Taste

Hudson Valley RibFest in New Paltz

The Ulster County Fairgrounds in New Paltz will host a celebration of all things barbecue at the 11th annual Hudson Valley RibFest Friday through Sunday, August 14-16, rain or shine. The RibFest is…

Douglas Quint and Bryan Petroff had always focused on their respective careers — until they got themselves a Big Gay Ice Cream Truck.

Big Gay Ice Cream Social in Rhinebeck this Saturday

What’s big and gay and full of ice cream? If you guessed “truck” – as in a Mister-Softee-turned-giant-unicorn-branded, experimental-gourmet ice-cream-vending vehicle, most often stationed in midtown Manhattan, you’d be right. That’s what Bryan…

(Photo by Aslak Baanes)

Learn to forage edible mushrooms safely with the Mid-Hudson Mycological Association

Jill Weiss resisted and resisted. She was always too tired after a day’s work to go tramping through the woods, as her husband Ira had been asking her to do for years. What,…

Bounty of the Hudson Wine & Food Festival in Marlboro this weekend

The Hudson Valley abounds in food and fun, not the least so when growers and vendors come together to celebrate their products. And this weekend’s Bounty of the Hudson Wine & Food Festival…

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The Great Gardiner LobsterFest

The inaugural Great Gardiner LobsterFest will be held on Saturday, July 18 from 2 to 7 p.m. at Tantillo’s Farm in Gardiner. This kid-friendly/leashed pet-friendly fourth-generation family fruit farm event will feature the…

Hudson Valley Cider Week kicks off with tasting event in New Paltz

An old industry is being revived in New York State: one that hearkens to pre-Colonial times – and one that hasn’t changed all that much in the interim. The fermenting and bottling of…

End Cut restaurant now open on Church Street in New Paltz

For New Paltz restaurateur Jordan Schor, “Food is an emotional thing, an experience of memory. Earlier I was making poached pears, and it’s how my house smelled growing up. It was a really…

Food hubs, community kitchen incubators help entrepreneurs add value to Hudson Valley produce

Have you ever thought about making and selling that special dish or condiment or baked good that everyone you know begs you to make over and over? Do you have what it takes…

Bumper crop of Hudson Valley food & drink festivals

  JUNE 2015 Beer, Bourbon & Bacon Festival, Saturday, June 20, 2-6 p.m. A 21+ event. Pre-sale tickets available, which include a tasting glass, beer and bourbon samples, bacon and other vendors, live…

Poughkeepsie Plenty Fresh Mobile Market to shrink city’s food desert

Living in the Hudson Valley has its food perqs, not the least of which is the availability of an incredible array of farm-fresh produce – unless you reside in an area where such…

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