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John Crabtree of Crabtree’s Kittle House

TUCKED IN AMONG RESIDENTIAL NEIGHBORS, down the road from Reader’s Digest in Chappaqua, sits the Kittle House—a sprawling building that had uninspiring beginnings as a barn/carriage house. Transformed into a

Joan Gussow

ALMOST ANY CONFERENCE HAVING to do with our food systems—processing, organics, security—will likely include Joan Dye Gussow. Former teacher and chair of the department of nutrition at Columbia University, this

Robert Rosenthal of Stone Church Farm

THROUGHOUT THE HUDSON VALLEY, indeed throughout the country, there likely are few, if any, “farmers” who receive as much acclaim as do Robert Rosenthal and his wife Noelia, who run

Laura Pensiero of Gigi Trattoria

BY NIGHT, LAURA PENSIERO welcomes guests to the beautiful trattoria she and Gianni Scappin operate in Rhinebeck. By day, she uses her knowledge as a nutritionist (she’s a Registered Dietician)

Barry Benepe

IT’S SAFE TO SAY THAT without Barry Benepe, Union Square Greenmarket, or indeed any of the city’s current Greenmarkets—would not be as prominent and successful as they are, if they

Agnes Devereux of the Village Tea Room

Agnes Devereux never intended to own an inn or a restaurant. As a young girl in Ireland, she saw how hard her mother worked at it. But then, living and

Hudson Valley Restaurant Week is back this April 8-21!