Matt Hughes quit last week, co-owner Chris Pratt tells the Times Union, so he has elevated Gabe Pollow, No. 2 since March, to the role. Both chefs are alums of Ric Orlando's New World Bistro Bar in Albany, and under their brief tandem tenure The Capital Bistro earned a good review from the TU.
Pollow moved from the New World Bistro Bar to its catering service before leaving to briefly, as it turned out, become head chef at Fin - Your Fishmonger in Guilderland in 2015.
The restaurant, originally named The Capital American Eatery & Lounge, is located at 55 North Pearl Street. Hours: Open for dinner from 5 p.m. Monday to Saturday. Phone: (518) 694-3122.
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