Catskills Food Guide

Food news from around the Catskills

Above: Bartender James Reber makes a Moscow Mule with freshly-squeezed ginger at the Woodnotes Grille. Photo by Julia Reischel. The Emerson Resort and Spa, once known as Catskill Corners, was built in 1996 in buildings that once housed a dairy farm along...
Above: Inside Bebert's Condiments Café and Gallery. Photo by J. N. Urbanski.  Diane Adzema, a designer, and Bebert Attias, a chef born and raised in Morocco, met at a couscous party in New York City and have been partners for 17 years. In 2014,...
Above: Bite Me Bakery's Chai Latte cupcake. Photos by Rebecca Andre. Although Bite Me Bakery opened for business on April Fool’s Day, for the faithful customers and employees of the recently shut down Mama's Boy Market in Phoenicia, this was no joke. They...
This weekend, the Delaware County village of Fleischmanns continues its sweet community tradition with the annual Fleischmanns First Maple Festival. The festival is the largest event of the second weekend of Maple Weekend, happening Saturday, April 2, and...
Above: The 2016 Catskills Food Guide. On the cover: Mama's Boy Burgers in Tannersville, shot by Andrea Cabane. The print 2016 Catskills Food Guide has hit the street: pick up a free print copy in over 100 locations, or buy a digital edition to read on...
The 2016 Catskills Food Guide is out. Click here for more info. - Ed. Each year, we ask readers of the Watershed Post and our Catskills Food Guide to send us their photos of Catskills food and farms. This year, 25 photographers entered our 2016 Catskills...
Above: Maple syrup on pancakes at Buck Hill Farm in Jefferson. Photo by Heather Phelps-Lipton.  Shake off the late-winter blahs and come celebrate Maple Weekend--actually two weekends of open houses--in the sugar shacks of the Catskills. The first of...
Above: Kham and Jamie Nguyen putting siding on their new Mount Tremper farmstand, which is scheduled to open in April. Photo by J.N. Urbanski.  A new roadside farmstand is slated to open in the Ulster County town of Shandaken this spring, next door...
Above: Sap buckets in the sun. Photo by Rebecca Andre of Mountain Girl Photography and Design.  “A sap-run is the sweet good-bye of winter. It is the fruit of the equal marriage of the sun and frost.” - John Burroughs, “Signs and Seasons," 1886...
Above: Maple tapping by Karen Wallace, an entry in the 2016 Catskills Food Guide Photo Contest.  Want to make your own maple syrup? Here’s a step-by-step guide to small-scale backyard maple production: Before you get started, here are some tips from...
Above: The Bovina creamery building. Photo by Stephen O'Grady.  When the Bovina Center Co-op Dairy, better known as the Bovina creamery, was shuttered in 1973, it was a sure sign that the Delaware County town’s best dairying days were over. After...
Above: Local fire companies stationed at Smokin Boars BBQ on Route 28 in Phoenicia on Thursday evening, Feb. 25. Photo by Lissa Harris. Smokin Boars BBQ, a new barbecue restaurant that opened three months ago in the Ulster County hamlet of Phoenicia,...
The Catskills have a new distillery: Union Grove Distillery, owned by Todd Pascarella and Brian Mulder, celebrated its grand opening on Wednesday, Feb. 10 with a ribbon cutting in the Delaware County hamlet of Arkville.  The distillery's first...
The owners of a defunct farmstand in the Ulster County town of Shandaken must pay the town $126,200 in fees for “flagrant and egregious” violations of town law that occurred in 2012 and 2013, an Ulster County Supreme Court judge ruled on Jan. 28. Al and...
Above: Kenny Curry, left, toasts the first beer to be legally sipped in Neversink since 1935, along with Tim Dugan, Eureka Market owner Jennifer Grimes and Ed Sykes. Photo by Niva Dorell.  Eighty years after the town of Neversink in Sullivan County...
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...
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