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Buffalo Magazine: Food & Drink

One of the best ways to take full advantage of our short Western New York summers is to visit as many area farmers markets as possible. It’s an activity that has the coincident benefits of getting you outside, supporting the …

Buffalo Magazine: Food & Drink

Two local chefs gave us the scoop on their pantry-ingredient essentials—and how to store these ingredients and use them in new ways. Dishes by the dozen “If you have a dozen good eggs in your fridge, you have so many meals,…

Buffalo Magazine: Food & Drink

Buffalo summers are about taking everything we enjoy—like dining, drinks and music—outside. This applies to the city proper as well as surrounding suburbs and areas just a short drive away. One of the trips can take you to…

Buffalo Magazine: Food & Drink

Something happened over this past winter in Buffalo—hard cider arrived. Two new bars devoted to fermented ciders recently opened their doors at the forefront of a resurgence in interest in the beverage. The first to open w…

Buffalo Magazine: Food & Drink

When my editor asked me to write about afternoon tea in Western New York—the British-pedigreed sort taken leisurely between lunch and dinner with a light repast of sandwich points and dainty sweets—I was a little hesitant. …

Buffalo Magazine: Food & Drink

Victor Parra Gonzalez owns Las Puertas, a small unassuming restaurant on the West Side’s Rhode Island Street. He mixes Acapulco-based influences (from where he grew up) with classic French technique for what Buffalo News food…

Buffalo Magazine: Food & Drink

Christi Allen dreams on a grand scale. As a teenager in Los Angeles, acting on shows like “Married with Children” and “Santa Barbara,” she was inspired to tell her own stories through filmmaking, so she eventually moved behin…

Buffalo Magazine: Food & Drink

“I bake as much as I can and even more if I don’t have a lot of homework.” This may not seem like a typical baking philosophy, but Sara Young isn’t your typical baker. She’s an eighth grader at Amherst Middle School who go…

Buffalo Magazine: Food & Drink

Glorified food court or a novel way to dine out? Food halls are popping up—and increasingly popular—with locals. Best characterized by their convenience-meets-quality approach, food halls add variety to the mix—the concept…

Buffalo Magazine: Food & Drink

Picnicking is joyfully simple and spontaneous: a casual repast of finger foods in the great outdoors. Whether it takes shape on an old blanket with simple provisions or an elaborate menu packed into a fancy basket, it all wor…

Buffalo Magazine: Food & Drink

A big Italian Sunday supper is like a hug—warm, familiar, comforting, and shared. A tangle of pasta, made from scratch the same way it’s always been, cooked just al dente with enough to feed twice the actual crowd. Succulent …

Buffalo Magazine: Food & Drink

No dish and drink combo says summertime like fresh tacos and ice cold margaritas, and we’re here to point out some of the best options in Buffalo. Crispy fried cod taco & cucumber cilantro serrano pepper margarita You w…

Buffalo Magazine: Food & Drink

Several months ago, Raymond Castro and Ronald Fraser wandered into the Schupper House in South Buffalo. The pair was looking for meatloaf, and though it wasn’t on the menu, the owner asked them to come back the following week…

Buffalo Magazine: Food & Drink

Flights of everything from wine to bourbon to beer have become very trendy, and it’s no wonder: They give patrons a chance to try multiple brands or flavors in one sitting. But an ice cream flight? Now that’s something dif…

Buffalo Magazine: Food & Drink

We’re on the brink of spring, a period of floral regrowth and faunal fecundity. And that means the humble egg will once again bear its annual symbolic weight on seder plates and in Easter baskets worldwide. Eggs and all the p…