UPSTATE JANE: Hudson Valley Restaurant Week is Here! 11/5-11/18/12

  |  November 9, 2012

Megan Oldenburger, aka Upstate Jane, is the owner of Dichotomy Interiors, an Interior Design and Style firm based in Woodstock, NY. She writes for Upstater about design, home furnishings, real estate and culture.

Henry’s at the Farm- located within Buttermilk Falls Inn and Spa in Milton

For anyone heading Upstate this weekend or next- it is Hudson Valley Restaurant Week! What a better way to sample some of the regions amazing fall produce than a prix fixe meal at the likes of Restaurant No. 9 in Millerton, Henry’s at the Farm in Milton, Crave in Poughkeepsie, or Terrapin in Rhinebeck. Most of the restaurants are in Dutchess, Orange and Westchester County, with a sprinkling in Columbia and Ulster. The lunch prix fixe is $20.95 and the dinner is #29.95! It is a great reason to get out and explore towns you may have never been to!

For a complete list, menus, and reservation information click here

Below is a sampling of part of the lunch menu at Backyard Bistro in Montgomery- I may just have to book!

~ Soups, Salads and Starters ~

  • Blooming Hill Farm Parsley Root Soup with Cranberry Mothers Milk
  • Hudson Valley Arugula with Pickled Sugar Pumpkin,
  • Sous Vide Apple and Cider Dressing
  • Bistro Cured Salmon with Guy Jones Radish and Citrus Ver Jus
  • Grilled Hudson Valley Cattle Co. Beef Heart with
  • Chayote Red Onion Salad and Hammer Milled Chimi Churri Polenta
  • LaBelle Farm Duck Carpaccio, Mustard Greens with
  • Hudson Valley Foie Gras Espuma and Parsnip Chips
  • Heirloom Squash Bresaola and Blooming Hill Farm Sunchoke with
  • Pureed Pear and Puffed Wild Rice
  • Coconut Curry Steamed PEI Mussels with Scallion Pancakes

~ Pastas and Entrées ~

  • Strozzapreti Tossed with Mushroom Kale Cassoulet
  • Quinoa Crusted Tile Fish, Pan Roasted Brussels Sprouts with
  • Cranberry Gastrique and Heirloom Squash Sauce
  • Stuffing Crusted Northwind Farm Heritage Turkey Cutlet with Apple, Pear, Cranberry and Turkey Leg Tater Tots
  • Ginger Smoked Pork Loin, Caraway Potato Gratin and Pumpkin Sauce
  • HV Cattle Co. Oxtail Potato “Risotto” with Beets and Porcini Mushroom Crumble
  • Grilled Marinated Chicken Breast with Smashed Sweet Potatoes,
  • Asparagus and Lemon Butter Sauce



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