List of local farm stands/markets.
Earlier this month, Saugerties resident Lorenzo Beronilla won his episode of the inaugural season of Top Chef Amateurs, a spinoff of Bravo’s longtime staple Top Chef. The new series, filmed in Portland alongside the next season of Top Chef, sees two amateur chefs battling head-to-head each week with guidance from renowned professionals.
Violet’s Bakery on Partition Street specializes in simple desserts, both sweet and savory, made by hand, not mass-produced.
Krishna Kitchen, located in a Church St. spot that has hosted many restaurants in recent years, offers vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free meals.
Saugerties resident Lorenzo Beronilla will compete on the inaugural season of Top Chef Amateurs, a spinoff of Bravo’s longtime staple Top Chef. The episode will air Thursday, July 8.
Ulster County in the summer is full of plenty of chances to work up an appetite. At various junctures for most of my 43 years, I have pursued either very healthy or exceedingly unhealthy lifestyles. Now on the path of virtue in a tourism season intensified by people released from lockdown, I want to promote a few local places that offer green-diet alternatives.
The Meltaway Bakery, a popular Saugerties sweet shop and bakery, recently moved to a new location after it outgrew its old space a few doors up the road.
There’s a high-end artisan chocolatier in town now, enviably perched right on the edge of the Village Green, in the space that used to be a Win Morrison real estate office at 2 Old Forge Road. And the chocolates are divine. It’s only a matter of time before visitors won’t dream of leaving Woodstock without a box of EJ Bonbons tucked in their totebag.
At Zicatela’s Bar and Restaurante, which took over the building formerly occupied by Land & Sea, the menu ranges from authentic Mexican mole dishes to chicken wings.
We tend to associate abbeys and monasteries in medieval Europe with contemplation and learning. But historically, they were also one of the main sources of wine and beer, which were promoted as safer alternatives to dubious local water sources, especially during times of plague.