by Simon Feldman
The recent storms have been tough for many of us, some more than others.
So, I was happy to find Emma's Ale house was able to open its doors this week.
Emma’s offers great tasting comfort food and drinks. The staff are warm, friendly and attentive. Just the thing I was looking for post Sandy and the Nor-Easter. I dined with my friend Elise. We like to share and started with a fresh and zesty Arugula salad with corn, pistachio and gorgonzola cheese and Lollipop Chicken legs, with a Teriyaki glaze. So, unlike the usual wings places serve that are messy, these are very easy to eat and your fingers stay relatively clean.
One thing I had heard about was that Casey Egan the owner of Emma’s had just added a Draft Root beer ice cream float, the root beer (non alcoholic) was made by Saranac Brewery in Utica NY. One nice touch is that it’s served with two straws for fun sharing and an additional side carafe of root beer, cause there's sooo... much ice cream in the soda fountain glass, once your half way through it, you just add what's in the carafe and extend your float experience.
Our server arrived with our entrees. Somehow we managed to pull our lips from the straws, long enough to make room for the Sesame crusted Salmon with sliced Brussels spouts and rice and Fish-n-chips. Both fishes were fresh tasting, The salmon was cooked to order. The fillet batter crisp and not greasy. Both were moist and substantial size portions. Can anyone one say “left overs please”
So, if you can get over to Emma’s Ale house in White Plains I think you’ll enjoy the dinning experience. Oh, did I mention they’re a great sports bar too. Lots of Ale’s and big screen TV’s, no of which will interfere with your dinning, unless of course you want them to.