Headlines from around the region’s foodie culture.
Lost & Found Bar & Kitchen (above) has been greeted with gusto on the Capital Region dining scene. Craft brews complement imaginative fare like spicy tempura cherry peppers stuffed with goat cheese, and rabbit rillette on crostinis served with house pickles. (942 Broadway, Albany; 518.694.0670; find them on Facebook)
At the newly rebranded Kas’s Restaurant & Bar in Brewster, a global menu mingles tastes from Indian to Asian to Latin American. Try a Tamarind-Mint Margarita while munching on empanadas or lamb kebabs, then move on to the main menu, where curry dishes sit alongside traditional American burgers. (3867 Danbury Rd., Brewster; 845.363.1869; www.nykasbar.com)
Newburgh’s Liberty Street renaissance continues with The Daily Beet, serving fresh juices and smoothies, bubble tea, acai bowls, and veggie-based soups. There’s also a handy grab-and-go market with wraps, salads, and groceries. (118 A Liberty Street, Newburgh; 845.563.0924; www.thedailybeetnewburgh.com)
Rockland’s got a new go-to takeout joint: Dill Fresh Mediterranean Grill offers favorites like gyro, schawarma, kofta, and falafel. Build your own wrap, pita, and rice or salad bowl by mixing and matching protein, dips, extras, and sauces. Save room for rotating special desserts like baklava and Greek honey donuts. (14 N. Main Street, New City; 845.638.3455; www.dillmedgrill.com)
Tune up your palate and head to Hudson Valley Fermented for a freewheeling tasting of craft beers, spirits, wines, hard ciders, and artisanal foods. It’s all for good: The local Rotary Club gives profits to charity! (March 10, Kessel Center, 861 Bedford Road, Pace University, Pleasantville; 914.310.0739; www.hvfermented.com)