Issue 52, 2010



Tastemaker: Kevin Zraly. a Valley Table interview

A worthy princess. by Abby Luby

Special Section: Fabulous farms, food and markets.

Bringing it all back home. by Gail Greiner

History underfoot. by Pauline Uchmanowicz


Editors's letter: The water table.

Openings: Zen Dog Cafe; Me-Oh-My Pie Shop and Cafe; The Bistro at Vineyard Commons; Grimaldi's Pizzeria; Delafield's; Bistro Lilly; The Local.

Sustainable elements: Suris in Stanfordville; "Wood sushi" in Beacon.

Locally grown: Sharing the land (and sky). by Keith Stewart.

Eating by the season: Corn meal, a.k.a. grits, polenta, suppawn, cornpone. . . . by Robin Cherry.

By the glass: Wine as food? Wine is food. by Steven Kolpan.

Traditions: Dinner for a poet. by Liz S. Armstrong.

On the plate: Cheese fondue, Swiss style.

Good stuff: Hand-blown beer glasses; Hospital food; Boot camp; Gar's chicken.

Events: December 10-February 11


Grilled portabella cap with creamy mascarpone polenta (Vincent Barcelona / Harvest On Hudson);

Southern cornbread (Raymond Jackson / Alvin and Friends);

Cornmeal-currant cookies (Craig Stafford / Flatiron);

Short ribs with pomegranate molasses (Ed Kowalski / Lola's);

Creamy parsnip soup with bacon, potato and chive (Ed Kowalski / Lola's);

Crepe filled with white chocolate mascarpone and figs (Ed Kowalski / Lola's);

Classic Swiss fondue (Hans Baumann / Canterbury Brook Inn)

Eating By The Season
Editor's Letter

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