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(Don't) Overlook (this) Bakery in Woodstock

(Don't) Overlook (this) Bakery in Woodstock

Classic Cakes, Cookies, and Desserts with a Bit of Glam
At the height of lockdown last spring, Rosie DeVito started delivering her homemade cakes to Woodstock neighbors and friends—and then to friends of friends who reached out over her nascent Instagram page.


Sips & Bites: Your Dining & Drinking Destinations for August

From a Cafe/Wine Bar to the Return of Food Festivals, There's Plenty to Whet Your Appetite
A new Olympic chocolatier, a European style cafe/wine bar, a roving farm-to-table dinner, and August's line-up of food festivals.


Ice Cream Dream: Soft Serve Specialties Are Back at Fruition Chocolate!

Now that summer’s in full force, we’re spending our days searching out the season’s best indulgences—and you better believe ice cream is at the top of the list. Over at Fruition Chocolate Works on Route 28 in Shokan, the gourmet soft serve game is what has us heading out to the picturesque Catskills for a frosty treat.


Sips & Bites: 6 Places to Eat & Drink in July | July 2021

From riverfront dining at the new restaurant at Hutton Brickyards to a space upgrade for Hudson cheesemongers Talbott & Arding, and a new market/cum cafe in Millerton, here are 6 places to hit on your July culinary adventures.


How to Spend an Idyllic Weekend in Mountaindale

A cozy Sullivan County hamlet with artsy vibes and good eats
Tucked in the bucolic Sullivan County Catskills, the secluded hamlet of Mountaindale has become known in recent years for its cultivated resurgence. Its once-sleepy Main Street is now home to a vibrant constellation of hip independent businesses, from well-curated lifestyle shops to a sound meditation studio to a pizza shop slinging naturally fermented pies and biodynamic wines. Here, we’ve rounded up some places to dine, shop, and rest your head during your weekend stay.


Tips for Summer Grilling Success

Advice from the team at Berkshire Food Co-op
There are few things that shout “summer” quite like a good old-fashioned barbecue. And with the return of larger gatherings with friends and family this summer, it’s time to refresh yourself with the tips and tricks that will carry you and your trusty grill through the season. To learn more, we turned to the team at Berkshire Food Co-op in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, a go-to for local and sustainable food at accessible prices since 1981.


Sips & Bites | June 2021

From a new cafe to tapas and an organic grocer, here are five places to eat, drink, and food shop this June.


Chef and Food Writer Tamar Adler's Recipe for Joy

A Culinary Poem for Our Time
Tamar Adler is hard at work on her next cookbook, a follow-up to 2018's Something Old, Something New: Classic Recipes Revised.


5 Local Brands You Didn’t Know You Could Find at Sunflower Market

From specialty cheeses to CBD products, there's something to pique everyone's interest
Those local to the Woodstock or Rhinebeck areas will no doubt know Sunflower Natural Foods Market as a go-to for healthy, local, and organic food in the Hudson Valley. Since 1978, sourcing from the region’s many farms and producers has been central to the mission of the family-owned and -operated market. With such a diversity of products available in-store however, it can be easy to overlook some of the hidden gems that line Sunflower’s shelves. To help you discover a few of them on your next visit, we’ve rounded up five local brands that you should definitely keep an eye out for.


Dirty Bacchus: This Natural Wine Store Might Send You Into Ritual Ecstasy

There's No Booze in this Beacon Wine Shop, Just Natural and Low-Intervention Wines, Meads, Ciders, and Sake
“I wasn’t that big into wine,” says Steven Ventura, owner of Dirty Bacchus in Beacon, “until the natural wine thing started, I just wasn't really moved by it.” Ventura was more partial to spirits.


Village Grocery & Refillery Opens in Midtown Kingston

In Place of the Old Sunshine Market, Organic Groceries and Asian-Inspired Fare
When Sydney natives Anthea White and Mark Palmer used to take their soul/jazz/pop outfit The Hipstones on the road, it was always a tour goal to find the best coffee in every town and city.


But First, Coffee: The Hudson Valley's Coffee Roasters

Local roasters dishing up specialty coffees from single-origin and microlot roasts to house blends.


Sips & Bites | April 2021

To a new cacao boutique on Kingston's Wall Street to a wholesome breakfast and lunch spot on Athens' adorable waterfront strip, here is a roundup of notable local eateries.


Cacao Lab: Kingston Gets a Ceremonial Cacao Boutique

Cacao Drinks, Bonbons, and Ceremony
The tale of Kingston’s recent transformation is succinctly illustrated in a single storefront: In the former Dunkin’ Donuts location on Wall Street, you can now find Cacao Lab, a ceremonial cacao boutique.


Local Cheeseboard: Cheesemakers of Upstate New York

From aged hard cheeses to fluffy chevres and indulgent triple cremes with bloomy rinds, the cheesemakers of the Hudson Valley do it all. Working with goat, sheep, and cow milk, the farmer and cheese artisans of the region are creating a wide spread of rich products to rival the finest French cheeses and level up your snack platter game.


The Hudson Valley's Sourdough Spots

A Compendium of Tasty Bakeries to Get Your Fresh-Baked Artisanal Bread Fix
There's nothing quite like a fresh-baked, still-warm sourdough loaf—the crackle of the crust and the pillowy crumb. Post-lockdown, most of us have hung up our bread-baking aprons, but we're still hooked on sourdough. Here's where to get your artisanal bread fix in the Hudson Valley.



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