Hudson Valley Restaurant Week 2010: The Recap


What a smashing success for Hudson Valley Restaurant Week this year. More than 30 guest bloggers covered 60 restaurants in 14 days.

Many of the readers and guest bloggers joined me for a wrap party, yesterday. Here’s the link: Hudson Valley Restaurant Week Wrap Party: Guest Blogger Win Prizes.

Now that it’s all over, I wanted to collect all our Hudson Valley Restaurant Week reviews and coverage together in one post. Here’s a list of all the posts and stories we’ve done over the past months.

Last Chance for HVRW 2010.
Nine New Additions to HVRW.
Hudson Valley Restaurant Week starts Monday: $28 dinners, $20 lunches.
Hudson Valley Restaurant Week 2010: Who’s In? And Who’s Guest Blogging?

Ground Rules for Guest Bloggers.

Meet some of our guest bloggers:
Josephine D’Ippolito.
Todd Matthews.
Margaret Nafz.
Maria Reina.
Kristina Massari.
Kendra Wales.
Peter Zucker.
Meredith Talisman.
Donna Monaco Olsen.
Sharon Kennedy.
Karen Croke
Debra West.
Melanie Gerber.
Natasha Puckhaber.
Don McNicol.
Doris Downes.
Rinku Battacharya.
Sally Veltidi.
Joni Tatt Manaradge.

The 2010 Reviews:
121 Restaurant in North Salem. (JN editor Karen Croke)
42 in White Plains. (Guest blogger Kristine Massari.)
80 West in White Plains. (Guest blogger Joni Taitt Manradge)
The Bird & Bottle Inn in Garrison. (Guest blogger Kendra Wales)
Cafe of Love (Guest blogger Rinku Battacharya)
Casa Brusco in Eastchester. (Guest blogger Sally Veltidi)
Caravela in Tarrytown. (Guest blogger Christine Poletto)
Crabtree’s Kittle House in Chappaqua. (JN editor Liz Johnson)
DiNardo’s in Pound Ridge. (Guest blogger Maria Reina)
The Division Street Grill in Peekskill (Guest blogger Kendra Wales)
Don Coqui in New Rochelle (Guest blogger Peter Zucker)
The Cookery in Dobbs Ferry. (JN writer Diana Costello)
Goldfish Oyster Bar in Ossining. (Guest blogger Todd Matthews)
Half Moon in Dobbs Ferry. (JN writer Jeff Marx)
Harvest on Hudson. (JN writer Debra West)
Hudson House in Nyack. (Guest blogger Meredith Talisman)
Hudson House River Inn in Cold Spring. (Guest blogger Maria Reina)
Il Portico in Tappan. (JN editor Liz Johnson)
Iron Horse Grill in Pleasantville (Guest blogger Sally Veltidi)
La Bocca in White Plains. (Guest blogger Todd Matthews)
La Panetiere in Rye. (Guest blogger Joan Jennings)
Lanterna Tuscan Bistro in Nyack. (Guest blogger Maria Reina)
Legal Sea Foods in White Plains. (Guest blogger Margaret Nafz)
Louie’s on the Avenue (JN writer Emily Kratzer)
Luce in Somers. (Guest blogger Doris Downes)
Marcello’s in Suffern. (Guest blogger Cara Cea)
Marc Charles Steakhouse in Armonk. (Guest blogger Melanie Gerber)
Mauro’s in Ossining. (Guest blogger Todd Matthews)
Morgans FIsh House in Rye. (Guest blogger Don McNicol)
Niko’s Greek Taverna in White Plains. (Guest blogger Joni Taitt Manradge)
Opus 465 in Armonk. (JN editor Mary Lynn Mitcham)
The Peekskill Brewery. (Guest blogger Kendra Wales)
Rain Water Grill in Hastings-on-Hudson. (Guest blogger Donna Monaco Olsen)
Red Hat on the River in Irvington. (JN correspondent Katherine Curry)
Roasted Peppers in Mamaroneck. (Guest blogger Maria Reina)
Rye Grill & Bar. (Guest blogger Donna Monaco Olsen)
River City Grill in Irvington. (Rinku Battacharya)
Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse in Tarrytown. (JN editor Liz Johnson)
Sentrista in Brewster. (JN editor Debra West)
Sonora in Port Chester. (Guest blogger Joni Taitt Manradge)
Sweet Grass Grill in Tarrytown (Guest blogger Donna Monaco Olsen)
The Tap House in Tuckahoe (JN writer Larry Vollmer)
Tramanto in Hawthorne. (Guest blogger Donna Monaco Olsen)
Two Spear Street in Nyack. (JN writer Jane Lerner)
Union Restaurant & Bar Latino in Haverstraw. (JN editor Karen Croke)
Valhalla Crossing. (JN editor Liz Johnson)
Via Vanti! in Mount Kisco (Guest blogger Josephine D’Ippolito)
X20 in Yonkers. (Guest blogger Sharon Kennedy)
Zitoune in Mamaroneck. (JN writer Aman Ali)
Zuppa in Yonkers. (JN editor LIz Johnson)


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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