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food + drink Guide to dining out and drinking in Western New York

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Allen Burger Venture (175 Allen St.), Mike Shatzel’s new spot for ambitious burgers and a first-rate beer list, opened just before St. Patrick’s... Read More

By Scott Scanlon » Tuesday, March 31, 2015

One of the best things about participating in the Dogfish Dash is that you get to pick up your T-shirt and race number in the parking lot alongside... Read More

By Andrew Z. Galarneau » Monday, March 30, 2015

The former Root Five in Hamburg reopens on April 1. No, that's not a joke. In fact, after a winter that slowed most restaurant projects, Frank and... Read More

By Matt Kresconko » Monday, March 30, 2015

Community Beer Works, the West Side nano-brewers, operate a tight window at their tasting room. Usually the Lafayette Avenue brewery's retail side is... Read More

By Andrew Z. Galarneau » Monday, March 30, 2015

Can you have too much craft beer? The 100-tap lineup at Griffon Gastropub’s new Clarence location (5445 Transit Road) will be a fitting backdrop... Read More




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By Emeri Krawczyk » Friday, March 27, 2015

99 Brick Oven Bar & Grille 99 Aurora St., Lancaster Happy Hour: From 2 to 6 p.m. daily. Special include $2.50 Bud Light drafts, $1 off glass... Read More

By Lizz Schumer » Friday, March 27, 2015

Buffalo bar flies hold these truths to be self-evident: Molson and Labatt might as well be domestic brews; Allen Street Hardware is a dining... Read More

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

On Friday, two Canadian restaurateurs from Fort Erie are opening a restaurant specializing in authentic poutine. Why would they cross an... Read More

By Ben Tsujimoto » Thursday, March 26, 2015

For better or worse, Sabres fever is setting in as the NHL season draws to a close, and local restaurant-bars are creatively embracing the... Read More

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... Read More

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