Thursday, December 27, 2012

Proctors Hosting Farm to Table Dinner

The Business Review reported today that Proctors will be hosting a Farm to Table dinner on January 6, with the Schenectady Greenmarket co-hosting, and Ellis Medicine sponsoring.

Chefs from Mexican Radio, Mazzone Hospitality, Cafe NOLA, and Tara Kitchen will use locally-sourced ingredients to create the menu. The prepared food will be served along one long table down the length of Proctors Arcade. That will certainly be a sight to see!

Cocktails and hor d'oeuvres begin at 3 p.m., dinner at 4 p.m. Tickets are available at $80 for a single or $150 for double and can be purchased here.

Thursday, December 20, 2012

Christmas Cuisine: A List of Restaurants Open for Christmas Day!

The Culinary Capital offers a selection of restaurants open on Christmas Day for those who don’t celebrate Christmas or just don’t feel like cooking the big meal.


Bistro Bar at 74 State Hotel will be open offering their full selection of drinks and a limited menu. Marche’ items will not be available on Christmas Day.

11 am-8 pm

Buca di Beppo invites you to join their family for the holidays; they’ll be offering their regular menu all day. Bucca is also offering pick up meals for Christmas Day. Enjoy a traditional Italian meal with all the fixings without lifting a finger in the kitchen. Walk-Ins are welcome however reservations are strongly recommended to avoid long wait times.
11:30 am-9 pm

Jacks will offer a limited version of their regular menu as well as special Christmas Day menu. Reservations are strongly recommended.

7 am-3pm

Marche’ will be open for a Christmas Day brunch only. Reservations are not required.


Scrimshaw’s will offer a limited Holiday menu. Reservations are recommended.

Simpson’s will offer a full holiday menu for the entire family. Reservations are strongly recommended.

11:30 am-10pm

The Tavern will be offering their normal menu all day. Reservations are not required.