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Serious Eats Road Trip: Tarry Lodge

Opened in the fall of 2008 by chef Andy Nusser (opening chef at Babbo) with Mario Batali and Joe Bastianich, Tarry Lodge is a less urban incarnation of that team's now-familiar aesthetic. If you're familiar with Otto in New York's West Village, you'll walk in and feel right at home. But Tarry Lodge has an energy all its own, as was clear at 1:00 PM on a Tuesday—when the place was packed to the brim. More

Serious Eats Road Trip: Walter's Hot Dogs in Mamaroneck

The first stop on our eating itinerary was about as old-school roadside snack stop as they come: Walter's Hot Dogs, in Mamaroneck, New York. Even if you're unfamiliar with the area, the hot dog stand is impossible to miss: just look for the pagoda. Yes, the pagoda, complete with a copper-tiled roof, and the lanterns and toothy carp to flank it. "This building typifies the attention-getting styles of roadside restaurants in the 1920s," reads the Westchester County historical marker beside it. (You don't say.) More

Openings: Frankie & Fanucci’s, Hartsdale, N.Y.

Clicking in to the Slice inbox today, some dope on a new Westchester pizzeria that might be worth checking out. —The Mgmt. Adam,Just saw this place written up on the Journal News Small Bites blog, who got it from Chowhound: http://www.fandfpizza.comNext chance I get, I'm going to have to check it out. (Checks schedule to see when I'm near Hartsdale next...) —Walter B.... More

Openings: Branch of New Haven's Famous Frank Pepe's Pizzeria Coming to Yonkers, New York

Photograph by Robyn Lee The Westchester County Business Journal has it that Frank Pepe's Pizzeria Napoletana is opening a branch in Yonkers, New York. "This will be our first venture outside our home base of Connecticut," said Kenneth Berry, chief operating officer of Frank Pepe's Development Company. He said the company hopes to build three or four more restaurants in Westchester over the next four to five years. William Fonte, of Trifont Realty, said the business partners are looking at sites in New Rochelle, Rye, North White Plains and Port Chester. OK. But are they going to use a... More

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