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Stories by Andrew Z. Galarneau

By Andrew Z. Galarneau » 10:10 AM

Griffon Gastropub will make East Aurora its third location, offering 70 draft beers and a diverse menu of ambitious tavern food in the former Medici House space. After renovations the restaurant will extend the Griffon brand from Niagara Falls and Clarence to 634 Main St., East Aurora. It’s expected to open in... Read More

By Andrew Z. Galarneau » 12:01 AM

A table near the water has its own gravitational pull. The murmur of waves on the shore, nature’s metronome, can rock all but the most frenetic souls into a more contemplative state of mind. In pleasant weather, those are the first tables to fill up. Public House on the Lake in Hamburg, the successor to Root Five, has... Read More

By Andrew Z. Galarneau » Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Martin Danilowicz's restaurant Martin Cooks will have its last day of restaurant service on May 28. "May 28th, 2016 will be Martin Cooks last day of service," the restaurant posted to its Facebook page. "However, please join us for Brunch on May 28th, followed by a last hurrah party until 6pm!" The popular... Read More

By Andrew Z. Galarneau » Wednesday, May 4, 2016

The updated Buffalo Outer Harbor restaurant that started as Dug’s Dive unveils its new incarnation on Friday. Charlie’s Boat Yard, 1111 Fuhrmann Blvd., has added patio space, extensively renovated its interiors, and added more seafood to the menu, said operator Charles Goodspeed. “We changed the color scheme,... Read More

By Andrew Z. Galarneau » Monday, May 2, 2016

South Buffalo has a new barbecue joint. A&B BBQ, 368 Abbott Road, is a new project from the family that has operated Szaras Family Catering for decades. At this point it’s take-out only, but the place has only been selling smoked meat for a week. “We make our own sauce, a Kansas City style, with molasses,”... Read More

By Andrew Z. Galarneau » Monday, May 2, 2016

The updated Buffalo Outer Harbor restaurant that started as Dug’s Dive unveils its new incarnation on Friday. Charlie’s Boat Yard , 1111 Fuhrmann Blvd., has added patio space, extensively renovated its interiors, and added more seafood to the menu, said operator Charles Goodspeed. “We changed the color scheme,... Read More

By Andrew Z. Galarneau » Friday, April 29, 2016

A Clarence barbecue specialist is moving his operation to a Sheridan Drive restaurant after demand outstripped his roadside stand. Bill Richer, who has operated Wild Bill Hickory’s BBQ at 9840 County Road since 2013, said he’s moving to 9105 Sheridan Drive, formerly Emily’s Family Diner. It won’t be ready... Read More

By Andrew Z. Galarneau , Ben Tsujimoto » Friday, April 29, 2016

Cinco de Mayo is the St. Patrick’s Day of Mexican culture, a fauxliday not particularly celebrated in the place it purports to honor. But that can’t kill the buzz of the greatest tequila-fueled day of the American restaurant calendar. Here’s what some Buffalo places have cooking today. On May 5, at 291... Read More

By Andrew Z. Galarneau » Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Faster, cheaper bread was once hailed as a great American innovation. These days, Western New Yorkers who want loaves made the old-fashioned way have to search for their daily bread. There are places using natural starters, which harness the power of wild yeast to unlock the nutritional value of grain and improve... Read More

By Andrew Z. Galarneau » Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Martin Danilowicz, chef-owner of Martin Cooks, will be opening a new downtown restaurant, according to the building’s owner. Architect and landlord Steve Carmina of Carmina Wood Morris told a Buffalo Place meeting this morning that Danilowicz would be operating a new restaurant at 5-7 Genesee St. That would put it... Read More

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