Follow your appetite to Greene County, and dine, sip and savor local specialties and old world-inspired cuisine at restaurants and bistros where there is always an open table.
The Great Northern Catskills are home to a rich culinary heritage established by the Irish, Italian, and Polish settlers who tamed the wilderness, cultivated the land, and brought prized recipes and traditions to their new home.
Today, Catskills breweries and restaurateurs are creating culinary connections between farm and fork, heritage and hearth, for new generations. Here, diners are free to linger over a meal, sip a beer made by hand less than 10 miles away, or savor a glass of wine made from hardy, New York grapes.
It's the convergence of innovative cuisine with solid, crowd- pleasing, locally sourced ingredients that creates a recipe for success. Boaters can dock at one of the marinas on the Hudson River, and have their choice of waterfront dining options. Families may book an escape at one of the Catskills' all-inclusive resorts, and enjoy the luxury of having each meal planned and cooked just for them without having to lift a finger.
Restaurants such as The New York Restaurant are infusing the Catskill restaurant scene with a new breed of culinarian – one that cares not only about ingredients and recipes, but about taking the choices of urban dining and expanding the options of Main Street.
These are the kind of dining experiences that put a place on the map and create devout fans.
From locally grown, grass fed Angus beef burgers at Mama's Boy Burgers, to Maggie's Krooked Café's emphasis on natural ingredients – give your stomach what it deserves – a trip to the Great Northern Catskills.