Sunday, March 9, 2014
The brief snowfall had come as a surprise and we slid into the strip mall parking lot where Positano Specialty Foods is located. Our lunchtime refuge in the storm.
Sunday, March 2, 2014
As I watched Texas Roadhouse go up on Wolf Road, with its Texas state flag flying over the Western-style exterior, I thought, how fun. Can’t wait to go. So I went, and ended up being disappointed.
Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014
I liked some things at The Grape and The Growler very much, and hope they focus on what they do well. You can have a good, reasonably priced meal there, and bring home some leftovers.
Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014
I had heard positive comments about one of downtown Schenectady’s newest kids on the 400 block, so college roommate Erica and I decided to investigate Zen Asian Fusion Mojoto Lounge.
Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014
After a week of gray, cloudy days, the sun finally came out in the form of lunch with a dear friend. Blue skies led us to Istanblue in Saratoga Springs for lunch and some friendly conversation.
Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014
Sunday brunch at the Stockade Inn — it’s another reason to love the historical Schenectady neighborhood.
Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014
Bonefish Grill is stylish and smart, a bit self-conscious perhaps, but they mean well. You can get a very healthy meal, or you can get pasta with cream sauce. There’s something for everyone, but they offer more tasty healthy choices than most places.
Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014
Saratoga Springs wine outlet and bistro warms a cold night
Monday, Jan. 13, 2014
Memphis King is a work in progress, one you can participate in by visiting. It is clearly a labor of love, there’s an earnestness about the place that is very appealing.
Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014
Despite minor inconsistencies, Carney’s Tavern remains a reliable destination for good — and even unusual — food, caring service, in a warm environment.
Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013
Steakhouse is stylish and professional, but food is so-so.
Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013
The history at Deacon Blues is literally written on the walls. And the Watervliet establishment is a great place to go for excellent wings and an inexpensive casual meal
Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013
Good Morning Cafe looks like your average breakfast place. And yes, you can order eggs, bacon, pancakes and omelets. But owner Nancy Holzman is on a mission to cook up nutritious food with produce and products that are fairly traded, locally sourced, organic or made from animals that run free.
Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013
With its honest rehab and industrial chic decor, the Charles F. Lucas Confectionery in Troy is drenched in ambiance. And the food is outstanding, too.
Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013
Antipasto’s, a small, vegetarian-friendly bistro buried in a tired shopping plaza on Route 146, has the power to transform.