ISSUE 52: DECEMBER 10- FEBRUARY 11
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)