Eat & Drink

Beer

Beer lovers have it good in the Hudson Valley. From crisp IPAs to full-bodied lagers and fruited sours, there's a beer for ever sort of craft brew aficionado in the region. Whether you venture to a farm brewery for hyperlocal beers or swing by the abundance of breweries with top-notch dining offerings to match the quality of whatever is on draft, you have a wealth of opportunities from which to choose when it comes to great pours along the Hudson River.

Recipes

With so many talented chefs and must-visit restaurants in the Hudson Valley, it's hardly a surprise that there are more than a few recipes ready to be shared among them. Luckily, local food artisans have proffered up a number of delectable recipes for Hudson Valley readers over the years. So, the next time you're looking for a showstopping centerpiece for your holiday table or just want a sweet treat to satisfy, you're sure to find a scrumptious recipe with local ties right here.

Restaurants

The Hudson Valley is a true paradise when it comes to finding great restaurants. With the Culinary Institute of America in our midst and close proximity to New York City, the region has become a veritable hub for top-tier dining of every sort. Locals and visitors alike can tempt their palates with culinary creations by James Beard nominees, up-and-coming chefs, or neighborhood standbys. Plus, with so many restaurants spread across our 10 counties, finding that next unforgettable meal is only ever a short drive away.

Wine & Spirits

Love trying out new wines and spirits? If so, you'll adore the fact that the Hudson Valley is packed to the brim with award-winning distilleries and wineries. Spirits producers in the region do it all, from crafting beautifully botanical gins to rich and bold bourbons that are just as wonderful on their own as they are when shaken or stirred into cocktails. And did we mention the wines? Hudson Valley vineyards do wine lovers right with pours that run the gamut from crisp whites to full-bodied reds and everything in between.

8 Hudson Valley Lobster Rolls to Make Your Summer Scrumptious

Head to these Hudson Valley restaurants to eat a split-top roll piled high with mayo-dressed or butter-bathed lobster.

Dine With Your Pup at These Dog-Friendly Restaurants in the Hudson Valley

Thanks to these dog-friendly restaurants, it's easier than ever to score a great meal with Fido in tow in the Hudson Valley.

8 Summery S’mores Desserts to Devour in the Hudson Valley

Everyone’s favorite campfire sweet gets the gourmet treatment with specialty graham crackers, homemade marshmallows, and unexpected twists.

Where to Go for Ice Cream Sandwiches in the Hudson Valley

Ready to up your ice cream game? Fend off the dog days of summer with an ice cream sandwich at these Hudson Valley ice cream shops.

Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants to Try in the Hudson Valley

These restaurants and cafes are prime choices for vegetarians and vegans in the Hudson Valley, offering a smorgasbord of plant-based bites.
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Try Top Vino at These Boutique Wine Shops in the Hudson Valley

Whether you're searching for world-class European wines or trying to sample more Hudson Valley vino, these boutique shops have you covered.

Make This Easy, Traditional Barbecue Sauce for Summer

Handsome Devil BBQ in Newburgh offers up a barbecue sauce recipe that's easy to prepare and so much better than the store-bought stuff.

27 Hudson Valley Restaurants Earn Wine Spectator Awards

Wine Spectator recognizes the top restaurants for wine across the world, with many Hudson Valley establishments among this year's winners.

Farmers’ Markets in the Hudson Valley: When & Where to Shop

Check out these farmers' markets for local and seasonal produce that tastes wonderful and supports the Hudson Valley community.

7 Rooftop Bars and Restaurants in the Hudson Valley

Rooftop bars are ideal destinations for summer evenings in the Valley. Enjoy local beer, wine, or a cocktail at these sky-high hangout spots.
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