Lucas Candies in Haverstraw, the chocolate shop that’s been around more than 100 years, got national press this morning when Hoda Kotb named the PMS bar (Peanut Bugger, Milk Chocolate and Salty Potato Chips) one of her favorite things on the Today Show. Click above to see the clip.
If you’ve ever strolled the cafe-lined streets of Paris or Greenwich Village, you probably have an affection for the laissez-faire style dining that caters to long meals and good company. UNoodles Snack Bar in Haverstraw, from the team behind Union Restaurant and Bar Latino, captures the sentiment. UNoodles is the… Read More →
Hi, this is Annie Scully, although this is my first time as a guest blogger, this is my third year enjoying HVRW. And once again I had a very memorable and delicious night out with a great group of friends at Antoine McGuire’s Oyster & Ale House in Haverstraw, NY…. Read More →
It’s Sara Aufgang, guest blogging for Hudson Valley Restaurant Week. I visited Union Restaurant for dinner recently with my husband and son, eager to sample the Latin-influenced cuisine. As we pulled into the parking lot adjacent to the restaurant, we were greeted and then escorted into the restaurant by a… Read More →
The food scene in Haverstraw just got even more interesting. Chef David Martinez and front-of-the-house-man Paulo Feteira, owners of Union Restaurant and Bar Latino, are planning on opening a bistro-style restaurant up the street in the former Soup Stone Cafe space. Along with Bella Rose Cafe, a promising new Italian… Read More →
Uh-oh. Valentine’s Day is Tuesday. And you haven’t made a reservation for one of the most popular restaurant-going evenings of the year. “I think this weekend is when they realize that it’s coming up in a couple of days,” says Jean LeBris, owner of the very romantic Vox, a French… Read More →
Between the Italian Grilled Cheese, the Adult Mac & Cheese, the signature lasagna and a coffeehouse-style lounge with drinks brewed from locally roasted coffee beans — there are plenty of reasons to keep you coming back to Bella Rose Cafe, which opened in the fall in Haverstraw. ... Read More →
Hello everyone it’s Healthy Chef Angela Rivera hoping everyone is enjoying restaurant week as much as I am. As always I was so pleased with my dinner at Union restaurant in Haverstraw. The food was great as usual and Paolo, one of the owners, was a charmer as always. (He’s… Read More →
The kids who know Angela Rivera from her cooking classes at the Arts Alliance in Haverstraw know her as Chef Angela or Healthy Chef Lady. And it was those kids who inspired Rivera’s latest business venture — My Cooking Parties — in which she brings an hour-and-a-half cooking class to… Read More →
Anthony Accomando The 411 on Antoine McGuire’s. Born: April 8, 1979 in Nyack Grew up: Haverstraw Culinary School: French Culinary Institute in Manhattan (2004) Experience: Internship at the Mark Hotel in Manhattan; cook at Bazzini in Ridgewood, N.J.; co-owner and co-chef at Adagio Bistro and Wine Bar in Pearl River;... Read More →
David Martinez Restaurant: Union Bar & Restaurant Latino in Haverstraw. Born: Sept. 21, 1963 in Matapan, El Salvador Experience: Martinez grew up on a farm, but didn’t gravitate toward cooking. He moved to the U.S. for a mechanic’s job, but instead found himself washing dishes at Peter X. Kelly’s Xaviars… Read More →
Good afternoon and happy Tuesday. Sorry I’m late on this post this week. You always think August is going to be slow, and, at least in the food writing business, it never is. I’m getting ready for the fall restaurant preview — and believe it or not, there are tons… Read More →
Katherine Curry’s Journal News Ice Cream Odyssey took her on a delicious journey all around the Lower Hudson Valley this summer. Here are her picks for great ice cream in Rockland, and, when available, links to her original blog posts on these venues. Take it away, Katherine: Temptations Temptations serves… Read More →
Antoine McGuire’s Oyster and Ale House opened Thursday in the old Mardoff’s Bakery building on Main Street in Haverstraw. It’s a fun, kind of kooky concept, says chef Anthony Accomando, who owns the restaurant with Peter McGuire: Irish pub meets French bistro. “It just sort of evolved,” he says. “McGuire… Read More →
Here’s the video I produced on Union in Haverstraw. I also hear from Paulo that the restaurant will extend Hudson Valley Restaurant Week two days, and offer the menu on Saturday April 3 and Sunday April 4.
I was just blown away by the quality of the food tonight at Union in Haverstraw. For Hudson Valley Retaurant Week, meaning for less than 30 bucks, chef-owner David Martinez is putting out a fantastic dinner, using bold flavors and top-notch ingredients. Here’s the video. For more photos and the… Read More →
If youâ€™ve ever written your own blog, you know thereâ€™s a nifty little feature called â€œsave,â€ where you can put off publishing your post till later.Â That works great for procrastinating writers and busy editors (of which I am both), but sometimes it backfires, and the draft log becomes much… Read More →
This one from the Hudson Water Club: Hudson Water Club joins Share Our Strengthâ€™s Great American Dine Outâ„¢Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â presented by American Express from September 21 â€“ 28, 2008 Â New historic initiative will end childhood hunger in America Â West Haverstraw, NY â€” 9/11/18 â€” Hudson Water Club, Rocklandâ€™s newest waterfront… Read More →
Deven and Jill’s review of Hudson Water Club in Harverstraw. (TJN) Budget-friendly dining: Finnegans in Yorktown Heights. (ITW) By the Bottle, a new wine shop in Nanuet. (The Blacks/TJN) Deviled eggs are heavenly. (MCT) Farmers markets in the Lower Hudson Valley (with a pickle recipe that Dara Mirsky of Briarcliff… Read More →
I posted tomorrow’s review earlier, but maybe y’all didn’t see it because of the Labor Day holiday? Click here to read the review and submit your comments for publication in tomorrow’s paper.
The Hudson Water Club opened at the Haverstraw Marina in June. It’s got killer waterfront views of the Hudson and â€” suprise! â€” the food’s good too. Here’s a sneak peek at the review. Let me know what you think of the Hudson Water Club and I’ll include a sampling… Read More →
We’re going to try a little experiment.Â We’re going to broadcast live from the Hudson Water Club in Haverstraw at 7 PM Wednesday. So if you’re there for dinner, find me and the guy with the camera and we’ll put you on live this blog! We’ll also be asking diners… Read More →
From the press release: Sunday, September 28, 2008 CALLING ALL KIDS!! Jeffrey Friedberg and the BOSSY FROG will be at the FOURTH ANNUAL APPLE DAY EVENT sponsored by the Village of Haverstraw Farmersâ€™ Market, with shows at 10:00 AM and 11:00 AM. There is also serious business with healthy recipes,... Read More →
Brad Smith, a Clarkstown North graduate, was representing First International Health Foods of Haverstraw. The company, owned by Brad’s dad, is mainly known for distributing more than 2,500 natural and organic products around the tri-state area, but BradÂ â€” after coming home from college and wondering what to do next… Read More →