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Indian Buffets I Love: 7 Favorite Indian Restaurants in the Capital Region

Indian Buffets I Love: 7 Favorite Indian Restaurants in the Capital Region

Since moving to the Capital Region, I love dining at Indian restaurants in the area. I have been to India four times and I tend to crave Indian food very often. Here are 7 restaurants to check out in the Albany/Saratoga Springs area. It was hard […]

DeMarco’s Italian Restaurant: Tuesday Date Night in Albany

DeMarco’s Italian Restaurant: Tuesday Date Night in Albany

Tuesday is an off-beat night for a date night, but when that is your only option in the Albany area you to DeMarco’s Italian Restaurant in Albany at 1975 Central Avenue. On Tuesday night DeMarco’s offers a chicken parmagean special for $9.95 which comes with […]

Best Kept Secret: Home cooked Indian food in Albany

Best Kept Secret: Home cooked Indian food in Albany

Where do you go when you are craving South Indian food in the Albany area? My favorite place to eat a masala dosa in Albany is Parivar Spices and Food, an Indian supermarket at 1275 Central Avenue in Albany, New York. Look at this Mysore […]

Hard hard hat tour of Spa Mirbeau at Crossgates Mall in Albany

Hard hard hat tour of Spa Mirbeau at Crossgates Mall in Albany

Last week I joined local Capital region media on a hard hat tour of the 17,000 foot Spa Mirbeau, a day resort that is being constructed at the Crossgates Mall in Albany. Brothers Jonathan T Dal Pos and Micheal Dal Pos, partners of Spa Mirabeau […]

Date Night in Clifton Park: Alaturco Mediterranean Cuisine

Date Night in Clifton Park: Alaturco Mediterranean Cuisine

Alaturco Mediterranean Grill in Clifton Park was the perfect date night spot to celebrate my husband’s birthday last month. We made a reservation for two at 6pm on a Saturday night, and they sat us at cozy booth by the window. While the view only […]

Review: Date Night Dinner at Henry’s in Ballston Spa

Review: Date Night Dinner at Henry’s in Ballston Spa

Last week my husband and I had a delicious dinner at Henry’s Irish Tavern in 19 Front Street in Ballston Spa. I don’t know why I always thought Henry’s was a more chic-chic restaurant so it wasn’t on top of my date night wish list. Well, […]

Review: Il Faro Restaurant and Bar in Albany

Review: Il Faro Restaurant and Bar in Albany

On a warm September night, my husband Tom and I celebrated his birthday with a delicious Italian date night dinner at Il Faro Restaurant & Bar on North Pearl Street. Manhattan transplants Executive Chef and co-owner Christian Lofaro and co-owner and general manager Jessica Lamoreaux invited me […]

New hiker diary: Exploring the Geyser Trail at Saratoga Spa State Park

New hiker diary: Exploring the Geyser Trail at Saratoga Spa State Park

On March 9th, the first 60 F+ warm spring day, I went on a guided hike of Geyser Trail in Saratoga Spa State Park. I have been on a mission to get my 10,000 steps a day in, as recommended by the American Heart Association. […]

Recap from our Family Winter Getaway to Montreal

Recap from our Family Winter Getaway to Montreal

In late February we packed up the kids and went on a road trip to Montreal, Canada. It only took us 3 hours and 15 minutes of travel time from Albany, but we made one stop in Plattsburgh for lunch so we added one hour for […]

Weekday Brunch in Saratoga Springs: Park Side Eatery

Weekday Brunch in Saratoga Springs: Park Side Eatery

Recently my husband devoured a very special anniversary brunch at Park Side Eatery at 40 Phila Street in Saratoga Springs. I had been craving latkes since the holidays after salivating over so many latke photos on Instagram. I googled where to find latkes in Saratoga Springs, and […]