New World Home Cooking– One of my favorite restaurants in the area, NWHC is located in between Woodstock and Saugerties on 212. The owner is chef Ric Orlando, Chopped Champion Food Network Star. They are offering a buffet dinner for $34.95 a person. A laid back and jovial atmosphere, where people of all walks, ages and economic circles co-mingle. 1411 New York 212 Saugerties, NY 12477 (845) 246-0900
Cucina– Set in a renovated farmhouse with modern industrial touches, Cucina has a warmth and sophistication as well as consistently good food. They offer a la carte options as well as a prix fixe menu, and, seasonally, a turkey dinner with sides, though no price has been specified yet for 2017. 109 Mill Hill Road Woodstock, NY 12498 (845) 679-9800
Terrapin– Located in a former church in Rhinebeck, the sophisticated gothic setting is contrasted by great service, food and an ever-changing seasonal menu. Thanksgiving dinner will run you $39/person. 6426 Montgomery Street Rhinebeck, NY 12572
Peekamoose-Big Indian is home to this amazing restaurant and tap room. With a quirky interior decor and former chefs from such noted Manhattan establishments at Le Bernadin, and Gramercy Tavern amongst others. Peekamoose is doing a Farm to Table Thanksgiving as a fundraiser for RSK farms, devastated by Hurricane Katrina for $36/person. 8373 State Route 28 Big Indian, NY 12410-5136 (845) 254-6500
Ship to Shore– Located in the Rondout district in Kingston, STS is Hudson Valley’s highest rated American Bistro via Zagat. It isn’t just the chops that are aged well here, the dining room itself gives the aura of a fine wine. They are offering their Thanksgiving dinner for $40/ person with unlimited plating.
Henry’s Farm to Table– Buttermilk Falls and Inn located in Milton, NY hosts this new restaurant that has received rave reviews. An ideal situation for someone who would want to eat a delicious meal and then wobble back to their beautiful room and relax. For $50/person you get Henry’s Farm to Table Thanksgiving dinner. 220 North Rd Milton, NY 12547-5506 (845) 795-1310
With so many delicious choices, why cook at home? Maybe you will see me at New World if you choose to go…If you do eat out this Thanksgiving Upstate- let us and our readers know where you went and how your experience was!