Author: Liz


Big Wong in Chinatown

If you’re looking for a hearty breakfast on a cold winter’s day it’s hard to get something more satisfying than congee, the Chinese rice porridge. It wasn’t exactly chilly the day I tried it at Big Wong, but it was […]


Slide the City!

What a crazy fun thing to come to Nyack! The Slide the City company set up a giant slip n slide down Main Street from Midland to Franklin. The whole town came out! I guess toward the end of the […]


Brickhouse in Nyack

@seekingsandwiches told us. And he was right. The chicken sandwich at Brickhouse in Nyack is crazy good. lohudfood recommended the best fried chicken sandwiches in the region, and the one at Brickhouse made the list. Our correspondent, Anthony of Seeking […]


Great Northern Food Hall

The Great Northern Food Hall opened in spring, 2016 at Grand Central Terminal in Manhattan. Claus Meyer, one of the founders of the restaurant noma, is taking over the train station, leaving his Scandinavian mark on the tastebuds of travelers and […]


Farewell, Megan!

lohudfood said farewell to Megan with an appropriate send-off at Dunne’s Pub in White Plains. (Here’s Megan’s farewell column: lohudfood says farewell to Megan.) Somehow Brum, who was next to Carucha, did not make it into this photo?! It’s been […]


Rosemary & Vine in Rye

Rosemary & Vine in Rye is the sort of restaurant that never would have existed even just five years ago. But today, Middle Eastern-influenced, vegetarian food has a certain cool factor, thanks, in part, to chef Yotam Ottolenghi.   A […]


A Summer Burger

That’s what summer’s about. A big, fat burger, right off the grill. Cheese, tomato, lettuce and pickle. Yum. Related posts: Bobby’s Burger Palace: This Burger is Crunchified! BGR: The Burger Joint in Mount Kisco Bobby’s Burger Palace A Walk with […]


Bowling with lohud!

A few friends from our staff took to the lanes Wednesday night, at the (newish) Bowlmor in White Plains. It was a lot of fun! Even though I didn’t do so well! Related posts: Barrel-Aged Negroni for Cocktail Hour Full […]


BLT on Sourdough

Our bakery at the farmers market sell the same rolls that Tom Colicchio uses at his ‘wichcraft outposts. And it is darn good. Our BLT was quite special. Both red and green tomatoes. Kewpie mayo. Benton’s bacon. Farm-fresh iceberg. Yes, special […]


What a Painting!

With the weather being so stinking hot, Ed and I have taken to walking inside the building instead of outside. One of the discoveries we’ve made along its hallways is this super-cool painting. We think it’s original to the IBM […]


Magic Show at the Library

As part of the summer reading program at the library, kids got to choose two events to attend. We picked a magic show as one of them. And guess who got to be an assistant? Abracadabra! Related posts: Sam’s First […]


Pig Roast at Oratamin

What a feast! The excellent cooks at our pool club pulled off a total win: a pig roast! Butterflied, injected with soy and apple cider and cooked low and slow for many, many hours, this was some of the most delicious […]


What is This Plant?

I came across this weird looking plant on the bike path. Anyone know what it is? That’s the leaf: Related posts: Garden Planning: What To Plant on the Walkway Breakfast Buffet for the Farm Guests Nyack Garden Club Plant Sale Nyack […]


A New Hammock for The Porch

The girls had hammocks down at the cabin in Tennessee, so it was only a matter of time before we were asked: “Where can I hang my hammock?” The perfect little spot!  (Please ignore that rat’s nest of an ottoman. The […]


Wine Tasting at Zachys

Our wine tasting at Zachys! Delicious rose! And these fine folks won a case of wine. Now that’s a good event. Related posts: Rose Blind Tasting: Which Long Island Wine Will We Choose? Wine Tasting at Croteaux A Wine Tasting […]


Visiting Greg’s Office

A stop at the DWR headquarters in Stamford. What a wide open, modern space. I suppose we should expect no less! The kitchen: The coffee station is a dream!   Dad’s desk: Related posts: Caprese Salad with Prosciutto Decorating the […]