Season 3, Episode 1

Hudson Valley Hot Spot

The small village of Rhinebeck, N.Y., is a hundred miles north of New York City, has less than 3,000 inhabitants and over a dozen delicious eateries. Across Route 9, Chuck tastes the bounty of the Hudson Valley, first at Le Petit Bistro, where Chef Joseph Dalu uses a global inspiration to create an Asian Fried Oyster dish. Chef Josh Kroner from Terrapin brings Chuck to get maple syrup direct from the tree for his Maple-Brined Pork Chops with Apple Jack Demi-Glace and Maple-Bacon Almonds. And just next door at Gigi Trattoria, Chef Laura Pensiero creates healthy dishes that taste decadent. On the edge of town, Chuck finds Cinnamon, where owner Shiwanti Ridyarathna and her chef husband, Charminda, make South Indian and Sri Lankan dishes.
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Recipes From This Episode

Skinny Pizza with Butternut Squash, Roasted Tomatoes and Kale Pesto

Grilled Pork Chops with Calvados Demi-Glace and Maple-Bacon Almonds

Restaurants From This Episode

Best of the Blue Ridge
Minneapolis Melting Pot


So Much Pretty Food Here