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All New Posts Tagged 'dining' (4)

Update to "The Piggy Bank" Review....

I would first like to thank everyone for their comments. I actually wrote this review not really thinking anyone would read it. Just getting out my frustrations online. Well, I was wrong. Not only were their comments here on, but this made it to numerous other sites and now I sorta feel bad.

First off, the owner of the Piggy Bank called me on Friday and asked… Continue

Added by Kelly McDermott on April 27, 2010 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

Taste of Beacon & Beacon Restaurant Week

The 3rd Annual Taste of Beacon take place on Aug. 15 from 1-6pm in the parking lot of the Piggy Bank. The event will bring together many of Beacon's eateries and caterers to present a sampling of what they do so well. Proceeds will benefit the Beacon Community Center. The BCC provides essential programs to the youth and elderly of Beacon, including providing an afterschool program for the city's elementary school… Continue

Added by Kelly Kingman on August 8, 2009 at 7:30pm — 1 Comment

BBQ Aficionados Take Note

Miz Hattie's Southern BBQ — a smoky fixture of the Sloop Club festivals — may soon have an outpost at our Sunday farmer's market. Hallelujah!! I can't wait for that, since Paul and I lined up for 'cue today at the Pumpkin Fest only to find they'd sold out in 2.5 hours due to overwhelming turnout.

For anyone who has been unable to sample Hattie & Eric Hess' true North Carolina-style pulled pork, hickory-smoked pork ribs, and the best coleslaw you'll ever have, call her and have… Continue

Added by Kelly Kingman on October 19, 2008 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Newburgh celebrity and a side of Pollo a la Brasa

I have to commend Paul Jr. of American Chopper: The Series for his excellent taste in restaurants. The Newburgh native was dining with friends at the 18 year-old, family owned Machu Picchu restaurant when my bf and I happened in for dinner.

I highly recommend the Peruvian classic pollo a la brasa - rotisserie chicken - with the green rice (arroz verde) and yucca frita (yucca… Continue

Added by Kelly Kingman on August 6, 2008 at 9:30pm — No Comments

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