Category Archive: Places Worth Traveling To Because Of The Food

Oct 08

Squid on my Pizza

Squid pizza

Did you know that in Japan, the most popular topping for pizza at Domino’s Pizza is Squid?

Sep 30

Sea Salt & Caramel Ice Cream at Salt and Straw, Portland, OR by Paul Stabile

Sea and Salt

  Three recommendations you take seriously, right?  I mean you ask three different people about food recommendations in Portland, Oregon and when the one thing that pops up on each list is the Sea Salt and Caramel (SSC) ice cream at Salt and Straw Farm-to-Cone ice cream shop  (http://saltandstraw.com/) you go, don’t you?  Well, we …

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Sep 06

Columbia County – The NY City drives 2 hours to get there – it is only 30 minutes for the Capital District!

Columbia county

Columbia County *Copake Farmers’ Market Church St. Saturday 9am-1pm June 8 – October 26 Roberta Roll (518) 329-0384 *Hillsdale Farmers’ Market Roeliff Jansen Park, 9140 Route 22 Saturday 9am-1pm June 1 – October 12 Willa Horton (518) 325-7950 *Hudson Farmers’ Market DMV parking lot, North 6th & Columbia Sts. Saturday 9am-1pm May 11 – November …

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Sep 05

The Home of the Local Farmers Market – TROY!!!! Thank you for starting it all

Troy Farmers Market

  Rensselaer County *Brunswick Farmers’ Market Brunswick Community Center 18 Keyes Lane Tuesday 5pm – 8pm June 25 – August 27 Sheila Hyde (518) 279-3461108 *Capital District Veggie Mobile Contact for locations & times 518-274-8685 or visit www.cdcg.org Tuesday – Saturday Year-round EJ Krans (518) 274-8685 Hoosic Valley Farmers’ Market M& T Bank of Schaghticoke …

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Sep 04

Schenectady Farmers Market – Date and Times

Schectady Farmers Market

  Schenectady County *Farm to Preschool I Farmers’ Market 44 Washington Ave. Schenectady Tuesday 2pm-5pm June 27 – September 26 Darlene Yule (518) 426-7181309 Farm to Preschool II Farmers’ Market 125 Bigelow Ave. Schenectady Tuesday 2pm – 5pm July 2 – September 24 Darlene Yule (518) 426-7181309 Roots & Wisdom Youth Market Corner of Fehr …

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Sep 03

Farmers Market Time – Saratoga, NY – Get up and Go Get Fresh Food!

saratoga-farmer-s-market

  Saratoga County *Ballston Spa Farmers’ Market Wiswall Park, Front & Low Sts. Thursday 3pm – 6pm Saturday 9am – 12pm June 13 – September 28 Ellen Mottola (518) 885-2772 *Burnt Hills Farmers’ Market Route 50 & Lakehill Road, Burnt Hills, NY (772 Rte 50) Saturday 9am-1pm May 11 – October 12 Gaynell Bliss (518) …

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Sep 02

Farmer Market Time – Even if you don’t visit the rest of the year – Now is the Time!!!! – Albany

Delmar Farmers Market

\   Albany County *Albany Jewish Community Ctr Farmers’ Market 340 Whitehall Road Albany, NY 12208 Thursday 3pm-6pm May 23 – October 3 Linda Finkle (518) 438-6651109 *Altamont Farmers’ Market Altamont Free Library, 181 Main St. M/T/TR/F 11am-6pm Sat/Sun 10am-2pm July 1 – September 1 Linda Cure (518) 456-3150 *Capital District Farmers’ Market in Menands …

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Jul 23

Kay’s on Burden Lake – A must for the summer

kay's pizza

Going to Kay’s is about summer in the Capital District It can be compared to the other must do’s of summer in our area, – Spending a Sunday afternoon at Tanglewood with friends, a great bottle of wine and a foodie picnic – Catching a movie at the Malta Drive in. – An afternoon at …

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Jul 19

The Boathouse Grille , New Baltimore, NY – by Colin McKnight

Boat House (2)

The Boathouse Grille          Shady Harbor Marina New Baltimore, NY http://boathousegrille.com/   The weather had been so hot and muggy that it was impossible to describe accurately- like breathing swamp water?  So damp that my shirt never dried?  Can you spell ‘mold’ boys and girls? Despite the limitations of the weather, Aged …

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Jul 05

How I love you Trader Joe’s , let me count the ways.

Thank you Trader Joe’s for coming to the Capital District. You are the gem we always knew you would be.  Below is an open love letter to TJ’s. The original letter was written for the blog, Potential and Expectations. I added my thoughts in the writer’s original letter. This is why I love Trader Joe’s …

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