James Beard has been described as the Dean of American cookery. The James Beard Foundation, established in his honor after his death in the late 1980s, invites chefs to showcase their talents by hosting dinners in Beard’s former New York City townhouse. Chef Vincent Barcelona of Harvest on Hudson was… Read More →
It’s tomato harvest time! Tania Savayan, one of our videographers extraordinaire, visited the tomato harvest at Harvest on Hudson in Hastings-on-Hudson, where chef Vincent Barcelona and his staff put up 1,100 pounds of tomatoes to use in dishes at the restaurant throughout the year (until the next tomato harvest!). Take… Read More →
Before Madison Kitchen officially opened its doors last Wednesday, a lucky few (like me!) were invited to the soft opening which gave chef Nick Di Bona the opportunity to showcase some of his menu items. If you haven’t checked out Madison Kitchen yet, here are some enticing dishes that will… Read More →
The Small Bites crew gathered on one of the most beautiful evenings of the summer at one of the most beautiful locations on the water: Harvest-on-Hudson. We had a table in the garden, and shared a few of the terrific appetizers and small plates from the menu. A mojito! A… Read More →
On our way home from a most sad occasion we decided to lighten our moods on a late Sunday afternoon by dining by the water. Somehow we always feel better seeing the waves splash along the shore and smelling the sea air. Bradley being of Norwegian decent is reminded of… Read More →
Truth be told, on this…the almost-end-day of restaurant week (WEEKS!), I am so full that I don’t think I could go out for another meal. Well, at least not until dinner time. Thursday’s lunch at Harvest on Hudson was another special treat. My friend Lisa and I celebrated, seated in… Read More →
Patrice Costa here and I’m going to just say it … I’m totally jealous. Everyone has been out enjoying lunches and dinners for Hudson Valley Restaurant Week Spring 2013 (some managing both in the same day!), while I’ve spent most of my week in the kitchen at Harvest on Hudson… Read More →
by Simon FeldmanIt’s no surprise I’m a big fan of Harvest on Hudson restaurant. I live close by and it’s one of my neighborhood go-to places for Italian fine dining. It’s a versatile space. Depending on what you’re looking for its an ideal spot as a romantic sunset destination, for… Read More →
On Monday, October 8th from 1 to 6 pm, Harvest on Hudson will be hosting their annual Grape Crush and Winemaking Columbus Day Celebration with an amazing selection of pastas, pizzas, antipasto, pig roast and grilled housemade sausages, as well as salads and veggies from the Harvest garden ($75 per person… Read More →
As I completed each section of this post, I realized that I was becoming more and more smitten with Harvest on Hudson. My dad would have used the term “keeping company” — meaning the period of time he was dating my mom. I suspect this term for courtship was either generational… Read More →
By Simon Feldman Lunch is typically a meal that I breeze through during the busy work week. So, it’s a real treat to make some time with friends during Hudson Valley Restaurant Week, to slow down, and really savior the dining experience.Today my friend Laura and I enjoyed a wonderful… Read More →
We know, we know, there are plenty of places to enjoy the raw bar in our fair counties. But here are a few that we really, really like. Are these the only best oysters in Westchester? The only best oysters in Rockland? Maybe not. So do you have other suggestions?... Read More →
Everyone knows Harvest on Hudson for its stunning views and patio garden. You might even be a fan of the brick oven pizza — especially the fig and goat cheese. But chef Vincent Barcelona has a creative new special on the menu: a personal pizza made with pear, gorgonzola and… Read More →
Hello all and happy Tuesday. Sorry for the delay in this week’s links column. This weekend, I cooked a whole mess of pulled pork. Here are five pork shoulders (aka Boston Butt) on the smoker. I picked ‘em up from Steve’s Prime Meats in Congers on Saturday morning, and they… Read More →
When I made reservations for the last Saturday night of HVRW at Harvest on Hudson, I just assumed it would be the Hudson Valley Restaurant Week menu. It wasn’t. The lovely, Mediterranean-influenced restaurant in Hastings participated in HVRW on Sunday through Friday, but not on Saturday, a night when every table was… Read More →
Good morning and happy Monday. Even though there wasn’t a bit of snow on the ground, I treated this weekend like we were having a storm in February. The fireplace got a huge workout. On Friday, I had a friend over and we ate eggplant parmesan by the fire. I… Read More →
Just got a note from chef Vincent Barcelona that he introduced a new tapas menu at Harvest. The menu, plus a new cocktail list, after the jump.
From a press release: Harvest-on-Hudson, the critically acclaimed modern Tuscan farmhouse restaurant located on the Hudson River at Hastings-on-Hudson, is kicking off the New Year with week night specials. • On Mondays, bring your own wine and enjoy no corkage fee. • Tuesdays, try any wine from Harvest’s extensive list… Read More →
Two prix-fixe menus are available at Harvest on Hudson. A look at the choices, after the jump.
On Columbus Day (when it was still warm outside!), I stopped by the annual grape crush at Harvest on Hudson. They bought 100 cases of Napa Valley grapes from Prospero in Pleasantville, and crushed them all. Child labor was involved! Kidding. Owner Bruce Bernaccia and his family started the party… Read More →
This sounds like a really fun event. I may have to go. The press release: Harvest-on-Hudson Celebrates 10 Years Hudson Riverfront Restaurant To Mark Anniversary With Columbus Day Grape â€œCrushâ€ Benefit Harvest-on-Hudson, the critically acclaimed modern Tuscan farmhouse restaurant situated directly on the Hudson River in Hastings-on-Hudson, will celebrate its… Read More →
I’ve been to Half Moon twice now, and loved it both times. Here are some photos of the fabulous view as well as a couple of the dishes and a refreshing rosÃ©.