ISSUE 40: MARCH-MAY 08
Restaurants and revitalization. by Abby Luby
About the business: Tim Zagat. a Valley Table interview
Special section: Hudson Valley Restaurant Week 2008.
Once, there was shad. by Dan Shapley
Openings: Fox and Hound Wine & Spirits; Red Devon Market; La Tasca; Starr Place; Cafe Spuntino.
March-May 08 Events
Seasonal wine picks: Cabernet Franc from Millbrook; Cewurztraminer from Lenz; Manzanilla from Hidalgo; Riesling from Chateau Ste. Michelle; plus kosher wines for Passover.
Seasonal beer picks: Weihenstephaner dunkel; Flying Dog doppelbock; Dogfish Head barley wine.
Good stuff: Eat out; Do good for Parkinson's; Kudos.
CSA projects in the Hudson Valley.
Locally grown: The global warming sweepstakes. by Keith Stewart
The kitchen garden: The ethnic garden. by Barry Ballister
Eating by the season: Spring's ephemeral treasures. by Anne Dailey
Sustainable staples: Wild rice; flour. by Anne Dailey
By the glass: Meritage Heritage. by Steven Kolpan
On the plate: Baby chicory and prosciutto salad with balsamic-poached egg.
Salsa cruda (Barry Ballister)
Salsa diabla verde (Barry Ballister)
Huevos rancheros (Barry Ballister)
Roasted sweet red peppers (Barry Ballister)
Asparagus and ramp soup (Josh Kroner / Terrapin)
Wild ramp and goat cheese tart (Barbara Bogart / The Locust Tree)
Asparagus nage with sauteed shrimp (John-Michael Hamlet / John-Michael's at Purdy's Homestead)
Baby chicory and prosciutto salad with balsamic-poached egg(Chef George DeMarsico / Relish)