Albany County offering incentive to support local restaurants

February is Restaurant Appreciation Month in Albany County.

The goal is to advance the push for supporting locally owned food businesses.

You’re encouraged to dine with your favorite restaurants all month via takeout, curbside pickup, delivery or dine-in. Customers should then email a screenshot or photo of their receipts to This gives you a chance to win an Albany County gift basket.

Business owners are also encouraged to spread the word, because one lucky restaurant will win a free promotional partnership with Discover Albany.

One winning customer and one winning restaurant will each be chosen at random from separate drawings on Wednesday, March 1.

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