Friends Lake Inn is one of our favorite dining destinations. Hidden away on a quite country road above Friends Lake, this luxury inn also offers one of the Adirondack’s premier dining opportunities. The top notch kitchen is complemented by one of the area’s most extensive wine lists, and a service staff that balances professionalism with some down home, north country hospitality.
Panzur has been on our “wish list” of new restaurants for quite some time. Chef Rei Peraza, who owns the restaurant with his wife Kim, have been the talk of the town since they opened two years ago.
Garnet Hill Lodge 39 Garnet Hill Road North River, NY 12856 (Phone) 518.251.2444 www.garnet-hill.com Hours of Operation Winter ~ Friday through Monday for dinner. Friday through Sunday for lunch. Expanded Pub hours from May 1 Summer ~ Open 7 days for dinner The Garnet Hill Lodge and Cross Country Ski Center is hidden away three miles […]
Tortoise Creek Wine Dinner at bar Vino 272 Main Street North Creek, NY 12853 518 251 0199 www.barvino.net North Country restaurants often need to think of creative ways to put patrons in the dining room at this time of year. Summer tourists and weekend homeowners disappear soon after Labor Day, and the ski season doesn’t […]
6 Autumn Lane, Route 44, just west of Route 22 Amenia, NY 12501 Dinner Thursday through Monday Reservations: 845 373 9800 www.serevan.com Serevan has long been on our personal list of Hudson Valley favorites. Open for seven years, Chef Proprietor Serge Madikians’ kitchen focuses on Middle Eastern and Mediterranean fare, with an emphasis on the cuisine of […]
Enoteca de Rham Wine Pairing Dinner Friends Lake Inn 963 Friends Lake Road Chestertown, NY Reservations: 518 494 4751 Website: www.friendslake.com We were quite excited when a Facebook post from John & Trudy Phillips appeared last month announcing a wine “pairing” dinner at their restaurant – Friends Lake Inn in Chestertown. We certainly do not require […]
Le Pavillon 230 Salt Point Turnpike (Rte 115) Poughkeepsie, NY 12603 Phone: 845 473 2525 www.lepavillonrestaurant.com Dinner Tuesday through Saturday This restaurant is currently closed. Poughkeepsie’s le Pavillon first opened its doors in 1980. Its hard to believe, but it has been thirty years. It is named after New York’s le Pavillon, the iconic Manhattan […]
The Basement Bistro, Earlton, NY 776 Route 45, Earlton, NY Reservations: 518-269-1009 Our group was lucky enough to return to the Basement Bistro today, compliments of our friend Joel, who seems to be able to secure reservations where mere mortals cannot. Eight of us (including our friend Steven who had spent two years on the […]
The White House is on the phone…… With Chef Damon Baehrel Who do you want to bump – Arnold’s party or Martha’s? The Basement Bistro, Earlton, NY 776 Route 45, Earlton, NY Reservations: (LOL) 518-269-1009 I should start by telling you that you are probably not going to get in. I’m just writing this to […]