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 →
Getting down to the finish line of Spring 2013 Hudson Valley Restaurant Week, a group of bloggers (Donna Monaco Olsen, Patrice Costa, Margaret Rizzuto, Rinku Bhattacharya, Maria Reina and Arlen Gargagliano) were on the lookout for more Scavenger Hunt points. With its stunning Hudson River views, casual atmosphere, and enticing… 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 →
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 →
Tuesday evening at the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park we gathered with chefs, restaurateurs, farmers and producers of the Hudson Valley and kicked off Hudson Valley Restaurant Week in the Ristorante Caterina de’ Medici. This year over 200 restaurants in seven counties will be offering three-course lunches for… Read More →
The Hudson Valley Restaurant Week launch party at Harvest on Hudson was a blast. And just look at all those chefs! Credit: Simon Feldman Chef Vincent Barcelona, shown here with HVRW organizer and Valley Table publisher Janet Crawshaw, said he thought there were about 200 people. Check out the photos,... 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 →
Good morning on this yucky Monday. But my, wasn’t the hint of spring over the weekend beautiful? I saw forsithia, tulips, crocus — and people dining al fresco! I’m off for a couple of days, so I won’t be posting much until Wednesday, but I did want to give you… 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©.
Here are the menus for Half Moon. Small bites, appetizers, raw bar, ceviches, desserts. Salad, soups, mains, extras. For a sneak peek at Half Moon â€” with tons of photos of the food, the view and the building: click here.
Half Moon, the waterfront restaurant in Dobbs Ferry is open. Here’s the sneak peak I posted a few weeks ago. Also, Via Quadronno in White Plains is also open. Here’s that sneak peak from last week.
Looks like we’re going to have another great place for riverfront dining this summer. The team behind Harvest on Hudson, including owners Angelo Liberatore and Bruce Bernacchia and corporate chef Vincent Barcelona, have taken over the Chart House in Dobbs. By early spring, they hope to open the Half Moon… Read More →
Have you heard about the Fall Harvest Series at Fortunoff in White Plains? I was there last week and made this video (and this risotto!) with Anthony Goncalves of 42. Download: There are chefs cooking each weekend through October. Here’s the schedule: 2 to 4 p.m. Oct 13: Vincent Barcelona,... Read More →