2243 15th St., Troy, 273-1170. Turkish cuisine and pizza,
which means you can get seasoned lamb on your pie. Most
meals come with puffy lavash bread. The kabobs are terrific;
best of all is the durum-wrapped kabob, a Turkish gyro.
Serving 11 AM-midnight Mon-Sat. AE, DC, MC, V. $
Mamoun’s Mideast Café
206 Washington Ave., Albany, 434-3901. Serving such Middle
Eastern dishes as shish kebab, tabbouleh, falafel, hummus
and stuffed grape leaves. Special vegetarian menu. Takeout
available. No alcohol. Serving 11:30-10 daily. DC, MC, V.