The list of restaurant openings in the greater Capital Region has been pretty long so far in 2023.

And that includes some old familiar haunts coming back to life like Casey's in Rensselaer and Basil & Wicks in North Creek. Now you can add a historic Capital Region restaurant to the reopening list. And the owner of another popular Capital Region dining institution is bringing the legendary eatery back to life.

I am pretty sure you are familiar with the local trio of Tipsy Moose locations. Over the years they have built a stellar reputation as great destinations for tasty eats and great beers with friends. They have become a local favorite in Latham, Troy, and Albany and one of the Moose co-owners, Rob Tario, is getting ready to bring back a Cohoes favorite.

Smtih's of Cohoes To Reopen This Summer

After shutting down during the pandemic, News 10 is reporting Tario will take over operating Smith's of Cohoes on Remsen Street with plans to reopen for dine-in and takeout sometime this coming summer. Some renovations are underway to spruce up the interior, and the legendary fireplace will remain operational! Developers tell News 10 the goal is to modernize Smith's while being respectful of its storied history that dates back to 1937.

If you are a foodie on any level, it is always exciting when a new restaurant opens locally. But when an old favorite finds new life? That is just a little extra special. It's like welcoming an old friend back into the neighborhood!

10 Capital Region Restaurants Opening In 2023 You Need To Check Out

Are you a foodie? Love to eat out? 2023 is shaping up to be a big year for new restaurant openings throughout the Capital Region. From chain restaurants to new local eateries to local eateries adding new locations to a local reality TV star taking over a dormant restaurant, there will be flavors new and old for Capital Region residents to enjoy in the months ahead. Here are 10 that already opened in the first days of 2023 or will be serving up tasty dishes in the near future.

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Great atmosphere, great food, and a great city. When it comes to dining out in Saratoga Springs, all 3 of those elements come into play for making a great night out. But with so many dining options, it is sometimes hard to decide where to eat out! According to our listeners, these are the best of the best when it comes to a great mean in the Spa City.

The Capital Region's 10 Best Chinese Restaurants [RANKED]

Whether it is chicken chow mein, a great lo mein, your favorite meat or seafood with broccoli, wonton soup, spring rolls, and so much more - nothing beats great Chinese food. It's unique and beautiful when presented on a plate, and just as appetizing in to-go containers. No matter the presentation, you just know great Chinese food when you taste it. Here are the top 10 go-to Chinses restaurants in the Capital Region according to our listeners. Happy eating - and we hope your fortune cookie message is just as great the food at these eateries!






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