Treat Your Taste Buds at Restaurant North, Mast Brothers, farm markets & More
Bring your appetite to New York! Amazing variety of New York foods, restaurants, culinary classes, farmers markets, food and beverage trails, wineries and craft breweries have whatever your heart (or palate) desires.
Step into one of thousands of fine New York restaurants, and order anything from rustic, organic dishes to ethnic delicacies to haute cuisine prepared by some of the world’s best chefs. Try famous local specialties—like New York Pizza, Waldorf salad, Buffalo's Beef on Weck, Ithaca greens, Saratoga potato chips, Spiedies, or Thousand Island dressing—at the places they were invented.
Just north of New York City, discover Hudson Valley farm markets, artisanal cheese makers, family-owned wineries and celebrated chefs. Restaurant North in Armonk gets rave reviews for its local farm-to-table American fare. In Pocantico Hills, the Stone Barns Center combines a sustainable farm with Blue Hill restaurant, where the menu highlights the day’s harvest. Top chefs at the Culinary Institute of America teach Food Enthusiast classes on creating mouthwatering dishes from fresh local ingredients.
Taste the natural bounty of the state right where it's grown. Ever gone apple-picking and bitten into fresh fruit right off the tree? How about some fresh heirloom tomatoes in your salad? Stop by some of the many you-pick orchards and farmers markets all over New York. Locally grown, fresh foods really taste better.
Get a taste of the simple life in the Chautauqua-Allegheny region along New York’s Amish Trail. More than 100 farm shops feature traditional crafts, home-baked goods, cheeses, and homegrown fruits and vegetables.
In the Finger Lakes, the NY Wine & Culinary Center highlights New York’s wines, brews and farms with events, classes and chef demonstrations. Taste dishes created with New York ingredients, paired perfectly with New York wines and beers.
Tour wineries and breweries across New York to learn from experts—or decide for yourself—the perfect complements to New York’s great foods. From Long Island’s North Fork to Lake Erie Wine Country, award-winning vineyards host events and tastings year round.
Four Finger Lakes wine trails—surrounding Canandaigua, Cayuga, Keuka and Seneca lakes—celebrate with special events like the Finger Lakes Wine Festival at Watkins Glen every July. For fabulous fromage, check out the new Finger Lakes Cheese Trail. The Chocolate Trail in Corning’s Gaffer District features local specialties, from fudge to chocolate raspberry martinis.
Whether you’re a connoisseur or just want to taste some good beers, New York’s Brewery Trails have just what you’re thirsting for. Many breweries craft specialty ales. In Syracuse, the Empire Brewing Company uses local ingredients—from herbs to hops—to create an eclectic pub menu and award-winning beers. In Central New York, tours of Saranac Brewery finish with fine-crafted beers and sodas served in their 1888 tavern. Chautauqua-Allegheny’s Ellicottville Brewing Company wins international awards creating small batch brews with their all-natural, Old World brewing system.
For abundant information, visit Pride of New York, the NY Wine & Grape Foundation and the NYS Brewers Association. Bon Appétit!
• America’s Grape Country
• BarbsGetaway Healthy Food Tours
• Battenkill Valley Creamery
• Beef on Weck
• Canandaigua Wine Trail
• Cayuga Lake Wine Trail
• Cooperstown Beverage Trail
• Corning’s Gaffer District
• Culinary Institute of America
• Eataly Marketplace in New York City
• Ellicottville Brewing Company
• Empire Brewing Company
• Farm Fresh Tours Hudson Valley
• Finger Lakes Cheese Trail
• Finger Lakes Wine Festival
• Flying Pigs Farm
• Hudson-Berkshire Beverage Trail
• Keuka Lake Wine Trail
• Lake Erie Wine Country
• Long Island Wine Trail
• Long Island’s North Fork
• Mast Brothers Chocolate
• New York City Greenmarkets
• New York State Brewers Association
• New York Wine & Culinary Center
• New York Wine & Grape Foundation
• New York’s Amish Trail
• New York’s Brewery Trails
• NoshWalks Culinary Tours NYC
• Pride of New York
• Restaurant North
• Saranac Brewery
• Seneca Lake Wine Trail
• Stone Barns Center for Food & Agriculture