Sunday, June 21, 2015
The heady scent of spring lilacs was replaced by the complex aroma of Italian cooking as we entered the door of Nonna Maria’s Italian Kitchen in Halfmoon.
Sunday, June 14, 2015
At Three Vines Bistro in Saratoga Springs, the first meatball bar in the Capital Region, they call their creations “meet balls” because you can eat them at a extra-long tables near the bar in a casual atmosphere that encourages mingling and casual conversation.
Sunday, June 7, 2015
They had me at the corn fritters, but lost me on the kale. The Shop, on Fourth Street in Troy, is in the old Trojan Hardware store and retains its spirit in the decor.
Sunday, May 31, 2015
Tucked away in the quiet interior of the Delaware Plaza in a short tunnel, away from annoying traffic, reminiscent of off the beaten path shops and restaurants on a small Caribbean Island is the aptly named Hidden Café.
Saturday, May 23, 2015
The Bull & Barrel Smokehouse Grill turns out everything you’d expect from a barbecue place, and not-to-be-missed mac and cheese.
Sunday, May 17, 2015
Our recent visit to Henry’s Irish Tavern, a bar and restaurant that opened more than a month ago across the street from The Whistling Kettle in Ballston Spa, was the ultimate in weekend relaxation.
Sunday, May 10, 2015
Morgan & Co. feels more like a rollicking English pub than a stuffy, high-end restaurant.
Sunday, May 3, 2015
On a quiet street in Lenox, Massachusetts, we visited a gray clapboard building with white trim and bright blue sign reading “bistro zinc.” The restaurant had received high praise from dinner guest Rob, who had dined there several times.
Sunday, April 26, 2015
Roux is a stylish suburban restaurant that is working hard. There are many bright spots, including the bar, which was in demand during our visit, and the desserts, which are homemade and well chosen.
Sunday, April 19, 2015
Muddaddy Flats on Third Street bills itself as a “quesadillary” selling American sandwiches with a twist. Good idea.
Sunday, April 12, 2015
The Scotia Diner combines nostalgia from the 1950s with good, wholesome food.
Sunday, April 5, 2015
If you’re yearning for a visit to England and you can’t get there anytime soon, you might drop by the Olde English Pub & Pantry to see what you’re missing.
Sunday, March 29, 2015
Rocco’s positions itself as fine American modern dining with an updated menu, using locally procured provisions.
Sunday, March 22, 2015
In the 1800s, when ladies and gentlemen took horse-and-buggy rides through the streets of Saratoga Springs, there was a carriage factory on the corner of Union and Nelson avenues.
Sunday, March 15, 2015
Too pretty to eat? No, but we took our time, deconstructing the appetizers as carefully as the sushi chef had designed them. They were as delicious as they looked.