Hudson Valley Restuarant Week Scavenger Hunt Reports for Tuesday, March 19


We’re into our second week now and some our point tallies in our Hudson Valley Restaurant Week Scavenger Hunt have reached the four-digit mark! Those 500-point videos really add up, don’t they!

Bill Rubin added two more videos, including one at 42 and one at Restaurant X.

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Plus, Bill racked up a bunch of points on Instagram and Twitter.
Assistant server Connor at Restaurant North. 50 points
Beet Tartare at 42. Gallery dish, but no review, so only 50 points.
His wife enjoying dinner at 42. 100 points.
A photo with chef Peter Kelly at Restaurant X. 100 points.
At Restaurant X, he ordered two dish made with ingredients from three Hudson Valley Farm (Dr. Davies Apples). 300 points.
At Restaurant X, a photo of a server, Philippe. 50 points.

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At Limoncello, she tried a roasted beet salad for the first time and shared a photo and a review. 100 points.
At Cosimo’s in Newburgh, found a New York State wine: Brotherhood Riesling. For ordering it, a photo and tasting notes: 125 points.

Susan Hyatt emailed in a photo of her server, Charles Silva at Le Jardin du Roi, right, for 100 points.

Patricia Kwong visited Guilio’s in Tappan and shared four photos on Facebook.

At Guilo’s, she shared a photo of her steak entree with a review, “first time trying this dish. Utterly yummy. Would love to have this again!” 50 points.

She also shared photos of her New York cheesecake, with a review, “I now have a new favorite sweet! No diet this week!” 50 points; Herself with chef Manny. 100 points. And a pleasant server (Gene) who, “went out of his way to make us feel welcome.” 50 points.

And! She’s got a video! 500 more points for Patricia!

And Casey Marra Karel added to her point total with a couple of Facebook photos. Enjoying dinner at Risotto in Thornwood (100 points) And a photo of her dessert! No points, but it sure looks delishy!

We also missed this facebook wall post from Lynn Farrell, who noted a New York State wine on the menu at Tombolino’s and gave these tasting notes: “The wine was delicious: rich with a top note of chocolate.” 75  points!

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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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