Restaurants offering takeout or holiday service give kitchen-weary hosts a break
Some people love spending Thanksgiving in the kitchen, but it’s not for everyone, and preparing an elaborate holiday meal is just one of the 8.8 million complaints you’ll see if you Google “Thanksgiving stinks.”
Nine Pin Cider Works benefits from new legislation
New York’s first licensed farm cidery, which creates hard cider from 100 percent New York apples, has taken full advantage of recent state legislation that creates opportunities for local businesses.
Annual event welcomes season with food, fun and fast cars
The leaves are starting to turn and the air is getting chillier so it can mean only one thing in Guilderland: It’s time to slurp some soup.
Bethlehem event aims to promote movement’s ideals in a fun way
Cooking is a passion for many, but few may know where the ingredients they’re using actually come from or the possible conflicts behind obtaining those items.
St. Peter Women’s Guild to commemorate 100th anniversary with dinner
Many things were different 100 years ago, with modern technology seeming more like science fiction. At least one thing remains unchanged — the dedication of a faithful group of women.
Taste of Ballston Spa is a palate-pleaser and a major fundraiser for school foundation
When school budgets aren’t enough, the key to filling the gap is apparently through the stomach.
Pizza night is always a fun treat for the family, but deciding what type of pizza to order can be tricky if one has younger children who are picky eaters.
Reality show visits Latham shop for unveiling
A local wine and spirits store unveiled a new addition to the interior of the store to the public as it was filmed for a reality show on Animal Planet.
Daughter purchases restaurant, plans updates
The New Year is bringing some big changes to a seafood restaurant that has been operating on Wolf Road in Colonie the past three decades.
In an effort to raise money for needed repairs and upgrades to St. Peter Armenian Apostolic Church in Watervliet, the congregation’s women have compiled hundreds of family recipes into a new cookbook.
Give thanks to area farmers, businesses by buying local ingredients
A bounty of area businesses and markets make shopping local for all the ingredients of a customary Thanksgiving dinner a relatively easy task.
Share your Thanksgiving traditions with The Spotlight
We are looking for reader-submitted recipes for our Nov. 13 Thanksgiving Lifestyle edition.
Chain restaurant offers fresh seafood, specialty cocktails and Sunday brunch specials
Bonefish Grill, a casual dinning seafood chain restaurant, held its grand opening on Monday, Oct. 7, after holding a charity event benefiting the Capital District Habitat for Humanity the prior Saturday.
Voorheesville school chef offering dinners to go as a ‘fun’ way to boost revenue
Two weeks ago, Voorheesville Central School District opened its doors and kitchen to the community through a new “Meals to go” dinner program, which is aimed at keeping its school lunch program in the black.
Chamber to hold annual ‘Souped Up on Guilderland’ at a new location
The Guilderland Chamber of Commerce will on hold Saturday, Sept. 28, its seventh annual event combining ladles of savory soups and awesome automobiles: Souped Up on Guilderland.