Eat & Drink


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.


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.


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.

Follow These Memorial Day Barbecue and Grill Safety Tips

These grill safety tips will help you enjoy a safe Memorial Day weekend and a smooth summer grilling season.

These Avocado Toasts Are Musts for Brunch in the Hudson Valley

For healthy, trendy, and downright delicious avocado toasts, book a brunch at one of these Hudson Valley hotspots.

Via Ravioli Tempts Pasta Aficionados in Coxsackie

Sfoglini's former head chef uses his pasta prowess to delight locals at Via Ravioli, a go-to foodie spot in Greene County.

Alta Irpinia Is a Not-So-Traditional Pizzeria and Deli in Suffern

A new salumeria-slash-pizza place in Suffern aims to introduce patrons to authentic, wood-fired cuisine, one pie at a time.

Bar Brava Dishes up Flavor-Filled Spanish Tapas in Newburgh

An affordable, authentic Spanish tapas experience comes to Newburgh.
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Savor Outdoor Dining at These Hudson Valley Restaurants

Enjoy an al fresco meal while taking in the Hudson Valley views at these local eateries, which delight with farm-to-table fare and more.

River Pavilion Brings Back Brunch at Kingston’s Hutton Brickyards

The Hutton Brickyards restaurant reopens for the season with fresh brunch and dinner menus and a new culinary team to craft them.

This Beacon Design Studio Is a Craft Beer Marketing Award Winner

In Beacon, Rabe and Co is a small design studio that recently won a Craft Beer Marketing Award for its work with Industrial Arts Brewing Company.

Café Silvia’s New Culinary Series Spotlights Italian Cuisine in Cold Spring

In Cold Spring, Magazzino Italian Art Museum presents an ongoing culinary event series at Café Silvia that showcases regional Italian specialties.

Where to Eat Southern Food in the Hudson Valley

If you've got a hankering for Southern food, you needn't cross the Mason-Dixon line. Check out these restaurants for Southern-style comfort food right here in the Hudson Valley.
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