If You Want Italian- You Want Osteria 166

Dire che con il cibo- simply “say it with food.” No place epitomizes this saying better than Osteria 166. An Italian eatery located on Franklin Street across from the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center. Owner Nicholas Pitillo opened the doors to Osteria 166 this past June and there has been non-stop traffic since. Nicholas, (Nicola) in Italian, has created a family […]

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Buffalo Chicken Wing Festival Press Conference!

Today was the day, a press conference for the masses. About what? Chicken Wings of course! I gleaned some very interesting information from this press conference. As many of you know, I have been asked to be a judge on one of the panels- stay tuned for more information on that, and while my excitement for being asked was through […]

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Happy New Year!

To all my followers…………… Thank you for continuing to follow my blogs. It means a great deal to me and I wouldn’t be able to continue doing what I love without you. December has been a busy busy month- hense the lack of food reviews. While eating was a top priority (for many of us), so too is my goal […]

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Festive Foods For Fall: Betty’s (GF)

It’s that time of year when the steely eyed mammoth’s of the corporate world make a frenzied dash toward the finish line; where the dubious notion of “getting it all done before the holiday’s” seems possible; and where cold’s and germs run ramped. For anyone who hates cold’s as much as I do then you understand me when I say […]

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What’s in a name…..Siena Restaurant (GF)

The phrases “fine dining” and “casual” don’t usually pair together. In most cases one cancels out the other; not at Siena Restaurant. Located at 4516 Main St. Snyder NY; Siena Restaurant takes the creature comforts of a rustic cabin in the woods and mixes it with the class and elegance that we’ve come to know in the world of “fine […]

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Digestion Suggestion Review: Location is NOT everything

Liberty Hound, located at 1 Naval Park Cove, is perfectly situated to view the best of what the city of Buffalo has to offer. With waterfront seating, live bands, and a gorgeous view of the Naval ships; this restaurant should be top notch. The atmosphere has a rustic industrial charm to it and the wrap around back patio sits right […]

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BBQ to the rescue! (GF)

As Rocky found Adrian- I found BBQ! Oh and how I’ve missed it so. If you’re thinking to yourself “I have gallbladder issues, high cholesterol and/or lactose issues; I can’t eat BBQ”. I’m here to tell you………you’re wrong! Just down the road, at 5007 Lake Ave. in Blasdell NY is none other than BW’s Smokin’ Barrels Barbeque.   This southern, […]

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Digestion Tip of the Month:Get educated; Don’t be afraid to ask

There are many food sensitivities out there that wreak havoc on the digestive system; but for many those sensitivities can turn into something more. Celiac disease is one of them. Celiac disease is a condition that damages the lining of the small intestine and prevents it from absorbing certain parts of foods that keep us healthy. The damage and lack […]

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Beat the Heat…..

These are truly the dog days of summer. WNY is not exactly known for its sweltering summers; this summer however is the warmest I can remember. With the mild winter that was just had and now the searing heat- maybe just maybe we’ve taken a turn for the better. Although- it is as they say- a double edged sword. With […]

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No cheese…. please!

In dire need of coffee you walk  into a Tim Hortons; you happen to overhear a conversation that goes a little something like this: ” I’d like a small coffee (pause)- an egg white sandwich with ham and no cheese (pause)-and a small orange juice. (Wait……) Yes that’s correct oh but NO cheese. Yes that will be all.” Five minutes […]

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