Author Liz Johnson

Liz Johnson is content strategist for The Journal News and lohud.com, 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.

Food Links We Love
5 Mex-To-Go

MexiGo, the new takeout shop in Croton, has changed its name to Mex-To-Go. Seems there were a few restaurants with that name, including one in…

Restaurants
9 Goldfish in Ossining

(sarcasm) <a href=”http://lizjohnson.lohudblogs.com/2006/08/23/where-for-dinner/” target=”_blank”>No thanks to your suggestions, readers, </a> (/sarcasm) I headed over to <a href=”http://www.goldfishdining.com/” target=”_blank”> Goldfish, </a> the seafood restaurant in Ossining…

Shopping
11 Going Fishing

So I’m on a new kick. I’ve decided I don’t eat enough fish. This might be because I don’t have a lot of practice cooking…

Restaurants
3 A Twist on Crepes

<a href=”http://justbrowsing.lohudblogs.com/2006/08/11/high-flying-solutions/” target=”_blank”>While I was out shopping </a> with my colleague Mary Shustack this afternoon, we stopped for a bite of lunch. When we ascended…

Restaurants
1 Barbecue at Bailey’s

Bailey’s in Blauvelt is one of those old-school Rockland County pubs: knotty pine paneling, red-checkered plastic tablecloths, sports memorablia. But recently, it got an infusion…

Food Links We Love
0 Communal Tables

I was so entranced by <a href=”http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1400041201/102-9954423-3810544?v=glance&n=283155″ target=”_blank”> Heat, </a> Bill Buford’s book about learning to cook Italian from masters, that I’ve been craving pasta,…

Restaurants
5 Sandwich Shops

You know you’re in the Hudson Valley when you’re driving on Route 9D. You catch little glimpses of the river through the trees. You also…

Restaurants
2 Beacon Is Calling

I need to make a reservation here: I came across it <a href=”http://lizjohnson.lohudblogs.com/2006/07/27/even-bad-pizza/” target=”_blank”> on my pizza travels yesterday, </a> when I covered the west…

Farms
8 The Hello Factor

The Nyack Farmers Market was CROWDED this morning! Even though I got there ate 9:30, just one hour after it opened, I got the last…

Food Links We Love
5 From Italy, via Nyack

My favorite dish at Rossano Giannini’s <a href=”http://www.lanternausa.com/” target=”_blank”> Lanterna Tuscan Bistro </a> in Nyack is the Parmesan basket salad. It comes with arugula and…

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