Piper’s Kilt: Mac and Cheese

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It took me awhile but I finally made it back to the Kilt, and boy am I ever glad I did. Today’s review will focus on their Mac and Cheese appetizer, with their Steak Sandwich coming later this week.

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This Mac and Cheese is heavenly. It’s light and creamy consistency combines for both a great texture and a wonderful flavor combination. The cheese on top is akin to a a light comforter, the purpose of which is to keep you warm in bed, while not being too heavy as it covers you; this is what the cheese did for the macaroni.

Speaking of the Mac, it was soft and saturated in the creaminess of the cheese; combined together, this dish encompasses elements that make it the ultimate comfort food.

This is one of the best appetizers and certainly one of the best Mac and Cheese dishes in Westchester (or anywhere for that matter). If you are a fan of this dish, be sure to order it next time you visit Piper’s Kilt, you won’t regret it.

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Sal’s Pizza: Sicilian Slice

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Happy Columbus Day! In the spirit of the intrepid Italian explorer, I thought what better food to review than everyone’s favorite Italian dish…pizza! Today’s venue: Sal’s Pizza in Mamaroneck.

Having been in business for over half a century, Sal’s Pizzeria and Restaurant should know a thing or two about pizza, and thankfully, they do. Sal’s claim to fame is their Sicilian, and with receiving multiple recommendations in the span of a couple weeks, I new this was a slice I needed to try.

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Did Sal’s pizza live up to the recommendations? Absolutely. In fact, it may be one of the best Sicilians I’ve had. The dough was fluffy, light, and airy; a quality that allows you to eat more than one slice and still have room for more. The cheese was perfectly melted and had a great oozing quality (yes, that is a good thing!).

The crust is crunchy, but not too hard, and the light splash of sauce was an interesting combination of sweet and slightly tangy (although not at all acidic). Its a nice compliment to the dough and the cheese.

How should you celebrate Columbus Day? By eating a slice of pizza, and what better place to eat it than at Sal’s Pizza; and if you are reading this after Columbus Day, that’s no problem, because Sal’s is still the place you need to go.

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Le Provençal Bistro: Duck Confit

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Le Provençal is a lovely little bistro located in the town of Mamaroneck, and when my friend came down and was craving some French food, this is where we decided to go.

For my meal I decided to try something I had never had before, duck, and oh boy was that a good decision because this is one of the best cooked birds I have ever had.

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This dish is making me say something I never thought I’d say; duck is the steak of birds; and when I say that, I literally mean it reminded me of a steak.

The meat was thick, but shredded easily enough to consume quickly (unlike some steaks that require you chew for awhile), and the port wine sauce that it was bathed in was sweet and delicious. This meal simply melts in your mouth, thats how good it is.

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I absolutely recommend that everyone who reads this tries this dish, it is one of the best meals, let alone birds, I have ever eaten. Not to mention that for such a fancy and high quality meal, it is very reasonably priced; and their wine selection is quite good.

It is also worth mentioning that, although unrelated to the taste of the food itself, the owners and staff are very nice, knowledgeable, and helpful, making the dining experience a good one. I hope you get a chance to experience it soon.

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