Featured Dish

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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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

Lunch Review

Kismet

You may have noticed the old Bruegers location on the corner of Madison and North Allen in Albany undergoing a transformation over the past couple of months. And all of that work has finally paid off with the opening of Kismet Mediterranean Grill – a much needed casual dining addition to the Pine Hills neighborhood. I expected… Continue reading Kismet

Misc

Summer Cookouts at The Cheese Traveler

Important summertime announcement about where you should be spending your Friday nights: The Cheese Traveler in Albany is again holding a series of cookouts this year. Every Friday from 5-9, the restaurant/cheese shop has a rotating list of guest chefs that are whipping up some quality dinners – primarily burgers, but usually a few other options as… Continue reading Summer Cookouts at The Cheese Traveler