Review: Scarlet Knife classy, pricey, worthwhile option
Impressive in size and ambition, Scarlet Knife is a luxurious restaurant in a former Kmart. Our critic says it offers an accomplished fine-dining experience. Times Union | Susie Davidson Powell There’s hardly a trace of the former Kmart in the elevated parking lot off Route 2, between Latham Circle and Watervliet. The brand new Scarlet Knife has radically reimagined 15,000 square feet, taking a flagship position in big-box space left vacant since the store’s closure in 2014 and more recently filled with mixed businesses from Vent Fitness to Bunker indoor golf, since Bill Lia of the LIA Auto Group snapped it up. Scarlet
Get ready for a lot of great live music as you dine in January at the Scarlet Knife! 1/5/23 Juniper 1/6/23 Tim W 1/7/23 Riley Williams 1/12/23 Juniper 1/13/23 Justin Joyner 1/19/23 Jeff Walton 1/20/23 Justin Joyner 1/21/23 Juniper 1/26/23 Josh Walton 1/28/23 Juniper For all upcoming events, visit: https://www.scarletknife.com/events
First Course: The Scarlet Knife
Saratoga Living After Hours Forget everything you know about the KMart that was on Troy-Schenectady Road in Latham until about 10 years ago: That bygone bargain shopping destination has been utterly transformed into the Capital Region’s newest fine farm-to-table dining destination, with only one cheeky nod to the property’s big-box past bridging the gap between department store deals and decadent Duck Cassoulet. But I’ll get to that later. The Scarlet Knife, a brainchild of Chef Paul Dimm and his brother-in-law, James, celebrated its grand opening this past Saturday, November 12, some 18 months after the owners set out with a concept, a
Old building, new life – Former Kmart on Route 2 has a host of new tenants
Jim Franco - Reporter Spotlight News LATHAM — The vast majority of the former Kmart plaza on Route 2 has been vacant since the department store closed a number of locations across the country in 2014. A gym, formerly Gold’s Gym and now Vent Fitness, has doing business on the east side of the building for at least a decade, and there are plans well in the works to breathe new life into the rest of the 130,000-square-foot building that sits on about 12 acres along one of the town’s major, but for years forgotten, thoroughfares.
Former Latham Kmart Becoming a Nearly 20,000 Sq Ft Restaurant
By Chrissy - Reporter WGNA It's nice to see that some of the larger vacant buildings are being repurposed instead of just laying empty and dormant. There is a no bigger eyesore in the Watervliet/Latham area than the old Kmart building at 195 Troy Schenectady Road. Paul Dimm who is the owner and chef of the new restaurant called The Scarlet Knife plans to take over the old Kmart building next to Vent Fitness in Latham/Watervliet according to Albany Business Review.