Syracuse to host Taste of NY event November 2-3

Gov. Andrew Cuomo's Taste of NY promotions are headed to the state fairgrounds near Syracuse and to Belmont race track on Long Island.

Saturday will be Empire Showcase Day at Belmont Park on Long Island. It will feature 17 New York food and beverage companies through the afternoon races. New York wines and baked specialties will be highlighted.

The New York harvest festival will be Nov. 2-3 in the state fairgrounds in the Geddes New York-grown vegetables and New York-brewed beer as well as specialties from famous barbecue restaurants will be featured.

The efforts are part of a promotion to showcase New York products.