River City Grille is a delightful, kid-friendly place in Irvington. The diner-shaped main room is whimsical and relaxed, with colorful undulating banquettes, mosaic tile floors and spacious booths (with paper tablecloths and crayons). We asked owner Bobby Manzi to come up with his favorite relish, a cranberry citrus variety, which serves four.
1 orange, skin on, chopped roughly (navel oranges have too much skin; use juice oranges.)
1/4 pineapple, skinned, rough chopped
1 cup sugar
1 bag whole raw cranberries (discard soft ones)
1 cup pineapple juice
1. In food processor, combine all ingredients and pulse 5-10 times. Do not process to smooth. Serve relish chunky.
River City Grille is located at 6 S. Broadway in Irvington; 914-591-2033; www.rivercitygrille.com.