Woodcock Brothers Brewery

This week on my television segment Food 411/Come Dine with Me WNY, I’m at Woodcock Brothers Brewery and Restaurant! Nestled into the southern shore of Lake Ontario, sits the small town of Wilson, NY. Settled in 1818, Wilson holds some unique architecture, including the Morse Cobblestone Farmhouse. A beautiful L-Shaped home built in 1845, it […]

Local Restaurant Week!! Food for Thought Best Eats

Local restaurant week is here, running now until October 22nd. Western NY Restaurant Week is an event that celebrates the vital role our local independent restaurants play in Buffalo’s cultural identity and regional economy. For restaurant goers, it’s a tantalizing opportunity to sample new foods and diverse cultural cuisine at many area restaurants. Restaurant week […]

William K’s Restaurant–new TV show on local television

I’ve started a new adventure folks! My food writing has intersected with television! It includes working with a great team at Key Video Productions, on their show Come Dine with Me WNY. I will be doing a new segment called Food 411 that airs on Channel 7 WKBW in Buffalo every Sunday Morning at 11:30am. […]

Patina 250

As I cross the street of Delaware Avenue, there is an element of posh sophistication. White washed brick, large green vegetation in black pillar pots flank each side of a grand glass door, and walls of windows showcase the exotic decor inside. One could almost forget that Patina 250 is actually located inside the Westin […]

Lexington Co-op Market Now Open!

From the outside, many co-ops look like any other business, since they provide products and services like conventional businesses do. But it’s what goes on behind the scenes that makes a co-op different. A cooperative (co-op) exists to serve its members (primarily communities in the area), but what makes co-ops unique is that the members […]

Summer Festivals offer a Glimpse into Buffalo’s Rich History

Summer is finally here once again, and summer in Buffalo means plenty of entertainment and festivals! Last year, my summer started off in rainy, cloudy England, ended in the lush green landscape of Ireland, and topped off with a mad dash from the Buffalo airport directly to the Taste of Buffalo for judging. This summer […]

Cooking with Ancient Vegetables

Good morning! The other day I posted a Youtube video discussing unique, earthy ancient vegetables that many are afraid to cook with because they don’t know how to cook with them. The video is just that–a discussion, not a cooking show. But as promised, below are recipes for those vegetables I discussed in the video […]

Sweet on Sweet Pea Bakery

Let’s face it–it’s hard for those who need to eat gluten-free (GF) to find places where they can. Digestive sensitivities can cause anxiety, stress, depression, and can take the joy out of eating anything. Food is a necessity for all of us, but for those who are GF, or have Celiac, food sometimes feels like […]

Soda Bread Recipes- My version

These recipes go along with my Youtube video on how to make a healthier version of Soda Bread. The video will be at the bottom of this article. Prep time: 15 minutes  Cook time: 40 minutes Ingredients:     4 to 4 1/2 cups Whole Wheat flour     2 Tbsp honey     1 teaspoon Celtic Sea […]

St. Paddy’s Day in Buffalo!

Historically, St. Paddy’s Day in Buffalo has been celebrated with enthusiasm, energy, and just a touch of the green. No matter your background, everyone here is Irish for a day. And for the first time in years, the weekend of celebration kicks off with festivities on the actual day! Having just been to Ireland this […]