Mother and daughter Miguelina Martinez and Gabriella Suriel have opened Gabriella’s Italian/Latin Fusion Cuisine at 130 W. Post Road in White Plains. After a colorful renovation to the former Ernesto’s space, the kitchen is ready to go with a hearty mix of classic Italian and flavorful Latin fusion specialties and cocktails served in a comfortable, casual setting.
Miguelina and Gabriella also operate Malecon in Yonkers and El Conde in New York City. General manager Maria Bautista and her staff are ready to take you on a tasty tour of their menu.
There’s a Cuban Sandwich on Italian bread, mustard, pork, ham, Swiss cheese, pickle and moho; and Burgers served on Brioche Bun. Also, a Three-Colored Shrimp Salad; Frutti Di Mare Salad with mixed seafood; Chicken Caesar Salad; and a Caprese Salad with mozzarella, tomatoes, and pesto.
Pastas include: Spaghetti Bolognese, homemade fresh meat-based Bolognese sauce; Salmon Farfalle, sliced smoked salmon, dill, alfredo sauce; and Lobster Ravioli, parmesan, butter and sage sauce. Penne alla Vodka and Fettuccine Alfredo can be served with chicken, shrimp, or seafood as a supplement.
Beautifully plated main courses include: Chicken Florentine, chicken breast with chardonnay, spinach and Alfredo sauce; Gabriella’s Sirloin Steak, 8 oz. steak topped with shrimp, chardonnay and Gorgonzola sauce; Sea Bass Villa Mella, stuffed with shrimp and bacon; Chicken Parmesan, with marinara; Grilled Rack of Lamb; and classic Lobster Thermador, Spain style, with chardonnay, mushrooms, parmesan, and red caviar.
Gabriella’s big, hearty 24 oz. Tomahawk Steak, prepared with portobello mushrooms, truffle oil sauce, and yucca fries, comes with a complimentary bottle of house selected wine. A Spain-style Paella Valenciana for 2 is served with rice mixed with seafood and meat.
Traditional Puerto Rican Mofongo combinations served with mashed plantains come with choice of Frutti di Mare, Skirt Steak, Shrimp, Pork Skin, Chicken or Cheese. Additional Latin-style dishes include: Fried Chicken with/without bones; Beef Stew; Fried Pork Chunks; Fried Beef. Each is served with choice of sides.
SPECIAL HINT: Covid 19 Guidelines are in place. Outdoor patio seating. A special breakfast menu is served all day with complimentary mimosa. Music schedule in the works. Check ahead.
Gabriella’s Italian Fusion, 130 W. Post Road, White Plains. Open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner from 11 a.m. Same menu served all day. Price range main courses: $12 to $42. Lunch specials. Cocktail bar/lounge. Happy Hours: 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday thru Thursday. Take-out & Delivery. Party facilities. Outdoor seating. Casual dress. Free parking. Major credit cards. Reservations accepted: 914-358-4416. www.gabriellasitalianfusion.us
(Morris Gut has been tracking and writing about the food and dining scene in greater Westchester for 30 years. 914-235-6591. E-mail: email@example.com)