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Jul 10, 2006 03:02 PM

Brunch for 1 yr anniversary

We are looking for a place to celebrate our 1 yr anniversary with our parents. It will be for brunch/lunch on a Sunday. We tried to get reservations at Blue Hill at Stone Barns, but it was all booked. Any suggestions for places of similar caliber? Anywhere in Westchester/lower Fairfield County.

Thanks in advance!

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    1. Thanks for the recommendation. We were actually looking for something non-buffet, though...

      What are your opinions of Restaurant X, Xaviars at Piermont, and Kittle House?

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      1. re: btanmoran

        Kittle House is always a solid. Have not been to there brunch recently but remember it was good. Have never tried the brunch at Peter Kelly's places but cannot imagine anything bad in either place.

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        1. I didn't find the service at Jackson & Wheeler's buffet brunch particularly attentive, although the food was good.

          Sunset Cove in Tarrytown is pretty good (again buffet), and the view of the bridge is neat.

          I have heard that MacMenamin's Grill has a very good brunch, also buffet.

          Whenever we have scheduled a brunch, we always look for buffet, so I can't speak to regular sit-down breakfast.

          1. Restaurant X serves a beautiful champagne brunch very high quality.

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            1. re: Raisel

              Thanks for all the suggestions! We actually just got word that we have gotten off the wait list at Blue Hill, so we will be going there. Anyone been there recently for brunch? Suggestions as to what to order?

              1. re: btanmoran

                How was the brunch? We're set to go on Sunday and would like to know what you thought. We've eaten dinner there a number of times and have found the whole experience to be quite incredible. Very curious about the brunch.

                1. re: SLO

                  Sorry, was out of town this weekend so I did not see your post 'til just now. What did you think? We enjoyed our brunch very much there, it is a combination of the food and the experience of being there. Too bad the weather was not so great this weekend!

                  1. re: btanmoran

                    Enjoyed it very much. Although crummy weather, it is still a spectacular place to go. Service was not quite up to dinner, but good non-the-less. It was interesting to see them attempt to serve our first course to another table and then proceed back into the kitchen and come out a few minutes later as if nothing had happened (all 4 of us noticed). I must say I've never tasted meatloaf that melted in your mouth. The chicken slices were like jewels glistening atop quinoa. Simply a wonderful experience, and enough food to just have a very light snack for dinner. Not sure I'd go back for lunch, but will absolutely be back for dinner (which we have enjoyed a number of times).