Today in the Food Section: 6 Secret Dining Hot Spots; Recipes for Sweet Corn and Homemade Relishes


Today in the food section, Karen Croke and I have tips on 6 secret spots we bet you didn’t know existed in restaurants in the region. There’s a boccie court at Nessa in Port Chester (in the photo, right, by Xavier Mascareñas); a beer garden at JP Doyle’s in Sleepy Hollow; a back deck at Art Cafe in Nyack — and tons more.

Click here to read the story: 6 secret dining hot spots. (KC and LJ/TJN)

We also have recipes for Pickled Zucchini Relish, Fire and Ice Relish and Eggplant and Tomato Relish in this Chicago Tribune story here by Bill Daley.

And some terrific recipes from MCT for sweet corn, including Cheesy Corn Fritters, Creamed Corn, Corn and Black Bean Salsa, Mexican Corn Salad, Grilled Corn with Tequila Lime Butter, and Sauteed Salmon with a Warm Salad of Corn and Heirloom Tomatoes.

So get to the farmers market, and then relax at your favorite new secret dining spot!


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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