America's Best Restaurants will feature a local restaurant

America's Best Restaurants, a popular traveling roadshow of wonderful eats, will be making a stop in Upstate NY to tell the story of another great restaurant that offers mouthwatering food and excellent customer service.

"Are you as excited as we are? We are only two days from our filming with America’s Best Restaurants! We can’t wait to share our story on-camera and highlight our best menu items." Lily's Cafe, Facebook


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Lily's Cafe in Glenville

Ever been to Lily's Cafe?

According to the Facebook page of Lily's Cafe in Glenville, the crew from America's Best Restaurants will be on location Tuesday, August 29th to be featured in an upcoming episode that airs exclusively on their YouTube channel.

Lily's Cafe, located at 181 Freeman’s Bridge Rd, Glenville, is Lily’s Cafe is a small family owned and operated restaurant named after their beloved pug-beagle mix. They opened back in October of 2021. Previously it was known as Oliver’s Cafe, which existed in the same building for over 80 years.

In a few short years, Lilly's has become known for their delightful breakfast menu, flavor-filled sandwiches, daily-made soups, and delicious homemade desserts.

The success of the show

The mission of the Roadshow is to "highlight local, independent restaurants with a story to tell."

Restaurant owners who are selected see a dramatic increase from the notoriety and positive press, and ultimately, the TV show is a boost for the restaurant's bottom line.

Check out to learn more and to view the episodes and profiles of hundreds of America’s Best Restaurants - and keep an eye out for the episode that features Lily's!


The 9 Best Fried Chicken Sandwiches in the Capital Region, Ranked!

Ever since Chic-Fil-A added two more restaurants in the Capital Region a few weeks back, there's been a lot of "clucking" in our area about who has the "best-tasting" chicken sandwich.

Recently, we posted the question on our various social media platforms, and the results were pretty interesting.

For the purpose of our survey, we didn't care if it was made at a local mom-and-pop style pub, tavern, or restaurant or if it was made by a multi-billion dollar national chain.

If Capital Region residents knew of a place that builds a delicious, golden-fried chicken sandwich, we wanted to hear about it.

Here are the Top 9 Chicken Sandwiches of the Capital Region, Ranked!

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

When it comes to food, the Capital Region is best known for its long list of great Italian restaurants. From chicken parm to veal to amazing seafood dishes and everything in between, here are the best of the best in the greater Albany area according to GNA listeners.

The Capital Region's 5 Best Cheesesteaks [RANKED]

If you had never eaten a cheesesteak before in your life, at first glance you may just think it was a variation of a cheeseburger. But the similarities end after beef and cheese. There is something extra special, juicy, and just plain tasty about a cheesesteak that is a perfect balance of steak, cheese, peppers, onions, and mushrooms. Throw in a great bread and your favorite condiments and you have heaven on a sub-roll. Where is the best place to find that hoagie-shaped heaven in the Capital Region? Here are the top 5 spots for a cheesesteak from Schenectady to Schaghticoke according to our listeners.


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