Food & Dining

Master chef Nick Rada back home serving authentic barbecue at Batavia Downs and (soon) Village of Corfu

Sep 23, 2021

He has worked in kitchens throughout the United States as well as Australia and Indonesia. He has prepared dishes for four presidents and, for a…

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Domino’s expects March opening at new Batavia location

Feb 26, 2020

BATAVIA — Domino’s Pizza expects to be open for business in its new home at 6 Court St. in the next few weeks, the company said recently.…

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All in the family: Cinquino’s serves loyal customers and new fans at Cinquino’s Pizza in Batavia

Feb 6, 2020

Cinquino’s Pizza has only been open for two months, but it’s already a hit with the community. After Paul Berardini retired, the former…

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VIDEO: Copperhead Creek opens with country vibe, friendly atmosphere

Jan 31, 2020

Patrick Mandia grew up in a family of restaurateurs -- the Pok-A-Dot, Sunny's, the Red Carpet, Pontillo's -- and after 15 years of working as a DJ at…

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Made in WNY: Yancey's Fancy – cheese from Corfu to China

Oct 3, 2019

Yancey's Fancy sells its cheese as far as China these days, but the Corfu cheesemaker's backbone is its Western New York base. Two of the company's…

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Love story leads to Hawaiian restaurant in Batavia

Sep 11, 2019

Batavia is not quite as far from Hawaii as a United States town can get, but it’s most of the way there. Yet the Genesee County seat’s…

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So Fresh: GO ART! debuts its Farm to Table Dinner on Sept. 14

Sep 3, 2019

GO ART! is hosting a Farm to Table Dinner on Sept.14th. This fits with its mission of expanding the culinary arts and cultural richness of farms in…

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VIDEO: Eat Well Grill Grand Opening

Jul 22, 2019

Eat Well Grill Grand Opening

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VIDEO: Mama Chavez Taqueria opens in Le Roy

Jul 12, 2019

Mama Chavez Taqueria opens today in Le Roy. Owner Maria Chavez and her sons held a ribbon-cutting and an open house for invited guests…

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An authentic taste of Mexico in Le Roy

Jul 12, 2019

An authentic taste of Mexico can be found in Le Roy at Mama Chavez’s Taqueria. Tucked away on Mill Street, Mama Chavez’s makes freshly…

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Stop the presses: Another investment in Batavia with The Coffee Press

Jan 17, 2019

Derek Geib has a unique and popular restaurant in Batavia with Bourbon & Burger Co. on Jackson Street. However, while talking to his wife, Jen, he…

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The Coffee Press on Jackson Street, now open, aims to be hometown hangout

Jan 16, 2019

When there were no immediate takers for an empty storefront Derek Geib owned on Jackson Street, he started to think about what he could do with the…

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Braille menus now available at Original Red Osier Landmark Restaurant

Dec 28, 2018

Submitted photo and press release: The Genesee Regional Advisory Council (GRAC) for people with disabilities at the Independent…

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New chef envisions new menu, modernization for Terry Hills

Nov 10, 2018

It wasn’t long ago — a little over six years, now — that Rochester native John Steward, the new head chef at Terry Hills, fell in…

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JJ Newberry Project wins Rochester CDC Reshaping Rochester Award

Nov 9, 2018

On Thursday, Matt Gray accepted the Robert Macon Award from the Community Design Center of Rochester on behalf of the Newberry Project. The award was…

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The queen of hospitality: With its eighty-six-year-old owner in the engineer's seat, Leroy's D&R Depot stays on track

Nov 1, 2018

Entering the former train depot, I’m greeted with the utmost hospitality, as if we were best friends. Nancy Nickerson and her business partner,…

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New chef at Terry Hills sets out to take what's good and make it better

Oct 29, 2018

Let's talk about French fries. The lowly fry. Can you really kick it up a notch? Cooking a gourmet fry is actually no secret. Any…

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Former farmworker opens 10th restaurant, this one in his hometown, Batavia

Oct 28, 2018

You know you're in an authentic taqueria when you spot a sign next to the salsa roja warning the gringos, "Danger!" Not every dish in a Mexican…

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Fishtales proving popular with local seafood lovers

Oct 22, 2018

In Kitchen Confidential, Anthony Bourdain famously advised diners, "never order fish on a Monday." That works out well for Todd and Grace Sannin,…

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The Remote Cabin Restaurant Near Buffalo That Serves Up The Most Delicious Food

Oct 18, 2018

Just because we live in one of New York’s largest cities doesn’t mean that us Buffalonians don’t like to escape away from it all…

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