Backdrop: the setting sun sinking under Fish Creek and the smell of the wood fired stove. Harvest & Hearth [251 Co Rd 67, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866] is the perfect mix between cozy-country and classy-chic.
If you sit in the room where the beautiful stone oven is a centerpiece, you can watch the process from dough throwing, to topping sprinkling, and fire roasting.
The pizza is undeniably delicious, a thin crust with bubbles, a hint of char, and fresh organic toppings. A special of the night was a regional variation – red sauce, Utica greens, mozz and asiago, bell peppers, cherry peppers, onions, and pancetta.
It was delicate masterpiece. If you can, leave room for dessert because the hot brownie sundae is something dreams are made of. A mountain of the best whipped cream you’ve ever tasted blankets a seriously decadent blissfully warm brownie.
Tucked away from the crowds in town a visit feels like a vacation year-round, but especially so in the summertime when you’ll find a rainbow of kayaks and hammocks. Combine with a paddle down the creek for a perfect half-day adventure!