Monthly Archives: August 2011

Redwood Diner

The Redwood Diner has been a Hamburg St. institution since I was a little girl; I always remember it being there.  They had been advertising $5.99 chicken parmigiana dinners on Monday night a few times over the summer.  I go … Continue reading

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Cornell’s Fine Italian Cuisine

I remember going to Cornell’s a few times in my younger days when it was up on Van Vranken Ave.  My memory was of excellent food in a homey atmosphere. In the last decade, Cornell’s relocated to N. Jay St. … Continue reading

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Scotti’s Restaurant

Scotti’s had been a favorite lunch spot when I had worked on Upper Union St. some years back, but as I am usually on the other side of town during the day, I hadn’t been in for awhile when my … Continue reading

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Kabul Night

July 2012 Update -KABUL NIGHT HAS CLOSED. A SIGN IN THE WINDOW SAYS IT WILL REOPEN BUT NO DATE IS GIVEN I’ll venture to say that the vast majority of Schenectadians are unfamiliar with the cuisine of Afghanistan. I know … Continue reading

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More Perreca’s

Perreca’s Bakery at 33 Jay St. in downtown Schenectady, has been the place to get the best Italian bread in Schenectady since 1913.  In November 2009, Maria Papa, granddaughter of the original owners, opened up a café next door to … Continue reading

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Top’s American Grill

Top’s Diner has been a fixture on Rotterdam’s 5 Corners for decades. It was the place to go for a great breakfast, sandwiches and burgers and comfort food like meatloaf dinners and fried chicken. The original diner was torn down … Continue reading

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Mr. Wasabi Japanese Restaurant

The first word that came to mind when I entered Mr. Wasabi was soothing. The claret colored walls made the dining room cozy, shady & quiet. It was a welcome counterpoint to the noisy, hot and humid day outside on … Continue reading

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