The owners of Village Pizza opened the shop, located a few doors down.
The Regional Food Bank, which is sponsored through Ulster County Community Action, will start serving Saugerties on April 23, councilwoman Leeanne Thornton told Town Board members on March 17. The food bank will operate on the fourth Friday of every month from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Saugerties Senior Center on Market Street.
Garvan and Leonie McCloskey, owners of Garvan’s Irish Gastropub, located at Locust Lawn next to the New Paltz Golf Course, just signed a long-term lease to run a new American-styled bar and restaurant where the Upstairs on 9 bistro used to be.
It’s difficult to make generalizations about Filipino cuisine, because it differs tremendously from one island to the next. Christina Mauricio, who with Eva Tringali has just opened the Harana Market on Wittenberg Road in Woodstock, takes a stab at it: “The classic Filipino thing is to eat everything with rice. Rice is life,” they say, noting that for the most part, Filipino food is an “approachable” cuisine.
Woodstockers, rejoice: The Bearsville Theater complex, now called the Bearsville Center, has trumpeted its reopening, officially effective February 1. While no live concerts have yet been scheduled as of presstime, there’s good news on the culinary front: Closed since May 2019, the iconic Bear Café is back up and running – as the Bear Cantina, serving Tex/Mex cuisine.
On the region’s ever-changing restaurant landscape, we mourn the passing of old favorites; we welcome new arrivals with a hearty good-luck-you’ll-need-it. It is not necessarily newsworthy when some dreamers throw their hat into this long-hours, tight-margins ring. But when said restaurant emerges from the gate with live music as an integral, explicit component of its mission and its design, not just an afterthought, it is big news indeed.
Lifelong Saugerties residents Gabriele Maestri, Mike Craft and Gretchen Gehring opened The Avenue Steakhouse in December 2019, and have been serving up gourmet dishes with a carefully curated menu ever since.
Black-Eyed Suzie’s Upstate is an indoor/outdoor spot that offers unique bites inspired by global fare executed with local ingredients.
The site which has been a laundromat and a smoke shop tucked away behind Main Street in New Paltz may next become something of an open-air cafe, if village planning board members and McGillicuddy’s owner Brian Keenan come to terms.
There’s a new place to eat in Rosendale, in an old familiar location. Officially opened on January 1, it’s called the Truss and Trestle Diner; and if you remember its former incarnation, you’re in for a surprise.