Money well spent

Susie Caark -- owner of Susie's and Cafe 217 -- in an interview at Albany Proper about how she told a group to leave the late night restaurant after they were being rude: "If it costs me fifty dollars to never see you again it's the best money I ever spent." [Albany Proper] Earlier: The Excelsior Pub: exclusively New York

Comments

I think Susie needs to do a better job of getting the word out that she not only does local beers but local foods. I will go there specifically for that reason but didn't know that was true until now.


"Yup, I don’t use Sysco. I have my own garden—I own lots across the way so all my tomatoes, cucumbers, green beans, all my spices come from the garden and we use them as long as they last us. We use my home-grown basil for the pesto that we make, and a lot of my recipes came from my aunt. I come from a close-knit family. My family’s extremely supportive and that’s just how I like to do things. Now, yes, I have to pay a little bit more for smaller batches, but that’s fine. You have to have that sense of pride of where you come from and support local people."

I love her moxie! Go Susie.

Thanks for posting my interview!

Say Something!

We'd really like you to take part in the conversation here at All Over Albany. But we do have a few rules here. Don't worry, they're easy. The first: be kind. The second: treat everyone else with the same respect you'd like to see in return. Cool? Great, post away. Comments are moderated so it might take a little while for your comment to show up. Thanks for being patient.

The Scoop

Ever wish you had a smart, savvy friend with the inside line on what's happening around the Capital Region? You know, the kind of stuff that makes your life just a little bit better? Yeah, we do, too. That's why we created All Over Albany. Find out more.

Recently on All Over Albany

A quick recap of the week

Here are a few highlights from the past week on AOA: + We gave away tickets to The Lovely Feast at Takk House by asking:... (more)

Today's moment of construction

We happened to be near the Albany convention center site Friday so we stopped by to gawk at the progress of the construction. And gawk... (more)

Warehouse District wine bar, new supermarket among plans up for review in Albany

A plan for a new wine bar in a space along Broadway in Albany's Warehouse District is among a group of notable projects on the... (more)

Stuff to do this weekend

Just in time for Valentine's Day -- or maybe President's Day -- winter has decided to make a return to the Capital Region. Temperatures could... (more)

Morning Blend

Colonie murder/suicide investigation State Police said Thursday that an investigation has concluded that Colonie Police Officer Israel Roman shot his wife, his 10-year-old son, then... (more)

Recent Comments

I voted yes, but I think there has to be a revote. if not, then the school board is saying that votes don't matter, all that matters is that we got what we wanted. I think that is a very dangerous road to go down. They need to do it right and make sure everyone who is eligible to vote has the opportunity to do so. There were enough problems to easily say that people were denied the opportunity to vote. We don't want that hanging over our heard during this important project.

Checking out Blaze Pizza

...has 10 comments, most recently from Amy

Saint Rose faculty vote "no confidence" in college president

...has 2 comments, most recently from Mohenjo

Warehouse District wine bar, new supermarket among plans up for review in Albany

...has 6 comments, most recently from Anthony

Breaking down the Albany High School vote

...has 6 comments, most recently from William

Recommendations for cleaning services?

...has 6 comments, most recently from Kellen