MOUNT KISCO, N.Y. -- Anyone who lives here knows Leslie Lampert of Ladle of Love put Mount Kisco on the map as "the" spot for soup. And while you'll certainly find a mouth-watering list of winter warmers worth taking home or back to the office at her slim storefront, sometimes, you just need a spot to sit down and thaw out.
Here are a few other options for unwrapping those scarves and hats and slurping up a bowl of comfort.
- The Winter Veggie Pistou at Via Vanti , with a pistachio -pesto tasting topping, takes the best of the season's veggies and turns them into a healthy, hearty meal. Get Warm: 2 Kirby Plaza, Mount Kisco, 914- 666-6400, www.viavanti.com/ .
- Got the sniffles? Even if you don't, you'll feel better taking a slurp of the matzoh ball soup from the Mount Kisco Diner with its stirring medley of noodles, chicken, and vegetables. Get Warm: 252 E. Main St., 914-666-5676, www.mtkiscodiner.com/ .
- Truffle-lovers will relish the flavor of Cafe of Love 's , Black Salsify Truffle soup, a rich stew of sophistication that sets one's tastebuds ready for the next adventure -- and gets the rest of one's body geared up for heading back outside. Get Warm: 38 E. Main St. 914- 242-1002, www.cafeofloveny.com/ .
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