Top 6 Hudson Valley Restaurants Featured on Food Network
The Food Network has spent some considerable time in the Hudson Valley. Here are six of the best local spots featured on the channel.
Guy Fieri stopped by the Eveready Diner in Hyde Park for an episode titled "Local Legends." Fieri marveled at how the Hudson Valley diner bakes their own bread and make their pancake batter completely from scratch.
American Glory BBQ
The Hudson, NY restaurant was featured on an episode of Guilty Pleasures. Chef Nancy Fuller talked about the restaurant's New Orleans Oyster Po-Boy, calling it "A two-hander." On the episode titled "Golden-Fried Deliciousness" Fuller shows off the enormous sandwich that features battered, fried oysters and a chile-spiked mayonaise topped with pork belly.
Saffron Indian Food
Bobby Flay visited Saffron Indian Food in Chatham, NY for an episode of Throwdown. The TV chef challenged Chef Marianna Vadukul, who cooked up a Chicken Tikka Masala. We won't spoil the outcome if you didn't see it yet:
Appearing on episodes of "The Best Thing I Ever Ate" and the Hudson Valley episode of "FoodNation with Bobby Flay," Ronnybrook Farm in Ancramdale has had some pretty good exposure on the Food Network. Their Eggnog was one of the highlights of a special holiday episode of "The Best Thing I Ever Ate."
On an episode of Bobby Flay's "Boy Meets Grill," the host stops by Bread Alone's tent at the Union Square Greenmarket. Flay picked up some pizza dough for an episode about Vegetarian Grilling. Bread Alone has several locations in the Hudson Valley including Rhinebeck, Kingston and Woodstock.
The Pawling restaurant is a favorite of "Farmhouse Rules" host Nancy Fuller. On an episode titled "David's Surprise Party," Fuller stops in for some homemade mozzarella, pancetta and other items. While there, the host get's to meet Vinny's outspoken mother who was peeling carrots. The Food Network recently visited Vinny's again for a segment on "Guilty Pleasures" featuring his famous Steak Margarita Sandwich. The episode hasn't aired yet, but we were able to get a sneak preview of the sandwich:
Chef Robert Irvine talks about his experience turning around Joe Willy's Fish House in Fishkill on an episode of "Restaurant Impossible."