Food lovers, rejoice. Restaurant Week is about to begin. Indeed, more than 250 local chefs and restaurateurs kicked off the beginning of Hudson Valley Restaurant Week at Harvest-on-Hudson in Hastings last night. Guests mingled with leading Hudson Valley chefs, including X2O’s Peter Kelly, Restaurant North’s Eric Gabrynowicz, Iron Horse Grill’s Phil McGrath, while they chowed down on an assortment of wine and cheese. Chef Vincent Barcelona of Harvest-on-Hudson declared, “There were lots of smiles from everyone, and lots of business cards exchanged.” Restaurant Week takes place from March 14-27. This year, a three-course dinner costs $28. Click here for a full listing of restaurants participating in HV Restaurant Week. Which restaurants(s) are you going to try? We want to know!
Pictured Above: Chefs from all over the Hudson Valley gathered recently at Harvest-on-Hudson in Hastings to launch the fifth annual Hudson Valley Restaurant Week. A complete list of the 160 participating restaurants offering fixed price menus March 14-27 can be found at www.hudsonvalleyrestaurantweek.com. (Photo credit: Simon Feldman)