Tag Archive: Saratoga Springs

Jan 23

Sweet Mimi’s hits a home run in Saratoga Springs by Colin McKnight

Sweet Mini's

Sweet Mimi’s 47 Phila Street, Saratoga Springs, NY   Constant Companion and I ended up in Saratoga Springs on an early January Saturday when it was simply too cold outside to be believed.  It was the kind of morning when you can’t feel your toes, your feet are so numb. We hadn’t had breakfast yet, …

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Sep 03

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


  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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Feb 10

Another Goddess in the Kitchen – Village Pizzeria and Ristorante (VPR), Middle Grove, NY

Village cafe and Pizzeria

This summer a couple of NYC friends came up to visit me in the north country. It makes you think twice about where to dine  in the Capital District when the Manhattanites come to town. You don’t want to look to silly. So after a day at the track I suggested the Village Pizzeria and Ristorante …

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Feb 03

3rd Food Wonder of the Capital District – Almond Croissants at Mrs. Loudon’s Bakery Saratoga, NY

Almond Cr.

“The best way to get to heaven is to take it with you. ” —Henry Drummond If that is the case I am taking Mrs. Loudon’s Almond Croissants with me when I pass through the pearly gates. There is pastry and then there is pastry.   Each bite the butter is present  with almonds, sugar …

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Feb 01

Esperanto – Saratoga Springs, NY – not just for late night


Esperanto – Saratoga Springs, NY – not just for late night Not a party animal! Esperanto should still have a place in your heart. When I zip up the highway to hang out in Saratoga, Esperanto’s is always on my list of places to visit.  One of my favorite items is a Jolly Green Wrap. …

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