The northern Catskill Mountains have a well-earned popularity as a skier’s paradise, however there’s lots to get pleasure from in Greene County all yr spherical. From Athens to Tannersville, discover cozy lodging, farm-to-table eateries, and cultural choices that present the right beginning factors to discover all of the county has to supply.
Mama’s Boy Burgers
6067 Essential Avenue, Tannersville (518) 589-6667 Mamasboyburgers.com
When Mama’s Boy Burgers opened in 2015, proprietor Michael Koegel made a promise to make use of domestically sourced, top-quality substances in all their dishes—a dedication that clients of the cutest little burger and ice cream joint in Tannersville can savor in each scrumptious chunk.
“We have been extraordinarily fortunate to accomplice with JJF Farms,” Koegel explains. “Their black Angus cattle are raised humanely, with none hormones. We use a proprietary mix of their beef—grass-fed and grain-finished—to create our signature burgers, giving them an genuine taste that you simply will not discover wherever else within the Catskills.”
Its seasonal produce, together with tomatoes, potatoes, candy corn, and Brussels sprouts comes from Story Farms simply 10 miles away. “I load up my car twice every week,” Koegel says. “You undergo a whole lot of potatoes whenever you make your individual fries.”
One among Mama’s Boy’s standout options is its wide selection of house-made sauces—from herbed and harissa mayos to a traditional, savory-sweet home sauce—used on burgers, as dippers for crispy fries and onion rings, and at the same time as salad dressings. The menu additionally satisfies vegetarian and vegans alike with its stand-out falafel and mushroom burgers.
And no meal is full and not using a candy deal with. Its wealthy, creamy frozen custard is the right base for milkshakes in dozens of flavors. Or strive a scoop of Kingston-made Jane’s Ice Cream, a Hudson Valley favourite.
In its eight years, Mama’s Boy Burgers has established itself as a Catskills establishment, incomes “best-of” accolades throughout the Hudson Valley and even gaining recognition from famend publications like Meals and Wine.
The Stewart Home & 1883 Tavern
2 North Water Avenue, Athens NY (518) 947-1587 stewarthouse.com @stewarthouseny
A meticulously restored Italianate-style boarding home turned boutique lodge in Athens, NY – a quaint river city simply minutes from Hudson and Catskill. The waterfront escape has anchored a group for generations and strikes a steadiness between luxurious and luxury with magnificent views of the Hudson, a vibrant native tradition, and fashionable hospitality. Hand-painted murals and tin ceilings adorn the Artwork Deco bar and eating room at 1883 Tavern. Whereas the decor is gorgeous, the meals steals the present. An ever-evolving menu is complimented by domestically distilled spirits, craft beer, and scrumptious wine. Resort is open seven days every week, 1883 Tavern is open Thursday – Sunday.
Opera Home Co.
8 South Washington Avenue, Athens, NY
*Entry through 2nd Avenue alley, throughout the road from Catskill Bread operahousecompany.com @operahouseco
Opera Home Co., a house furnishings, artwork & wallpaper store, occupies a historic 1700s stone foundry alongside a quaint Athens, NY alley. This distinctive venue affords a curated collection of artisan, handmade, and vintage house furnishings. Discover a large breadth of home and worldwide wallpapers, together with manufacturers like York, Brewster, Sanderson, Harlequin, Morris & Co., and Zoffany. Seamlessly mixing historical past with fashionable design, OH is a fascinating vacation spot for discerning design lovers. Open throughout retailer hours or by appointment.
Blissful Clown Ice Cream & Bake Store
80 N. Washington Avenue Athens, NY (518) 947-9690
Blissful Clown Ice Cream and Bake Store, LLC “delicate” opened on July 22, 2023 within the Village of Athens, subsequent to the ball area and playground. We have now closed now for season however will reopen originally of 2024 with new and thrilling choices. Observe us on Fb!
Union + Put up
5098 NY-23, Windham (518) 444-1044 Unionandpost.com Open Thursday via Sunday
Combining a lifelong love of the Catskill Mountains and over 20 years of expertise within the hospitality business, Ola Oliyarnik and Jon Behling reimagined a sleepy ski lodge in Windham as a boutique lodge and restaurant for a brand new era of vacationers.
“We wished to offer an expertise that matched visitors’ design-minded existence and provided a way of connection to a group that’s blossoming into all 4 seasons,” says Oliyarnik. “Union + Put up is a spot that gives all the pieces you’ll want to eat, sleep, work, and play within the northern Catskills.”
To finish their imaginative and prescient, they launched into a two-year renovation course of with accomplice William Hodge of Sumrick Builders to create a contemporary, serene refuge that preserved the legacy of the property. The 12 rooms and personal suites infuse the splendid, hand-hewn particulars of an old-school lodge with an easygoing vibe that encourages visitors to cozy up and consider Windham as homebase for any out of doors journey.
For the on-site restaurant, they teamed up with meals and beverage director Joe Ricci to create a menu of seasonal takes on crave-worthy consolation meals. Standout gadgets embody the OG U+P Burger with bacon maple jam, rooster pot pie, and a double-cut pork chop with apple and balsamic glaze.
Above the restaurant is a wrap-around balcony excellent for having fun with cocktails with mates or taking in stay music on Saturdays. And with ample area for personal occasions and events too, Union + Put up affords a welcoming getaway for visitors to return to for years to return.