I recently had the pleasure of attending a wedding held at a gorgeous venue with amazing food. In fact, it was Dylan Taft and his lovely wife Brooke, who were exchanging vows that afternoon. It was a wedding that celebrated the surrounding landscape, both in its location and cuisine; a wedding that could only be held right here in the Hudson Valley Region. The Onteora Mountain House, located in Olive, NY, boasts views of the Catskills that resemble a painting, such is their beauty. The Esopus Creek sparkled as it wound & snaked along the valley below. The happy couple was wed outdoors, seemingly perched among the tall pine trees, against a backdrop of rolling mountains. As if taking their cue from the beauty around them, the caterer, Blue Mountain Bistro-To-Go, presented a variety of delicious food, created from scratch using local ingredients. Based out of Kingston, NY, where they also offer delicious take-out, Bistro-To-Go offers, “Impeccable service and four star French-Mediterranean Food.” The creative appetizers and tasty entrees at the wedding were a fine example of the culinary fare unique to this area.
Prepared Locally With Love & Care
Located on Route 28 in Kingston, NY, Bistro-To-Go opened in 2005 offering both catering and gourmet takeout. Its Ulster County, NY roots date back further however, to a previous life as the Blue Mountain Bistro, a beloved local café that served the always hip Woodstock and cool Saugerties area since 1993. In 2005 the Bistro was reborn, offering gourmet catering for any occasion and delicious take-out from a unique menu. Bistro-To-Go has weekly lunch specials, with food that has a French-Mediterranean flare, with an emphasis on herbs, garlic and olive oil. You can bring the Bistro home to your kitchen when you visit their store, which stocks many of the same products they use in their creations. Bistro-To-Go makes it a point to support local food industries, using fresh produce grown on local Hudson Valley farms. All of their food is prepared on premises and free of artificial preservatives and hydrogenated fats. Their prepared dishes feature grass-fed beef and free-range chicken. Bistro-To-Go provides the Mid-Hudson Valley community with food that is prepared locally, with love and care.