Where in the World (Westchester) is Matt? Post #7

Please promote all local New Rochelle small business – encourage your readers to order takeout, buy a gift card for future use, take an online class, order online from a local merchant and support our open essential businesses.

Here’s a link to the NR Chamber Restaurants Open for Takeout & Pickup:


Thanks for your help.

Be Well.

Catherine White
Executive Director
New Rochelle Chamber of Commerce
914-632-5700 (Office)
914-432-2728 (Mobile)

New Rochelle Chamber is on facebook. Like us to help us promote business in New Rochelle!

417 North Avenue
New Rochelle, NY 10801

VILLA MARIA PIZZA – Pandemic Doesn’t Stop Larchmont Restaurant From Feeding Local Residents

Italy has brought hungry Americans some of the freshest, most flavorful fare in history. Here, closer to home, in lovely Larchmont is the sensational Villa Maria Pizza Restaurant. This quaint, wholesome Italian eatery is known far and wide to its loyal Larchmont customers and beyond. The food is outstanding, prices affordable and this casual pizza paradise has a long history of making families feel welcome time and time again. Villa Maria boasts many kinds of pizzas, including Margarita, Whole wheat, Chicken marsala ,Gluten free, White pizza, Buffalo chicken, Sicilian, Arugula salad, and more kinds of pizza. Their extensive menu also features cheese ravioli, baked lasagna, penne Bolognese, chicken Francese, chicken ala vodka, and many delicious salads such as mozzarella salad, grilled shrimp salad, chicken bruschetta salad and more. Try any of their tempting wraps like honey mustard chicken wrap, turkey club wrap, avocado chicken wrap and BLT wrap. At Villa Maria you can’t go wrong with anything on their hearty menu. Their appetizers are out of this world too, including fried calamari, fried ravioli, and zucchini sticks which are one of my favorites. They also have a full selection of hot wedges, calzones and a full dessert menu. The restaurant offers curbside pickup and delivery and requires only the highest hygiene standard during the current pandemic. Since 1977, the remarkable Villa Maria Pizza has been delighting Larchmont.

It is located right across the street from the post office. Owner Anthony Pecora welcomes you and your family to taste some of Italy’s most cherished food. It’s also a great place to get together after school, a birthday or any special occasion. Call now 914-834-8134 and visit them at 6 Chatsworth Avenue. Their great website is http://villamaria.pizza.Villa Maria also features extensive catering. For more than forty years, Villa Maria has been a standout food paradise in the Larchmont community.

ANDERSON’S BOOK STORE- A Novel Idea In The Heart Of Larchmont

This story needs very little introduction to residents of Larchmont and surrounding areas. Indeed, the well-known and well respected Anderson’s Book Store has been at the forefront of the literary world here for seventy prosperous years. In the heart of the village, conveniently located near the train station, Anderson’s has been a haven for people of all ages. They feature a vast array of books and literature, a selection of vintage maps and prints, and games and toys for children. Anderson’s would like all their loyal patrons to know that due to the pandemic, they will have alternate hours, but they will still be able to take orders. You can send your orders to: andersonsorders@optimum.net and you can also call during these hours; Monday – Friday 9.30 am to 3.30pm. They will be offering curbside pickup or delivery. Exceptions will be made for those who can’t get to the store at those times. If you have a birthday or celebration coming up, Anderson’s is the perfect place.In these difficult times, the store features puzzles to keep your kids occupied, and games and books for the elderly the family can participate in while spending more time at home. The legendary store, founded by Charles Anderson who retired in 1985, has been a preeminent source of literary knowledge for Larchmont families for seven decades. Anderson’s is known for their free gift wrapping, book signings and readings as well as games, puzzles and art supplies. Anderson’s is always featuring upcoming events and they’ve amassed many more patrons as a result. In 2018, the book store opened a community space that anyone can rent out free of charge. In this day and age of book stores struggling to maintain an identity, Anderson’s, after seventy glorious years, continues to thrive in charming Larchmont. Their success is unequalled and the stuff legends are made of. Call today 914-834-6900 and visit them at 96 Chatsworth Avenue. Enjoy their wonderful website today at www.andersonsbooksny.com

METRO PIZZA AND PASTA – New Hours And Serving New Rochelle Amidst The Crisis

Although I am a lifelong resident of wonderful and diverse New Rochelle, I only discovered the fabulous Metro Pizza and Pasta late in life, and after patronizing this gem of a restaurant, I am glad I did. It’s your quintessential mom and pop operation, nothing fancy here, yet the homemade Italian delicacies are everything to write home about. Metro Pizza would like all their loyal customers to know they are doing everything possible to maintain health, safety and cleanliness during these critical times. They are open everyday from 11am to 8pm and offer curbside pickup and delivery. The genuine, authentic pizzas at Metro Pizza and Pasta are the rave of discerning foodies and gourmet aficionados from New Rochelle and beyond. Succulent appetizers include such great standards as Chicken fingers, Buffalo wings, Onion rings, Mozzarella sticks, Fried ravioli, Fried shrimp cocktail and more. Show stopping dinner entrees include Veal Francese, Chicken Francese, Spaghetti with fresh tomato sauce, Baked ziti, Pasta primavera and other mouthwatering Italian favorites. The Metro Pizza and Pasta menu is filled with prime delicacies like Linguini, Stuffed shells, Shrimp Francese, Chicken cacciatore and endless more outstanding entrees. This authentic slice of Italy also features many different wraps, paninis and calzones. You’ll feel as if you really are in Italy! For our readers watching their diet and living a healthier lifestyle, Metro Pizza and Pasta offers several salads to choose from. Located in the heart of New Rochelle at 357 North Avenue, call 914 632 5734 and place your order today, or simply stop in. They also feature full catering, you can order online via their website: www.metropizzapasta.com. Celebrating thirty five years of rich Italian food in downtown New Rochelle, come on in and say hello to proprietor/owner Francesco and his welcoming staff! Italy has never tasted better…

This is Matt – signing off with a heartfelt message to all to stay safe and healthy.



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