These Central New York restaurants were highlighted thanks to Rachael Ray's under $40-a-Day TV show and Farm To Table on the Food Network.

Rachael Ray, who's originally from Glenns Falls, brought her under $40-a-Day show to Cooperstown and Central New York area. The idea of the show is to travel around in search of great food while only spending $40 a day.


Danny's Main Street Market, a family owned and operated down-to-earth supermarket in Cooperstown, NY, serving picnic perfect sandwiches and snacks


Rachael Ray explored the Blue Mingo Grill, located on beautiful Otsego Lake. Their specialty dish is clam chowder, and they consistently serve up creative entirely fresh cuisine.


Rachael Ray sampled the Belgian-style ales made from high-quality ingredients at Brewery Ommegang. They've added Cafe Ommegang featuring "old world" communal dining with Belgian themed food

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Rachael Ray also featured  Brooks Barbecue on Food Network's $40 a Day. Brooks' is another family owned and operated business. They bottle their BBQ Sauce and have added a country story with an ice cream shop, have a banquet area, picnic area, a playground for the kids and oh yeah serve award winning bbq cooked on the largest indoor charcoal barbecue pit in the East in Oneonta, NY.


Rachael Ray also visited Beekman 1802 and her friends, Doug Plummer & Garth Roberts, owners of the American Hotel in Sharon Springs as part of her Farm To Table Food Network Special.

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