Lucky Dog Farm Store

Lucky Dog Farm Store is a wonderful throw back to the days of yore when the general store was the place you went to get, well, everything!   Out front of the store which is on the main street of Hamden is a porch with tables and chairs you can sit at and drink coffee of eat a meal, from the kitchen that is at the back of the store.  Upstairs is a small vintage (mostly clothing) area.

We had a wonderful lunch of Chicken Pot Pie, Pulled Pork Sandwiches and Frittata – it was all reasonably priced and delicious! Then we bought some pasture raised chickens, eggs and local dairy.  Lucky Dog  is more than a store, it’s a farm and a CSA and a must visit when you are in the Catskills.

About urbanfoodguy

I'm a self taught cook with a dedication to buying and eating food that is as humanely and sustainably raised as possible. Which is why in addition to recipes you will see a lot of environmental/political reporting here. I started cooking when I was about 6, it's something I always loved to do. Watching Graham Kerr - aka "The Galloping Gourmet" - was what got me started and I have never really looked back. Over the years I've been a private chef, a caterer, and a food stylist for magazines such as Bon Appétit, Food & Wine, Real Simple, Oprah, Martha Stewart's Everyday Food and many more. I've also worked in the prep kitchen for the Food Network on the Bobby Flay and Paula Deen shows. Now I work at home in my kitchen sharing with you here recipes that I create or that other people have created that inspire me and I think you will like. I love my neighborhood (the Lower East Side of Manhattan) and I love to travel. Because NYC is such a big place I tend to focus mostly on my 'hood and the ones that are close by: The East Village, Bowery, Chinatown and Williamsburg. My love of travel has no limits really, I'm always ready to get on a plane. I was lucky enough to have a business for many years that allowed me to spend a lot of time in South East Asia. These days I've been spending time in Mexico, Germany, Canada and the West Coast of the U.S., but check back you never know where I might end up. I do consulting, cooking classes, and freelance lifestyle writing so if you are interested please send me a note: urbanfoodguy@gmail.com
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