Grub + Pub
blog by Kathryn Przybyla • June 02, 2012 @ 9:13am •
After grabbing a quick lunch at the Wegmans on Alberta Drive, I was pleasantly surprised with a chef cooking marinated portobello mushrooms and handing out free samples—delicious.
Everything in that store is mouth-watering and I was hooked. But what I found really interesting was a handout about their online “fresh videos” series. Did you know your favorite neighborhood grocery…
A Niagara Falls resident with a case of the late-night munchies tried paying his Denny’s tab with marijuana last weekend.
According to Buffalo News reports, the man appeared at the Niagara Falls Boulevard all-night diner to pick up his food shortly after 2 a.m. Saturday. Unable to cover the cost of his meal, the customer offered the cashier $1 and a bag of weed. When the cashier…
blog by Ben Tsujimoto • June 01, 2012 @ 10:12am •
The notion that Buffalo is a “chicken parmesan and Caesar salad” city is slowly losing its truth.
Sure, we’re still sans Halal or Iraqi cuisine—among several others, I’m sure—but a flourish of ethnic restaurants like Lucy Takeout (Ethiopian), Sun International (Burmese, among others) and even a tiny stand like Pure Peru has infused unfamiliar cuisine into a city with a rather…
Happy National Donut Day, Buffalo!
The first Friday of June is dedicated to the women who handed out doughnuts to soldiers serving in World War I, bringing the them a sense of comfort during tumultuous times.
Celebrated first in 1938 by the Salvation Army,the annual holiday continues today. Across America, independent shops and doughnut chains are offering free doughnuts and…
Beef ‘O’ Brady, a chain restaurant based in Tampa, FL, has announced its intentions to start a franchise to Buffalo, a Restaurant News Release reports.
The sports pub has 210 locations in 22 states, but its Chief Development Officer James Walker sees an opportunity in Buffalo.
“While there’s definitely a market for Beef ‘O’ Brady’s in the Buffalo area, we’re taking a…
blog by Ben Tsujimoto • May 30, 2012 @ 8:44am •
There’s no question that Buffalonians are attracted to new developments at Canalside. The Liberty Hound, a bar/restaurant co-owned by Jason Davidson and Mike Shatzel (Blue Monk, Cole’s), opened officially on Saturday to the delight of waterfront lovers, and the Buffalo.com crew stopped in for lunch on Tuesday.
The Liberty Hound was bustling just after noon, as we waited 15…
A few weeks ago, a group of high school students sang Wegmans' praises -- literally.
Massachusetts’ Algonquin Regional High School students debuted "Wegmans ... The Musical!" on May 10.
The idea came about when a teacher at the school used Wegmans as a setting for improv scenes in her classroom. The students developed characters over time, and the short skit eventually…
blog by S.J. Velasquez • May 23, 2012 @ 10:11am •
Buffalo Eats is now more than three years into a successful run as Buffalo’s go-to food blog, and blogger Donnie Burtless and wife Alli Suriani are thanking readers with a massive giveaway.
Equipped with approximately $500 worth of foodie freebies, the team behind BuffaloEats.org is holding a multi-day contest. Here are details:
- Contest started Tuesday, ends at 11:59 p.m.…
video by S.J. Velasquez • May 23, 2012 @ 9:03am •
In its latest installment, "Buffalo. For Real TV" hits up a couple of Buffalo's hottest new eateries: Sun International Foods and Vera Pizzeria.
Follow Nelson Starr as he samples Burmese cuisine and gets schooled in mixology, a truly American practice.
This Buffalo-centric web series is produced by Visit Buffalo Niagara.
Coffee and baked goods retailer Dunkin’ Donuts has announced that today is “Iced Coffee Day” in Western New York. At all locations in the Greater Buffalo and WNY area, one dollar from every iced coffee purchased will go to support Women’s and Children’s Hospital of Buffalo, the Dunkirk Observer reports.
“Dunkin’ Donuts is thrilled to celebrate the return of Iced Coffee Day to…