Weekly Recap and Local Links


This was a very long, hectic and sad week in the United States. If you could use a break from the 24 hour news cycle, catch your breath with some lighter news from the LoHud.com food page, Small Bites bloggers and Hudson Valley local links.

This week on LoHud.com and Small Bites

Chef Peter X. Kelly sued by Yonkers for $462G. He is accused of stiffing the city on more than $450,000 in utility bills and fees connected to Xaviars X2O on the Hudson.
Behind the scenes at the New Fulton Fish Market.
This is the nation’s largest seafood market, and where most area restaurants source their fish from.
Egg recipe
s for spring. Use seasonal ingredients in delightful dishes for brunch or breakfast.

French Kitchen Royalty coming to Yonkers Casino. Chef Alain Ducasse is consulting on Pinch at Empire City.
Restaurants we love: BLT Steak, White Plains.
The popovers with strawberry butter is a must for an appetizer. 

Popovers at BLT Steak at the Ritz-Carlton in White Plains ( Peter Carr / The Journal News )

Hudson Valley Local Links

Video: Eastchester Fish Gourmet owner Rick Ross visits New Fulton Fish Market. To go along with the LoHud story, this shows a seasoned expert selecting the daily catch for his seafood restaurant and market.
There is a hot buttered lobster roll truck in South Norwalk,
via Naptime Chef blog. Fresh, local and served from a truck. I think that’s the trifecta of hipster cuisine.
Buy tickets for the Tapped New York Craft Beer Festival, April 27 and 28 at Hunter Mountain. The weekend will feature some of our favorites, like Captain Lawrence, Peekskill Brewery, Defiant Brewing as well as two new ones: Yonkers Brewing Co. and Andean Brewing.










About Author

Megan McCaffrey is a food writer for The Journal News and contributor to the Small Bites Blog. She has a degree in Digital Media from Fordham University and a fondness for good craft beer. She loves to bake, read cooking blogs and taste all the Lower Hudson Valley has to offer. Megan lives in Ridgefield, Connecticut with her husband and three kids.

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