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MVP Arena in Albany is set to become the epicenter for women's college basketball over the next few days as the nation's best teams featuring some of the game's most exciting players are vying for a trip to the NCAA Final Four.

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Hill Street Cafe in Albany has some of the best chicken wings in town!

In town to watch the games? Looking for a top-notch steak while you're in town, or some late-night wings after the game?  When you get hungry, let this guide you to some of Albany's tastiest food options that are close to the March Madness at MVP Arena.

20 Good Places to Eat Near MVP Arena in Albany

Gallery Credit: Brian Cody TSM Albany

The Capital Region's 10 Best Italian Restaurants [RANKED]

When it comes to food, the Capital Region is best known for its long list of great Italian restaurants. From chicken parm to veal to amazing seafood dishes and everything in between, here are the best of the best in the greater Albany area according to GNA listeners.

Gallery Credit: Matty Jeff

The Capital Region's Best Fried Chicken Joints [RANKED]

It feels like the chicken sandwich wars have really upped the conversation of who serves up the best fried chicken in general. So here are the top 5 spots in the Capital Region, according to your votes!

Gallery Credit: Matty Jeff

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