We've rounded up 12 Hudson Valley bars and restaurants with fireplaces so you can stay cozy will sippin’ and suppin’ on the town (and getting your much needed winter socialization).
After standing empty for nearly 10 years, the late-1800s farm market building in Craryville hums with new life and flavor thanks to a five-member collective. The market offers local goods and produce from over 80 local vendors, who get to set their own prices and keep 75% of profits from their sales.
A Window into the World of Chocolate
This Valentine's Day offer your loved one a window into the world of chocolate with a visit to Fruition Chocolate's bean-to-bar factory in Shokan, NY. Taste a range of flavors, while the educated staff explain the chocolate-making process.
Looking to celebrate Valentine's Day with a romantic dinner? We've compiled a list of 10 of the Hudson Valley's most romantic restaurants.
Visit some of the Hudson Valley's artisanal chocolate shops this Valentine's Day to find the perfect sweets for your sweetie.
Bartender and writer Tyler Zielinski scouts the Hudson Valley for the best winter cocktails to warm your bones.
From drool-worthy brunch fixings (see above) to apres-ski cocktails to hearty farm-to-table entrees, Prospect has something apropos for every occasion (with mountain views to boot!).
From cozy Italian in Millbrook to vegan comfort food in Port Jervis, here are four Hudson Valley restaurants to stake out this February.
A Taste of Winter
“The Evergreen is a bright cocktail with perky citrus notes and deep, woodsy aromatics,” Worthman says. Three Pines Shrub, which forms the base of this drink, is brewed with Balsam Fir, Red Spruce, and White Pine foraged high in the Catskills. These coniferous clippings are infused in organic apple cider vinegar and combined with local honey to create the earthy, zesty shrub.
With over a dozen breweries and more cropping up all the time, Dutchess County has more than enough on tap to keep beer lovers happy (and busy!). To get you started on your way to hoppy heaven, here is a subjective guide to the top 5 breweries in Dutchess County.
2019 is shaping up to be a big year for the Hudson Valley culinary landscape. From Beacon to Kingston to Rhinebeck, here are the 7 restaurant openings we are most looking forward to.
With the proliferation of breweries over the past decade, it can be hard to know where to start. Stick with Chronogram as we tour the region's brewing facilities and taprooms to bring you the top 5 in each county of the Mid-Hudson Valley. Here are the can't-miss breweries in Columbia County.
The Top 6 Spots to Slurp Hot Noodle Soup
In the dead of winter in the Hudson Valley, we set out to find the best hot noodle soup. Here are our 7 favorite places to throw back a steaming bowl of pho, ramen, and udon.
A Local Twist on a Bar Classic
The Hudson Standard's cocktail recipes offer a twist on timeless drinks made with regionally appropriate flavors. In their variation on a Moscow mule, the Hudson Standard uses a blend of liqueur and bitters to achieve the ginger flavor, plus a pepper-packed turmeric switchel to give it a bit of heat.
In Spring 2019, Industrial Arts Brewing will unveil a second production facility, taproom, and event space on Fishkill Avenue in Beacon. The repurposed 150,000-square-foot warehouse will have ample outdoor seating and panoramic mountain views, a New York State-focused beverage program, beer to-go, and food truck partners.
Poughkeepsie Restaurateur John Lekic Thinks Big
John Lekic, chef and owner of Farmers & Chefs, serves up more than farm-to-table fare at his Poughkeepsie eatery.
Sometimes, only a dive bar will do. Here are 10 of the best lowbrow watering holes in the Hudson Valley, from our expert resident expert and moonlight bartender Molly Sterrs.
Lovers of beer and books, hark! In March 2019, Newburgh will get its very own bar and bookstore—the Barking Goose. We're counting down the days.
Wintertime is prime oyster feastin' season, But you shouldn't eat these tasty crustaceans just anywhere. So, we've rounded up seven of the best restaurants for slurping down some freshly shucked goodness without worries of getting oyster sick.
Columbia County-based Hudson Hemp occupies an intersection of stewardship and wellness. Using regenerative agriculture practices, the company is producing organic hemp and full-spectrum CBD oil for the booming wholesale market, while pioneering research into the benefits of sustainable farming and the healing properties of the hemp plant.
On January 3, beloved Hudson Valley chef Francesco Buitoni, of Mercato in Red Hook, faces off against farmer/chef Duskie Estes on "Beat Bobby Flay" for a chance to challenge the master himself.
25 Places to Grab a Bite for Under $10
Chronogram staff and reader's pick their favorite places to grab a delicious bite for under $10 in the Hudson Valley.
Beacon-based outfit Hudson Valley Brewery is leading the local charge with their high-design cans.
Veganism is gaining popularity nationwide. Locally, vegan restaurants are cropping up all over the Hudson Valley (as are vegan options on omnivorous menus). Here are 4 purely vegan restaurants to eat a delicious plant-based meal that will leave you with a clear conscience and a happy belly.
5 Chronogram Staffers Pick their Favorite Dishes
Five Chronogram staffers dish on their favorite meals of 2018 at restaurants throughout the Hudson Valley. Here's where to eat and what to order from yours truly.
Bartenders at 6 of the Hudson Valley's most beloved bars and restaurants share where they go for a drink on their nights off.
Sip & Sup at these Swank New Year's Eve Dinner Events
From a black & white ball to a 16-course tasting dinner by Kingston's hottest chef to Zak Pelaccio's culinary ministerings, here are three of the most delicious ways to spend New Year's Eve in the Hudson Valley.
Hotel Tivoli Chef Devon Gilroy's Career Mushrooms
After moving upstate to take a job as the executive chef at Hotel Tivoli's The Corner restaurant, Devon Gilroy was exposed to the joy of growing and foraging ingredients for his dishes. This fascination blossomed into the Tivoli Mushroom Supply Company, an organic mushroom growing enterprise that he runs out of a 1,000-square-foot warehouse in Hudson along with his sister Grace.
A Health-Supportive Recipe for Braving Cold Season
With flu season sneaking up, it's time to fortify your immune system to ride out winter. Golden turmeric milk is a delicious (and beautiful!) beverage that boasts anti-inflammatory and immune-boosting properties, antioxidants, and warming effects.
From Tiramisu to Stollen to Gingerbread Santas The Bakery's Got You Covered
Head to The Bakery in New Paltz for all your Holiday pastries, pies, and cookies. From bulk orders for office parties to muffins and danish for the family on Chrismas morning, The Bakery has everything you need for a sweet holiday season.
A Delicious, Low-Mess Recipe for the Holidays
This applesauce cake with cream cheese + honey recipe from Julia Turshen's latest cookbook, Now & Again, combines all the best flavors from fall in one moist, easy-to-make cake that is perfect for holidays.
A Cocktail Recipe from the Horses Mouth
Named for iconic local farmer John Gorzynski, a stickler for traditional methods of organic agriculture, the Ornery Old Fashioned, served at Cochecton Fire Station, is a throwback to the pre-Prohibition glory days of bartending.
After teaching himself the lost trade of coopering, master woodworker John Cox is producing barrels to supply the shortage prompted by the exponential growth of New York State’s craft beverage industry.
Chef Bryan Calvert Revives and Reimagines a Beloved Margaretville Outpost
Chef Bryan Calvert, of erstwhile Brooklyn fame, reimagines a Margaretville classic with his new restaurant,Binnekill Tavern. Minutes from Belleayre, Binnekill offers up mountain comfort food for refined palates.
A roundup of restaurants and bars in the Hudson Valley.
In May, Diana Bezanski, founder of the hit food blog Fogwood & Fig, opened up a new vegan restaurant on Main Street in Port Jervis. Serving up plant-based comfort food is the long-awaited beacon on the hill for the vegan foodies in the region, its arrival heralding a new era in conscientious dining Upstate.
Fresh Flakey Pastries and Bread for Every Occasion
Beacon Bread Company’s offerings are made in-house in the open scratch kitchen. The bakery churns out a cornucopia of artisanal breads and pastries every morning. Pick up a couple loaves for your dinner party at the bakery counter or sit and order off the bistro menu, which lets you pair fresh-baked goodies with gourmet jammed and canned items from the scratch kitchen and garden-fresh produce.
When Sunny Cover and her partners opened Peekskill Coffee House in 2003, there wasn’t much going on in Peekskill. But with the warm, cozy public living room they have provided and the momentum of upstate realization, the waterfront city has grown up around them. By 2009, when Cover bought out her partners and started serving her now-famous crepes, PCH had company in town: a contemporary arts center, a craft brewery, a hot jazz venue.
From Mobster Moonshine Operation to Above-Board Distillery
On October 10, 1932, the FBI raided a secluded, pretty spot in quiet Pine Plains—the tunnel-ridden, bootlegging hotspot of mobster Dutch Schultz. Eighty-six years later, the property is slated to reopen as an above-board brewery with the inaugural spirit will be Schultz wash, an original recipe updated for modern palates.
CBD Chocolate Bites—A Luxurious Treat
This holiday season, give someone on your list a tasty gift of relaxation with a CBD starter pack of CBD-infused raw cacao bites and adaptogenic elixirs from Marbletown-based company COCORAU.