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A Better Bite

99 Washington Ave., Albany, 694-4400. This locally-owned establishment serves up omelettes, triple-decker sandwiches and features a New York- and Middle Eastern-style menu. Takeout available. On/off-premises catering for private parties. Serving 7 AM-4 PM Mon-Fri. MC, V. $

A Taste of Greece

193 Lark St., Albany, 426-9000. A bistro setting serving up the gamut of Greek fare: spanakopita, dolomades, Greek salad, gyros and souvlaki, kebabs, moussaka and more; extensive vegetarian menu. Serving beer and wine. Takeout, delivery and catering available. Serving 11-10 Mon-Fri, 4-10 Sat-Sun. MC, V. $$

BFS Restaurant & Catering

1736 Western Ave., Guilderland. 452-6342, Fine Mediterranean cuisine. Falafels, spanakopita, kebabs, baba ghanouj, tabbouleh, veggie platters and many other Lebanese, Moroccan, Egyptian, Greek and Italian dishes. Heart-healthy, vegetarian and kids menus available. Expanded beer and wine list. Eat in or take out; on/off-premises catering available. Takeout available 8 AM and serving 11 AM-9 PM Mon-Sat. Closed Sunday. AE, MC, V. $$$

Chameleon on the Lake

251 Stafford Bridge Road, Saratoga Springs, 581-3928. Richard Rodriguez creates a fun, funky, and festive eatery on the shores of Saratoga Lake. Featuring live Latin jazz on Thursdays. Voted Best Gourmet Mediterranean Restaurant by Metroland. The cuisine simply prepared with bold delicious flavors includes seafood, steaks and pasta dishes. A light-fare menu is also available in the cozy lounge. Open 4-9:30 PM Mon-Sun, year round. AE, D, MC, V. $$$.

Hidden Café

Delaware Plaza, Delaware Avenue, Delmar, 439-8800. Voted Metroland’s best-kept secret three years in a row, this café has intimate and casual dining featuring falafel, kabobs, wine and beer, wonderful salads, and innovative entrées created by chef-owner Joseph Soliman. Serving dinner 4:30-9 Tue-Sat, lunch 11-3 Tues-Fri, noon-3 Sat. Closed Sun-Mon. MC, V. $$.


Metroland's Spring/Summer Dining Guide 2007
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