The two-week long event, a celebration of the bounty of the Hudson Valley, starts Monday, Oct. 30 and goes until Sunday, Nov. 12 and spots fill up fast.
More than 200 restaurants throughout Westchester, Rockland, Putnam, Dutchess, Orange, Ulster, and Sullivan participate, allowing chefs to flaunt their best fare. Special three-course menus are $22.95 for lunch and $32.95 for dinner and often focus on seasonal ingredients.
New this year: Spotlighting the color purple, i.e. purple produce such as cauliflower, Japanese eggplant, potatoes, beets and Brussels sprouts.
Also new: A bunch of Putnam County restaurants, among them Cathryn's Tuscan Grill in Cold Spring, Clock Tower Grill in Brewster, Dish Bistro & Wine Bar and Ramiro's 954 in Mahopac, and Valley Restaurant At The Garrison in Garrison.
Visit www.hudsonvalleyrestaurantweek.com for the complete list.
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