At Illusive Restaurant and Bar in Rensselaer, the food is locally sourced and made with love. Owner and chef Joseph Ventrice developed his love of food growing up in a big family. Illusive serves up approachable American cuisine with a modern twist.

Location: 3 Ferry St, Rensselaer

Hours: Monday-Friday, 6 a.m.-8 p.m.; Saturday, 7 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sunday, closed

Contact: (518) 977-3602