Consider it a slice of American history. Literally. Johnny's Pizzeria of Mount Vernon and Posa Posa Restaurant & Pizzeria in Nanuet are being recognized at the Ellis Island National Museum of Immigration with a new exhibit entitled “A Slice of History: Pizza in America." The temporary show, produced by Evelyn Hill Inc. the food and beverage concess...

The Enrico Fermi Educational Fund of Yonkers held its 56th annual Scholarship Breakfast on May 5 at Westchester Manor in Hastings-on-Hudson. This year’s scholarship winners, all high school seniors, were Faith Sansone of Lincoln High School, Alexandra Spano of Maria Regina H.S., Alessandra Zimmer of The Ursuline School, Julia Caldropoli of Irvingto...

Craving some freshly made Italian specialties? Look no further than Ravenna Osteria, located at 1099 N. Division Street in Peekskill. The eatery provides savory and traditional Italian fare; from pizza to pasta, soups, salads, veal, eggplant and much more, this top-rated establishment is a dream come true for anyone who enjoys authentic Italian cui...

There are lots of sources for ingredients if you are considering starting or expanding your pastry arts arena. If you are, consider being in touch with Steven D’Onofrio, Director of Specialty Ingredients at Ace Endico’s expanded pastry arts department. He was most recently the Managing Director of Gellert Global Group’s Swiss Chalet Fine Foods in D...

Leonard N. Spano, the patriarch of a blue-collar Westchester County political dynasty who used his experience selling heating oil in Yonkers to jumpstart a career in public service, died early Sunday. He was 88. The cause of death was heart failure brought on by complications from lymphoma, according to his oldest son, Nicholas. Spano served as a W...

Friday, February 15th at 7:00pm EST. Westchester Italian Cultural Center | One Generoso Pope Place, Tuckahoe, NY 10707. Please register in advance by calling 914-771-8700 or click here to register online! Presented by John Coppola. Members $20; Non-Members $25 The Mona Lisa and the Salvator Mundi are two of the greatest masterpieces by Leonardo Da...

On Wednesday, February 13, author and TV News anchor Mary Calvi will offer a public talk to celebrate the publication of her debut novel, DEAR GEORGE, DEAR MARY: A Novel of George Washington’s First Love. This free event, presented by The Foundation for the Yonkers Public Library, is open to the public and takes place at 6 pm at the Riverfront Libr...

Lillo Brancato Jr leans over the table at a beloved pizza joint in Yonkers and bows his shaved head slightly, pointing out a nasty scar behind his left ear on the back of his scalp. It’s about an inch and a half long and jagged; he got it when he jumped from a moving car almost 15 years ago, irrationally convinced his friends were out to get him as...

When it comes to cooking competitions, Westchester has some top-notch chefs and bakers. In August, Christian Petroni, the charismatic chef behind Westchester's Fortina restaurants tied with Pleasantville native (and food novelist) Jess Tom to become the "Next Food Network Star."  And now, Eastchester resident Tina Zaccardi has bested 10 other baker...