Leave it to the Swiss to make the traditional peasant practice of dunking stale bread in a pot of melted leftover cheese into something remotely fashionable. Actually, it was the result of efforts by the cheese industry in Switzerland to promote … Continue reading
Great Chefs of the Hudson Valley: Agnes Devereux of The Village Tea Room Restaurant & Bake Shop
Many people claim to have spent their whole life in the hospitality business. Few can claim to have been born in it! Agnes Devereux’s story began in a small village at the foot of a mountain in “the golden vale” of Ireland. … Continue reading
JAZZ IN THE VALLEY
Vocalist Rene Marie, pianist Joanne Brackeen, trumpeter Eddie Henderson, saxophonists Javon Jackson and Donald Harrison, and bassist Mimi Rogers will headline the 18th annual Jazz in the Valley festival on Sunday, August 19, noon-6:00pm at Waryas Park in the City of … Continue reading
Actors & Writers at Shadowland Theatre
When Life Sucks! Actors & Writers at Shadowland Theatre Saturday, November 16 at 8pm. Join the always fabulous Actors & Writers ensemble as they bring an evening of toothsome short plays by Laura Shaine to their latest venue of choice, the very … Continue reading
The Brilliant Horowitz and Malkine Return Triumphfully to Unison Arts Center…?
The tragically hip comedy duo of Mikhail Horowitz and Gilles Malkine have been spotted skulking about in the woods behind the Unison Arts Center in New Paltz. Word has it that they will attempt a forced entry into the venerable venue … Continue reading
Saugerties Pro Musica 2013/14 Season opens with The Harmonic Brass of Munich.
The Saugerties Pro Musica’s 2013/14 season begins with a Big Brass Bang when Munich’s Harmonic Brass returns to Saugerties for it’s biennial North American tour on September 22nd, at 3pm. Known for their musical precision and crowd-pleasing antics, this European quintet will … Continue reading
Great Chefs of the Hudson Valley: Terrapin’s Josh Kroner
Chef Josh Kroner has been a driving force behind the farm to table movement in the Hudson Valley since he opened his first restaurant in 1998. As executive Chef/Owner of Terrapin Restaurant, voted Best Restaurant in Dutchess County in 2010 & … Continue reading
Great Chefs of the Hudson Valley: Cucina’s Gianni Scappin
Roll recently invited a few prominent Hudson Valley chefs to contribute some of their favorite recipes to our Cuisine pages. The first to respond was Gianni Scappin, chef/co-owner of Cucina in Woodstock and Market Street Cafe in Rhinebeck. Gianni Scappin was … Continue reading