19 Important Avenue, Chatham
In Might, Chatham’s beloved cheese store, Bimi’s, will throw open the doorways to their new bar/restaurant Bimi’s Canteen. Within the kitchen, chef and Chatham native Josh Kelly will end up a hyperlocal and cheese-forward menu (macaroni gratin, anybody? Fondue?). The opening entre record consists of indulgent picks like a Grimaldi Farms natural culotte steak; Overlook Farms roasted hen served with saffron rice, Pucker’s pak dong, and grilled lime; and a standard French bouillabaisse. Pastry chef Claire Raposo is a adorned Le Cordon Bleu alum, whereas the bar program is headed up by Boulud group veteran Andrey Matseyev.
Mill and Important Restaurant
317 Important Avenue, Kerhonkson
Since opening their provisions market/cafe Mill and Important in 2021, Claudia Sidoti, Paul Weathered, and their son Christopher Weathered have revived Kerhonkson’s brief Important Avenue with fresh-baked pastries, espresso drinks, and a shiny inside. After a lot delay, the second section of their mission—Mill and Important Restaurant—is lastly opening mid-Might. With the kitchen helmed by Christopher, whose CV consists of Blue Hill at Stone Barns, anticipate a brief, punchy menu accessible farm-to-table fare. Apps embody pigs in a blanket with curry creole mustard ($14) and lamb meatballs with whipped ricotta ($16) with mains like pan-roasted brook trout with limoncello ($28). There are additionally loads of ingenious and hearty vegetarian choices just like the tamarind nut-crusted cabbage with crunchy quinoa and coconut curry ($22).
391 Important Avenue, Catskill
On the heels of their profitable bento field pop-up, Atelier Ku-Ki, Yoko and Kristiaan Ueno have opened a everlasting location for his or her Japanese meals idea inside Made X Hudson’s artistic collective on Important Avenue in Catskill. Right here they dish up farm-to-table bento containers and Japanese confectionery treats utilizing native produce to take-away or eat in-house. There are three meal choices—two meat protein containers and one vegetarian—at $20 every, in addition to two Onigiri appetizers ($4-$5 every) and a dessert field. Choices like teriyaki wild salmon come accompanied by sides like Japanese potato salad, chikuwa isobe-age tempura, tamagoyaki, kale and carrot ohitashi, pickled greens, nori, lotus root, purple shiso furikake, and salt kombu.
Cafe Con Leche
6384 Mill Avenue, Rhinebeck
The previous Halcyon Cafe area on Mill Avenue subsequent to Outdated Mill Wine and Spirits in Rhinebeck has a brand new tenant, Cafe Con Leche. It’s the second location for chef Phil Cordero’s Puerto Rican restaurant, which opened its flagship storefront in Wappingers Falls in 2018. The Rhinebeck outpost is smaller in scale than the unique location and has a narrowed deal with cafe gadgets—espresso and baked items—whereas additionally serving beloved Puerto Rican favorites like empanadas, hen chicharron, and pernil (slow-roasted pork.)
87 Important Avenue, New Paltz
On April 22, Kingston’s meatless quick meals phenomenon Moonburger inaugurated its second location on Important Avenue in New Paltz with a cool, retro-futuristic inside within the outdated location of Mexicali Blue. Anticipate MB’s signature tight menu of choices (oat milk shakes, griddled Unimaginable burgers—with and with out cheese, fries—spicy and never) plus a particular weekend deal with. On Friday and Saturday nights from 11pm to 2am, Moonburger New Paltz switches over to an evening shift menu with plant-based nuggets and waffle fries, out there solely at this location.