Francesca Furey

Francesca is the senior associate editor at Hudson Valley and Valley Table. She loves to explore the region’s food and culture scene, reads a lot of fantasy books, and is an unabashed K-pop fan.

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Shop This Holiday Gift Guide in the Hudson Valley

Nothing puts us in the holiday spirit more than finding perfect, out-of-the-ordinary presents and supporting local businesses.

Here’s Where to Order Thanksgiving Dinner in the Hudson Valley

Local restaurants make it easy to bring home gourmet holiday treats, sides, and even whole turkeys without lifting a finger in the kitchen.

Enjoy Thanksgiving Dinner at These Hudson Valley Restaurants

Hudson Valley restaurants serve up new takes on seasonal flavors alongside classic turkey dinners and pumpkin pie for Thanksgiving.

These Autumn Adventures in the Hudson Valley Will Get You Moving

Let’s be honest: the foliage alone is reason enough to hang around the Valley each fall. That our region also plays host to a large number of world-class concerts, art exhibits, and festivals every autumn is a delightful bonus. In our seasonal roundup, we highlight the biggest and best events taking place between Labor Day weekend and Thanksgiving this year. Get out your calendars!

These Are the Best New Restaurants in the Hudson Valley

Meet the nine new and standout restaurants that are making the Hudson Valley food scene more exciting than ever.

10 Noteworthy Inventions With Hudson Valley Roots

Ten (mostly) important items that were conceived right here in the Hudson Valley. You’re welcome America!

The Best Apple Cider Donut Destinations in the Hudson Valley

If it’s autumn, it’s apple cider donut season. Here’s where to go for farm-fresh options in the Hudson Valley.

Inside the History and Renaissance of Cider in the Hudson Valley

Hard cider, one of the oldest drinks in American history, is experiencing a revival, with the cider market being at the best it's ever been.

The Tastiest Food Updates in the Hudson Valley This September

From cafes to cocktail bars and pizza to vegan food, here’s what’s new and what’s next in the food scene across the region.

Meet Paige Flori, a Cider Expert and Pro Pommelier in Fishkill

Paige Flori, the owner of Boutique Wines, Spirits & Ciders in Fishkill, dishes on all things cider in the region.