Tag Archive: Albany

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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Feb 21

Another Albany Goddess in the Kitchen – Chef Un-Hui Filomeno owner Mingle, Albany, NY

Mingle Jpeg

Blessed are those waiters that share the best dishes on the menu with you with a wink, a nod or a little finger pointing.  I will never forget the Angel in a Waiters uniform serving food at the Ginger Man who said so quietly, “Try the Tuna”. Well the Tuna , cooked by Chef Un-Hui …

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Feb 19

Substitute Daughter or Daughter in Law available for Indian Cooking Classes


Some days you just need to eat out. Errands pile up and then there is running around to do. Mom and I had a long list to tackle and so it was ugly errand day.. The tasks were silly and  boring. There is nothing fun about buying furniture polish, dropping the vacuum hose off for …

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Feb 13

The Point in Albany, New York


The Point in Albany, New York Pretty much everyone has heard of Albany, NY or passed us on the highway going to one of the other big cities in the Northeast but many are not clear what they are missing by driving by us. Albany is happening! Yes, we are the Capital of New York …

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Feb 10

The 2nd Wonder of the Capital District – Apple Cider Donuts


  Tis the season for a warm Apple Cider Donut. Almost every orchard in the Capital Area and Hudson Valley has a  display of warm donuts near their cash register. I say ” This is just not fair! How are you going to say No!” Well don’t say no to the donuts at Golden Harvest, 3074 …

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Feb 05

My New Comfort Food – Chapchae


A couple of weeks ago a friend and I went to a restaurant in Albany, Mingle. The Lady will  review in the restaurant shortly. We ate a dish there that caused  a new addiction. My new found comfort food is Chapchae.  Chapchae is one of the most popular noodle dishes in Korea, and also seems to …

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Jan 27

Bravo! A Real Cheese Shop in Albany – The Cheese Traveler


“Life is great. Cheese makes it better.” ― Avery Aames, The Long Quiche Goodbye “Once we hit forty, women only have about four taste buds left: one for vodka, one for wine, one for cheese, and one for chocolate.” – Gina Barreca   The newly opened Cheese Traveler is a haven for those of us obsessed with …

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