Willie Marlowe / Friday Tapas / Pre(R)amble / Mundo Nuevo

Thursday, September 19 from 5-8 pm
Reception for Willie Marlowe
A Splash Of Color
Collage Dyptich # , 2008, Acrylic Mixed Media, 15 3/4 x 20″
Tapas & Sangria Will Be Served


Tapas Specials for Friday, September 20

Fried Chicken Thighs
w/ Mashed Sweet Potatoes & Veggie

Sautéed Shrimp
in Creamy Coriander Sauce over Saffron Rice

Pork Tenderloin
w/ Butternut Purée & Collard Greens

Black Bean & Plantain Falafel
w/ Toasted Pita Side Salad

Chicken Soup

Puréed Squash Soup


Death By Chocolate Cake

September 28:  The Pre(R)amble
Tour the Collar City Ramble, now in design and partly constructed
Prizes For Costumes, Bike Flags & Decorated Helmets

Starts at the Farmer’s Market at Noon, Saturday September 28
Visits the Burden Iron Works Museum
Finishes at StoryHarvest at Freedom Square,
with Great Free Food and Wonderful Free Music

Bike Flag & Helmet Decorating Party
Tuesday, September 24 at 6 pm
Oakwood Community Center, 10th & Hoosick
Supplies on hand, bring more to share
Refreshments will be served

For more info check out the website:  CollarCityRamble.com


Friday September 27:
Mundo Nuevo

Smooth Cuban Jazz

Friday Tapas Specials / Jim Reads Poe at the Troy Library / Mini-concert by Andy Rutherford / Joy Adams: Strange Paradise

Tapas Specials for Friday, August 16

Beef Tamales w/ Chili Sauce
served w/ Seasonal Veggie

Pan Seared Perch w/ Mango-Black Bean Salsa
over Exotic Rice

Coconut Chicken
over Pineapple Rice & Veggie

Grilled Flatbread w/ Tomato Tapenade,
Manchego Cheese & Grilled Veggies


Don’t Miss This Special Event!
Thursday, August 15

Jim Lewis reads short stories out loud at the Troy Public Library

Jim Lewis Reads At The Troy Library

Jim Reads Poe at the Troy Library
Jim Lewis reads short stories out loud at the Troy Public Library
—As part of the Shorts Out Loud Program, Jim reads
The Facts In The Case of M. Valdemar
A gripping story of suspense and the afterlife
by Edgar Allen Poe,  the man who invented the short story

Also a Mini-concert by Andy Rutherford, internationally known lutist

Last Week To See The Show:
Joy Adams
Strange Paradise
works on paper and paintings

Curly Dock And Foxglove Dreams
detail—  Curly Dock And Foxglove Dreams

Spend Troy Night Out at Carmen’s Cafe w/ Mundo Nuevo—Cuban Beat / Tapas for Friday March 29th / Easter Dinner

Mundo Nuevo Troy Night Out Friday March 29th @ 6 & 8 PM

Mundo Nuevo is a musical quartet that is dedicated to preserving the classic repertoire of the Spanish speaking Caribbean, Mexico and South America. Lush vocal harmonies, acoustic guitars, bongo and flute deliver the music of Rafael Hernandez, Miguel Matamoros, Armando Manzanero, Antonio Carlos Jobim and many more of the composers that make up the Latin American Songbook.

Mundo Nuevo



Roasted Ham w/braised cabbage and roasted potatoes

Seafood Bouillabaisse w/lobster, shrimp, scallops and mussels in a tomato-herb broth, served over saffron rice

Braised Leg of Lamb w/a cilantro-lime gremolata, served with potato pancakes and veggie

Vegetarian Tumbet, stewed in a tomato broth w/chickpeas, eggplant, and potato and topped with baked phyllo


Yellow Sponge Cake, drizzled w/Grand Marnier, topped with a mango froth, and served with fresh fruit

~ Full Tapas Menu Here ~

~ Full Breakfast Menu Here ~

~ Full Lunch Menu Here ~

MasterCard — Discover — Visa — American Express accepted.

Easter Dinner

Join us at Carmen’s! We are having the traditionals— Ham, Lamb, and Veggie! Plus chicken, and we’ll have them all through the weekend.


Easter Bunnies, engaged in their annual practice of hiding eggs