OK so it’s that time again. We are 2 months away from the “spring” edition of Hudson Valley Restaurant Week. Many restaurants take reservations 2 months in advance so this is a good time to start making plans. Lunch is $22.95, dinner $32.95.
I just made lunch reservations at American Bounty at the CIA. Their lunch menu is pretty good, portions are large, and they have no surcharges (unlike Caterina de Medici and Bocuse, which have supplements on some items on their lunch and dinner menus). We had a nice meal there last time, although our server wasn’t very talkative (she was Chinese and I don’t think her English was that great). Also, if you have Opentable dining points, American Bounty gives you a $20 gift card for 2000 points, which is pretty rare (most only give $10).
Last time we had a great meal at Madison Kitchen and I’d definitely suggest going back if they offer the same deal of any 3 dishes plus dessert. The Cookery was excellent, as usual. I was disappointed in my meals at Clocktower Grill and Saltaire (the latter more for the service, although they overcooked my salmon, which is inexcusable at a place like that) and likely won’t go back.
Hopefully Restaurant North will wise up and participate this time so people who haven’t been there since Eric left will give them another try.
The list of restaurants will be on their website but isn’t there yet.