Food & Dining

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

VIDEO: Eat Well Grill Grand Opening

Jul 22, 2019

Eat Well Grill Grand Opening

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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,…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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,…

Read More

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…

Read More

New entrepreneurs bring passion for the restaurant business to Cindy and Barb's in Texaco Town

Jul 24, 2018

After spending a couple of decades kicking around the kitchens of Batavia, Robert Rudnicki and Adam Horton decided it was time to strike out on…

Read More

Five years later, local malthouse important player in state's growing craft beer industry

Jul 23, 2018

When Ted and Patricia Hawley launched New York Craft Malt in 2013, it could have been characterized as an experiment. It was certainly…

Read More

Would you try the Impossible Burger?

Jul 16, 2018

Have you heard about the Impossible Burger? It is made from all plant-based ingredients, but is promised to look, smell and taste just like meat from…

Read More

The  Wild Rican joins EDEN in FreshLAB food hall

May 30, 2018

BATAVIA — As a mid-morning session of yoga concluded on the Eli Fish Brewing Co.’s bocce courts, scents of authentic Puerto Rican food…

Read More