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A Regional Guide to Healthy Restaurants in New York State

Given the increased focus on dietary restrictions over the last several years, you may have found yourself wondering – where can I find a restaurant that emphasizes healthy, gluten-free, vegetarian, and/or vegan meals? Or, perhaps you’re looking for an option that’s primarily sourced from local ingredients? Good news! We compiled a user-friendly guide to help you find exactly what you’re looking for, and in locations not too far from home. continue reading →

A Regional Guide to Healthy Restaurants in the Capital Region

The Capital Region has become a melting pot of traditional and ethnic cuisine, while also offering a variety of choices that meet the needs of those trying to follow a specific diet. Options range from Puzzles Bakery, renowned for its gluten-free menu and welcoming atmosphere for those affected by autism, to Psychedelicatessen, a unique bagel shop in downtown Troy that features locally grown and non-GMO foods, as well as organic options. continue reading →

A Regional Guide to Healthy Restaurants in Hudson Valley

It’s no surprise that the picturesque Hudson Valley is home to a plethora of establishments that use locally sourced foods. Farm to Table Bistro, located in Fishkill, purchases items from area farmers and creameries as often as possible, while Terrapin in Rhinebeck features a highly customizable menu that’s based on individual customers’ dietary restrictions or preferences, in addition to an organic kids’ menu. continue reading →

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Family Friendly Fall Harvest Fun!

Ah, fall. The air is crisp, the leaves are changing, and there are a host of regional activities to experience with your family and delight in the season. While apples may still be ripe for the picking, we compiled the following guide to focus on late-fall, family-friendly activities, including pumpkin patches, corn mazes, and hayrides. For those who like a good scare this time of year, a few of the locations also offer haunted activities. continue reading →