My co-worker and I had some time to leave the office in Albany, NY today, and we had a promising recommendation from the management here.  Sushi and hibachi?  {Koto Japanese Restaurant} seemed like a stellar idea to me!

yays: Koi pond inside the restaurant (with a bridge over it…adorable)!
Incredible lunch special prices (inclusive of hibachi and Bento boxes).
Fab food.
nays: Service was a schmidge disappointing.
I couldn’t try one of their many delicious looking cocktails. <— boo workdays!


PS – Pete and I will be in the Boston area next week for a weekend away.  Anyone have restaurant recommendations?

{Plum Blossom}


This week I made the trek to Albany, NY for work.  I’ll be here for two weeks in a row, and I was here two weeks last year, so I figured it was time to try something new.  Some Googling and a 15-minute drive later, I ended up in Troy, NY for the highly recommended Plum Blossom Chinese Restaurant.  Table for one, please! Continue reading