Table Hopping with Morris Gut

DUBROVNIK MARKS 10TH ANNIVERSARY — Founded by Jerry Tomic a decade ago, Dubrovnik became a sensation: Westchester’s first restaurant devoted to the cuisine of Croatia, a multi-level 85-seat establishment with a lovely seasonal outdoor patio, state of the art temperature-controlled wine cellar, al fresco wood fire rotisserie BBQ, lush seasonal herb garden and bar/lounge. Talented chef’s man the kitchen and they will transport you to the beautiful Adriatic in flavorful style. To mark their anniversary, the restaurant will be offering traditional food and wine specialties throughout the month. Reservations are suggested: 914-637-3777. Dubrovnik, 721 Main Street, New Rochelle. 

COFFEE LABS ROASTERS OPENS IN CHESTER HEIGHTS (photo left)– Mike & Alicia Love, founders of Coffee Labs Roasters, a popular coffee house and distributor in Tarrytown, have opened a satellite on New Rochelle Road in the Chester Heights section of Eastchester/Bronxville. The opening coincides with the 20th anniversary of the company known for its signature Apollonia Blend. It is housed in a free-standing playfully redesigned former bank offering customers indoor and outdoor seating, a menu of coffees and teas, along with a variety of pastries. Notable in the design are the vertical wall garden and lounge chairs on the patio, a mini cooper, and an authentic bank vault door leading to the restroom. It is a great place to chill and has already been drawing a steady stream of customers. Coffee Labs Roasters, 493 New Rochelle Road, Bronxville. Open 7 days: Monday thru Friday, 6:45 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday & Sunday to 6:30 p.m. 914-840-4106 

CANTINA TACO & TEQUILA TO OPEN AT RIDGE HILL — Owner, host, and actor John Solo, of bustling Cantina Taco & Tequila in White Plains, is offering a 3-taco lunch for $9.95, or you can choose one of their tasty 3-cheese quesadillas with steak, chicken, shrimp, or a big Burrito. The special Birria Tacos are a knockout! A Street Bowl is available with a choice of protein, for $8.95. Might be a good time for one of their frozen drinks, too. Cantina is a playful, colorful restaurant. A bright aqua pastel façade attracts along Mamaroneck Ave.  They serve a bouncy menu of reasonably priced south-of-the-border fare. Try the new Cheeseburger Tacos, and such ongoing house specialties as: Carnitas, Chicken Mole, Garlic Shrimp, and Steak Fajita. Cantina is planning another restaurant at Ridge Hill in Yonkers. Cantina Taco & Tequila, 166 Mamaroneck Ave., White Plains. Open 7 days. Bustling Happy Hours. Cantina, 166 Mamaroneck Ave., White Plains. 914-461-3959. 

(Morris Gut is a restaurant marketing consultant and former restaurant trade magazine editor. He has been tracking the food and dining scene in greater Westchester for 30 years. He may be reached at: 914-235-6591. Email: