Issue 48, 2009



In the spirit. by Ted Saad

The chef in winter: Mark Suszczynski of Harvest Cafe. by Janet Crawshaw

The coming battle over food safety. by Tracy Frisch


Good stuff: Getting greener in Tarrytown and Woodstock; honoring Ben Feder; wine blends; sexy chocolates; Walkway opens; Xaviar's goes to Brotherhood; adieu Chez Sophie and Gourmet.

December 09-February 10 Events

Openings: Cathryn's Lounge; Beacon Bagel; All Shook Up; Amedeo's.

Eating by the season: Smoked meats. by Jennifer Clair

By the glass: Full disclosure: Who makes your wine? by Steven Kolpan

Locally grown: Buying a farm. by Keith Stewart

Deja vu: The evolution of Sinterklaas. by Peter Rose

Last call: John Daido Loori. by Jerry Novesky

CSAs in the Hudson Valley.

Winter farmers' markets.


Cider-braised chicken (Chef Mark Suszczynski / Harvest Cafe)

Pumpkin bread (Chef Mark Suszczynski / Harvest Cafe)

Butternut squash soup (Chef Mark Suszczynski / Harvest Cafe)

Bacon and red grape confit (Chef Eric Gabrynowicz / Tavern)

Smoky black bean soup with winter squash (Jennifer Clair / Home Cooking NY)

Pepernoten (spiced nuts) (Peter Rose)

Banketstaff (puff pastry stick filled with almond paste) (Peter Rose)

Bisscopswijn (Bishop's spiced red wine) (Peter Rose)

Locally Grown
Eating By The Season
Editor's Letter

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