Lauren Naru

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Hudson Valley Food Hall Does Local Eats With Global Flavor in Beacon

Beacon's Hudson Valley Food Hall tempts with creative cocktails, delicious barbecue, and authentic Mexican street food.

3 Hudson Valley Cocktails to Enjoy Over Labor Day Weekend

Toast to the unofficial end of summer—Labor Day weekend—with these delicious and refreshing cocktail recipes by Valley restaurants.

5 Hudson Valley Hotspots All Foodies Should Try in October

A farm-to-table restaurant in Kerhonkson, a gourmet chocolate shop in Beacon, and a taco bar in New Paltz spice up the region.

5 Scrumptious Hudson Valley Dining Spots to Try in August

A sweet shop in Beacon's food hall, a brick-oven pizza eatery in Florida, and delightful donut spot in Kingston make the month delicious.

Chow Down on the Hautest Hot Dogs in the Hudson Valley

Whether you keep it classic with ketchup and mustard or go wild with chili, bacon, and cheese sauce toppers, you can't go wrong with a local hot dog.

Chopped Star Scott Conant’s New Restaurant Is in the Hudson Valley

We recently sat down at Conant’s newest venture, Cellaio, an Italian-inspired steakhouse at Resorts World Catskills in Monticello.

Lawrence Park Wants to Make Natural Wine a Thing in the Hudson Valley

The husband-and-wife-owned bar serves unusual vintages alongside on-trend small plates in Hudson.

The 2020 Hudson Valley Dining Trends All Foodies Need to Know

The new decade is here, and the local forecast looks delicious.

A Marlboro Gastropub Dishes Cannoli Cocktails and International Eats

A passion project for three friends, Brix Gastropub has a menu that traverses the globe and a cocktail roster that satisfies every palate.

A World-Renowned Chef Runs Rhinebeck’s Gorgeous Spa Restaurant

Led by Culinary Institute alum Charlie Palmer, Willow brings fine dining to Mirbeau Inn & Spa.

Our Excellence in Nursing Awards take place on May 1!

Our Best of Hudson Valley ballot is open through March 31!

Unveiled: A Boutique Bridal Brunch is February 25!

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