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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 […]

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 […]

Ode to Gluttony and Carrot Cake at Augie’s in Ballston Spa

Ode to Gluttony and Carrot Cake at Augie’s in Ballston Spa

My review of Augie’s Family Style Italian Restaurant in Ballston Spa is now up on Hudson Valley Good Stuff. What is it about huge portions of Italian food that makes me so happy? Is it the sense of abundance, and over flow of good stuff […]

Breakfast on the Farm: William H. Buckley Farm in Ballston Spa

Breakfast on the Farm: William H. Buckley Farm in Ballston Spa

Every time I pass by William H. Buckley Farm on Saratoga Road I make a mental note to go check it out. A few weeks ago, my husband and I had time for a leisurely weekday breakfast, and pulled into their long driveway. It’s got […]