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By Andrew Z. Galarneau » Thursday, September 25, 2014

First came Don Tequila on Allen Street. It opened in 2013, packing in crowds with plentiful plates of gringo Mexican, and margaritas by the yard. Then came Agave, the second Mexican restaurant in B... Read More

By Andrew Z. Galarneau » Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Presto is a humble café in the former Café 59 space on Allen Street, located in the center of Allentown’s artistic district. That geographical fact was emphasized when I brought my family for dinn... Read More

By Andrew Z. Galarneau » Wednesday, September 10, 2014

There are more Italian restaurants in Buffalo than any other ethnic flavor. Since pizza, chicken Parmesan and spaghetti with meatballs have joined the great American melting pot, maybe “ethnic” is... Read More

By Andrew Z. Galarneau » Thursday, September 4, 2014

You might say Tab Daulton used to work on a bigger canvas. A few years ago, he was the chef in charge of feeding First Niagara Center fans. Today, he’s got his own place, a former dive bar in Lackaw... Read More

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Winfield’s Pub Chef experienced in much larger room delivers surprising fare from tiny kitchen.WHERE: 1213 Ridge Road, Lackawanna (821-0700, www.winfieldspub.com)HOURS: 3 to 11 p.m. Sunday (ope... Read More

By Andrew Z. Galarneau » Wednesday, August 27, 2014

After years of tips naming the Viking Lobster Company as a seafood wonderland, I pulled to the curb and cursed. It looked closed, maybe for months, by the rough shape of the building. When my guests a... Read More

By Andrew Z. Galarneau » Thursday, August 21, 2014

Trattoria Aroma North French, the third outpost of Dave Cosentino’s homage to northern Italian cuisine, is in a building so new that the sidewalks are still shiny. Inside, a two-story space has b... Read More

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Trattoria Aroma North French, the third outpost of Dave Cosentino’s homage to northern Italian cuisine, is in a building so new that the sidewalks are still shiny. Inside, a two-story space has... Read More

By Andrew Z. Galarneau » Thursday, August 14, 2014

Last spring, Diane Serra moved her bakery, Caramici’s, down the street to bigger digs formerly occupied by La Marina and Victor’s Bar and Grille. She added a menu of Italian standards like arancin... Read More

By Andrew Z. Galarneau » Thursday, August 7, 2014

If dining at Texas de Brazil, I suggest you park on the other side of Walden Galleria. Like, Macy’s. The resulting 20-minute walk lets you contemplate which buffet items are worth valuable stomach s... Read More
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