Results for category: Restaurants

The Wards Bridge Inn
3/2/2011

The Ward’s Bridge Inn is a popular restaurant in Montgomery. The location has a long history. The current owners pride themselves on being able to offer a dining experience that agrees with most palat...


Abundanza at Angelo’s
1/20/2011

The last time we ate at Angelo’s Trattoria in Harriman, my husband Tim and I were 2 days from getting married! That, was more that 3 years ago. So we felt a great deal of anticipation about this dinin...


The Black Forest Mill brings classic German style to the Valley
12/23/2010

I have lived in the Hudson Valley for more than twenty years and can’t count the number of times I have driven past the Black Forest Mill in Highland Mills. Sitting atop a hill on Rte. 32, the family-...


Enjoy comfort food and a date night atmosphere at the Tomato Café
11/23/2010

My husband Tim and I moved to Fishkill in July and with the hustle and bustle of adjusting to a new place, we hadn’t had the chance to scope out any restaurants in town. When we finally did have an op...


A taste of Germany in the Hudson Valley
10/22/2010

This restaurant review begins with a kidnapping. I knew my partner would never agree, not even in a sunny moment, to choose to dine at this establishment. However I had been driving by it daily and th...


The Falcon in Marlboro nourishes with good food and great music
9/30/2010

The first words my friend and fellow food lover, Amanda, uttered while walking into the Falcon were, “This sure is cozy.” That is one good word to describe this club, art gallery, and restaurant hybri...


Steppin' Out
9/6/2010

To cap off our day in Kent, Ct. (see “Cool Places,”), we headed over to Doc’s. After a little internet research, my partner Stephanie chose this establishment based on a set of criteria that was not e...


The Wherehouse
8/2/2010

I recently had the opportunity to take the family out to a great spot on the corner of Liberty and Ann Streets in Newburgh called The Wherehouse. The restaurant has an airy feel, consisting mainly of ...


Homespun Foods
6/20/2010

Since the day it opened four years ago, Homespun has been popular among local Beacon residents and day trippers coming to visit DIA:Beacon at the waterfront and the shops and galleries on Ma...


Casual American dining with a twist
5/31/2010

After enjoying a sunny Saturday lounging around outside, my friend Danielle and I thought that an early dinner at Twist, located on Albany Post Rd. in Hyde Park, might provide a fun dining experience....


Fabulous fare at Capri
4/30/2010

As a resident of Newburgh for just over a year, it recently dawned on me that I am missing the boat when it comes to checking out the city’s many restaurants. My wonderfully adventurous partner and I ...


The Gilded Otter: Go hungry and leave happy
4/5/2010

After a morning hike in Minnewaska State Park, a friend and I walked around the nearby college town of New Paltz looking for a place to eat. Recalling some positive reviews it had received, ...


The Tavern is rustic and hearty, with elegance
2/22/2010

    The temperature was south of 20 degrees the night my party of four pulled into the driveway of the Highlands Country Club for a celebration dinner. As we entered the restaurant, diners looked our ...


Fun in the kitchen
1/29/2010

Are you tired of making the same dishes over and over again? Put some spice in your life the easy way! Sign up for a local cooking class and have fun.   Culinary Institute of America, Hyde Park. Try...


The food is always good at Leo’s Pizzeria
1/25/2010

I love Leo’s. I have lived in Newburgh for almost a year now, and this is my all-time favorite place to go out to eat. The prices are reasonable, the service friendly and the atmosphere is casual; rig...


Peruvian Cuisine Rocks at Machu Picchu
12/29/2009

A walk along Broadway in Newburgh will present you with no shortage of restaurants to choose from, so being able to stand out from the crowd is important. Machu Picchu, a restaurant specializing i...


Drew’s on the Square celebrates old world charm and style
11/20/2009

Now that winter is looming, it’s getting darker and colder much faster. When these changes start to occur, there are only two things I like doing more than anything else: sleeping and eating. This pas...


A great view and a great meal at Shadows
10/29/2009

I love watching the colors change in the fall and the Hudson Valley has some of the most majestic views where you can really appreciate the breathtaking metamorphosis. The Hudson Valley is also home t...


2 Great coffee houses in the Valley
10/1/2009

2 Alice’s 2 Alice’s coffee shop has been around for awhile and I have always wanted to visit it since it is right down the road from me. I was excited to check out 2 Alice’s because coffee shops, esp...


River Terrace offers great meals and great views
9/4/2009

If you’ve never been to Beacon or haven’t visited in quite some time, I recommend starting your visit on Beacon’s mile-long Main Street, which runs from Route 9D, not far from the Hudson River, toward...


Restaurant offers authentic and hearty Mexican meals
7/28/2009

I love Mexican food. I’m not talking about your run-of-the-mill Mexican fast food. I’m talking about the real thing. If you are looking for authentic Mexican food, Avocado is the restaurant for you. M...


The art of Japanese food is alive (& affordable)
6/26/2009

The unassuing storefront opened into a twilit room. A small sushi bar stood just a few paces to the right of the door. To my left, the space opened to a long rectangular room with a high ceiling. Dark...


Christine’s on Broadway serves up great BBQ
5/22/2009

My kids and I decided we were hungry for barbecue the other day and set out on our quest for a delicious meal. We found one at Christine’s on Broadway in Newburgh. It is a fairly new establishment on ...


Leisurely Dining at Aria Grill in Kingston
5/15/2009

Aria Grill is  located in Kingston, a few blocks from the Ulster Performing Arts Center. Parking is mainly on the street, where the meters are off in the evening. I, along with three companions, recen...


The sweet life for Valentine’s Day
3/31/2009

In what can only be described as serendipitous, my wife Trish and I, and our best friends Jill and Mike, both found ourselves with mothers and mothers-in-law who wanted to take our respective chil...


A perfect mix of traditional and progressive cuisine
2/23/2009

Doing a restaurant review is always fun, especially when the restaurant I’m reviewing turns out to be a real treat. This was the case when my husband, my sister, and her boyfriend David showed up ...


Aroi in Rhinebeck has spice appeal
1/23/2009

aroi Thai Restaurant 55 E. Market St., Rhinebeck 845-876-1114 www.aroirhinebeck.com $12-$18 The Hudson Valley is filled with wonderful restaurants offering everything from...


Bounty hunter: On the hunt for a meal to remember
12/29/2008

My husband doesn’t keep a pulse on hunting season, but he has mastered the art of hunting. When Greg planned to pamper me over a lunch date, hunting skills appeared as second nature to him. He wen...


Cozy up at Savona’s Trattoria in Kingston
12/1/2008

Savona’s Trattoria 11 Broadway, Kingston 845-339-6800 www.savonas.com $9.95-$19.95   It was a cold Sunday night when my husband and I decided to meet up with my father-in-law and...


A treasure tucked away in Sullivan County
10/31/2008

I love volunteering to do restaurant reviews in Sullivan County – it gives me an excuse to visit Shannon and treat her to dinner. I consulted the Sullivan County Visitors Association web...


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