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By Andrew Z. Galarneau » Wednesday, February 3, 2016

“Underpromise and overdeliver” is an oft-repeated axiom of business success. Restaurants – businesses that buy ingredients and fix them up to sell at a profit – are no exception. It may be even more important for new restaurants, places about which customers know nothing but the name. So even before it opened... Read More

By Andrew Z. Galarneau » Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Mike Shatzel has hired two top Buffalo talents to oversee the food and beer offerings at Thin Man Brewery, the upcoming Elmwood brewery-restaurant. Bruce Wieszala, whose Buffalo fine dining resume includes Tabree and Bourbon & Butter, will be Thin Man’s chef. Rudy Watkins, founding member and former head brewer at... Read More

By Andrew Z. Galarneau » Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Buffalo chefs are raising money for the Food Bank of WNY by participating in the Taste of the NFL the night before the Super Bowl. Mike Andrzejewski of SeaBar and Frank Mercado of the M&T Executive Dining Room will be helping feed about 2,000 guests at the San Francisco soiree, along with chefs from every NFL city,... Read More

By Andrew Z. Galarneau » Monday, February 1, 2016

Mike Shatzel has hired two top Buffalo talents to oversee the food and beer offerings at Thin Man Brewery, his upcoming Elmwood brewery-restaurant. Bruce Wieszala, whose Buffalo fine dining resume includes Tabree and Bourbon & Butter, will be Thin Man’s chef. Rudy Watkins, founding member and former head brewer at... Read More

By Andrew Z. Galarneau » Thursday, January 28, 2016

Wayno's BBQ is coming to Resurgence Brewing Co. on Jan. 30 to sell smoked meat until it's gone. A fledgling smoked meat operation run by Wade Starnes of Hamburg, Wayno's doesn't have a restaurant. Wayno's smoked beef ribs, brisket and more have so far only been available at the Hamburg Farmers Market. His work has... Read More

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

Home Taste is the most far-flung star in the constellation of new Chinese restaurants arrayed around the University at Buffalo’s Amherst campus. Its generic Kenmore storefront offers no clue to its unique character. Home Taste is the only Chinese restaurant in town with a broad menu entirely devoid of Americanized... Read More

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

Pizza Plant’s downtown store served its first Pods to regular folks Monday night. “We are open to the public,” said owner Bob Syracuse. The 140-seat restaurant is located on the northwest corner of the One Canalside building on Washington Street, also home to a Courtyard Marriott hotel and the Phillips Lytle... Read More

By Andrew Z. Galarneau » Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Honey’s restaurant in Niagara Falls will be reopening as Buffalo Wing Joint and Public Urban Bar (P.U.B.). Buffalo Wing Joint owner Candice Creamer was general manager for the former Honey’s, located at 6560 Niagara Falls Blvd. Former owner Larry Pacifico’s exit from the business gave her the chance she’s been... Read More

By Andrew Z. Galarneau » Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Morning glory. The nutrition do-gooders have been telling us for decades that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. I agree, for reasons having nothing to do with my riboflavin levels. Breakfast looms so large, I submit, because it frames your day. Start out with a plate that does more than just fill your... Read More

By Andrew Z. Galarneau » Monday, January 25, 2016

Balkan Dining, Tonawanda’s Bosnian restaurant, has renovated to offer customers more seating, and a bathroom. The family restaurant, at 687 Kenmore Ave., opened in December 2013, in a former pizzeria near Kenmore and Starin avenues. It specializes in Bosnian favorites like cevapi, beef sausages in housemade bread, and... Read More

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