Bica e Vinho-Not the Typical Buffalo Restaurant

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As Buffalo, NY continues to make a name in the culinary world, it will continue to see chefs and restaurant owners expand consumers palates by pushing the boundaries of what is possible, what is unfamiliar, and what is creative. Bica e Vinho in East Aurora, NY is one such restaurant that pushes these boundaries, introducing restaurant goers to different styles […]

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What’s Old is New Again at The Grange

Many of you have heard that Tina’s Italian Kitchen has officially closed its doors. While open for 30 plus years, Tina’s offered a quaint home world charm atmosphere, and simple Italian dishes that described the family’s heritage. However, the building that Tina’s was housed in, The Grange Building or the Salisbury Building, has a history that dates back much further. […]

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A Little N’awlins in Buffalo NY

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Remember how I said food has a story–well Shango Restaurant at 3260 Main Street in Buffalo NY, is shrouded in fiction and lore. As the talking drum sets the rhythm,  the Balafon and Shekera start to play, heralding sounds that bring forth Shango, the great king of West Africa. He is a force to be reckoned with; dynamic and stimulating. […]

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Buffalo Soup Fest Today at the Buffalo Convention Center. Don’t Miss Out!

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Buffalo Soup Fest, previously scheduled for an earlier date, takes place today at the Buffalo Convention Center from 11 a.m.- 6 p.m. The fastest-growing event for food lovers in Buffalo, NY, the Buffalo Soup-Fest has spent the last four years providing tens of thousands of Western New Yorkers with some of the best soups in the area to help us alleviate those […]

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Updated: British Chippy–Can Fried Fish be Healthy?

The British Chippy–a carved out fish and chip shop located off South Park Ave. in Buffalo NY. Taking route 5 from the south towns, I assumed that “off South Park” meant right off South Park. Not the case. I got off at Tift, thinking it was easier and turned onto South Park. Mind you, I have now been here twice […]

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Under the Sea, Over it and Around it–Oshun’s Brings the Sweet Sea to Buffalo (GF)

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It starts with a jovial tale of love, prosperity and fertility. It ends with a marriage between two deities. Oshun, the Orisha of fresh waters, marries Shango, venerated for his powers over thunder and lightening, he was known to be a colorful character. And so it goes, Oshun’s Restaurant and Oyster Bar has opened in downtown Buffalo; perfectly situated at […]

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A Central NY Review: Branca Restaurant

Branca Restaurant, 683 Pittsford Victor Rd in Pittsford NY, recently opened its doors under the ownership of Joshua and Jennifer Miles- owners of Revelry in Downtown Rochester. This restaurant invites customers to experience authentic Italian food the way they see it. Having only been open for roughly five weeks, Branca is already jammed packed and turning people away- literally. You […]

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Where to go out to eat? Check out my interview with Buffalo Eats!

Buffalo Foodies: S.M. Traphagen (Digestion Suggestion) While we were on hiatus earlier this year, we were lucky enough to have a couple guest bloggers help us out by releasing some new content. One of those bloggers was S.M. Traphagen who created the food blog Digestion Suggestion. She writes about local restaurants from the perspective of someone with digestion sensitivities. She’s […]

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Healthy Alternatives: Food tips and tricks

Ok so I’m a bit of a snacker. I literally need to eat every couple of hours or so. It’s not boredom eating and it’s not stress eating (usually), it’s just my body and my metabolism. But for those of you who don’t know this, snacking throughout the day is actually healthier for your body. It also helps speed up […]

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Blizzard-Shmizzard! It’s time to cook!

So it’s a blizzard outside. 40 mile an hour sustained winds, -28 degrees, and over a foot of snow…….so what! Come on guys it’s WNY! We got this- right? We may be stuck in our houses but that doesn’t mean we can’t have some fun. Instead of staring out the window, wondering when the weather will break, or what would […]

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