The Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation will host “A Taste of Saratoga: Restaurants Then and Now,” a virtual program highlighting restaurants, both past and present, located in Saratoga Springs, set for Tuesday, November 29th.
Featured restaurants include Pennell’s, Lou’s Luncheonette, The Ash Grove Inn, Ma DeMartino’s, Lillian’s and more. This event is being held as part of Giving Tuesday, an internationally recognized day of philanthropy that takes place the Tuesday after Thanksgiving.
Carol Godette, a former school teacher and author, will present and share selections from her Simply Saratoga articles on Zoom. Special guest Craig Wilson, before becoming a distinguished columnist for USA Today, was a features writer for The Saratogian. He frequently lunched at Lou’s giving him first hand insight into a profile he wrote on Lou Goldsmith. Craig will be sharing one of his columns along with other remembrances and insights of his years in Saratoga.
This program will begin at 7 pm and will be held via Zoom. There is a suggested donation of $10 or more.
In addition to the virtual program, The Brook Tavern, 139 Union Avenue, will be hosting “Dine for a Cause” event to benefit the Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation on Thursday, December 1st. The Brook Tavern will donate 25% of all food sales that evening, both dine-in and takeout, as part of the Giving Tuesday celebration.
For additional information or to register, visit the Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation website or call (518) 587-5030.
Photo: The Ash Grove Inn by George S Bolster.
Scott Johnson, owner of Sperry’s says
I guess Sperry’s doesn’t matter, a tradition here since 1932!