Skizza asparagi e uova(Skizza with asparagus and egg)
Gigi Hudson Valley/Leonardo Frusteri
In my on-going quest to eat healthier, I will be blogging about restaurants in the
The Gigi Team works hard to include locally grown produce in the menu. When she is not running the restaurant, Pensiero likes to visit the local farms, keeping a pulse on what's growing and what's in season. "This is a very energizing time for the food and agriculture business in the
Some of the most popular vegetarian appetizers at Gigi Trattoria include the Hudson Valley Mediterranean cheese plate, a skizza (pictured above). Catering events keep them busy as Gigi Trattoria caters private dinner parties to weddings. If you prefer a no-fuss take out dinner, Gigi Market at Greig Farm has oven ready appetizers and entrees, you can just heat up for your guests. (Let them believe you've been taking cooking classes!)
Kathy Freston wrote a great article on Meatless Mondays in the Huffington Post last year, in which she discusses the benefits of going meatless for one day a week. To learn more about the Meatless Monday campaign go to the Meatless Monday website. Do you practice Meatless Mondays? Where do you dine? What do you cook?
Gigi Trattoria is located on Montgomery Street in Rhinebeck, NY. (845) 876-1007.