Catskills Food Guide

Food news from around the Catskills

Above: Mama's Boy Market in Phoenicia. Photo via the Mama's Boy Facebook page.  Mama's Boy Market, the funky little coffeeshop in the heart of the Ulster County hamlet of Phoenicia, will close on Monday, Nov. 30, according to owner Michael Koegel....
The Red Rooster Roadhouse 845 Main Street Cairo NY 518-622-2625   The Red Rooster Roadhouse Restaurant is under new Management!   Larry & Lynn Heath are currently the managing owners of the exciting 'Red Rooster Restaruant' located in Cairo...
On the long stretch of Route 28, a well-traveled road that runs from Kingston to Oneonta through the heart of the Catskills, there aren’t many dining options. And it's hard to find authentic Mexican fare, especially since the Ulster County town of...
Above: Story Laurie, the Andes storyteller and musician Laurie McIntosh, "sprouts like a seed" with Miss Mostert's kindergarten class in Delhi in 2013 as they write a song about germination. Photo courtesy of Harvest of Songs. A set of songs written by...
Above: Kraft macaroni and cheese. Photo by Mike Mozart, via Flickr. A Kraft Heinz manufacturing plant in the Delaware County town of Walton that was slated for closure has been saved in an eleventh-hour deal struck by Gov. Andrew Cuomo and U.S. Senator...
Above: Kraft Macaroni and Cheese. Photo by Mike Mozart, via Flickr.  The Kraft Heinz Company, a giant food corporation that formed last summer when H. J. Heinz merged with Kraft Foods Group in a mammoth deal backed by Warren Buffett, will likely...
Above: "Farmhouse Rules," a new cookbook by Nancy Fuller, who hosts a Food Network show of the same name.  Nancy Fuller, the host of the Food Network television show “Farmhouse Rules” and the owner of Hudson Valley food distributor Ginsberg's Foods,...
Above: A black bear feasts on cherries in the backyard of a home on Broadstreet Hollow Road in Shandaken on Sept. 9, 2015. Photo by Christian Casals, submitted to our 2016 Catskills Food Guide Photo Contest, which is now closed. We got a bunch of great...
Despite some initial opposition, a dairy goat farm has received a permit to operate a microcreamery and retail store in a long-vacant barn in the center of the Delaware County town of Andes.  Cyndi Wright, the owner of Dirty Girl Farm, received...
Above: Sugar maples. Photo by DeirdreLovesTrees, submitted to the Watershed Post Flickr pool. This is it: The peak of fall. Columbus Day Weekend is the biggest weekend of the year in the Catskills, the time when the leaves peak in glorious colors and the...
Above: One of Catskill Puppet Theater's giant puppets at the Taste of the Catskills Festival. From the Taste of the Catskills Festival website.  Giant puppets, a bocce tournament, the "Farm Olympics," a horse show and live music on two stages come to...
You've got two weeks left to submit your photos to the 2016 Catskills Food Guide Photo Contest for a chance to win a $75 gift certificate from the Peekamoose Restaurant and Tap Room. Check out the great entries that we've gotten so far by...
The Red Rooster Roadhouse 845 Main Street Cairo NY 518-622-2625 Oct. 3rd 9pm till 1am IT'S GOING TO BE A PARTY!!    The Red Rooster Roadhouse is always and adventure! Patron's like to listen to the local music of the area when visiting . The...
Above: Image by Flickr user Liz West.  Fields of cauliflower once lined the cool, wet hills of the Delaware County Catskills. The region featured perfect growing conditions for vegetable, which Mark Twain called "cabbage with a college education."...
Above: Garlic grown by Grand Gorge Garlic and Maple. Photo by Julia Reischel.  Tens of thousands of people come to the annual Hudson Valley Garlic Festival in Saugerties every year to celebrate everyone's favorite clove. For two days this weekend,...
Above: This photo, of a duck in Parksville, was taken by Chris Graham and won second place in the 2015 Catskills Food Guide Photo Contest. The contest is now closed. Look for the print 2016 Catskills Food Guide next year for the winners! - Ed.  It's...
A John Lennon scarecrow, above, stands watch over Bovina Farm Day on Sunday, Sept. 6, one of the contestants in the festival's scarecrow contest. The Lennon scarecrow didn't win--that honor went to "Edgar Allen Crow," by Marni Greenberg, below. Photos by...
Saturday 9/19 – Hammo's Brewpub & Lodge, Hensonville NY8 pm Come in for Live Music & Dinner!For a blend of Soul, Blues, Swing, Motown, & Jazz gets everyone up on the floor. Whether you are 3, 43,or 83, we'll play something you feel compelled...
At the Big Eddy Film Festival in Narrowsburg next weekend, filmmakers Caroline Laskow and Ian Rosenberg will attend the Catskills premiere of "Welcome to Kutsher's," their documentary about the legendary Borscht Belt resort that inspired the film "Dirty...
You can hop in a potato-sack race, careen down a hay slide and enter the scarecrow-making contest at the seventh Bovina Farm Day, which will take place this Sunday, Sept. 6. At 2:30 p.m. there will be a talk about heirloom apples; at 4:30 p.m. cows will...
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