Sunday, May 25, 2014
The Turf Tavern has been around since the 1940s, and owned by the Gallants since 1996. They’ve renovated the outside, the bar and, most recently, the banquet area.
Sunday, May 18, 2014
Established in 1943 by the Verdile family, the restaurant is in its third generation. It’s old-school dining, with unfailingly polite and professional staff.
Sunday, May 11, 2014
Operated by Peter and Gina Michelin, the casual restaurant is open all year round, and in the summer, you can munch your pizza on the deck while you watch people play in the water.
Sunday, May 4, 2014
For a second time, East has met West on the corner of State Street and Erie Boulevard in Schenectady.
Sunday, April 20, 2014
The authentic bagel shop smell hits you as soon as you walk in the door at West End Bagels.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Sweet Mimi’s is chic, uncluttered and gleaming white, with cheery hot coral pink accents that pop out in the neatly folded cloth napkins and in the outfits of the servers.
Sunday, April 6, 2014
Stockader Robert and I drove to Saratoga on a tip from a friend. Try Javier’s, she suggested.
Sunday, March 30, 2014
Reel Seafood has gotten a facelift, and boy, does it look sharp. Aliki Serras has taken over from her father, LeGrande Serras, who opened the restaurant in 1983,
Sunday, March 23, 2014
The closest I came to beer at the Centre Street Pub in Schenectady was the black-and-tan onion rings. They were, like the rest of the food we had that night, pretty darn good.
Sunday, March 16, 2014
In the Schuylerville/Stillwater area and across the Hudson River in Washington County, there's a buzz about Espressohuis.
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.