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Liz Johnson is content strategist for The Journal News and lohud.com, and the founding editor of lohudfood, formerly know as Small Bites. As food editor, she won awards from the New York News Publishers Association, the Association of Food Journalists and the Associated Press. She lives in Nyack with her husband and daughter on a tiny suburban lot they call their farm — with fruit trees, an herb garden, and a yardful of lettuce, tomatoes, onions, shallots, cucumbers, zucchini, radishes, cabbage, peppers, Brussels sprouts and carrots and four big blueberry bushes.


  1. Any place that serves a good hot dog with everything (translation: sauce, cheese, slaw and [optionally] relish). And not one of these wimpy thin Northern hot dogs, either; you’ve got to have a little beef to stand up to all those toppings.

    And if you find that, please let me know where it is.

    Especially if they also serve sweet tea.

  2. What can I say, I haven’t had a decent hot dog (or glass of tea) since I moved up here. And, yes, I’m sure if I’d lived here my whole life, I’d love Nathan’s and the like.

    On a slightly (and only slightly) more upscale tip: If you’re still in the mood for Q and feel like a drive, Holy Smoke in Mahopac was awfully good.

    Other than that, I’m coming to the realization that I really need to get out more …

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