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Diners get to personalize most orders at Zest

Diners get to personalize most orders at Zest

Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014
A few months ago, my Ballston Spa friend Geraldine told me that Zest, a catering and personal chef business, had opened a store in the village.
 
Texas de Brazil a real delight for meatlovers

Texas de Brazil a real delight for meatlovers

Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014
If you like meat, you’ll love this place.
 
Mario’s  serves generous, family-tested dinners

Mario’s serves generous, family-tested dinners

Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014
Dinner guest Sarah, wise beyond her 14 years, described Mario’s on River Road in Niskayuna: “It is a small place with a big taste!”
 
Olive Garden seen through an unlimited pasta pass
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Olive Garden seen through an unlimited pasta pass

Friday, Oct. 10, 2014
The "Never Ending Pasta Pass" card from Olive Garden not only promised weeks of unlimited pasta, but a look into why the chain is fighting to hold onto customers.
 
Around the Corner Cafe menu has literary flavor

Around the Corner Cafe menu has literary flavor

Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014
The towers of books on the piano, the coffee table, and other flat surfaces in our living room have disappeared for now; husband Eric just brought home another bookcase.
 
Rare Earth Wine Bar serves tempting, exotic choices

Rare Earth Wine Bar serves tempting, exotic choices

Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014
Escargot and oysters. Nutmeg gnocchi. Bread and olives. A jaw-dropping wine list. Welcome to Rare Earth Wine Bar.
 
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Chef's Grill at Price Chopper is real restaurant

Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014
There's a wine list on the table tent; the other side features local beers. You can get carefully selected wine by the bottle or the glass. There are fresh flowers on the table, cloth napkins, and framed artsy black and white photos of food. Chef's Grill shares flooring, lighting, and music with the store; stanchions will soon be replaced by a half-wall for a more separate feel.
 
Villago Pizzeria offers variety of pasta, pub food

Villago Pizzeria offers variety of pasta, pub food

Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014
If you are seeking an evening of quiet dining and you’re not a racing fan, being anywhere within 40 miles of Saratoga Springs on Travers Day is probably a mistake.
 
Food at Yellow Rock Cafe is fresh from the farm

Food at Yellow Rock Cafe is fresh from the farm

Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014
If you build up an appetite picking apples at Indian Ladder Farms, drop in to the Yellow Rock Cafe in the Farm Market and have yourself a farm-fresh meal.
 
Buckley Farm Cafe serves its own meat and eggs

Buckley Farm Cafe serves its own meat and eggs

Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014
This spring, Wm. H. Buckley Farm in Ballston Lake opened a cafe that serves their own homegrown meat and eggs for breakfast and lunch.
 
Mexican Radio’s cuisine doesn’t quite live up to decor

Mexican Radio’s cuisine doesn’t quite live up to decor

Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014
Like Paul Revere’s message about the British, “Mexican Radio is coming,” rang out across the land. After the hype settled, friend Trish and I ventured to downtown Schenectady.
 
Kettle smokes its own meat, offers delicious food

Kettle smokes its own meat, offers delicious food

Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014
Any restaurant that cooks its own turkey, corned beef, pastrami and roast beef for sandwiches gets a thumbs-up from me.
 
At the Table: Sam’s serves up Italian classics in a homey setting

At the Table: Sam’s serves up Italian classics in a homey setting

Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014
“I feel like I’m at my grandmother’s house on Watervliet Avenue,” said my friend Patrice, looking around Sam’s.
 

At the Table: Kitchen at the Inn’s homey goodness a real treat

Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014
If you dream about Grandma’s homemade pie or imagine yourself living in a 19th-century house with wicker rockers on the front porch, you’ll adore Kitchen at the Inn.
 
E.K.’s Cibo offers an outstanding dining experience

E.K.’s Cibo offers an outstanding dining experience

Sunday, July 27, 2014
A restaurant review is generally based on a recommendation, followed by the observations of one person on the sole basis of one visit. It is subjective and unscientific
 
 

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