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shoekittykat Feb 19, 2009 06:57 PM


  1. HungryRubia Feb 20, 2009 08:16 AM

    I like Relish in Sparkill. In Nyack, I like Velo and Hudson House for dessert. If you are looking for no frills Mexican, you can try La Bamba, also in Sparkill

    4 Depot Sq, Sparkill, NY 10976

    Velo Rose
    12 N Broadway, Nyack, NY 10960

    Hudson House of Nyack
    134 Main St, Nyack, NY 10960

    La Bamba Grocery
    627 Main St, Sparkill, NY

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      shoekittykat Feb 21, 2009 08:23 PM


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        davidfb Jul 5, 2009 06:44 AM

        Recently went to Relish, has a new menu not the one posted on the web, also a new chef -- found this out when we got there. Went based on its reputation and a recommendation from a local, which I now know was based on its old incarnation. The menu was limited and while the space and the service was quite appealing the food, while enjoyable, was not special and, I think, it was somewhat overpriced.

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          Nancy C Jul 7, 2009 01:41 PM

          I love La Bamba - a bowl of chicken tortilla soup is a meal on its own and way affordable.

        2. michele cindy Feb 20, 2009 10:19 AM

          There's a few more places in this recent thread too.

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            cavandre Feb 21, 2009 03:45 AM

            Peter Kelly has 3 places in that area...


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              HungryRubia Feb 23, 2009 09:03 AM

              I can't believe I forgot Peter Kelly's places!

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                shoekittykat Feb 24, 2009 02:57 PM

                I am embarrased to say this but who is this Peter Kelly everyone keeps talking about? Is his food that amazing? Is it reasonably priced

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                  michele cindy Feb 25, 2009 03:04 AM

                  Here's a link. http://www.xaviars.com/
                  The food is great - but it is not inexpensive.

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                    cavandre Feb 26, 2009 02:45 AM

                    Besides the restaurants, Kelly also competed on an Iron Chiefs episode, where he competed against Bobby Flay & won.

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                      sixelagogo Feb 27, 2009 11:20 AM

                      not to be a nay-sayer, but I am...i'm just not that INTO HIM (peter, that is)...my dude and i've been to x20 (dinner) X (brunch), and Freelance (lunch) and each meal was just ok- sometimes good, most times mediocre, and other times outright bad....prices are as high as you'd expect in manhattan and at each place, there were major food and service disappointments. Lackluster.

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                        cavandre Feb 27, 2009 12:12 PM

                        We went back to visit friends in Westchester last year. Four of us had dinner at X2O & we each had an app, entree & desert. We found are twelve items "very good" or better. The service was intensive, but not intrusive. I only have this one experience with this place & wasn't disappointed in the least.

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                          frequentdiner Jul 6, 2009 06:27 AM

                          Ive always been happy with Peter Kelly's restaurant's also. At Restaurant X, the Cote de Boeuf (on request) is amazing! So is the seared wasabi crusted tuna and the Salmon Tempura Roll. There arent many restaurants in Rockland County with very good to excellent high quality food. Peter's restaurants consistently fit this bill. The service can be spotty but I believe that's a result of a small available pool of people in Rockland that are able to serve well in a fine dining restaurant.

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                            wincountrygirl Jul 6, 2009 09:14 AM

                            Cote de beouf is now on the menu.......... woo hoo!!

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                    alex56 Jul 6, 2009 10:53 AM

                    Kickin' Chicken in Nanuet is a great place to get some BBQ Ribs and chicken. Everything they make is fresh and tastes awesome. Their ribs are the best ive ever had, tender, juicy and fall off the bone. Free delivery to surrounding area, check out their website for more info:
                    142 S. Middletown Rd Nanuet NY, (845) 215-9870

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