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INTERNATIONAL

Daniel’s Café and Restaurant
4 Central Ave., Albany, 694-5320. Main courses at this downtown Albany eatery include steaks, veal, poultry and lamb, along with shish kabobs, and a number of vegetarian entrées. The Israeli platter salad is a knockout. BYOB. On- and off-premises catering; takeout available. Serving lunch 11-3 Mon-Fri, dinner 5-10 Mon-Sun. AE, CB, D, DC, MC, V. $$$

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26 Henry St., Saratoga Springs, 587-WINE (9463). Ever-changing Asian- and French-inspired menu includes fish, game, beef, poultry and vegetarian selections. A “whatever” offering is provided in each course. A “chef’s table” in the pantry, available on Fri and Sat evenings, offers small parties a unique perspective from which to dine. Full bar. Takeout and off-premises catering available. Serving 5:30-close Wed-Sun. AE, D, DC, MC, V. $$$.

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Esperanto
6 1/2 Caroline St., Saratoga Springs, 587-4236. The eclectic menu boasts specialties from around the world. Look for the burritos, Thai, Mexican, Middle Eastern and vegetarian specialties as well as pizza and home-cooked snacks—including the well-known “Dough Boy.” Takeout available. Serving 11:30-10 Mon, 11:30-2 AM Tue-Wed, 11:30-3 AM Thu, 11:30-4 AM Fri-Sat. Closed Sun. AE, MC, V. $

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Helsinki Café
284 Main St., Great Barrington, (413) 528-3394, www.clubhelsinkiweb.com. Yes, there’s Scandinavian fare such as gravlax and borscht and Swedish ribs, but there’s also an eclectic mix of fusion items and new vegetarian dishes—served in a comfortable, intimate café setting with a live music venue featuring roots rock, folk, jazz and more. Try Anni’s Smorgasbord to really get a taste of the place. Full bar, private parties, takeout available. Serving daily 11-10:30 (later in the adjoining nightclub). D, MC, V. $$

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The Larkin Restaurant & Lounge
199 Lark St., Albany, 463-5225. West African chef Serigne Sow creates an eclectic cuisine blending Italian, French, African, Asian and American influences. Specialties include seafood linguine in a sauce of white wine, garlic, basil and tomato, sautéed rainbow trout with pine nuts and currants, and mussels in Thai curry with lemongrass. Full bar. Takeout, catering and banquet facilities. Serving lunch 11:30-3 Mon-Fri; dinner 5-11 Mon-Thu, 5-midnight Fri-Sat, 5-9 Sun; brunch 11:30-3 Sat-Sun. AE, D, DC, MC, V. $$

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Ravenous
21 Phila St., Saratoga Springs, 581-0560. Featuring a wide variety of savory and sweet crepes for lunch, dinner, dessert and weekend brunch; also known for the Belgian pommes frites, fresh-cut french fries served in paper cones with dipping sauces. Beer, wine, espresso; takeout available. Serving 11:30-8 Tue-Thu, 11:30-9 Fri, 10-9 Sat, Sun brunch 10-3. MC, V. $

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The Sedgwick Inn and Restaurant
17971 Route 22, Berlin, 658-2334, www.sedgwickinn.com. Dinner is served in an intimate, comfortable, elegant, candlelit restaurant. The menu is eclectic and imaginative. Dine in either the Coach Tavern or the elegant back porch. Can accommodate weddings and parties up to 100. Full bar. On-premises catering. Reservations accepted. Serving 5-9 PM Wed-Sat, 1-8 Sun. AE, D, MC, V, ATM, personal checks. $$$$

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Springwater Bistro
139 Union Ave. (across from the Saratoga Racetrack), Saratoga Springs, 584-6440, www.springwaterbistro.com. Experience a dining adventure from the daily menu. Savor the flavors of honest and simply prepared cuisine and explore the wine menu that features selections to complement your meal. Monday nights pay homage to American-Mexican culture with a tapas menu. Enjoy your meal in either the cozy dining room or in the tapas lounge. Full bar, on/off premises catering. Takeout available. Serving dinner 4-9 Wed-Mon. Closed Tue. AE, DC, MC, V. $$

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Vellano’s International Restaurant
1118 Central Ave., Albany, 459-8610. This upscale establishment offers an eclectic menu featuring pasta, seafood, poultry and a variety of meats, all made with fresh ingredients. Dinner specials feature “Flavors From Around the World.” Enclosed deck. Full bar. On-premises catering and takeout available, also booking banquets up to 150. Dinner served 5-10 PM Tue-Sat. Closed Sun-Mon. AE, D, DC, MC, V, personal checks. $$$

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