Category Archives: Food & Restaurants

Lots to Eat Here

Quite a round-up of New Rochelle restaurants in this piece from Westchester magazine. The article is framed around dining options for college kids, but, of course, you don’t need a student ID to eat out at any of these local establishments. It’s nice to see so many New Rochelle businesses highlighted in a regional publication.

I’ll Drink to That

New Rochelle is considering a downtown zoning amendment that would allow “tasting rooms” that serve beer and cider. Tasting rooms would have to be associated with a New York State brewery or cidery that uses locally-grown ingredients, although production could be off-site (that last piece would be the main substantive change in our local regulations.) … Continue reading I’ll Drink to That

Why Can’t My Kids Cook Like This?

Three cheers for the Wayner kids, Arielle and Alfie, who are competing in a special siblings episode of Food Network’s Chopped. There’s more about this impressive New Rochelle family in this article from Westchester Magazine. Full disclosure: their mom Ayanna is our former Deputy Commissioner of Development, so I’ve also got a sorta professional reason … Continue reading Why Can’t My Kids Cook Like This?

ArtsFest is Back: October 19-21

With nearly 40 venues and dozens of activities, performances, and displays, ArtsFest is an amazing opportunity to experience New Rochelle’s cultural vitality, while also enjoying local food and drink, including an Oktoberfest gallery hop.  Take a look at the ArtsFest brochure to learn more. The festivities begin this Friday, October 19th and continue through Sunday, … Continue reading ArtsFest is Back: October 19-21

Food Blog: Mikey Dubb’s Frozen Custard

Mikey Dubb’s celebrated its grand opening this week, bringing deliciousness to New Rochelle in the form of frozen custard and italian ices.  According to founder Michael Weissman (aka Mikey Dubb), frozen custard has less fat content than traditional ice cream, but its dense structure and the inclusion of egg yolk gives the custard a special … Continue reading Food Blog: Mikey Dubb’s Frozen Custard