'Best of Westchester' celebrated in New Rochelle

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Thousands were in New Rochelle Wednesday to celebrate the best of the best in Westchester.

Westchester Magazine's "Best of Westchester" party was held at the Glen Island Harbour Club.

Sofrito, a Puerto Rican restaurant in White Plains, took home the award for best Latin restaurant for the second year in a row.

The restaurant's general manager says the secret to their winning is "our customer service and food quality."

Riverstone Yoga, based in Tarrytown, won awards for best yoga studio and best yoga teacher.

Family-owned business Cigar Republic, in Elmsford, took home its first Westchester Best win for best cigar shop.

"It's a place that your smartphone, you put your computer down, it slows you down and you take an hour, hour and a half out of your day to relax and have a cigar," says owner Anthony Scipioni.

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