Welcome to our list of favorite dining destinations in New York's Hudson Valley and Adirondack regions. We visit restaurants, wineries, barbecues, and a smattering of off the beaten path culinary destinations like maple sugar shacks and fromageries. My friends and I have been dining out together weekly for over twenty years. The locations we write about are our favorite destinations. We are not claiming they are the best, just our favorites. The posts are not "reviews" in the classic sense. - we offer only our picks, not pans. We will leave the criticism to others. We are a happy blog. We much prefer a good bistro to "haute cuisine", especially if they also have a nice bar. We prefer a crock of cassoulet and a bottle of Beaujolais to just about anything else. If you enjoy simple home style rustic cooking with a decent (but not too expensive) bottle of wine, then pull up a chair and join us.
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
46 Main Street
New Paltz, NY 12561
Serving Dinner from 5:30 PM ~ Thursday through Monday
Closed Tuesday and Wednesday
You know you are in the right place when your bartender is sporting a tattoo of a knife and a fork, along with one of a Bordeaux wine glass for good measure. These people are serious about food. I'm judging not just by the tattoos, but by the torrent of local buzz about the new husband and wife team of Nathan and Bonnie Snow, who are serving up authentic rustic Italian home-style meals at their new restaurant here in New Paltz. The restaurant's name, and the sign that greets you in the bar, tells the story well - "Tutti a Tavola!" or "Everyone ~ At the table!"; mom's call to dinner in every Italian household. Mangia!
Saturday, February 25, 2012
The local bars and restaurants look forward to the event each year, because ice fisherman (and the very rare, but extremely popular ice-fisher-ladies) seem to be better than average drinkers. Go figure. Participants start to show up in town on Friday evening, and by 7 PM the bar stools at Flanagan's and the Timberwolf Pub are in very short supply.
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