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By Andrew Z. Galarneau » Thursday, March 26, 2015

Fine dining restaurants are where you celebrate annual landmarks, with pampering appropriate for anniversaries, birthdays and other events that mark a new year. Family restaurants are where you... Read More

By Andrew Z. Galarneau » Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Since it opened in 2004, Tempo has been one of the most impressive restaurants in Buffalo. In 2012, Buffalo Bills brass took Mario Williams to the converted Delaware Avenue mansion for a steak while... Read More

By Andrew Z. Galarneau » Wednesday, March 11, 2015

It takes guts to open your own restaurant. You can fine-tune the building, and hone the menu, and do everything else needful to serve tasty food in a comfortable space, only to have the most... Read More

By Andrew Z. Galarneau » Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Selling beer to undergraduates used to be the Steer’s bread and butter. The University Heights mainstay’s menu made it a safe choice for students to suggest to visiting parents who... Read More

By Andrew Z. Galarneau » Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Buffalo needs more grand rooms, places where dinner offers the potential for romance, for dazzle, for a night to remember. Where you can star in your own black-and-white classic movie, your table a... Read More

By Andrew Z. Galarneau » Wednesday, February 18, 2015

We came out of the shattering cold into a warm room alive with the chatter of crowded tables and the aroma of sizzling beefsteak. Steak Stone & Sushi has a largely routine Japanese menu with the... Read More

By Andrew Z. Galarneau » Wednesday, February 11, 2015

When Cat and I trooped in with four teenagers on a recent snowy Saturday night, Arriba Tortilla was so busy that we had to wait 30 minutes for a table. That seems about right for the best Mexican... Read More

By Andrew Z. Galarneau » Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Restaurant years are like dog years. Five years can be a memorable place’s lifetime, 10 years a “great run.” Yet longevity is no guarantee of excellence by itself. Some of the... 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... Read More

By Andrew Z. Galarneau » Wednesday, January 21, 2015

The wings never make it to the table when I roast a chicken. Covered in cracker-crisp skin, they’re the best part, so I tear them off for myself as the cook’s reward. During a recent visit, I... Read More

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