Hudson Berkshire Wine & Food Fest
May 25th (Noon to 6 PM) & May 26th (Noon to 5 PM)
Columbia County Fairgrounds / Route 66 / Chatham, NY
The Berkshire Wine & Food Festival is an exciting culinary event, marrying the best aspects of the Hudson Valley and Berkshire Mountains. The rich fabric of the countryside is home to artisanal bakers and cheese makers, numerous CSAs, organic meats and vegetables, small and large family owned farms, and a host of other small artisnal food producers. The region is also host to a number of wineries, distilleries, and craft brewers.
Directions: From Albany
Take I-90 to Exit 12; go south on Route 9 to Route 203 in Valatie, follow signs to Chatham.
The first ever Food Truck Festival of NY is happening Saturday, May 4th in Troy NY in River Front Park. Everything will kick off at 12 Noon and last until 7 PM. Admission is free, and food prices are set by the individual food truck vendors. Beer tokens can be purchased for $5 each.
See a list of participating trucks: http://foodtruckfestivalsofny.com/lineup/
The 9th bi-annual Downtown Albany Restaurant Week is scheduled for Saturday, April 20, 2013 to Friday, April 26, 2013. Welcoming you to Downtown this spring are fourteen restaurants, each offering three-course meals for the price of just $20.13
List of participating restaurants with menus can be found here: http://www.downtownalbany.org/events/downtown-albany-restaurant-week