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Jul 13, 2012 04:08 AM

Anyone dine at Scrimshaw recently? (Albany)

Scrimshaw (at the Desmond in Albany) hasn't been mentioned here since '07, so far as I can tell. Can anyone describe recent experience there? Thanks.

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    1. re: jaylhorner

      How long ago? Mediocre in food or in service or both? Do you remember what you ordered? Thanks.

      1. re: PSZaas

        Clams casino and an osso bucco special. Both blah. Service fair to poor. Ambiance good.

    2. I've been a few times for meetings in the past 2 years. Standard banquet fare, well prepared. Better than the Century House. Now that Mazzone is running the catering for Hilton Garden in Clifton Park I anticipate more meetings there.

      Not a place I'd be in a hurry to head to for dinner.

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        1. re: PSZaas

          Didn't their chef receive some recognition recently?

          1. re: financialdistrictresident

            FDR, possibly you are recalling Scrimshaw's recent Award of Excellence from Wine Spectator?