Say “I do” in the Sullivan Catskills! Dear EscapeMakers – If you’re newly engaged, congratulations! Since there’s so much preparation that goes into your big day, we’d like to help by telling you about the Sullivan Catskills – a perfect place to say “I Do”. Your guests will be treated to a weekend celebration they’ll never forget… Imagine fresh, local food reflecting your palette, craft spirits and a natural back drop that begs to be…

If there’s one thing we can all agree on, it’s that by the time we’ve endured the long and frigid month of January, we NEED A VACATION! Even if we’re still shivering into February across the Northeast, there are so many warm and cozy getaways just a short train ride or road trip away. If you’re anything like us, you might agree that Valentine’s Day in and around NYC is (ahem) overrated. The crowds, the…

Dear EscapeMakers — Take advantage of EARLY BIRD PRICING or buy the series at a discount! We’ve brought together local farmers, chefs and producers offering artisanal sips and bites for an evening Local Tasting Showcase Series! Get inspired to visit these great folks in person on your next local getaway!Our series includes 3 evening events and serves as a fundraiser for Fulton Stall Market, a shop that features 60+ local food & beverage producers, a…

  Join us THIS Thursday 2/8! Use code: FSM2018 for $10 OFF! CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS Local Food & Wine Tasting Showcase Thursday, February 8th (6:00pm – 9:00pm) Fulton Stall Market, 91 South St., New York, NY 10038Dear EscapeMakers, join us for a wonderful evening featuring: TheTuck Room’s Chef Greg Power & Chef/Bartender Adam Seger serving roast pig appetizers and custom cocktails, Cascade Mountain Winery, Millbrook Winery, Mysto Mead, Balsam Vermouth, Om Champagne Tea, Riss’…

  Dear EscapeMakers, Make your New Year’s resolution to explore some craft beverage trails! And if you enjoy hard cider, New York State is the epicenter! Book a cozy weekend in the Hudson Valley, the Catskills or the Finger Lakes or even beyond! And be sure to check out the New York Apple Association’s statewide map of cider locations! Click here for a few local winter travel ideas!    

Happy New Year, EscapeMakers! This time every year, we tend to reflect on our health and self, often looking for a detox of some sort to bounce back after the hectic holiday season. Whether you’re participating in a dry January, committing to a new diet or exercise routine, challenging your mind to explore new ideologies, or simply focusing on better mental health for the new year, we’ve come up with some gorgeous and relaxing wellness…

Happy New Year, EscapeMakers! We’re excited to kick off the year with a whole new calendar of wintry and delicious Plate & Escape recipes and adventures. This week, in honor of our upcoming Local Food & Craft Beverage Tasting Showcase (scroll down for details), we did our shopping at Seaport District jewel Fulton Stall Market (FSM). FSM is a marketplace for local foods, connecting farmers and producers with the growing Lower Manhattan community, and a place…

Winter Getaways for Family Fun in the Sullivan Catskills! Dear EscapeMakers – There’s nothing like a fun-filled snowy day in the Sullivan Catskills. Whether you have little ones or kids that are grown, a winter getaway packed with family fun will leave you with memories to last a lifetime…If you’re looking for an all-inclusive family resort, the Villa Roma Resort and Conference Center is your best bet. Whether you’re a family of two or eight,…

  Valid Thurs.- Mon. only for travel Jan. 4- April 26, 2017. Blackout dates apply Up to one child aged 2-15 may ride with each adult at half fare. Reservations 3 days in advance. Subject to availability. Visit Amtrak.com or call 1-800-USA RAIL. See offer page for full Terms & Conditions. Service on the Adirondack® is financed primarily through funds made available by the New York State Department of Transportation. Dear EscapeMakers — Cozy up…

Thanks to everyone who purchased our Farm Animal Calendar at Latke Fest! The winner of a 2018 Farm Fresh Getaway is ticket number #0002391. Please contact us if you have the winning ticket at 877-997-2726. Thanks!