Category Archives: Capital Region

Troy Kitchen

Another hip spot on the scene in Troy, and this one is a real crowd pleaser: Troy Kitchen [77 Congress St, Troy, NY 12180] has something for everything. Enter and decide on why you are here, are you heading to … Continue reading

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Druthers Brewing Company, Albany NY

After a solid hike there is nothing I want more than mac and cheese. It’s pure comfort, and Druthers [1053 Broadway, Albany NY] does it right. They’re excellent with comfort food and feel in general. On an early evening weekend … Continue reading

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Lester Park Stromatolites, Saratoga Springs

Once a tourist attraction, now a lonesome roadside ghost town. Lester Park [Lester Park Road Saratoga Springs, NY] showcases ancient fossils, 490 million year-old from the Cambrian Period called stromatolites. These layered rocks were made by blue-green algae on a … Continue reading

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Harvest & Hearth, Saratoga Springs

Backdrop: the setting sun sinking under Fish Creek and the smell of the wood fired stove. Harvest & Hearth [251 Co Rd 67, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866] is the perfect mix between cozy-country and classy-chic. If you sit in the … Continue reading

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Eggy’s Place, Albany

Down in Sketchville, the industrial blackhole of downtown Albany, is a food car called Eggy’s Place [1 Erie Blvd Albany, NY 12204]. Believe Eggy when he claims he has the best egg sandwich anywhere. He does. There is nowhere that … Continue reading

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Secret Caverns, NY

I had been to Howe Caverns in my teens, and then again in my early 20s so really, I never thought I’d need to see another cave in the area. You’ve seen one you’ve seen them all, right? Howe Caverns … Continue reading

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Sunhee’s Farm Kitchen, Troy

A hip and welcoming spot offering comforting Korean fare, Sunhee’s Farm and Kitchen [95 Ferry St, Troy, NY 12180] is a great place to try the cuisine for the first time. The etsy looking décor is simple, clean, and cheerful. … Continue reading

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