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Food & Drink

The Hudson Valley is one of the most important and dynamic culinary regions in the country. Once considered the breadbasket of America during the Revolutionary War, the Hudson Valley’s deep agricultural roots and distinctive tenor contribute to the region’s locally sourced food ethos. Hudson Valley restaurants offer local ingredients, like fresh produce and grass-fed beef, and farms provide sustainable food throughout the region through farmers’ markets and CSA’s.

General Food & Drink

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Cocktail Recipe: Pleased to Meet Me

Josh Rosenmeier, Head Bartender at the Stockade Tavern in Uptown Kingston offers his delicious riff on a Jungle Bird cocktail.

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Serving up Goodness in Chatham

Main St. Goodness Cafe is Open for Business
A new bakery is in town. Chatham NY welcomes Main St. Goodness, the home of Pieconic NY, as well as a breakfast and lunch cafe.

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Recipes

Recipe: Pig Mac

Chef-owner of Heritage Food & Drink in Wappingers Falls, Jesse Camac, offers his deliciously indulgent spin on the sweetheart of fast food: a loaded pork burger.

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Recipe: Irish Cheddar Brown Ale Soup

Village Tea Room Chef Agnes Devereux Offers Her Spin on an Irish Classic
This Saint Patricks day, ditch the corned be hash and try your hand a less-known but classic Irish dish—cheddar ale soup. Irish-born Agnes Devereux, chef-owner of the Village Tea Room in New Paltz, offers her take on the classic.

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Wood-Fired Flatbread Recipe

Making Silvia's organic grilled flatbread is a great way to spend a snow day
Snowed in or not, Silvia’s organic wood fired flatbread is just what you need on a cold winter day. This fun, easy recipe allows you to put your own spin on the toppings.

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Culinary Events

Bluecashew’s Valentine’s Day Lovers Cocktail Class

Stockade's mixologist leads a chocolate mixed drink workshop
Paul Maloney of Kingston's beloved Stockade Tavern will lead a Lovers Cocktail class at Bluecashew on February 14, mixing chocolate and alcohol for an indulgent and fun Valentine's Day date night.

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Dining

Palizzata's Authentic, Northern Italian Cuisine

New Italian Restaurant Opens in Kingston
Palizzata, an authentic Northern Italian restaurant opens in Uptown Kingston in May, at the corner of John and Wall Streets.

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Jagerberg Hall Serves Up the Full Alpine Experience

New restaurant opens across from Hunter Mountain
After a long day on the slopes, you’re exhausted, happy, hungry, and searching for the nearest sit-down restaurant.

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The Dutch Ale House Reopens

Renovated & Reconceived, A Saugerties Institution Gets a New Lease on Life
After a short hiatus the legendary Saugerties bar and restaurant The Dutch Ale House reopens under new ownership, with a renovated space and revamped menu.

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Farms & CSA

Find Your Local, Hudson Valley CSA

Get Your Fresh Produce Share for the 2018 Season
Find farms that provide CSA near you. CSA, or community-supported agriculture, gives you a share of the crop every week for a pay-upfront price, financially supporting the hard work of local farmers.

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Spring Farm Day in Harlem Valley

Harlem Valley Farm & Food Alliance Welcomes Visitors to Area Farms
Spring is a busy time on every kind of farm. On March 25, meet the farmers and food producers of Harlem Valley in Dutchess County, and follow along as they go through their seasonal activities, from boiling maple syrup to milking dairy cows to caring for baby goats.

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Craft Beverage Industry

Salt Point Meadery's Golden Elixirs

Local meadery joins the upstate craft beverage market
With locally-crafted alcoholic beverages on the rise in the Hudson Valley, Salt Point Meadery is entering the market with its mead, a honey-based alcoholic drink.

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The Craft Beverage Industry Flourishes in the Hudson Valley

Breweries, Cideries, Wineries, and Meaderies—We've Got 'Em All
Breweries and distilleries are seeing success in upstate New York. From beer and cider to wine, spirits, and mead, the craft beverage industry is booming across the Hudson Valley.

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Pennings Farm Opens Cidery in Warwick

Pennings Farm in Warwick hosts a farm market and recently opened its own cidery in the Hudson Valley.

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Hudson Valley Food

Focus on locally sourced food at restaurants in the Hudson Valley allows for fresh, seasonal, and diverse farm-to-table offerings year-round. A dining experience in the Hudson Valley gives you a taste of the region itself—what fruits and vegetables are in season and what artisanal products are made in the area. The Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park is one of the top cooking schools in the world, and many Hudson Valley restaurants are staffed with CIA graduates. From modern gastropubs to old-world cafés, Hudson Valley restaurants include a wide variety of culinary styles, applying innovative techniques to the local palette.

Hudson Valley Drink

From wineries to breweries to distilleries, the Hudson Valley is home to a thriving craft-beverage industry. Historically, the Hudson Valley is an important place for wine and spirits, home to places like Tuthilltown—the first microdistillery to open in New York since Prohibition. The Hudson Valley offers a vibrant scene for locally made artisanal wine, beer, hard cider, and spirits, and many facilities offer tours and tastings for a behind-the-scenes look into the handcrafted process. Hudson Valley restaurants and bars also offer regional beer and wine and artisanal cocktails made with local spirits.

Hudson Valley Restaurant Week

During Hudson Valley Restaurant Week, the region's finest culinary creations are available at bargain prices. The region-wide food event includes more than 190 participating restaurants offering three-course prix-fixe dinners and lunches. These restaurants are located in seven counties along the Hudson River from north of New York City to just south of Albany. Restaurants, the farmers who supply them, and the surrounding businesses all benefit from increased neighborhood traffic during Hudson Valley Restaurant Week, making it an important event for the local economy.