Citzen Salil: American Reds
Chez Mike, East Greenbush, NY, 6/21/2024

Our friend Salil became a US citizen today, so we took him out to a favorite restaurant to celebrate. It was a happy coincidence that our mutual friends Mikhail and Sveta were in the area and could join Jared, Amanda, Amy and me to celebrate.

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Chez Mike is one of the best restaurants in the Albany area. It has a very unassuming exterior in a strip mall on NY Route 4 (Columbia Turnpike) in East Greenbush, NY. But don't let that fool you, the food and service here are top notch.

My app was six tasty little Atlantic Oysters:

American Reds
Because of the occasion, we all brought American wines.
I had the Five Spice Braised Pork Belly with Steamed Rice, Asparagus, Shiitake
Fried Egg, Sriracha Aioli. It was so delicious. The best egg and bacon ever!

I had the delicious lemon donuts!


Another special evening with great friends, great food and great wine. Even the wines I didn't love were interesting to taste.

The food at Chez Mike is superb. Michael Cohen is one of the best chefs in the Albany area. Moreover, the service is casual, but proper.

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