1192 Western Ave., Albany, 438-1144. Mediterranean fare
served in comfortable surroundings. Mediterranean and American
specialties include veal and pasta specials, rack of lamb,
chicken vodka, grilled portobello with penne, and three
kinds of paella: vegetable, chicken and the traditional
seafood. Full bar with more than 20 wines by the glass.
Serving lunch 11-2:30 Mon-Fri; dinner 4-10 Mon-Thu, 4-11
Fri-Sat, 4-9 Sun. AE, D, DC, MC, V. $$$
185 1/2 Lark St., Albany, 472-9429. Homemade Spanish and
Mexican food prepared fresh daily. Specializing in Spanish
salads and rice, soups, quesadillas, fajitas and burritos.
Mainly takeout; small seating area along wall and window.
Serving 11:30-7 Mon-Fri; closed Sat-Sun. Cash only. $