After a successful first year, First Weekends in Plattsburgh is setting its focus on the upcoming summer, and is fund-raising so they can finance these efforts.
Whether it’s brewing a craft IPA in Lake Placid, or scratch-making a French Bechamel sauce at one of the many Northern Tier restaurants he’s worked at over the years, Rob Davis is a self-described foodie, who taught himself to be a chef.
The fourth annual Dine United for the Adirondack Region will take place Wednesday, Jan. 15.
Plattsburgh area, and it’s due in equal parts to Chef David Allen’s cooking experience, and his youthful energy and ability to make people feel like they are at home in his restaurant.
Livingoods Restaurant is open for business, and work on an upcoming brew pub is pressing ahead rapidly.
The long awaited opening of Buffalo Wild Wings in Plattsburgh will take place on Monday, Dec. 9, at 11 a.m..
The Taste of the North Country was savored at the North Country Chamber of Commerce’s annual fundraiser Nov. 7. “It was bigger than ever, just great food, great people and a chance for people to learn about different area businesses and their services and products,” said Jody Parks, Executive Vice President of North Country Chamber of Commerce.
At The Pepper in downtown Plattsburgh the culinary duties are handled by committee, with three chefs sharing the load.
Adirondack Harvest, the regional buy-local campaign sponsored by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Essex County, recently participated in the acclaimed agricultural event Farm Aid 2013.
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo recently announced the signing of a series of new laws that will continue the state’s efforts to better market and promote New York wine by designating portions of the state highways near wineries and vineyards as Wine Trails.
If there’s something special about Anthony’s Restaurant and Bistro, besides the superior quality of the dining experience, it’s their consistency. That’s exactly how Executive Chef and owner Scott Murray likes it.
There’s a new place to get pizza in the Northern Tier, since the summer opening of Nico’s Pizza on Lake Street, in the heart of the village’s downtown section. James Peralas and Chuck Kimble, both veteran pizza makers from Plattsburgh, with 26 years experience between them, realized that they had done and seen it all in the pizza business. They felt it was time to go into business for themselves. “We knew every aspect of the business, we had run and managed businesses, so we decided to make our own money, instead of making money for someone else,” said Peralas.
The Elizabethtown Volunteer Fire Department will be participating in a special fundraising program in conjunction with the 99 Restaurant chain in Plattsburgh Wednesday, Sept. 11.
Rugged grape varieties yield award-winning wines in New York & Vermont
You may not know it yet, but the Lake Champlain Valley region of New York and Vermont is North America’s newest, fastest growing artisan grape-growing and wine-making region.
More than great food was cooking at the area’s first-ever Taste of Home Cooking School sponsored by the Valley News June 1 at the EMA in Ticonderoga.