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Spicy Wontons at Taiwan Noodle

I have a possibly unpopular opinion about Taiwan Noodle in Albany – I don’t think the noodle dishes are that special. For something that is literally in the name of a restaurant, you’d think the noodles would be the must-order dish. But after trying them a few times, I find the broth to be underwhelming and oddly… Continue reading Spicy Wontons at Taiwan Noodle


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Mozzarella Sticks with Melba Sauce

As someone who didn’t grow up in the Capital Region, I have always been baffled by the local specialty of serving mozzarella sticks with melba (raspberry) sauce. I have always known and loved the traditional accompaniment of marinara sauce for mozzarella sticks as well as lots of other unhealthy goodies like calamari or garlic knots.… Continue reading Mozzarella Sticks with Melba Sauce

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Carbonara at Cafe Capriccio

There are few things better than fresh pasta, especially when paired with bacon. Cafe Capriccio in downtown Albany serves up a variety of fresh pasta options, including this lovely carbonara with bacon, onions, cheese, and egg served over homemade tagliatelle. It’s no secret that Cafe Capriccio provides top notch Italian fare in Albany. The restaurant… Continue reading Carbonara at Cafe Capriccio