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The Tres Sabore Wine Dinner at the Hudson Room on Tuesday night… yum!

SAUVIGNON BLANC / ZATARAINS FRIED LOUISIAN OYSTERS

Celery root slaw and a Creal mustard remoulade sauce.

POR QUE NO / “MUFFALETTA” CHOPPED SALAD

Local baby romaine, Boscoli olive-pickled vegetable “salsa”, tasso ham, aged provolone & a balsamic-shallot vinaigrette.

ZINFANDEL / MARDI GRAS YING & YANG ROLL

Fresh crawfish tempura-avocado roll, topped with seared filet mignon.

PETIT SYRAH / JACOBS ANDOIUILLE SAUSAGE & DUCK GUMBO

Okra, sweet potatoes & scallion sticky rice.

CABARNET SAUVIGNON / 35 DAY DRY AGED SLICED RIB EYE STEAK

Cayenne-smoked sea salt butter, Maytag blue cheese grits & grilled asparagus.

MARDI GRAS “KING CAKE” CRULLER

Custard cream filling & rum anglasie.

Winemaker Wine Dinner @ The Hudson Room — Feb. 10.

At 7 pm this Tuesday, get your wine on!

There’s a wine-maker dinner, pairing 5 California wines from Julie Johnson’s Tres Sabore Winery with courses from Louie Lanza’s Hudson Room. He will be featuring a New Orlean’s style dinner!

For more info and to make reservations: click here for the Hudson Room.

or click here for Dylan’s Wine Cellar.

 

 

What’s up, Peekskill? A weekend of music, movies and more…

Friday February 6
Allman Brothers tribute band LIVE AT THE FILLMORE
at The Paramount, 8PM
Rhythm and blues with The Curtis Winchester Band
at The Hudson Room, 10PM

Saturday February 7
Rise and shine with the Peekskill Farmers Market, 10AM
Candle making workshop at The Field Library, 1:30PM
Beale Street Barbershop for Music and Art, 7PM
Rock cover band Over the Top at The Hudson Room, 10PM
Movie night at Birdsall House, 9PM
Stay up to date on Peekskill events by checking the PeekskillRocks calendar.

A thoroughly modern Othello

Ed. Note: This is a guest post from a close friend of Peekskill Rocks, Dee Volz. The review was written over the summer but was then lost in transmission. We are extremely happy to finally be posting it and hope you enjoy it too.

Who would believe (unless I told you) what an exciting interpretation of “Othello,” in modern dress and appropriate readings of the timeless lines, is presented by the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival, a rough half hour drive from Peekskill, at Boscobel on a magnificent estate with a view of the Hudson and surrounding hills? (Near Cold Spring.) Someone with an original insight and fine staging sense has set it in the great white tent that sits on the lawn at Boscobel, cut open on the side to that view. From the moment you hear distant music and see the approach of a group of soldiers in the current style of fatigues, with many women among them, (contemporary touch) to dramatic drum music, you know you are in for a drama all the more exciting because the participants are young and beautiful, and the style contemporary. Recently, as those soldiers approached to the warlike music, I experienced the thrill that only drama can give. “The play’s the thing!” I thought. Perhaps the fabulous stagecraft and mystique is due to the new artistic director, Davis McCallum. I was curious about whose touch did so much magic.
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