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Italian Catering in lower Westchester?

amybeth451 May 20, 2008 03:15 PM

Hi Everyone...
I posted something like this a while ago and received some great feedback. I was wondering if anyone had any other suggestions for places to cater in some trays for a party we are having this weekend.

I have tried numerous places and have found one that we LOVE... A Mangiare...the only problem is that they are closed on Sunday (which is when we need the trays).
I have also tried Zuccharelli's and we really weren't impressed (I'm sorry to say). I have also tried a few other places but have yet to find any that we love as much as A Mangiare. I'm sort of in "crunch" time right now b/c I was really counting on them.

I have read some reviews about Dante's and am hesistant to use them b/c of the "attitude".

Has anyone heard or know anything of Cappricio Italian Deli in Yonkers?

Any help would be great! Thanks so much! I'm such a procrastinator...Ahhhh


  1. vvvindaloo May 20, 2008 06:51 PM

    How about Carlo's on Tuckahoe Rd. in Yonkers, just outside of Bronxville? As far as Arthur Ave. , I am not sure who delivers to Westchester, but I like Tino's food a lot.

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    1. re: vvvindaloo
      Dim Sum Diva May 21, 2008 08:53 AM

      Never had an attitude problem at Dante's, not sure where that came from. Did a party with them in December and the food was awesome.

      Try Abatino's on No. Broadway in White Plains. The chef, and pizza, is good! They have their own specialty pizza like "pan pizza" with fresh tomatoes, or my favorite (of theirs), the BBQ chicken pizza (I never eat it anywhere else), even the chicken marsala pizza is good. They make their own gnocchi, too.

      Also, Park Deli on Regent St. in Port Chester is another favorite. Love their meatballs.

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      yeshana May 20, 2008 04:31 PM

      Go to Arthur ave. if you can- probably just as far as some parts of westchester and far superior!

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      1. re: yeshana
        amybeth451 May 20, 2008 05:10 PM

        Arthur Ave. is a great idea but I don't know if I'll have time being that ideally I'd like them to deliver to me if they can. But if I can get there, do you have a specific name of a place???

        1. re: amybeth451
          yeshana May 21, 2008 05:17 AM

          don't know the name- ask chow hounders. it's the deli/grocer- big one across from the restaurants. it's on the strip and they always have samples.

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        yeshana May 20, 2008 04:29 PM

        spiga in scarsdale may do that. also what's the deli across from TJ Maxx- the authentic italian deli- is that Dante's also?
        Mamaroneck ave. in mamaroneck has an authentic italian as well.
        What exactly were you looking for? What foods did you order in the past?

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        1. re: yeshana
          amybeth451 May 20, 2008 05:10 PM

          Just looking for basic dishes...Chicken parm, francese, a few pasta dishes...nothing difficult. I think the place across from TJ Maxx is Dantes (never been there), but people say that they aren't great to deal with. I may be going with them anyway. Spiga is a good idea...I may try them...it's the same owners as Pizza & Brew right?

          1. re: amybeth451
            yeshana May 21, 2008 05:16 AM

            yes, raccanelli- they also own the tex mex next door. the only restaurant that's good is their Spiga. Tell them you are VERY nervous about quality and to make sure it's fabulous! Tell them it's your first time ordering from them and you do this constantly- return business and favorable reviews are inportant to business.
            Taste pizza n brew- probably cheaper and the one in scarsdale can be godd- when they first opened( I was a teen living right up the road- ) they were excellent.

            1. re: yeshana
              dolores May 21, 2008 06:54 AM

              Racanelli in Rye Ridge owns Spiga and Pizza and Brew AND a Tex Mex restaurant? Wow.

              I wasn't thrilled with Spiga's brunch but did like Racanelli's pizza a lot.

              amybeth, since they're the same owner, you can go to Racanelli too. And get a wonderul Napoleon cake from Cerbone bakery right next door!

              1. re: dolores
                yeshana May 21, 2008 11:13 AM

                It's an extended family situation with a brother/cousin conflict that split all P&B's and the other restaurants opened years ago- one brother does better than the others- I believe they have a P&B up north westchester as well.

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