Westchester Dining: Valentine's Day Prix-Fixe Dinner at Red Hat on the River

The first seating takes place at 4:30 p.m. and the sunset seating is at 5:30 p.m.

A three-course, prix-fixe dinner featuring entrees from fish stew to prime New York strip steak and a multi-dessert taster will be served at Red Hat on the River in Irvington on Valentine’s Day, Thursday, Feb. 14. The first seating takes place at 4:30 p.m. and the sunset at 5:30 p.m.

Cappuccino, espresso, coffee or tea is included in the cost of $70 per person (gratuity and tax are additional).

Cioppino (the fish stew) combines clams, mussels, cod, shrimp and scallops in a tomato-fennel-white wine broth. The prime strip steak is accompanied by roasted Brussels sprouts and Red Hat fries.

The choices available on Valentine's Day include:


  1. Carrot veloute, five spice oil, creme fraiche
  2. Sake poached wild mushroom salad
  3. Handmade sheep's milk ricotta gnocchi
  4. Seared ultra-rare Ahi tuna with roasted eggplant caponata
  5. Burrata and beets


  1. Cioppino (fish stew)
  2. Sauteed Block Island fluke with grapes, verts and potato puree
  3. Pan-roasted, free-range organic farm chicken with potatoes and Brussels sprouts
  4. Duck confit and lentils (two salt-cured duck legs) with poached pear and arugula
  5. Maple roasted squash, sautéed spinach and Farro salad
  6. Grilled prime aged New York strip with Brussels sprouts, fries, red wine bordelaise, béarnaise sauce or chimichurri vinaigrette.


Dessert tasting includes

  • Chocolate ganache cake
  • Key lime pie
  • Blood orange sorbetto
  • Cookies


Special Valentine's Day beverages

  1. Strawberry Sangria. Strawberry puree, vodka, fresh-squeezed citrus juices and red wine ($12)
  2. A Sparkling French Rosé. Antech "Emotion" Vremant de Limoux Rosé ($12)


Red Hat on the River is located at 1 Bridge Street in Irvington. Winter hours are: lunch Monday through Friday (noon to 3 p.m.); dinner Monday through Thursday (5 to 9:30 p.m.), Friday and Saturday (5 to 10:30 p.m.). On Sunday, the hours are noon to 8 p.m. All end times represent the last seating time. 914-591-5888, press "0" for reservations. www.redhatbistro.com.

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Jerry Eimbinder February 10, 2013 at 06:30 PM
The first seating takes place at 4:30 p.m. (Guests at this seating can watch the sun set at 5:30 p.m.)


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