Cooperstown Among ‘Best Little Food Towns’ in Food & Wine Magazine
Cooperstown is known for the Baseball Hall of Fame, the Farmer’s Museum and Otesego Lake. But now, its being recognized for its food. Food and Wine Magazine named Cooperstown one of six ‘Best Little Food Towns,’ focusing on four restaurants.
Ommegang Brewery Cafe
In addition to the beer tours and sampling, the Ommegang Brewery Cafe, which opened last year, features Belgian themed food such as frites, assorted aioli, stews, crepes, ice-cream, and waffles. Enjoy with one of six award winning Belgian beers.
656 County Highway 33 Cooperstown (607) 544-1800
Alex and Ika
Alex & Ika is open for lunch and dinner with food served by former New York City chef Alex Webster. From anise roast duck and a rack of lamb to BBQ pork pulled sandwiches and fingerling potato fries. There’s something for everyone 7 days a week from 10am-11pm.
149 Main St Cooperstown (607) 547-4070
Cantina de Salsa
Alex and Ika chef Alex Webster opened Cantina de Salsa 15 miles from Cooperstown and serves up Caribbean and Latina dishes. Enjoy pulled pork enchiladas, fish tacos, duck fajitas, goat burritos, poblanos, rice, beans, and flan. The highlight is the homemade tortilla chips from organic corn in the back..
11 Main St., Cherry Valley; (607) 264-9500
Bocca Osteria is a family run Italian bistro, offering pasta, paninis and woodfired pizza. Enjoy an extensively tasty bar menu consisting of craft beer, fine wines and specialty cocktails.
5438 State Highway 28 Cooperstown (607) 282-4031
Get the full list of ‘America’s Best Little Food Towns’ at Food and Magazine. The Top 6 are all towns with populations under 5,000.