Leisure and Travel Blog

Category - Food and Drink

Spring & Our Wineries

Monday, March 22, 2021 9:00 AM by Claire Dunlap

Here in Cayuga County our wineries range in size and styles. Most of them are relatively small giving us a unique bespoke experience. Our county boasts 11 wineries, so there is truly a place and taste for everyone. The producers here create some of the best quality wines in New York State and when you visit, it is a special experience in an intimate atmosphere that focuses on the technique of

Curbside Cayuga

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 12:00 PM by Staff

Like the most of us, after a long day at home you are ready for a break! Treat yourself and support our community by ordering from your favorite local restaurant.

Many restaurants have switched over to no-seating options in their dining rooms to help with social distancing during the coronavirus pandemic.

Here’s a list of restaurants currently participating in carryout orders, curbside delivery,

Owen Orchards, a Family operation

Tuesday, September 29, 2020 10:00 AM by Gillian Sears

Apple of my Eye

Owen Orchards is an old-fashioned apple orchard and farm located on Route 5 between Elbridge and Auburn, New York. The Owen Orchards store, open from mid-August through March, is reminiscent of a down-home farmer’s market! You will find fresh apples, homemade pies, fresh pressed apple cider, apple cider donuts, and an assortment of locally grown and produced vegetables including

Satisfying Sweet Treats plus Souvenirs!

Tuesday, September 8, 2020 2:00 PM by Gillian Sears

Sweet Treats & so much more!

The Hardware Café & General Store is housed in a unique historic building located in the heart of downtown Fair Haven, just off Lake Ontario. Full breakfast and lunch are served every day and dinner specials are typically served on weekends, along with the regular menu. The Café got creative with their menu during COVID-19 by offering special family-style breakfast

Honey that is good for you inside, and out!

Monday, August 31, 2020 2:00 PM by Gillian Sears

Standing Stone Honey Products

Standing Stone Honey Products is family-owned and operated in Locke, a country area in the Finger Lakes region of New York. The business started in 1997 with the Woodburn family’s desire to avoid refined sugars. The goal is to provide customers with wholesome products at value prices.

The honey stand in Locke is open by appointment or chance. Products can also be

Ice Cream and More at Reese's Dairy

Tuesday, July 28, 2020 3:00 PM by Gillian Sears

If you are craving something unique, Reese's Dairy Bar, part of the Finger Lakes Sweet Treat Trail is just the place for you. The experienced staff delivers a delicious full food menu with plenty of side dishes, too. The signature treat however is the homemade ice cream and desserts. Many delicacies are made at the shop, from family recipes that have been tweaked and perfected over the years that

Taste NY

Thursday, June 25, 2020 2:00 PM by Gillian Sears

Taste NY - Auburn is a division of Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Agriculture department. Located in the NYS Equal Rights Heritage Center, the shop carries products produced right here in the state of New York. They focus on hyper-local products produced in Cayuga County including raw honey, maple syrup, jams and jellies, dairy products, lotions, soaps and baked goods. Some of the Cayuga County

Celebrate National Rose Day

Thursday, June 11, 2020 10:00 PM by Claire Dunlap

Celebrating National Rosé Day on June 13th? We’ve got a guide to the Finger Lakes rosé to help you do just that so slip on your rose-colored glasses and pour a glass. Let’s start with a little history lesson. rosé originated in France and was then introduced to the rest of the Mediterranean by the Romans. The wines were produced by a mix of red and white grapes that were naturally light in color.

Outdoor Dining Options in Cayuga County

Tuesday, June 9, 2020 12:00 PM by Staff

It truly is the best of both worlds here in Cayuga County. The plethora of outdoor dining opportunities will amaze you this summer as the patio becomes the new dining room for many of our establishments.

What is cooking in Cayuga County? See for yourself!

Auburn


Aurora & Surrounding Area

Fair Haven

Moravia and Southern Cayuga County

Weedsport Area


Takeout Tuesday - Burger Night

Tuesday, May 26, 2020 9:00 AM by Claire Dunlap

Coming into the summer months cook outs and picnics and easy meals are on our minds. Why not take the work out of preparing dinner one night and pick up a delicious burger and take it to the park or back to your back yard to enjoy in this beautiful change of weather we’ve been having!? This #TakeoutTuesday burgers are on the menu.

Burger -Diners- Cayuga County

With so many tantalizing options in Cayuga County it’s hard to

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