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Stories by Andrew Z. Galarneau

By Andrew Z. Galarneau » Thursday, January 29, 2015

The pods are coming. A downtown Pizza Plant steps from HarborCenter and the Buffalo waterfront is inching closer to reality, with the signing of a lease on the One Canalside space. Bob Syracus... Read More

By Andrew Z. Galarneau » Thursday, January 29, 2015

For the last few years, if you asked me for the best Thai restaurant in town, my recommendation was Thai Orchid on Evans Road in Williamsville. In past articles, I have extolled the pleasures of its c... Read More

By Andrew Z. Galarneau » Wednesday, January 28, 2015

A Blue Monk partner whose family owns the former Sterling Tavern building said he's aiming to redo and reopen the place by May. "This will be a sister restaurant to Blue Monk," said Kevin M. Brink... Read More

By Andrew Z. Galarneau » Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Let's get one thing clear right up front: Steven Gedra has a thing for feet too. And tails, ears and organs, truth be told. An early hit at his previous restaurant, Bistro Europa, was a feast centered... Read More

By Andrew Z. Galarneau » Tuesday, January 27, 2015

There are pizzas I remember, all my life, though some have changed. Some had peppers, some had cheddar. Some had prawn, and some romaine. All these pizzas had their flavors, The cheese and the sa... Read More

By Andrew Z. Galarneau » Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Melting Point, the grilled cheese specialist at 244 Allen St., is knocking out a wall to add more seats and bathroom access. “Currently I have seven seats, so we’re looking to add seating, as w... Read More

By Andrew Z. Galarneau » Monday, January 26, 2015

The restaurant planned for 927 Elmwood Ave. won’t be called Rocco’s, even though it’s coming from the owners behind Rocco’s Wood Fired Pizza.   Chuck Mauro, one of the owners, said the plac... Read More

By Andrew Z. Galarneau » Monday, January 26, 2015

Eric Matthews always has had a soft spot for dogs. So when a representative of Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue asked him last year to support a fundraiser for the group, Matthews – an owner of Bricky... Read More

By Andrew Z. Galarneau » Friday, January 23, 2015

Peter Cimino and Chris Dorsaneo, the entrepreneur-chef duo behind Lloyd taco trucks, will appear on "Restaurant Startup" on Feb. 10. CNBC will roll the show at 10 p.m. The show pits two experien... Read More

By Andrew Z. Galarneau » Friday, January 23, 2015

On a cold and dreary night last month, I stopped by Riverside's new Burmese-Thai eatery, Lin Restaurant, for dinner. My table was the only one occupied for most of our time there, which is a crying... Read More
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