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By Andrew Z. Galarneau » Monday, August 17, 2015

I arrived at the Pomegranate in Clarence looking for dinner, and got a history lesson thrown in for free. The Pomegranate is the only Persian restaurant in Western New York offering dishes that... Read More

By Andrew Z. Galarneau » Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Regular readers of my restaurant reviews know I eat squid. What they don’t know is that I’ve been dubbed “the calamari crank” because I am so rarely thrilled by what I... Read More

By Andrew Z. Galarneau » Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Until a recent burst of new restaurant investment, North Tonawanda didn’t have much of a reputation as a dining destination, unless your definition of dining stops at pizza, wings and fish... Read More

By Andrew Z. Galarneau » Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Jack Adly is an Egyptian restaurateur, but there’s not much on the menus of his two Venus Mediterranean Grill restaurants that stands out as Egyptian, except for koshary, a dish of rice, pasta,... Read More

By Andrew Z. Galarneau » Wednesday, July 15, 2015

There are few dishes that sound more preposterous, on the surface, than a salad made from a tree trunk. Yet at some point, a hungry person chopped open the main stem of a palm tree, and decided that... Read More

By Andrew Z. Galarneau » Thursday, July 9, 2015

At Black Iron Bystro in Blasdell, chef-owner Bryan Mecozzi aims to offer fresh choices that celebrate the best produce available from local farms. He also sells giant turkey legs because when he... Read More

By Andrew Z. Galarneau » Monday, June 29, 2015

If you’re considering getting Vietnamese food for dinner, but summertime temperatures make a steaming bowl of soup the size of your head off-putting, consider goi ga. It’s Vietnamese chicken... Read More

By Andrew Z. Galarneau » Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Butter Block baked goods have become some of the most sought-after treats in Buffalo. This producer of French-style baked goods does not have a retail store but may be found at several locations... Read More

By Andrew Z. Galarneau » Monday, June 15, 2015

Joe Kennedy started working at Spar’s European Sausage Shop as a sausage-making apprentice, learning his craft from Eric Spar, the shop’s owner. Kennedy and his wife, Beth, took over in... Read More

By Andrew Z. Galarneau » Monday, June 8, 2015

I have eaten a lot of wacky things on pizza. Fishsticks? Not on my repeat list. Corn kernels? Yes, please. Yet my first bite of ’nduja pizza at Lackawanna’s The Mess Hall left me staggered. If... Read More

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