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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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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A little food for thought: Mashable Re-post

35 Delightful Bento Boxes That Beat Your PB&J 1.0k Shares Share Tweet Share What’s This? By Brie Hiramine2013-08-01 13:30:43 +0100 Lunch is a make-it-or break it event. After a long morning spent at work or school, you want to look forward to your midday meal — especially if you’re brown bagging it. So if your typical lunchtime fare is less-than-inspiring, […]

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Salute Small Business Week!

Every year since 1963, the President of the United States has issued a proclamation announcing National Small Business Week, which recognizes the critical contributions of America’s entrepreneurs and small business owners. More than half of Americans either own or work for a small business, and they create about two out of every three new jobs in the U.S. each year. […]

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Summer Grilling Season-No Problem….Unless You have Digestive Sensitivities!

Digestive Tip of The Month- Our first summer holiday has come and gone.    Memorial Day, too most of us, means the official kick off to the summer season; an extra day added on to our weekend, family gatherings, and grilling. Culminating in the honoring of our veterans who have sacrificed so much for the freedoms we have in this country. Interestingly […]

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Digestion Tip of the Month: A closer look at Lettuce

What do you do when you recieve unsolicited food “tips” while out to eat? Do you (A) smile politely and keep eating? (B) start a dialogue with them about why they are right or wrong? Or (C) Tell them thanks, then go home and look up the facts? Well if your anything like me- you go home and do the […]

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Old Orchard Inn (GF)

Executive chef Jeremy Gryzbowski has been serving up culture and class, seasoned with creativity, at the Old Orchard Inn on Blakeley Rd, East Aurora NY. This hidden gem is so far off the beaten path that I can promise you will be saying “I think we drove past it, we might be lost- turn around.” Having started out as a tea room […]

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