The Beat http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/ Category - food and wine Fri, 21 Nov 2014 11:52:02 GMT Appalachian Regional Commission and the New York Department of State Kick-Off Bon Appetit Appalachia http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/14/Appalachian-Regional-Commission-and-the-New-York-Department-of-State-Kick-Off-Bon-Appetit-Appalachia/7945/ Campaign to Promote Agriculture and Food Tourism Across Federally-Designated Appalachian Region in New York State Tioga County, N.Y. - The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) and the New York Department of State today kicked-off New York's "Bon Appétit Appalachia!" campaign to promote agriculture and food tourism across the federally-designated Appalachian region, which covers portions of 13 states in the U.S., including 14 counties in the Empire State. The initiative will highlight distinctive local food attractions among six categories: farms, farmers markets, restaurants, festivals, wineries and brewery/spirits. Thu, 14 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/14/Appalachian-Regional-Commission-and-the-New-York-Department-of-State-Kick-Off-Bon-Appetit-Appalachia/7945/ Farm to Fork Evening Market and Supper Series Offers Unique Experience to Local Foodies http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/7/Farm-to-Fork-Evening-Market-and-Supper-Series-Offers-Unique-Experience-to-Local-Foodies/7938/ Owego, N.Y. - Historic Owego Marketplace (HOM) presents the Farm to Fork: Evening Market and Supper Series every Thursday this summer from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. in Downtown Owego. Farm to Fork brings local farmers to sell meat, cheese, produce and other farm products to consumers and to featured local restaurants. The restaurants then use the local products and their culinary creativity to cook meals available for sale outdoors. Thu, 07 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/7/Farm-to-Fork-Evening-Market-and-Supper-Series-Offers-Unique-Experience-to-Local-Foodies/7938/ Local Craft Beer Brewer Joins the Governor’s New York State Craft Brewer Workgroup http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/30/Local-Craft-Beer-Brewer-Joins-the-Governor-s-New-York-State-Craft-Brewer-Workgroup/7927/ Owego, N.Y. - Natalie Mattrazzo, owner of The Farmhouse Brewery and Malthouse in Tioga County, N.Y., has been invited to join the New York State Craft Brewer Workgroup. According to a press release from the New York State Governor's Office, this group resulted from the 2nd Wine, Beer, Spirits and Cider Summit, and the purpose of the group is to deliver recommendations on furthering the growth of the state's craft beer industry. Mattrazzo is one member out of just 12 that were chosen from the growing pool of industry professionals, including operators of the other 100 microbreweries in New York State. The workgroup will also include the Commissioner of the State Department of Agriculture and Markets, Richard Ball, and other representatives from the NYS Liquor Authority and Empire State Development. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/30/Local-Craft-Beer-Brewer-Joins-the-Governor-s-New-York-State-Craft-Brewer-Workgroup/7927/ Destiny USA venues participate in Dine-Out for two-year anniversary http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/25/Destiny-USA-venues-participate-in-Dine-Out-for-two-year-anniversary/7922/ Ten restaurants will offer three-course meals for $25 per person for week-long event The Summer Fun Day Pass also provides family and couple options throughout the month   Syracuse, N.Y. - Ten of Destiny USA's restaurants are holding a Dine-Out from Friday, August 1 to Saturday, August 9, as part of Destiny USA's two-year anniversary celebration. Each venue will offer a three-course meal for $25 per person. Check with the individual establishments for their menus and offers provided during the meal. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/25/Destiny-USA-venues-participate-in-Dine-Out-for-two-year-anniversary/7922/ Hudson Valley Summer Fun at Famous Places http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/17/Hudson-Valley-Summer-Fun-at-Famous-Places/7911/ Top attractions and events in Orange County, NY Hudson Valley, N.Y. - Get away to internationally known destinations when you visit Orange County's 816-square miles of scenic Hudson Valley landscape, just one hour from Manhattan. Bordered by two of the country's most beautiful rivers, this historic area has major tourism sites that deliver maximum fun with great summer events. On a hot summer day, refresh yourself in the coolness of the underground cellars of Brotherhood, America's Oldest Winery as you tour this landmark before enjoying a tasting at the wine bar. Brotherhood celebrates its 175th anniversary this year with its Shawangunk Wine Trail partners at "Bounty of the Hudson" on July 26th and 27th. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/17/Hudson-Valley-Summer-Fun-at-Famous-Places/7911/ Enjoy the Best of Madison County's Farms on Open Farm Day http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/11/Enjoy-the-Best-of-Madison-County-s-Farms-on-Open-Farm-Day/7899/ Madison County, N.Y. - With the long-awaited summer now in full swing, Open Farm Day is your chance to enjoy the bounty of some of Madison County's best farms. July 26th between 10 am and 4 pm Cornell Cooperative Extension of Madison County invites you to take a behind-the-scenes look at your local farms at its 7th annual Open Farm Day as 35 farms and 3 farmers' markets open their gates to the public. Visitors will be treated to farm tours, rides, product samples, farm animals, and an all-around good time at Madison County's diverse farms. Home to naturally-raised beef and bison, pasture-raised pork and chickens, horses and ponies, sweet corn and veggies, pasture butter, mushrooms, jams and sauces, honey, salsa, wine, hops, hard and sweet cider, maple products and much more, Madison County's farms have something to satisfy everyone! Fri, 11 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/11/Enjoy-the-Best-of-Madison-County-s-Farms-on-Open-Farm-Day/7899/ Get Ready for the Hester Street Fair Ice Cream Social! http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/10/Get-Ready-for-the-Hester-Street-Fair-Ice-Cream-Social-/7892/ New York, N.Y. - In 1984, President Ronald Reagan designated July as National Ice Cream Month and the third Sunday of the month as National Ice Cream Day. Hester Street Fair is celebrating this delicious holiday with an Ice Cream Social weekend, featuring a special lineup of your favorite local ice cream and a batch of brand new ice cream and frozen treat vendors that are ... Thu, 10 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/10/Get-Ready-for-the-Hester-Street-Fair-Ice-Cream-Social-/7892/ 2014 Finger Lakes Cheese Festival Initial Schedule of Events Announced http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/8/2014-Finger-Lakes-Cheese-Festival-Initial-Schedule-of-Events-Announced/7885/ Finger Lakes, N.Y. - The third annual Finger Lakes Cheese Festival is slated for  Saturday July 26 from 10 am-5 pm at Sunset View Creamery in Odessa, NY, which is about five miles outside of Watkins Glen. Sunset View is a founding member of the Finger Lakes Cheese Trail which puts on this annual family-focus event, and the Planning Committee is excited to announce many new additions to this year's festival. Tue, 08 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/8/2014-Finger-Lakes-Cheese-Festival-Initial-Schedule-of-Events-Announced/7885/ Niagara Wine Trail to Hold 6th Annual Wine & Culinary Festival in Village of Lewiston, July 26 & 27 http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/24/Niagara-Wine-Trail-to-Hold-6th-Annual-Wine-Culinary-Festival-in-Village-of-Lewiston-July-26-27/7853/ Niagara County, N.Y. - On July 26th and 27th the Niagara Wine Trail will hold their 6th annual Wine & Culinary Festival in Academy Park, located in the heart of the Village of Lewiston on Center Street. The wine festival has previously drawn thousands of wine lovers over the last five years to Lewiston seeking to enjoy wines from the Niagara Wine Trail USA wineries, and cuisine from local restaurants and vendors. Tue, 24 Jun 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/24/Niagara-Wine-Trail-to-Hold-6th-Annual-Wine-Culinary-Festival-in-Village-of-Lewiston-July-26-27/7853/ Chef Marc Murphy Headlines Saratoga Wine & Food Festival and Concours D’Elegance http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/19/Chef-Marc-Murphy-Headlines-Saratoga-Wine-Food-Festival-and-Concours-D-Elegance/7849/ FRI, SEPT 5 - SUN, SEPT 7 Star of The Food Network's Hit Series "CHOPPED" & Owner and Executive Chef of Benchmarc Restaurants by Marc Murphy America's Premier Wine Educator KEVIN ZRALY Highlights Seminars & Events    Saratoga Springs, N.Y. - The Food Network's ‘Chopped' Judge Chef Marc Murphy will headline the popular Saratoga Wine & Food ... Thu, 19 Jun 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/19/Chef-Marc-Murphy-Headlines-Saratoga-Wine-Food-Festival-and-Concours-D-Elegance/7849/