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Recently reviewed restaurants:

Recently reviewed restaurants

Armadillo Bar & Grill, 97 Abeel St., Kingston, 845-339-1550, armadillos.net. Traditional and inventive southwestern and Mexican fare served in a small and cheerful setting. Serving lunch noon-3 Sat-Sun, dinner 5-9 Tue-Fri, 5-10 Sat-Sun. AE, D, MC, V.

BFS Restaurant, 1736 Western Ave., Albany, 452-6342, bfsrestaurant.com. Full-service Mediterranean-themed meals along with an impressive deli and takeout case. Try any of the samplers for a wide-ranging taste of the cuisine. Serving 11-9 Mon-Sat. AE, MC, V.

New World Bistro Bar, 300 Delaware Ave., Albany, 694-0520, new worldbistrobar.com. Chef Ric Orlando’s unique brand of fusion fare livens a comfortable eatery, offering tapas to full meals, with Caribbean-, Indian- and Asian-inspired fare. Serving dinner 5-9 Sun-Thu, 5-11 Fri-Sat; brunch 10-2 Sun; tapas 3-5 Sun. AE, D, MC, V.

McGeary’s, 4 Clinton Ave., Albany, 463-1455, McGearysPub.com. Burgers and wings, lots of salads and other sandwiches in a newly refurbished setting, with Tess Collins as your indefatigable hostess. Serving daily 11-11. AE, D, MC, V.

Orchid’s Jamaican-American Restaurant, 1305 Altamont Ave., Schenectady, 952-7182. Traditional fare like oxtail, curried goat and fabulous jerk chicken, served from a tiny takeout place with only two tables. Serving 11-9 Mon-Sat. Cash only (credit cards to come).

Jitters Café, 418 Geyser Road (Country Club Plaza), Ballston Spa, 584-2340. A creative array of sandwiches and wraps, gourmet coffee and house-blended tea and terrific pastries and desserts in a music-friendly storefront. Serving 8 AM-9 PM Mon-Sat, 8 AM-7 PM Sun. AE, D, MC, V.

El Mexicano, 208 South Broadway, Saratoga Springs, 226-0105, elmexicano restaurant.com. Traditional Mexican fare and a few surprises, like a great mole, from the Vazquez family, of which wall-mural artist Gabino is part. Serving lunch 11-3 daily, dinner 3-10 daily. AE, D, DC, MC, V.


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