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Zucchini is still available at the Farmers Market and I recommend this is simple and tasty recipe for Zucchini Bread from the Smitten Kitchen.
I swapped out 2/3 of the flour for whole wheat pastry flour and used a little less sugar than recommended (about 1 1/4 cups).
Zucchini Bread Recipe
Local Restaurant Update:
New Moroccan Restaurant in Port Chester – Argana Restaurant – has taken over the space which previously housed Nessa.  Fans of Nessa will not recognize the space, it has been completely renovated. Delicious Tagines are served along with many other traditional Moroccan dishes.

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For the best brunches in Rye check out Westchester Magazine’s article Add These Rye Brunches to Your Weekend Plans.


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Westchester Magazine recently published a  Guide to Summer Fun in Westchester. This comprehensive lists gives you unique ideas for outdoor dining, indoor and outdoor activities, things to do on the water, summer drinks, farmer’s markets and much more. It is definitely worth a read.

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The Woodsy | Michael’s Pizza

You Wanna Pizza Me?
A recent article in Westchester Magazine rated the top 14 pies in Westchester County – four are in our area:

  • Michael’s Pizza in Port Chester
  • Tarry Lodge in Port Chester
  • Fortina in Rye Brook
  • Coals in Port Chester

To read about the top-rated pies from each restaurant read the full article here…You Wanna Pizza Me?

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The Ocean Grille opened on Wednesday 5/10 in the spot formerly known as Seaside Johnnies. Located in the Rye Town Park the restaurant overlooks Oakland Beach and the Long Island Sound. The menu will focus on staples like hamburgers, steaks, pizza and seafood. For menus and hours of operation click HERE.


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Mother’s Day is right around the corner. Still looking for ideas for brunch or presents? Look no further…

Local Mother’s Day Brunch Spots:
Village Social
Rye Bar & Grill
Rosemary & Vine
Local Mother’s Day Shopping Spots:
Nest Inspired Home
The Open House
Wine at 5
Outdoors Contained

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Restaurant Week is March 6th to March 19th

Hudson Valley Restaurant week is a great time to check out all the places you say you are going to try but never do. There are hundreds of restaurants in Westchester, Dutchess and Rockland counties participating in this great event.

For pricing, participants restaurants and to make reservations CLICK HERE.



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