Dining options range from romantic lakeside hideaways to busy food feasts in Lake Placid. For exquisite farm-to-table meals with an excellent wine selection and great views, make a reservation at Artisans at the Lake Placid Lodge (tel. 877/523-2700). There's tasty Northern Italian to be had at Caffe Rustica, 1936 Saranac Ave. (tel. 518/523-7511); just disregard the strange strip-mall setting. Local favorite Lisa G's, 444 Main St. (tel. 518/523-2093), serves flavorful, affordable fare in a casual atmosphere. For a hearty homemade breakfast, try Chair 6, 46 Sentinel Rd. (tel. 518/523-3630) or Keene's Cedar Run Bakery & Café, 2835 Rte. 73 (tel. 518/576-9929). And don't miss a stop at Howard Johnson's, 2099 Saranac Ave. (tel. 518/523-2241) for some satisfying eats, old-school style. Serious foodies will be thrilled by the newly opened Great Range, 1799 Rte. 73, Keene Valley (tel. 518/576-9069).

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