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The Allure of Rustic Chic

The Allure of Rustic Chic Between the holiday season and Valentine’s Day, engagements are in full effect. With the excitement comes the planning, and there will be a few fun celebrations to coordinate before the big day! From the engagement party, to the bridal shower, to the rehearsal dinner, finding the right space that speaks […]

RESTAURATEUR PETER BOTROS TO COOK AT JAMES BEARD HOUSE

RESTAURATEUR PETER BOTROS TO COOK AT JAMES BEARD HOUSE Chef selected by James Beard scouts. STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Peter Botros has been selected to cook at James Beard House in Manhattan at a February dinner, a great honor in the professional food world. He is among the very few Staten Islanders invited over the […]

Violette’s Cellar & Button Room Speakeasy now serving daily brunch, dinner

  Violette’s Cellar & Button Room Speakeasy now serving daily brunch, dinner Posted November 09, 2017 at 08:00 AM | Updated November 09, 2017 at 08:42 AM 710shares 3 Comment   STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Well, here it is, ladies and gentlemen, Violette’s Celler and its secret speakeasy called The Button Room — finally. After some […]

Sneak peek at Violette’s Cellar as restaurateur gets ‘Guy’s Grocery Games’ news

Sneak peek at Violette’s Cellar as restaurateur gets ‘Guy’s Grocery Games’ news By Pamela Silvestri silvestri@siadvance.com STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Like a jigsaw puzzle, Violette’s Cellar in New Dorp is coming together one little piece at a time — literally — as workers position 10,000 wine corks along the walls in between wooden slats of varying purple shades. […]

Violette’s Cellar: Subterranean speakeasy, restaurant opening soon

Violette’s Cellar: Subterranean speakeasy, restaurant opening soon Updated Jun 29, 2017; Posted Jun 28, 2017 By Pamela Silvestri silvestri@siadvance.com STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Embattled Troy restaurant closed several months ago. And in its place rises a new, New Dorp restaurant — Violette’s Cellar, located in the subterranean space once home to long-running La Botte restaurant and its successor, House of Crabs. Partners in […]

We are officially open – November 6th 2017

In Loving Memory Of Violette Botros Who courageously battled cancer for over a decade with a smile on her face and a warmth in her heart ever after a long day of treatment and barely enough energy to walk, Violette would insist on going out to dinner with her husband and two young sons because […]