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“The hunger for love is much more difficult to remove than the hunger for bread.”

“The hunger for love is much more difficult to remove than the hunger for bread.”

Mother Theresa I heard about Canstruction: Zoo Can Do It about a  month ago for the first time. I had no idea that there was a similar competition last year but I was excited for it to open to be able to check it out. […]

“Advice is like snow – the softer it falls, the longer it dwells upon, and the deeper in sinks into the mind. “

“Advice is like snow – the softer it falls, the longer it dwells upon, and the deeper in sinks into the mind. “

Each Monday and Friday, I write about events going on in the Capital District. With all my research I not only find new restaurants or other sights to try but I find completely different locations, whole towns I’ve never been to before which in this […]

“I can’t walk by chocolate without eating it.”

“I can’t walk by chocolate without eating it.”

Malin Akerman I always think of fondue as chocolate and bits of marshmallow and fruits to dip in it but since the Melting Pot opened in Albany I’ve wanted to go and see what it was like to have savory fondue. I signed up for […]

“Even when they have nothing, the Irish emit a kind of happiness, a joy. “

“Even when they have nothing, the Irish emit a kind of happiness, a joy. “

Fiona Shaw I’m not sure if you’re aware, either because we’ve never met or you’ve never checked out my “About the Blogger” page but I’m Irish. Not just any Irish but a freckled, redheaded, can speak a smidge of Gaelic (Hello, Goodbye, Cheers, Kiss My […]

“If you can handle a nightclub audience successfully, you can handle anything.”

“If you can handle a nightclub audience successfully, you can handle anything.”

Judy Holliday Today for Saturday’s spots, I’m going to focus on Saratoga Casino & Raceway and the little hidden place, Vapor. For those of you who either know me or follow what I say on twitter, you would know that I work for a bunch […]

“Man cannot live by bread alone; he must have peanut butter.”

“Man cannot live by bread alone; he must have peanut butter.”

James A. Garfield I love Peanut Butter. I like it with Jelly, I like it by itself on some bread, I like it with cinnamon and I like spoonfuls of it. I recently went to Bountiful Bread and saw that if you purchased a jar […]

“What do you mean he don’t eat no meat?…Oh, that’s okay. I make lamb”

“What do you mean he don’t eat no meat?…Oh, that’s okay. I make lamb”

Aunt Voula, My Big Fat Greek Wedding I love being able to eat food from other countries. I always find it fascinating that each country has a kind of food that you relate to them. For example, food from Spain is paella or something to do with […]

“Anybody who doesn’t think that the best hamburger place in the world is in his home town is a sissy.”

“Anybody who doesn’t think that the best hamburger place in the world is in his home town is a sissy.”

Calvin Trillin I may enjoy vegetarian meals sometimes and I love fresh vegetables but when you come down to it- I’m a meat girl & I love burgers. I was so excited when I got an email from Juicy Burgers & More (5 New Karner Road, Guilderland & 15 Trieble […]

“Beer is the Danish national drink, and the Danish national weakness is another beer.”

“Beer is the Danish national drink, and the Danish national weakness is another beer.”

Clementine Paddleford I don’t call myself a beer connoisseur by ANY means but I know what I like and I know I like beer. For Saturday’s Spots, I figured with the Saratoga Beerfest going on today this is only appropriate. I understand Price Chopper isn’t really […]

“Me want cookie!”

“Me want cookie!”

Cookie Monster, Sesame Street Unless you dislike sweet treats as a whole, I feel as if everyone has that feeling from time to time- “Me want cookie!” Also, on the website for Bake For You (475 State Street, Albany), owner Linda Kindlon used another favorite Cookie […]