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


Dinner Review

My Dacha Slavonian & European Cafe

Slavonian food is not something you see very often in the Capital District. Actually, I’ve never seen it at all before this summer, when My Dacha Slavonian & European Cafe opened on Lark Street in Albany. I’ll admit I had to look up where Slavonia even was (turns out it is a region in Croatia). The restaurant’s… Continue reading My Dacha Slavonian & European Cafe

Dinner Review


Troy’s well-known entrepreneurial duo of Vic Christopher and Heather LaVine recently opened their newest venture – Donna’s Italian Restaurant – in the former location of Minissale’s Wine Cellar Cafe. When the preliminary menu was released in September, it seemed like people’s reaction mostly centered around the prices. The menu contained classic Italian dishes like meatballs, spaghetti, chicken parm,… Continue reading Donna’s