By Melanie Young and David Ransom, The Insatiably Curious Culinary Couple
Photos: Courtesy of David Ransom
O’Donoghue’s Tavern in Nyack, a gathering place for over 55 years, has a fresh look and new focus on clean eating. Known as OD’s Tavern by regulars, the restaurant underwent restoration in 2015 and reopened under new stewards Dianne Walsh Fuhrmann and Geoff Torrens.
Clean eating is important to Dianne, who owned a natural-foods store and personally cooks gluten-free for a daughter with celiac disease. At OD’s Tavern, she oversees recipe development with Chef Ed Green, creating seasonal menus focused on organic, non-GMO ingredients with vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free options. You are keenly aware of what goes into making your dish thanks to detailed menu descriptions. The website features an ingredients glossary listing purveyors, from local farmers to fisheries.
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