What You Missed Last Week and Local Food Links


What could help a rainy Monday morning move a little faster? Reading about food, of course. Even better? Food within reach. I didn’t quite get this post together for the weekend, so here it is now: a recap of last week’s food news from The Journal News and Hudson Valley local links.

On Small Bites and LoHud.com

There are new craft breweries opening in the Lower Hudson Valley. We’ve got all you need to know about all four. Cheers!
New on the Dining Scene: Osaka, Tarrytown


Cap’s New Bar a Spot of History. Garcia’s is a tribute to the Grateful Dead icon.jerrys hand

Restaurants we love: Pranzi, White PlainsĀ 

The rosy rhubarb is not just for pies. Known for its sweet partnership with sugar and strawberries, it is delicious in savory dishes as well, especially with meat and duck.

Local Food Links

A Groupon for Sweetooth Bakery in Katonah. I was short on time for a mid-week birthday celebration sweetooth cupcakeslast week and picked up a few of their cupcakes on my way home. I’m not usually a cake person, but darn these were good. Especially the s’mores variety, which had a piece of chocolate and crunchy graham cracker inside.

NYT review of the Rose Room in Mount Kisco

Golden Knives Challenge Pinterest board, created by our own Katie Schlientz. This is a lovely visual collection of the three-week tournament, which wraps this week.

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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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