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 »

The Chef Recommends . . .

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 »

Local Group Hosts Induction Cooking Event to Promote Transition from Gas

Westchester Rivertowns Mothers Out Front is a local environmental group working to ensure a livable climate for all children. They hosted their first “Taste the Future” induction cooking event to spread the... 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 »

‘Tis the Season for Tiny Bubbles 

Not all sparkling wines get their bubbles from the same process. The original French method, la méthode traditionelle or la méthode champenoise, requires that one first make a still wine. This white wine has too much acidity and is... Read more »

Five Westchester Restaurants for Great Thanksgiving Feasts

No dishes to wash this Thanksgiving? Sounds amazing. ‘Tis the season for turkey, mashed potatoes, and stuffing galore! Whether you are away from home this holiday season or simply want a day... Read more »

Top Five Bars to Watch Football in the River Towns

With the World Series now over – Congrats Nationals! – it’s time to turn our full-attention to the gridiron. In case you were too busy rooting for the boys of summer deep... Read more »

Westchester’s Top Chefs Help Feeding Westchester Fight Hunger at County’s Premier Tasting Event: An Evening in Good Taste

Eat. Sip. End hunger. Feeding Westchester is getting ready for “An Evening in Good Taste.” Experience an exclusive, interactive tasting event and enjoy an extraordinary culinary display from more than 30 of... Read more »

How Long Should I Age or Cellar My Wine? 

With time, wine evolves and develops a different color, nose, and taste than when it was bottled. This is the allure of aging wine: holding on to it to see how it... 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 »