In Hopewell Junction, Patsy’s Roadhouse has thrown open its doors to an appreciative crowd. Best-sellers include a pretzel appetizer, beet salad with a tangy vinaigrette, and the star of the show: specialty burgers served with a slew of toppings. 845.447.2400
Two new casual options in Newburgh to try: Yummy Platters Halal Grill is gaining a reputation for lamb dishes, falalel, gyros, and fresh pita. 845.522.8989. The Shake and Grind is a coffee shop with a twist, serving protein shakes, smoothies, and fresh juices.
Lucky Dragon / Photo by Jennifer May
At Rhinebeck’s Lucky Dragon, Chinese classics like BBQ pork spareribs, dim sum, and Peking duck are extra yummy because they’re prepared with Hudson Valley produce and products. Pretty ambience, too! 845.876.2214
Former New Paltz favorite End Cut has moved into The Global Palate’s old space in West Park. Chef Jordan Schor is still serving up his menu of fine French and Italian fare, like chicken saltimbocca and mustard cod. 845.633.8714
With the motto “Bringing the world under one roof,” Beacon International Market is a fun new spot to find specialty ingredients, from fresh Turkish flatbread to honey nougat from South Africa and Russian-style eggplant salsa. 845.440.7169
Sip a refreshing bubble tea while you choose from dishes like shrimp spring rolls and grilled pork over rice at Middletown’s instantly popular Vietnamese noodle shop Pho Sai Gon. 845.343.1198
Beacon International Market / Photo courtesy of venue
Village of Montgomery Municipal Parking Lot & Bandstand
July 20, 1-4 p.m.
$30 advance, $40 at door
Get ready to munch on some of the best bites in Montgomery at this annual affair. Rain or shine, this outdoor event brings together the community in support of local businesses and education — all proceeds go toward funding the Thomas J. Gabrynowicz Memorial Scholarship. Live music, plus a slew of restaurants, craft beverage makers, and a farmers’ market give this mini-festival a real hometown flavor. Tickets available through EventBrite.