Viva Italia!

Among the culinary pearls that ornament antiques-laden Warren Street in downtown Hudson, two-year-old Vico Restaurant & Bar shines on several counts. It is a sincere and genial spot, always eager to please, and with a chef who turns out honest, regional Italian fare employing the best of the Valley’s provender. –Hudson Valley Magazine read more

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From Harvard to Hudson, via Tuscany

Vico has already made a name for itself with customers for its inventive take on the cuisine of northern Italy’s Tuscany region as well as its relaxed atmosphere, which includes a deck and garden. –Hudson Register-Star read more

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Big Beef

Tuscan-inspired dining, the legacy of chef-owner Mark Ganem’s time in Italy. The result: items like fettuccine Botticelli, topped with a cream sauce, porcini mushrooms, asparagus and edible flowers, so it really does look like a work of art. Other items in the changing menu could include grilled rosemary-crusted lamb and preparations of tuna, chicken and duck. Warm ambiance, two working fireplaces, excellent pasta and a killer bistecca Fiorentina. –Metroland read more

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