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Food for Thought – Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Time with an Ethnic Twist by Linda Viertel –  Every family and chef possesses favorite Thanksgiving recipes and traditions handed down from generation to generation. Special bowls, platters and serving pieces appear, dinners may start at 2 in the ... More »


Goosefeather Brings Seasonal Modern Chinese Dining To Tarrytown

by Linda Viertel – Celebrity Chef Dale Talde’s newest restaurant venture at the Tarrytown House Estate, has given the 19th century King Mansion new vitality with its unique take on Cantonese and classic Chinese fare. Since opening on September 4, Goosefeather ... More »


My Tokyo Sushi + Kitchen: Tarrytown’s New Japanese “Bistro”

by Linda Viertel –  Another star in Tarrytown’s restaurant firmament  opened on July 20th– My Tokyo Sushi + Kitchen, an informal, Japanese eatery featuring classic sushi, sashimi and tempura offerings, but with the added twist of poke bowls, izakaya-style smal... More »


9/14 from 11 am to 5 pm

Save the date! Saturday, September 14 Rivertown Public Market at Dobbs Ferry Waterfront Park 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Hudson Independent is proud to support the Rivertown Public Market as an official media sponsor. For a complete list of vendors and updates about... More »


Dexter’s Den Delivers Divine Hamburgers – and More

Food For Thought by Linda Viertel –  Okay, carnivores….who doesn’t love a terrific hamburger cooked to order and brimming with juicy flavor? And, where could you get one, accompanied by perfect fries and a milkshake, until Irvington’s Dexter’s Den opened this ... More »


Food Scrap Recycling Projects Expanding in the Rivertowns

by Robert Kimmel –  Tossing food scraps into a garbage pail whose contents end up in a municipal landfill or incinerator will become a vanishing practice in the rivertowns if community environmental groups fully succeed in their latest ecological pursuit. Food... More »


TBoy’s Bistro – a New Neighborhood Restaurant in Sleepy Hollow

Food For Thought by Linda Viertel –  Hospitality is the hallmark at TBoy’s, an American bistro that just opened on May 21st but already has dozens of repeat customers. Clientele are often greeted with a big-hearted hug by owner Denise Horton, who, together wit... More »


Celebrate Graduation Time By Dining Out in the Rivertowns

Food for Thought by Linda Viertel –  What better way to bring family and friends together in honor of your recent graduate than with a celebratory meal at one of our appealing and hospitable local restaurants? Luckily for rivertowns’ residents, there is a plet... More »


Metro-North Grants Lease for Bakery/Restaurant in Tarrytown

by Rick Pezzullo –  MTA Metro-North Railroad has granted a lease for a full-service bakery and restaurant at the Tarrytown station. Building plans are currently under review for The Bakehouse Inc., which runs the well-known Riviera Bakehouse in Ardsley, to off... More »


The TaSH Celebrates Fifth Anniversary Season

by Dana Ferine – TARRYTOWN, NY — Duck and rabbit, vegan ice cream, brews from “up the river,” plus even more fruits, vegetables and flowers! That’s just some of what the Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow Farmers Market — The TaSH — has lined up for its fifth anniver... More »