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 »

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 »