Food & Dining

Brick-oven pizza now available at Ken's Charcoal Pits (formerly City Slickers)

Oct 13, 2017

There's brick-oven pizza in Batavia now, handmade by Ken Mistler. You might know Mistler's restaurant as City Slickers but that's changed, too.…

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GCEDC board approves incentives for Yancey's Fancy and Gateway GS

Sep 8, 2017

  Press release: The Genesee County Economic Development Center approved incentives for development projects by Yancey's Fancy in Pembroke and…

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Restaurant Ownership Boot Camp starts in October, win free tuition for freshLAB Foodie Challenge

Sep 7, 2017

Press release: A new restaurant ownership training course is slated to begin in October featuring two monthly classes over the winter, or…

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Calling all foodies

Aug 28, 2017

The Batavia Career and Technical Education (CTE) Center is hosting the freshLAB Foodie Challenge competition on Saturday, September 23 beginning at…

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First freshLAB 'Foodie Challenge' announced

Aug 21, 2017

Press release: Are you a foodie who loves to cook and aims to learn more about this craft? Under the aegis of freshLAB, Batavia Development…

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Domino’s in Batavia recognized for outstanding service

Aug 15, 2017

Press release: When you think of quality pizza and customer service, think of your local Batavia Domino’s store. Domino’s, located at 563…

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freshLAB launches social media campaign

Aug 15, 2017

Press release:  A volunteer committee led by the Batavia Development Corporation created a website ( ) and Facebook…

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Pints and pitches for new breweries

Aug 14, 2017

BATAVIA — The city will soon go from one that can bring in breweries for a single-shot event like Beertavia to a relative Beer-topia with…

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UPDATE: Resurgence says CDBG award will help with upfront costs for Batavia brewery

Aug 10, 2017

BATAVIA — Two Batavia projects have received Community Development Block Grants to support the establishment of a truck service and education…

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Beertavia is on tap

Aug 9, 2017

BATAVIA - Batavia will welcome 24 breweries, two cideries and a meadery for a sampling of the region’s brewing explosion at the Downtown Batavia…

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Partners announce new name with ties to historic Batavia for brewery in Newberry Building

Aug 8, 2017

Press release: Three Batavia natives are giving a nod to the city’s past with an exciting plan they hope will be a cornerstone of…

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UPDATE: Ellicott Station gets $1.5M in county aid, BP2 aid

Aug 4, 2017

BATAVIA — The Ellicott Station project will receive $1.5 million in local tax incentives approved Thursday by the Genesee County Economic…

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Field to Pint tour to highlight entire brewing process

Jul 29, 2017

BATAVIA — This isn’t the type of beer tour you might be thinking of. Harvest New York is hosting its second Field to Pint Craft Brewery…

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GO-Art! intends to open bar in back room

Jul 28, 2017

BATAVIA — New Executive Director Gregory Hallock has been saying for the past year and a half that the Genesee-Orleans Regional Arts Council…

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Oak Grill gains loyal following in Oakfield

Jul 13, 2017

OAKFIELD — Mike and Donna Dilcher didn’t set out to create a visitors bureau when they purchased an Oakfield restaurant space in 2016. The…

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Curbside Markets coming to Batavia, Le Roy on Monday, Orleans county on Wednesday

Jul 10, 2017

ROCHESTER — Curbside Markets operated by FoodLink will begin their summer drives to sites in Orleans and Genesee counties starting today. The…

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Genesee Country Farmers’ Market to open June 9

May 23, 2017

The Genesee Country Farmers’ Market, located at the Downtown Batavia Public Market at Bank Street and Alva Place, opens for the season on…

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Craft brewery coming to Batavia

May 5, 2017

Genesee County will be getting a craft brewery in the near future. Buffalo's Resurgence Brewing announced plans Thursday to open a sour-only…

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Today is National Pizza Day

Feb 9, 2017

Pizza is an American staple, next to apple pie, baseball and the bald eagle. According to a 2014 study from the Department of Agriculture, 12.5…

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A taste of Italy coming to Le Roy

Feb 6, 2017

Italy may be over 6,000 miles away, but for those hungering for food from the old country, Capish Pizza-ristorante in Le Roy delivers. “I hear…

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