Tag: Italian

Chef Mario Rizzotti at Il Faro Restaurant & Bar

Chef Mario Rizzotti at Il Faro Restaurant & Bar

One of my favorite restaurants in Albany is Il Faro Restaurant & Bar (698 N Pearl St, Menands), their food is delicious! Last Wednesday (June 21), they had a special celebrity guest in Chef Mario Rizzotti who you may recognize from the Food Network’s Iron […]

New Business Coming to Upper Union Street, Sch’dy

New Business Coming to Upper Union Street, Sch’dy

If you live in Schenectady, it seems as if Upper Union Street is just one of those hubs of great businesses to check out. We lost Jimmy Johns (corner of Union/Dean Streets) earlier this year but it didn’t take them long to fill the building.

Work is the meat of life, pleasure the dessert.

Work is the meat of life, pleasure the dessert.

You may remember the horrific fire on Thanksgiving in Saratoga that forced many Putnam St. restaurants to close. Since December, The Century House (997 New Loudon Rd/Rt 9, Latham) has welcomed staff from two of the restaurants involved in the fire (Chad Posey from Mio […]

“You may have the universe if I may have Italy.”

“You may have the universe if I may have Italy.”

When you hear “Mazzone Hospitality” in this area, you know you’re getting delicious, high-quality food- what else could they do? With a partnership with the Italian Trade Commission and the Italian Ministry of Agriculture, next, they’re taking you on a journey of Italy. Starting January 23rd, […]

Lighthouses are not just stone, brick, metal, and glass. There’s a human story at every lighthouse; that’s the story I want to tell.

Lighthouses are not just stone, brick, metal, and glass. There’s a human story at every lighthouse; that’s the story I want to tell.

I love all kinds of food but if I had to pick my favorite kind of food of all time, it would have to be Italian. That’s either because I’m from Schenectady and it seems as if everyone around me is Italian or maybe because […]

I Didn’t Know How To Say I Liked You, So I Ordered You A Pizza

I Didn’t Know How To Say I Liked You, So I Ordered You A Pizza

I found myself in Clifton Park, hungry, having just left Shmaltz Brewing Company and wanting to find something near Route 9 so I could get home pretty easily. That’s when I found Ferretti’s Restaurant (262 Ushers Rd, Clifton Park). Pizza is one of my favorite foods […]

Pizza makes me think that anything is possible.

Pizza makes me think that anything is possible.

Though I don’t pigeon-hole myself into saying that I’m a food critic/food blogger, to write about the Capital Region obviously involves writing about food in the area (plus, I really just enjoy eating). So when The Restaurant at the Pointe (1 Bell Tower Dr, Watervliet) […]

“I wish there was a tree like pizza, I would be there all day”

“I wish there was a tree like pizza, I would be there all day”

Anonymous My name is Jessica and I’m sure I’ve admitted to this before but just to clarify: I love pizza. If there is pizza, I must have some that’s all there is to it. So, to no surprise, I tend to eat pizza for dinner […]

“I eat a lot of salad, a little meat, and some fruit. That’s all. But I like sweets.”

“I eat a lot of salad, a little meat, and some fruit. That’s all. But I like sweets.”

Sophia Loren I love going to Lake George in the Summer. There are so many great restaurants and things to do! One of my family’s favorite restaurants was George’s Restaurant (3857 NY-9L, Lake George). It kind of became a staple where at least once a Summer […]

“Knowledge is knowing that a tomato is a fruit. Wisdom is knowing not to put it in a fruit salad.”

“Knowledge is knowing that a tomato is a fruit. Wisdom is knowing not to put it in a fruit salad.”

Brian O’Driscoll Whenever I go grocery shopping, I try to stay to the list I brought. I don’t necessarily buy any particular brand but go with things that are either on sale or my personal favorite thing to do, buy local products I find in […]