Today in the Food Section: Romantic Restaurants, Recipes and Long Island Wine


Today in the food section we have a lovely story by Katherine Curry about where to dine for Valentine’s Day. She called a dozen restaurants to get the low-down on what they’re offering, when and for how much.

Where to book a table for Valentine’s Day. (Katherine Curry/For The Journal News)


Champage and strawberries at 12 Grapes in Peekskill. (Angela Gaul/The Journal News)
You can find 12 Grapes and tons of other restaurants in our three lists of romantic restaurants by county: Westchester, Rockland and Putnam.

Also in the food section, this week and last (which I forgot to post, sorry!)

Want to feed a Super Bowl crowd fast? Think subs. Here are recipes for two. (AP)
Recipe: Nachos. Pile it on for the game! (AP)
Could designer doughnuts edge out cutsey cupcakes? (AP)
A tour of Long Island wine country. (WashPost)

And, of course, my sausage story, which came out last week: Savoring Local Sausage and Beer. (me/TJN)

(That’s a tease of the photos I’ll be posting from the dinner: Franks & Beans with Pork Belly.)



About Author

Liz Johnson is content strategist for The Journal News and, 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.

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