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KANU Restaurant: Enticing Visitors Beyond Outdoor Adventure In Lake Placid, New York

“For your amuse-bouche we have a cocoa-dusted day boat scallop and some caramelized blood orange, which I’ve paired with a cocktail called “All the Thyme in the World.” I look down at my plate, where a plump scallop sits, dark […]

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Rare Ingredients, Brown Gin And Unusual Pairings: A Food Revolution In Lake Placid, New York

Hearty meats. Carb-rich potatoes. Calorie-ladden dishes. This is what you typically find in U.S. mountain resort towns, where people eat to fuel up for a day of skiing, hiking high peaks and climbing frozen cascades, and restaurants try to cater […]

Vinotherapy, Dark Chocolate And Monet-Inspired Gardens: A French Countryside Getaway In New York

“And these are our Monet-inspired gardens,” explains Jennifer, the receptionist at Mirbeau Inn and Spa, who is giving my travel companion, Aubrey, and I a tour. “The bridge, pond and flora are meant to transport you to the French countryside.” […]

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Catskill Culture: Wine, Hippies And Swamp Gumbo In Woodstock, New York

Woodstock is a fascinating place. Not only is it world famous for a festival that didn’t even happen there — when town residents opposed the concert organizers moved the location to Bethel, New York — but it’s also home to […]

Escape The City: A Rustic Retreat In Rosendale, New York

1850 House & Tavern Not many people know about the worthwhile Manhattan escape of Rosendale. In fact, I live in New York at had still never heard of the tiny town. Luckily, a recent invitation to stay at The 1850 […]