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  • Founder sells historic Colonie farmhouse tea room
    Founder sells historic Colonie farmhouse tea room
    The founder of The Tailored Tea is walking away from the business, but fans of the Latham, Albany County, operation will be glad to know it will continue. Annie Misir announced Friday in an e-mail to customers that she has sold the three-year-old...
  • 'Essential' restaurants in eye of the beholder
    'Essential' restaurants in eye of the beholder
    Congratulations to the Times Union for the special slick magazine included in today's print editions. An undertaking the Albany newspaper calls "The Times Union's 50 Essential Restaurants 2015."It's a nice package, full of...
  • Peripatetic Capital Region chef developing new restaurant
    Update: Ex-Saratoga chef charged in embezzlement case
    UPDATE (4/18/15): John LaPosta, the much-traveled chef who is developing a new restaurant (see following story), has been arrested on a charge of larceny embezzlement from his most recent restaurant, in Saratoga Springs. John LaPosta, the...
  • Sonic, Panda Express both working on first Capital Region venues
    Sonic, Panda Express both working on first Capital Region venues
    Two national chains are developing their first Capital Region locations within a half-mile of each other on the same busy thoroughfare. And, both Sonic Drive-In and Panda Express are looking at potential spring openings even though they are at...
  • Courtney Withey named top chef at Mazzone's Tala Bistro
    Courtney Withey named top chef at Mazzone's Tala Bistro
    Courtney Withey, a mainstay at the tender age of 30 among chefs working with the Mazzone Hospitality team, has been named executive chef at the company's Tala Bistro in the Albany County suburb of Latham. Her appointment was announced on the...
  • "Dateline" 2014
    NBC 'Dateline' uncovers contract hit on rich banker in 'The Charleston Affair'
    “Dateline” (NBC) can be seen each Friday evening at 9/8 p.m. Last night's episode on Sept. 19, 2014 was called, “The Charleston Affair” which was the season premiere. The Saturday night episodes have ended as the new TV...
  • Burger 21's first NYS venue announces an August 25 opening
    Burger 21's first NYS venue announces an August 25 opening
    The official opening date for the Burger 21 chain's first New York State location was officially revealed on Thursday. It's 11 a.m. Monday (August 25) at 622 New Loudon Road in the Albany suburb of Latham. The first 100 guests will receive...
  • Latham site swaps Italian for a Thai martini bar
    Latham site swaps Italian for a Thai martini bar
    It was just a few years ago that it was difficult to find a Thai restaurant in the Capital Region. Now, they seem to be opening at about the same pace Chinese and pizza places fold, the latter usually as a result of market saturation.The latest is...
  • Latham's Lager House joining the paint-and-sip fad
    Latham's Lager House joining the paint-and-sip fad
    The latest drinking fad in the Capital Region isn't a matter of downing a shot every time someone on social media misspells something, or every time the Obama administration has to backtrack on something it said. No, instead it's picking...
  • Price Chopper opens its 4th Ben & Bill's Deli
    Price Chopper opens its 4th Ben & Bill's Deli
    Price Chopper on Friday officially opened its fourth Ben & Bill's Deli, this one in the chain's Latham store that is in the process of being expanded and reimagined.Its first has been operating for several years in its market at 1395...
  • Saati adding fish market-grill in Latham
    Saati adding fish market-grill in Latham
    Noam Saati, owner of Saati Deli & Catering in Newton Plaza, will be expanding his presence in the Town of Colonie shopping complex.His newest business, called Sea Fish Market & Grill, is scheduled to open on Monday, July 15, according to...
  • New York roundabouts and Jersey jughandles
    New York roundabouts and Jersey jughandles
    Probably the biggest change in driving and transportation in New York State in recent years is the introduction of roundabouts. They are not entirely new to the area. Latham Circlecontrols the flow of traffic atRoutes 9 and 2 and has done so, with...
  • Joe's Crab Shack nearly ready in Latham
    Joe's Crab Shack nearly ready in Latham
    LATHAM -- For those seafood lovers who are anxious for the opening of the first Joe's Crab Shack in the Capital Region, a drive past the Latham Farms construction site will serve only to stimulate their appetites.Work is proceeding rapidly on...
  • Joe's Crab Shack rising in Latham
    Joe's Crab Shack rising in Latham
    LATHAM, NY -- A drive-by check today revealed that the foundation has been laid for the first Joe's Crab Shack in the Capital Region.The venue is at the Route 9 entrance to the Latham Farms shopping complex where the Dakota Steakhouse was...
  • Otis & Oliver's barbecue going golfing
    Otis & Oliver's barbecue going golfing
    LATHAM, NY -- After operating in Cocca's Motel since 2005, Otis & Oliver's is going golfing. Sort of.Owner Don Wade has signed the paperwork to allow his barbecue-centric restaurant to move a short distance to the Mill Road Acres Golf...
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