Category Archives: Food & Restaurants

Restaurant Review: Ionian Grill & Cafe

Taramosalata, tzatziki, grilled octopus, souvlaki, fresh feta. If that abbreviated list of Greek favorites makes your mouth water as much as it does mine, then you’ll be happy to learn about the latest addition to New Rochelle’s restaurant scene: Ionian Grill & Cafe. Owners Polixeni and Christos Katechis have extensive experience in the restaurant business … Continue reading Restaurant Review: Ionian Grill & Cafe

Another Top Review for a New Rochelle Restaurant

Fresh on the heels of the great Alvin & Friends write-up in the Times comes a new review of another recent addition to the New Rochelle dining scene: Cienega, at 179 Main Street. The Times says that Cienega’s chef Jorge Adriazola “takes familiar food and makes it new again” and says “complex Latin cuisine” is … Continue reading Another Top Review for a New Rochelle Restaurant

Alvin & Friends Receives Top Review from The New York Times

Dedicated readers of this website and my email newsletters know that I have a not-so-secret passion for good restaurants, and am especially proud of the ones we have within our own borders. Last year I gave a rave to Alvin & Friends at 49 Lawton Street soon after it opened (in particular their perfect fried … Continue reading Alvin & Friends Receives Top Review from The New York Times