Food & Drink

August 26, 2018

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - Bushels of the plumpest plum tomatoes from New Jersey. Crates of achingly aromatic fresh basil. Salt to taste. Those are simple ingredients that belie the complexities of time, taste and tradition. As devout members of the sisterhood of sauce-making, (or gravy, as ...

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CARMEL, N.Y. - The 47th annual Putnam County 4-H Fair was held at the Putnam County Veterans Memorial Park in Carmel last weekend, sponsored by the Cornell Cooperative Extension. Thousands of folks came out over the three-day event to check out the exhibits, farm animals, live music, ...

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CARMEL, N.Y. - Celebrating 47 years of any event gives time to reflect on what has made it so successful that it continues to attract visitors year after year. Times have changed, the public’s interests are different—what was considered new and fun at one point, now seem dated and ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. - The aroma of coffee and a stack of mugs greets customers at The Freight House Cafe, a mashup of a restaurant, bar, and hang-out spot all neatly tucked away in a corner off Route 6 in Mahopac. The elongated rectangle building, with a patio in the back for nice days and dog owners, ...

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CARMEL, N.Y. - Royal wedding fever swept America last week as anglophiles everywhere celebrated the nuptials of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Florrie Kaye’s Tea Room in Carmel joined the revelry with a special event featuring a special meal that attendees could enjoy while watching the wedding ...

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CARMEL, N.Y. - Town and county officials say that a $100 million project that will bring an internationally known distillery to the town of Carmel will provide a boost to the local economy and add hundreds of new jobs. Representatives for Alexandrion Holdings LTD (Alexandrion Group), a Romanian ...

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CARMEL, N.Y. - The second annual Carmel Spring Fair was held last month along Glenieda Avenue in the hamlet of Carmel and the great weather brought an impressive crowd. The event was sponsored by the Greater Mahopac-Carmel Chamber of Commerce and featured local organizations and businesses ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. - The Putnam/Northern Westchester Women's Resource Center held its annual Hudson Food & Wine Experience on April 11 at Villa Barone Hilltop Manor in Mahopac. Attendees were able to taste the bounty of the Hudson Valley that featured elegant food preparations, desserts, wines, ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. - The Mahopac Italian American Club held its fourth annual Wine Tasting Festival and Competition at its clubhouse on Buckshollow Road on Sunday. Nineteen of the club's members entered their homemade wines in the tasting competition. Awards were given to the third, second and first ...

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BREWSTER, N.Y. - Wendy Wulkan knew she wanted to have a career in hospitality management fairly early on. She started as a cocktail waitress at the Rocking Horse in Croton when she was 17. She has since gone on to own nine different bars and restaurants throughout her career and is currently ...

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