La Gioia Italian Deli was a staple in Schenectady's Goose Hill neighborhood for thirty-three years. They may have closed but a close family member has decided to resurrect the italian deli and hopes to re-open this fall.
There have been so many sad endings to some great restaurants across the Capital Region because of the pandemic. Many had to keep their doors closed because of staffing or just because of how the pandemic took a toll on their business. For one Troy restaurant, it was the employees who rallied together to make sure Plumb Oyster Bar would reopen.