At the Chili Bowl Fiesta you can choose among nearly 1,000 ceramic bowls and mugs handmade for the occasion by WSW staff, interns and volunteers in the months leading up to the Fiesta.
Held in the cavernous back room at BSP on Wall Street in Kingston’s Stockade District, the Boogaloo is a craft beer festival where your price of entry allows you to sample to your heart’s content from among 75 microbrews from more than 40 breweries and cideries, many of them New York State-based.
There was a Madison Cake, a Tyler Pudding and even a Jackson Jumble. But much like the man himself, none of those desserts became as popular as Washington Cake and Washington Pie.
Murray’s move into a renovated Tivoli church allowed it to expand its menu and its mission.
“The Hudson Valley has historically been the breadbasket for New York City… For us, whether it’s cheese or cooking, it’s about the producers. We wanted to be close to the producers.”
Smorgasburg Upstate will return to the Hutton Brickyards for a second season in 2017, with the extension of the popular Brooklyn-based food and flea market shifting its focus from every Saturday to Saturdays and Sundays once per month between May and October.
“It will serve healthy locally-sourced sandwiches, soups, salads, wraps, ‘bowls’ and the like. As with their other location . . . overall, a business plan similar to Main Course. The New Paltz location will be open later than Poughkeepsie, will have outdoor seating and is likely to serve beer and wine.”
Its Hudson Whiskey line, distributed worldwide by William Grant and Sons, includes the well-established Baby Bourbon, Four Grain Bourbon, Single Malt Whiskey, New York Corn Whiskey, Manhattan Rye Whiskey and Maple Cask Rye Whiskey.
“Antony had a design space down the street, with motorcycles taken apart and beautifully laid out in the front window. I’d joked with him a few times, like, ‘Hey, so, when’re you gonna open up a motorcycle shop?’ He told me about this multi-use space concept, and it went from there.
More than two dozen area restaurants will battle it out in the contest to be named King of the Wings for 2017.