Category Archives: Today I Ate

bacon & bourbon: maple manhattan

The last time we ventured over to Cafe Orlin on NYC’s legendary St. Mark’s Place I was treated to a nice bourbon beverage and every time previous even the one’s I forgot to document were pretty good too so I … Continue reading

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bacon & bourbon: sweetgrass success

The Sweet Grass Grill is one of those non-descript little restaurants that holds true to a center of town ideal of being anti-homogenization, pre-gentrification reflection of itself. It’s always packed because it seems like it’s always been there and just … Continue reading

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today i ate: river city grill

As I’ve noted previously the Hudson Valley has given birth to a large number of appealing eateries as of late. Particularly in the Lower Valley region where each town is hardly a mile large featuring a quaint main street section … Continue reading

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today i ate: harvest-on-hudson

The river towns in the Hudson Valley of New York are taking on increased culinary importance as the migration of foodies from the hip NYC neighborhoods find their way outside the confines of the five boroughs. Generally, this is a … Continue reading

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today i ate: Alex’s Resaurant, Poughkeepsie

There’s nothing more genius that a quality breakfast. In an age were the meal is increasingly on-the-go it’s nice to still find quality lunch counter style places to sit down at and get some good morning grub. Coming from the … Continue reading

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today i ate: shadows on the hudson

Poughkeepsie, New York probably isn’t on everyone’s tongues as a quality food destination, however: The Culinary Institute of America isn’t far away; In town there’s a number of highly rated and the primary wedding destination (the Grandview) has won several … Continue reading

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today i ate: the river station

River Station is the oldest continually operated pub/restaurant in the city of Poughkeepsie, dating back to Joseph Hemmingway purchase of the land and turning it into a river front saloon. It’s changed names and ownership, survived prohibition, economic collapse and … Continue reading

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