The Beat http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/ Category - food and wine Mon, 08 Feb 2016 14:20:41 GMT For the Love of Chocolate . . . Be Mine with Wine! http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/28/For-the-Love-of-Chocolate-Be-Mine-with-Wine-/8166/ Niagara County, N.Y. - Treat your sweetheart to local wines paired with chocolate during the Niagara Wine Trail's Be Mine with Wine event which has expanded this year to cover two weekends. Participants can tempt their taste buds with confectionary delights Valentine's Day Weekend, February 13th - 14th and February 20th - 21st. Thu, 28 Jan 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/28/For-the-Love-of-Chocolate-Be-Mine-with-Wine-/8166/ Seneca Lake Wine Trail Presents 2016 Events Schedule http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/7/Seneca-Lake-Wine-Trail-Presents-2016-Events-Schedule/8154/ Thu, 07 Jan 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/7/Seneca-Lake-Wine-Trail-Presents-2016-Events-Schedule/8154/ Annual Holiday Shopping & Dining Night – Think Local! http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/16/Annual-Holiday-Shopping-Dining-Night-Think-Local-/8140/ Ticonderoga, NY - November 16, 2015 - The Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce in coordination with area businesses will host the annual Holiday Shopping & Dining Night on Friday, December 4th as part of the 6th Annual Ticonderoga Area North Country Christmas Celebration. Shopping and Dining Night is an opportunity to take advantage of great specials and promotions. Support Ticonderoga Area Businesses, listen to live music and get into the holiday spirit. Mon, 16 Nov 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/16/Annual-Holiday-Shopping-Dining-Night-Think-Local-/8140/ Road Trip to the Catskills for Adventure, Fresh Brews & Scenic Drives http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/15/Road-Trip-to-the-Catskills-for-Adventure-Fresh-Brews-Scenic-Drives/8111/ Chase the Spirit of Summer in the Great Northern Catskills of Greene County Greene County, N.Y. - This summer, grab a map or download the I Love NY travel app and head to New York's Great Northern Catskills to explore new microbreweries, adventure experiences, and the simple pleasure of shopping for fresh finds at farmers' markets and roadside stands. Mon, 15 Jun 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/15/Road-Trip-to-the-Catskills-for-Adventure-Fresh-Brews-Scenic-Drives/8111/ New Food & Drink Spots to Check Out This Spring in the Adirondacks http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/16/New-Food-Drink-Spots-to-Check-Out-This-Spring-in-the-Adirondacks/8079/ Culinary Arts Microadventures in New York's Adirondack Region Adirondack Region, N.Y. - In the Adirondacks, there's a new crop of hip, community-minded Adirondack farmers, cheese makers, butchers, brewers and distillers who are breathing life into the agritourism industry in the Adirondacks by working together to build a sustainable market offering deliciously unique, farm-fresh goods. Check out these new and upcoming agritourism stops during a spring trip to the Adirondacks: Mon, 16 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/16/New-Food-Drink-Spots-to-Check-Out-This-Spring-in-the-Adirondacks/8079/ Public Transportation Announced for March 21-22, 28-29, 2015 Maple Weekends in Lewis County http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/5/Public-Transportation-Announced-for-March-21-22-28-29-2015-Maple-Weekends-in-Lewis-County/8067/ Croghan, N.Y. - Ride With Us! The Lewis County Maple Producers Association and Cornell Cooperative Extension are sponsoring rider fares aboard Lewis County Public Transportation buses that will take visitors to Maple Weekend sites March 21-22 and 28-29. Bus schedules will be posted at the American Maple Museum in Croghan and at the five participating sugarhouses. The handicapped-accessible buses will start at the American Maple Museum in Croghan, and leave the museum approximately every 30 minutes. Thu, 05 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/5/Public-Transportation-Announced-for-March-21-22-28-29-2015-Maple-Weekends-in-Lewis-County/8067/ Fifth Annual Food from the Farm Tasting Event in Plattsburgh March 7 http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/24/Fifth-Annual-Food-from-the-Farm-Tasting-Event-in-Plattsburgh-March-7/8058/ Plattsburgh, N.Y. - The public is invited to meet Northern New York farmers, food processors, wine and cider makers, and chefs with a diverse array of products at the 5th annual Food from the Farm event on Saturday, March 7 from 2:00pm to 5:00pm at the Plattsburgh Recreation Center gymnasium on the US Oval in Plattsburgh, NY. Visitors will have the opportunity to sample and buy locally-grown or produced foods, wine and cider; pick up recipes and gardening tips; meet local food producers, and support the local economy and food movement. Products for sale may include overwintered storage crops such as carrots, beets and potatoes; winter greens, frozen meat, maple, honey, wine, and hard cider. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/24/Fifth-Annual-Food-from-the-Farm-Tasting-Event-in-Plattsburgh-March-7/8058/ March Maple Madness at The Wild Center http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/23/March-Maple-Madness-at-The-Wild-Center/8056/ Tupper Lake, N.Y. - Each weekend in March, join The Wild Center in celebrating all things maple! Tour the sugar shack, try the maple quest, taste some maple treats at the cafe, and special programming celebrate the maple sugaring season. The month begins on Sunday, March 1st with special presentations at 10:30 am featuring an overview of The Wild Center's maple program and of maple sugaring in the Adirondacks. Don't forget to stop by and visit with an Adirondack Museum historian and check out some old school maple artifacts. The day also includes discounts in store, maple foods to try, a Maple Porter beer tasting, sugar shack tours, a Maple Quest for kids, animal encounters and a snowshoe hike. Mon, 23 Feb 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/23/March-Maple-Madness-at-The-Wild-Center/8056/ The Chocolate Expo Returns to Long Island's Cradle of Aviation Museum http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/23/The-Chocolate-Expo-Returns-to-Long-Island-s-Cradle-of-Aviation-Museum/8055/ New York's largest chocolate event to feature 75+ vendors, plus chocolate demonstrations by celebrity chefs Garden City, N.Y. - The Chocolate Expo, New York's largest chocolate event, will return for the fourth consecutive year to Long Island's Cradle of Aviation Museum in Garden City, NY, on Sunday, March 1, 2015, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. At The Chocolate Expo, attendees will get to taste, purchase, celebrate and otherwise indulge in delicious gourmet chocolates, baked goods, specialty foods, gelato, cheeses, wines and much more from over 75 local and regional vendors, while touring one of the largest air and space museums in the world. Mon, 23 Feb 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/23/The-Chocolate-Expo-Returns-to-Long-Island-s-Cradle-of-Aviation-Museum/8055/ First of Three Intimate Wine and Cheese Pairing Events Taking Place Feb. 28 http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/12/First-of-Three-Intimate-Wine-and-Cheese-Pairing-Events-Taking-Place-Feb-28/8046/ Preferred Pairings series offers serious wine and cheese lovers a chance to pair artisanal cheeses with reserve wines at select wineries Finger Lakes, N.Y. - The Finger Lakes Cheese Trail has partnered with the Seneca Lake Wine Trail for a third year to host a series of intimate wine and cheese pairing events this winter. Preferred Pairings is a series of three monthly events where the creameries of the Cheese Trail pair with different members of the Wine Trail to offer select pairings of reserve wines and artisanal cheeses to their audience. The first in this series is February 28, from 10:00am-5:00pm, and pairs 10 wineries with 9 of the Cheese Trail's member creameries. Thu, 12 Feb 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/12/First-of-Three-Intimate-Wine-and-Cheese-Pairing-Events-Taking-Place-Feb-28/8046/