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Living in 2 Food Worlds (Capital Region & NYC)

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Living in 2 Food Worlds (Capital Region & NYC)

financialdistrictresident | | May 5, 2009 01:44 PM

Eating my way through the Capital Region (see below) and NYC (see the Manhattan Board). This is what I have learned so far:

FOOD SHOPPING

+Roma Foods (they even have harissa!)
+Honest Weight Food Coop (have not been yet but hounds advise they have haleumi)
+Gershon's
+Greenmarkets (Troy & Schdy), farm stands and a garden in summer
+Great Barrington, MA (1 hour drive)
+/- Price Chopper or Hannaford
-No Trader Joe's
-Think Stewart's (top rated non-organic milk in NY)

RESTAURANTS

To Try:

Chinese - CCK
Thai - 2 places (Schdy +/- per hounds & Central Ave.)
Vietnamese - My Linh, Van's (strong hound feelings and opinions for both)
Greek - Taste of Greece (+/- per hounds), Athos
Phoenician
Grog Shoppe (it has been a really long time)
Winedown
Cornell's (and other little Italian places I have not been to in years)
Slick's
Mt. Pleasant Bakery
Ali Baba
Brown's Brewing
Pump
The Gingerman
Nicole's
D'Raymonds
Cafe Madison
Dale Miller
Saratoga National
Lake Ridge
Max London's
Pizza - ????????????????????? (I'll do a search of this Board - make my own or someplace in Troy?)
Nova??????????????????????

Have eaten at:

Chez Mike
The Jonesville Store
Panera Bread (really starting to like it . . .scary)
Good Times*
Sushi - Yoshi
Pastry/gelato - Villa Italia, Mrs. Londons
Bagels - The Jonesville Store has H&H bagels
Aperitivo Bistro
Glen Sanders Mansion - Tavolo
Cella Bistro
Pinhead Susan's
Ambition (breakfast only)*
5 Corners Diner*
Anchor's Fish Fry
Creo'
Provence
MAD
Thai place on Lark
Mexican place (Loco?)*
Jack's*
Avenue A
Yono's
Marche
Cafe Capriccio
New World Home Cooking Bistro
Holmes & Watson
Tosca
Bloomer's
Dine*
The Wine Bar
Beekman Street Bistro
Ravenous
Lime (sadly now closed)
Vin Santo*
Carmine's
Filet 7
Italian place next to Filet 7
Buca Di Beppo*
Olive Garden*
The Inn at Erlowest* (and a few lunch places nearby)

What am I missing? Anything I should not bother trying? Thanks in advance.

PS I don't eat red meat so forget all those great hot dog with everything places . . .

*Not in a rush to return to

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