Restaurant closures in Nyack, White Plains and Armonk
Some old favorites as well as relative newcomers are on the list of recent restaurant closures. Whether due to an expired lease, a business decision, or simply looking for a new partner, as is the case with Nyack’s Hudson Market, the following have closed.
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BLT Steak, White Plains
After 14 years in White Plains, BLT closed after dinner service on December 25 after the lease expired. No news on which restaurant might replace it, but Elizabeth Andrews, general manager of Opus Westchester, said: “We have very exciting plans for the former BLT Steak location and look forward to announcing when the details will be available.” 221 Main Street.
The café temporarily closes on January 29 and will reopen this summer with a new hotel partner. The cafe, a collaboration between the Rockland Community College Hospitality and Culinary Arts Center and FLIK Hospitality Group, opened in November 2019.
The market was established as part of the center to provide additional real-world learning opportunities for culinary students while serving the community and visitors to the Nyack area. Classes for RCC cooking students will continue uninterrupted in the same building.
Food Enthusiast courses for the community, led by Mark Davidoff, director of the Nyack Extension Site, will also continue. Additionally, the Rockland County Visitor Center will be relocated to the lobby of the building where people will be able to access materials including area maps, brochures and lay out maps for various locations and options. entertainment across the county. 5 N. Broadway, sunyrockland.edu/hudson-market-on-main
Looking east, Armonk
Open since October 19, this contemporary, seafood-focused American restaurant closed in late December citing business decisions. The space was made up of several restaurants, including Tauk, which focused on Montauk. 402 Main Street
This organic food store closes on January 27. The owners wrote in an Instagram post that “the details are not important, but our lease is over.” They also said they had a lot of balls in the air, so stay tuned. In the meantime, they will be offering a Skinny Buddha food delivery service every two weeks (Westchester only) on February 22. They will also offer in-home personal training and massage therapy. Go to their website and sign up to receive their emails for more information: myskinnybuddha.com
Look who’s moving
Mello Dee Thai, which opened November 20, 2020 on Route 9W in Valley Cottage (where Rockland Roots was located) will move in March to space recently vacated by Noodle Hub in Tappan. The new location will be at 80 Route 303.
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Jeanne Muchnick covers food and catering. Click here for his most recent articles and follow his latest culinary adventures on Instagram @lohud_food or via the lohudfood newsletter.