Author: Liz

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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family

The Headband Game!

My family is a bunch of dorks. And it makes me so proud. A rainy morning at the cabin and Sarah breaks out “Headbands.” You put this on your head. Everyone else knows what you are. You do not. So […]

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Twin Jammer!

Today on the boat: Twin Jammer, with Sam going solo! First, a little dock and swim action. Then, her solo voyage. Well, not solo, but without an adult. She was so proud of her bravery! Related posts: Sam’s First Swim […]

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Chattanooga Lookouts!

An excursion this Wednesday morning, to see the Chattanooga Lookouts, a minor league team in the farm system for the Minnesota Twins. It was a hot morning, to be sure. The cousins got caps, of course! Aren’t they adorbs? Family […]

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Evening on the Porch

Today’s agenda: local beer and leftovers. Here’s the saison I bought from Monkey Town Brewing. Delicious! Bright and citrusy. Les dorkage at the table. Today’s leftovers: Rose in a rain storm. We drink rose in all weather. And afterwards, a […]

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BLT Supper at The Cabin

Tonight’s summer supper starts with a sipper: The Cucumber Creek, a cucumber-mint-gin number concocted by Sarah. Angry Greg in his flag shirt! Plus, watermelon, cucumbers, corn salad and … tomatoes! Our delicious sammy, on sourdough bread. Related posts: The Last […]

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BLT Dinner!

I bring you today’s supper at The Cabin: BLT with bacon from Main Street Meats and sourdough bread from Bluff View Bakery. First, a cucumber cocktail creation by Sarah. Gin, lime, cukes and SS. Greg presides over the fixin’s bar. […]

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Sunset Cruise

For today’s sunset cruise, we went upriver and explored a couple of coves just north of our property. Mae got the chance to drive! Blurry, but we took this photo because the house is for sale.  Before Instagram filter: After: […]

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family

On the Boat!

An afternoon on the boat, with waterskiing and Octopus and sun and fun! Related posts: We’re On a Boat I’m on a Boat: Portland by Schooner Supper at Day Boat Cafe in Irvington Lexi Skiing!

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A Morning of Cooking

After a big haul from the farmers market, we spent the morning enjoying — and preparing — the fruits of our labor! First, breakfast. A perfect peach. The, for dinner later, fresh field peas: Getting the ribs ready for smoking!  Making […]

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Happy Birthday Claire

Claire turned five — five? — and celebrated with a tea party. Jane pulled out all the stops, with little tea sandwiches and cupcakes. The kids ran around, played dress up and had a wonderful time. Sam in her tea party […]

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Katonah Reading Room

This bahn mi will change your life. It’s served, not at an authentic Vietnamese restaurant, or from a street vendor. But at an adorable (maybe even a little too twee) cafe in Katonah, N.Y. I present the Katonah Reading Room. […]

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travel

Time Hotel Opens in Nyack

A big hotel opening in Nyack: Time, a boutique hotel. Our story on lohud.com says the hotel could be a “game-changer” for Nyack, helping to bolster tourism with a cool factor (and a place to stay!). We were invited to a […]

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Kindergarten Orientation

How. Did. This. Happen? Four and a half years, gone in a flash. Samantha — and many of our neighborhood and Nyack friends’ kids, too — is now oriented. To kindergarten. She and Claire walked in to Upper Nyack Elementary School, greeted […]