Catskills Restaurant Report: Hellos & Goodbyes

New spots to try and a few to mourn.

Wedding Venue Stone Tavern Farm Opens Roxbury Restaurant

The kitchen at Roxbury's Shephard Hills Golf Course clubhouse is cooking again. The popular but short-lived Greek restaurant Petra Taverna shuttered last winter after one season. Last week, long-time wedding venue operator John Burrows relaunched the restaurant as Shephard Hills Bar & Grill to serve burgers, beer and barbecue to hungry golfers and "anyone else … Continue reading Wedding Venue Stone Tavern Farm Opens Roxbury Restaurant

Maplehurst Family Restaurant Targets a Local Audience in Roxbury

Richard Neff arrived in Roxbury this winter, having retired from a career as a crane operator in NYC and a second job cooking nights in other people's restaurants downstate. A self-described "farm boy" who hails from Levittown on Long Island, Neff knew the beauty of the Catskills from years of camping in Cairo, over in … Continue reading Maplehurst Family Restaurant Targets a Local Audience in Roxbury