be closing Main Street so that restaurants and stores can put out tables and wares. Days... Read more »

Distance Socially, Eat and Shop Locally: Support Our Local Restaurants and Merchants

We will continue to add to the list as more of our friends and partners tell us what they are doing to serve their customers during these difficult times. The River Journal... Read more »

Compliments of the Chef: A Hearty Sandwich to Warm Your Soul

In this new column, River Journal is sharing recipes for some of the most popular dishes in our favorite local restaurants. Our first recipe is offered by Nicky Bell, chef and co-owner... Read more »