Dinner Review


I have long been a fan of Tara Kitchen in Schenectady, and was excited when they opened a second location in Troy. But despite how delicious the food is there, I’ve been told by more than one reputable source that it’s not truly authentic Moroccan. So when I heard that a new Moroccan place was opening… Continue reading Marrakesh



Ali Baba

If you love Mediterranean restaurants but feel like all the popular places around the Capital District are too similar, Ali Baba in Troy might just have the variety you need. With a focus on Turkish cuisine, Ali Baba has standard Mediterranean items like hummus and stuffed grape leaves and kebabs on the menu, but also a… Continue reading Ali Baba



One of my absolute favorite Indian restaurants around the Capital District is Karavalli in Latham (as well as Saratoga Springs). Karavalli has a lengthy menu of options from several regions in southern India that can be a bit intimidating, but there’s also the comfortable classics like tikka masala, vinadoloo, and korma dishes. And for what it’s worth,… Continue reading Karavalli