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Plates Restaurant Review: If there is a recipe for restaurant success, Matthew Karp and wife Wendy Weinstein are following it. Owner-chef and marketing director, respectively, of Plates in Larchmont, the duo personify the culinary power couple in Westchester. Part business savvy, part nostalgia, the plates de nome are the forty from around the globe that adorn various parts of the restaurant --- some from as far away as Russia, others from their children's play kitchens. An American menu with the occasional diversion into the funky is highlighted by fresh staples: fish and meat. The savory duck liver, with sautéed shallots and sherry vinegar, and the more traditional terrine of Hudson Valley foie gras are inspired starters. Sautéed sea scallops pair with peas and carrots, while roasted salmon presents an exciting blend of East meets West flavors, prepared with a tandoori spice and served with risotto, purple eggplant, chickpeas and red onion. Desserts dabble further in the avant-garde with the giant Ring Ding, and two homemade cinnamon donuts accented by vanilla gelato. The wine list features artisanal and world-recognized labels that stand up to the menu.