The Troy location of the popular Moroccan restaurant Tara Kitchen is now open at 172 River Street (the block between State and Congress). Its first day was last Friday. There are a handful of photos after the jump.
This is the second location for the restaurant, started by Aneesa Waheed and Muntasim Shoaib. Their first restaurant space is on Liberty Street in downtown Schenectady, where they've won many fans. Before opening in Schenectady, they sold from a booth at the Troy and Schenectady farmers markets.
Tara Kitchen also makes a lineup of jarred sauces -- you might have seen them in local supermarkets. We've tried a jar of the apricot and prune sauce. It made for a few tasty dinners at home.
Hours for the Troy location are:
+ Closed on Monday
+ Tuesday-Friday lunch: 11:30 am-2 pm
+ Tuesday-Thursday dinner: 5-8 pm
+ Friday-Saturday dinner: 5-10 pm
Usama Mehr, the manager of the Troy location, said the menu there is the same as the Schenectady location. One thing that's (eventually) different: He said they're planning to do brunch on the weekends in Troy, probably starting in a few months.
Look up: Photos of the Troy location are at the top in large format -- click or scroll all the way up.
172 River Street
Troy, NY 12180
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