New Rochelle, NY -- Thirteen downtown fine dining restaurants will present special three-course menus for $26 (not including beverage, tax and gratuity), offering diners the opportunity to sample New Rochelle’s quickly growing and diverse dining scene.
Hosted by the New Rochelle BID and Media Sponsor News 12, Dine Downtown New Rochelle Restaurant Week celebrates New Rochelle’s growing downtown restaurant community, offering a variety of cuisines in wonderful and welcoming restaurants. “It’s a great way for people to sample the food at our fine dining downtown restaurants, all within walking distance of each other, all close to parking and Metro North, and all delicious. The hard part for the public will be to choose which great restaurants to sample,” says Ralph DiBart.
13 Fine Dining Choices—3 courses for $26.
A Place 2 Go: Caribbean cuisine meets American soul food by talented Chef Chrissy Crisp at the popular and welcoming. A Place 2 Go has earned an enthusiastic 4 stars on Yelp.
Alvin & Friends: Alvin & Friends Southern and Caribbean flavors has earned a Zagat-rated 26 for food, 26 for décor and 26 for service and just received a glowing New York Times review.
Coromandel Cuisine of India: Named “Best Indian Food in Tri-State Area” by Zagat, serving authentic Indian food in a colorful, contemporary atmosphere.
Da Giovanni II: Italian food the way Italians like it: Da Giovanni II serves up delicious favorites and specialties by owner Giovanni which has earned 4 stars by Yelp reviewers.
The Gnarly Vine: Owner and chef William Leon, trained in Spain and Mexico, passionately pairs selected wines with a constantly changing eclectic gourmet menu.
La Herradura: Authentic and friendly, La Herradura is all a Mexican-food lover wants in a restaurant from the piles of tortilla chips and three kinds of salsa to the finishing flan.
Little Mexican Cafe: This neighborhood restaurant serves up mouth-watering traditional Mexican food and the New York Times called its signature tacos “the genuine article.”
Modern Restaurant and Lounge: A long time New Rochelle favorite, Modern Restaurant and Lounge is now housed in a lovingly restored building rich in architectural detail.
NoMa Social: Known for its terrific Mediterranean-inspired menu and inventive cocktails, Noma has played host to numerous celebrities, including the Real Housewives of NJ.
Posto 22: Posto 22 offers classic ltalian cuisine and gourmet specials in a softly-lit atmosphere, where a reviewer from The New York Times “fell in love on the spot”.
Patrias Restaurant: Owner/master chef Mariano Aznar, a native of Spain, has cooked at many of the greatest Spanish restaurants, including the Michelin-starred Beresetegui.
Sorell Wine Bar Bistro: A new classical and French cuisine menu is offered by award-winning Chef Christopher Daly, with a resume that includes Beverly Hills’ famed L’Orangerie and NY’s Bouley.
Vistro Café at Recologie: Bringing elegance to vegan and vegetarian cuisine with an emphasis on local, sustainably-sourced, farm-to-table ingredients.
And there’s more good Dine Downtown news. Many of our downtown restaurants will be featured this summer at the New Rochelle BID Farmers Market which starts Saturday, May 31st at Library Green. Visit www.newrochellegrandmarket.com for more.