The Choi Sisters serve healthy fare in a warm atmosphere in Woodstock.
Kingston has been a long overdue for more sets of umlauts in its window-fronts, and now we finally have some.
The small café, located on West Market St. in Red Hook, offers luncheon items – burgers, salads, cold noodles – along with smoothies, tea, baked goods and a fun time with a bevy of adoptable kittens and cats. Patrons can sit with their entrées and drinks and witness a roomful of felines as they play, eat, groom, nap.
Knaus Gallery & Wine Bar is coming up on its first anniversary.
“Your career has to be about mind/body/chocolate every day. That’s my philosophy.”
Friday-Sunday, Nov. 24-26: From Acorn Hill Farm to Yankee Distillers and a hundred other vendors in between, alphabetically speaking, the fifth annual Farm & Flea Holiday Market will fill more than 9,000 square feet of floor space with handmade goods and farm-fresh food products.
Sunday, Nov. 19: A highlight is always the county-fair-style competition for home-fermented concoctions, but it’s also a fun gathering for those more interested in tasting pickle products than in creating them. Of the 100 vendors setting up shop both inside the Rec Center and in and around the large tent outside, about a quarter will actually be selling pickled foods of myriad descriptions, including the legendary deep-fried pickles-on-a-stick.
Nirmala’s Kitchen spice shop and cooking school on New Paltz Road in Highland is a good place to get inspiration.
Carthaigh Coffee, the newest-kid-on-the-block café offering an excellent cup, is owned and operated by an idealistic young man who ultimately wants to contribute his energy to creating a tighter community in Marbletown.
Saturday, Nov. 4: At the height of production, 20,000 pounds of chocolate were produced each day in Red Hook. The Chocolate Factory was founded in Red Hook in 1888 by William H. Baker. Baker was no relation to the older and more famous Walter H. Baker Company, whose production of chocolate began in 1780 and whose name was synonymous with chocolate in America for a time; but Red Hook’s Baker was not above exploiting the coincidence to promote his business, starting what became known as the “chocolate wars.”