“We wanted to use really cool apple varieties— funky, weird, wild apple varieties that we were surrounded by,” said co-founder Martin Bernstein. “Most of those orchards are totally wild or were planted by settlers way back when.”
It’s as if someone hit the “reset” button along a stretch of the north side of Main Street in the village: three new eateries will have their doors opened by early June, if all goes according to plan. They are: Green Bar, Apizza, and Burger Box.
The Saugerties Farmers’ Market opened on Saturday, May 29, to a cold drizzle. While not up to its usual spring crowds, a surprising number of customers did brave the cold, damp weather to buy the fresh vegetables, fruit, baked goods, breakfast snacks and wines offered. Two new products, hemp extract and tacos, were added to the lineup.
There’s an exciting new culinary enterprise underway in an old structure in Woodstock: the Millstream Tavern, which opened on April 1 in the 18th-century millhouse, most recently operated as Provisions, at the Woodstock Golf Club. A major renovation, modernizing the building’s systems while preserving its historic appeal, has been completed, and the doors are now open for lunch and dinner Wednesday through Sunday.
Peruse the photos of Rosie’s culinary handiwork and you’ll immediately see why these desserts are in such demand. They’re true works of art, decorated with fresh fruits and flowers, curls of shaved chocolate and swirls of icing, stenciled hearts formed of poppyseeds.
After the pandemic upended their lives, a Kingston couple decided to open a coffeeshop.
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.