HUDSON VALLEY RESTAURANT WEEK

Hudson Valley Restaurant Week returns Mon Oct 29-Sun Nov 11. Be sure to make reservations early. The two-week celebration of dining is an opportunity for chefs to flaunt their best fare, for diners to check out new restaurants and visit old favorites. Over 200 participating restaurants (15 in Orange County) offer special three-course lunch and dinner menus for a fraction of the normal price. No passes, tickets or coupons are required. Reservations are highly recommended.

www.hudsonvalleyrestaurantweek.com

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Hudson Valley Food & Wine Fest

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SEPTEMBER 8 AND 9, 2018

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The Hudson Valley Wine & Food Fest celebrates the bounty of wine, food and fun in the Hudson Valley all in one place. This annual event takes place the second weekend of September at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds. Enjoy hundreds of wines from Hudson Valley WineriesCideriesDistilleriesCraft Beers, Food Trucks and Gourmet Foods.

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Steak & Whiskey for Father’s Day Weekend @ The Switch Inn

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Your dad loves steak, whiskey and The Switch Inn!
Enjoy our special Father’s Day Menu ALL WEEKEND!

EACH ENTREE (you do not have to be a father) is served with a glass of our featured whiskey, Montauk Hard Label, neat or on the rocks 🥃

Menu choices include:

Peppercorn Bourbon Rib Eye
King Cut Delmonico Rib Eye encrusted with cracked black peppercorns and a mustard bourbon glaze. Served with au gratin potatoes and asparagus $29.95

Crabmeat Stuffed Salmon Filet with a fresh chive & lemon butter sauce. Served with roasted red potatoes and asparagus $26.95

Chicken Braciole –
Scaloppini of chicken breast stuffed with prosciutto, chard and mozzarella cheese, slow simmered and served over roasted garlic mashed potatoes $22.95

Enjoy our special on Friday night with live music by Rene Avila, Saturday night while singing along with Marc and Party Time Entertainment for our wildly exciting KARAOKE or on Sunday Funday ~ nice & easy ☀️

All entrees are made to order fresh and delicious with the very best ingredients by our very own Nate 👨‍🍳

 

12 Ways to Ease into Spring Wellness

unspecified-15-682x1024by Stefani Ellenbecker –  Spring is upon is in a big way, and naturally, with the change of seasons, we are all looking to spruce up our body, mind, home and heart. Sometimes it’s not about the big changes but more about the little ways we can implement wellness into our everyday lifestyle that really makes the long-lasting difference. I asked several W&D contributors how they plan to get into a wellness groove this April and they shared a few simple ways they are clearing out their head space, exercising more, eating healthier and getting outdoors to grab some fresh air. We hope this post motivates you and gives a few pointers on how to improve your health this spring. We would love to hear in the comments below what your wellness plans are as the weather warms up!

Bridget Borden, Studio 125 Manager: “I’m trying to incorporate wellness into my daily routine – I drink a mix of hot water, apple cider vinegar and lemon in the morning, matcha green tea throughout the day and hot water with Reishi in the evenings.  Also, I love my barre classes and am full into any challenges they offer.”

Colleen Eversman of  2ndTruth: “I’ve been going to The Firm and spinning at least twice a week + going to yoga in-between. I’ve also been trying to eat less bread and dairy (I did the Whole 30 and discovered that bread and dairy make me super bloated). Drinking at least my body weight in ounces of water – it turns out, staying well hydrated helps my skin not freak out. And, being outside with Ellie (my pup) to run her for at least 30 mins a day. It’s great for her health and surprisingly restoring for me to be outside.”  FULL ARTICLE

Trivia Night at Clemson’s

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Thursday, April 5th at 7 pm

Quizzes cover everything from books, movies, TV, media awards, social media, sports, history, geography, science, celebrities in trouble to wordplay and bad television.

Each quiz has two audio rounds: a “Name that Tune” style round, and another round comprised of sound bites from movies and TV. Play in teams of up to six or by yourself. Two winning teams get a gift certificate to Clemson Bros Brewery. Plus, we have Five Bonus Questions to win a glass of freshly brewed Clemson Bros Craft Beer.

Kids in the Kitchen with Cooper

2018-01-03_13-08-19SAT, JAN 6, 2018 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM AT FOUNDRY 42+ IN PORT JERVIS

Come and cook with Cooper Boone at Foundry 42+! Drop your child off for a cooking class on select dates in January, February & March.

Class includes use of apron and chef’s hat. Class is limited to 12 students.

Ages 6-12. Cost per class: $30.

Dates: Jan. 6, Jan. 14, Feb. 17, March 4, March 18.

No refunds issued. Classes will be rescheduled if weather cancels.

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Hudson Valley Spice Route – Spice Tasting Tour at Nirmala’s Farmstead

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Saturday, November 11th from 9 am – 10 am TICKETS

The Hudson Valley Spice Route

Follow the cinnamon hues of Fall to Nirmala’s Farmstead in the heart of New York’s Hudson Valley, where we explore the Sensory Characteristics of Spices, its colorful history and medicinal properties.

The tasting tour is held in our heavenly-scented-culinary apothecary spice shop. A historic destination, where classic Dutch-American farm architecture merges with global influences, foods and cultures.

Origins of Spices

Your spice expedition begins with an educational journey of its origins, and how for centuries it was not only used to flavor food, but has led to historic explorations, wars and conquests.

Mindful Spice Tasting

Sip and Savor! Evaluate the taste and aroma of spices as we indulge your senses mindfully, in a variety of liquid spice teas and tisanes.

Hands of Spices

Try mixing and pounding spices with one of our antique mortar and pestle and take home your creation. Walk away with skills and knowledge to blend spices in your own kitchen.

Spice and Thyme

You have places to go and things to do in the Hudson Valley! That’s why we keep our spice tasting tours intimate and in a neat action-packed sixty minutes; held early in the morning or early evenings.

This AM or PM real spice experience preps your palate for many other delectable to savor in your visit to the Valley. Our tours are limited to 6 people. We are family friendly and will host kids 12 years and older.

Spice Deals!

Receive a 10 % off discount, valid at our shop for the purchase of cooking classes, spices and merchandise. Continue reading

Hudson Valley Restaurant Week

hvrw20reservations20nowHudson Valley Restaurant Week returns October 30th to November 12th. Be sure to make reservations early to snag a table. The two-week celebration of dining is an opportunity for chefs to flaunt their best fare, for diners to check out new restaurants and visit old favorites. Over 200 participating restaurants offer special three-course lunch and dinner menus for a fraction of the normal price. No passes, tickets or coupons are required. Reservations are highly recommended.

Visit www.hudsonvalleyrestaurantweek.com for more details.

Price: $22.95 – $32.95 
Restaurants in the area offer 3-course dinner menus for $32.95 and 3-course lunches for $22.95