The Beat https://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/ Category - food and wine Mon, 05 Dec 2016 12:36:07 GMT The Chocolate Expo “Holiday Edition” Brings Chocolate, Food & Fun to Cradle of Aviation Museum https://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/29/The-Chocolate-Expo-Holiday-Edition-Brings-Chocolate-Food-Fun-to-Cradle-of-Aviation-Museum/8281/ America's largest chocolate event to feature 100 vendor booths plus appearances by Willy Wonka movie star Paris Themmen, the Chitty Chitty Bang Bang car and The Amazing Kreskin. Garden City, N.Y. - The Chocolate Expo, America's largest and most unique chocolate event, will be returning for a special holiday edition at Long Island's Cradle of Aviation Museum in Garden City, NY, on Sunday, December 11, 2016, from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. At The Chocolate Expo, attendees get to taste, purchase, celebrate and otherwise indulge in delicious gourmet chocolates, baked goods, specialty foods, gelato, cheeses, wines, spirits and much more from about 100 local, regional and international vendors, while touring one of the largest air and space museums in the world. Tue, 29 Nov 2016 07:00:00 GMT https://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/29/The-Chocolate-Expo-Holiday-Edition-Brings-Chocolate-Food-Fun-to-Cradle-of-Aviation-Museum/8281/ 2016 Adirondack Wine & Food Festival Official Vendor Announcement & Ticket Sales Update https://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/25/2016-Adirondack-Wine-Food-Festival-Official-Vendor-Announcement-Ticket-Sales-Update/8254/ LAKE GEORGE, N.Y. (May 24, 2016): Adirondack Festivals LLC today announced the full list of vendors slated for this year's Adirondack Wine & Food Festival, being held June 25th & 26th at Charles R Wood Festival Commons in Lake George Village. "This festival celebrates the bounty of amazing craft beverages and locally made foods that New York has to offer and we're not short on vendors for this year's event," said Owner Sasha Pardy. Wed, 25 May 2016 07:00:00 GMT https://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/25/2016-Adirondack-Wine-Food-Festival-Official-Vendor-Announcement-Ticket-Sales-Update/8254/ Finger Lakes Sweet Treat Trail Kick-Off May 6 at Theater Mack https://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/25/Finger-Lakes-Sweet-Treat-Trail-Kick-Off-May-6-at-Theater-Mack/8237/ Cayuga County, N.Y. - The 2016 Finger Lakes Sweet Treat Trail Tasty Tour will kick-off on May 6th from 5 - 8 pm at Theater Mack behind the Cayuga Museum, 203 Genesee Street, Auburn as part of First Friday, a community open house coordinated by the Auburn Downtown BID. This farmer's market style event is free and family-friendly, offering samples and tastings of locally produced baked goods, jams & jellies, honey and maple syrup from many of the 21 sweet spots on the Trail. Mon, 25 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT https://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/25/Finger-Lakes-Sweet-Treat-Trail-Kick-Off-May-6-at-Theater-Mack/8237/ Long Acre Farms Opens for the Season! https://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/20/Long-Acre-Farms-Opens-for-the-Season-/8235/ Macedon, NY. (April 19th, 2016) -Long Acre Farms will open for their 23rd season at 10:00am on Saturday May 7, 2016. The Farm's "Welcome Back Weekend" will continue through Sunday May 8th with special promotions, deals, samples and activities for the whole family. 2016 Season passes are currently on sale online and will be available for guests to purchase during the Farm's "Welcome Back Weekend." Wed, 20 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT https://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/20/Long-Acre-Farms-Opens-for-the-Season-/8235/ Finger Lakes Sweet Treat Trail Brochure Now Available https://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/18/Finger-Lakes-Sweet-Treat-Trail-Brochure-Now-Available/8229/ One of the Best Food Trails as voted by readers of USA TODAY April 18, 2016, Cayuga County, NY - The 2016 Finger Lakes Sweet Treat Trail brochure is now available at the Cayuga County Office of Tourism. This popular trail promotes locally grown and produced sweet treats and was voted one of the Best Food Trails by Readers of USA TODAY and 10Best. The 2016 trail includes twenty-one stops where you can enjoy locally grown and made sweet delights ranging from fruit wines to maple syrup to jams and jellies. Mon, 18 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT https://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/18/Finger-Lakes-Sweet-Treat-Trail-Brochure-Now-Available/8229/ Spring Shopping & Dining Night 2016 – Growing A Positive Community – Think Local https://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/14/Spring-Shopping-Dining-Night-2016-Growing-A-Positive-Community-Think-Local/8223/ Ticonderoga, NY - April 14, 2016 - The Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce (TACC) is pleased to announce that in coordination with their National Small Business Week Celebration a Spring Shopping & Dining Night with a theme of Growing a Positive Community will be held on Friday, May 6th, 2016. A number of area businesses are offering promotions and specials in coordination with the event. Participating businesses are open until 9:00 PM, unless otherwise noted. Thu, 14 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT https://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/14/Spring-Shopping-Dining-Night-2016-Growing-A-Positive-Community-Think-Local/8223/ Sweet ‘16 Maple Weekends Continue in Lewis County April 2-3; Take a Bus to Some Sites https://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/21/Sweet-16-Maple-Weekends-Continue-in-Lewis-County-April-2-3-Take-a-Bus-to-Some-Sites/8210/ Croghan, N.Y. -- The sweet enjoyment of Maple Weekends continues in Lewis County on April 2-3 with sugarbush tours, sap boiling demonstrations, syrup tasting, all kinds of maple confections, and pancake breakfast at the American Maple Museum and North American Maple Hall of Fame in Lewis County. Maple Weekends enthusiasts will find sugarhouses open from 10 am to 4 pm on Saturday and Sunday and can take advantage of three Lewis County Public Transportation buses to some sites. Mon, 21 Mar 2016 07:00:00 GMT https://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/21/Sweet-16-Maple-Weekends-Continue-in-Lewis-County-April-2-3-Take-a-Bus-to-Some-Sites/8210/ Swedish Hill Celebrates 30 Years of Finger Lakes Wine Production https://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/18/Swedish-Hill-Celebrates-30-Years-of-Finger-Lakes-Wine-Production/8209/ Romulus, N.Y.   -  In 1986 Dick and Cindy Peterson released five wines under their new winery, Swedish Hill. That year they produced 1200 cases of wine for their single tasting room. Today their son, Dave, along with his wife Jean and their daughter Amanda Fitzgerald, manage the production of over 60,000 cases annually for three wineries and six tasting rooms. Fri, 18 Mar 2016 07:00:00 GMT https://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/18/Swedish-Hill-Celebrates-30-Years-of-Finger-Lakes-Wine-Production/8209/ The Lake Ontario Wine Trail Presents: Roll out the Barrels! https://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/17/The-Lake-Ontario-Wine-Trail-Presents-Roll-out-the-Barrels-/8206/ Wayne County, N.Y. - The Lake Ontario Wine Trail will host their annual "Roll out the Barrels" wine tasting event on Saturday and Sunday April 2nd and 3rd where guests can sample young wines, spirits and ciders at each of the participating locations along the Trail. Thu, 17 Mar 2016 07:00:00 GMT https://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/17/The-Lake-Ontario-Wine-Trail-Presents-Roll-out-the-Barrels-/8206/ Sap to Syrup: Tree to Table: Adirondack Sugarhouses Ready to Welcome 2016 Maple Weekends Visitors https://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/11/Sap-to-Syrup-Tree-to-Table-Adirondack-Sugarhouses-Ready-to-Welcome-2016-Maple-Weekends-Visitors/8199/ Clinton, Essex, Franklin Counties, N.Y. - Tours from sap to syrup, tree to table, by tractor and horse-drawn wagon ride or on foot: maple sugarhouses in Clinton, Essex and Franklin counties are ready to welcome visitors from 10 am to 4 pm on the March 19-20 and April 2-3 NYS Maple Weekends. Visitors who collect stickers or stamps from at least six of the sites will be entered into a drawing for a maple gift basket to be awarded April 12. Fri, 11 Mar 2016 07:00:00 GMT https://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/11/Sap-to-Syrup-Tree-to-Table-Adirondack-Sugarhouses-Ready-to-Welcome-2016-Maple-Weekends-Visitors/8199/