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Parties & Openings

Feb. 10 – Hudson
BlkQueer Romantics Reception

Feb. 3 – Hudson
Winter Blast

Jan. 25 – North Adams
The 50 Card Project Reception

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Ramp Fest: Third Time’s Still the Charm

Ramp FestDale Stewart reports from Hudson. If the line snaking out to the parking lot of Basilica Hudson on Saturday, May 4, was any indication, the third annual Ramp Fest was a wild success. And the lines didn’t stop at the parking lot: Some foodies piled up three deep to sample spring’s first forageable delicacy, as interpreted by standouts like New Lebanon’s Blueberry Hill Market Café and Milan’s Another Fork in the Road. Ramps, a perennial member of the onion family known to be plentiful in the Hudson Valley, took center stage with twenty participating restaurants serving up ramps and live music. The Fest is the brainchild of Jeff Gimmel of Swoon Kitchenbar and stationery maven Alison Riley, pictured left.

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Mikhaila Simeon, Roema Rotondo, Lena Deleo, Derek Dillinger, and Mike Rotindo.

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Helsinki Hudson’s Hugh Horner, Sean Elliott, and Riley Murkett; Fish and Game’s Zakary Pelaccio and Jori Jayne Emde.

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Ca’Mea co-owner Max Cenci takes an Italian interpretation of the ramp.

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Lynn Galluscio and Erika Clark; Basilica Hudson’s Nancy Barber and William Stone.

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Carrie Leonard and Lara Gorton; Zia Anger and music producer Steve Durand.

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Deborah Au-Yeung, Carol Gillard, Annie Mayer, Kip and Saadia McConville.

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Nicholas Nicoletti, Michael Williams, and Katharine Umsted; gallerist Marianne Courville and Hudson Wine Merchants’ Michael Albin.

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Posted by Dale Stewart on 05/07/13 at 10:57 PM • Permalink