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Restaurateur Vincent 'Vince' Morreale passes
Wed, Nov 25th 2015 05:20 pm
Vincent "Vince" Morreale, 88, entered into eternal rest Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015, surrounded by his loving family.
Hibbard's proprietor passes
Wed, Nov 25th 2015 05:20 pm
James M. Hibbard, age 83, of Lewiston, died Monday, Nov. 23, 2015, in Mount St. Mary's Hospital in Lewiston, after a brief illness.
USDA food safety resources for Thanksgiving troubles
Tue, Nov 24th 2015 07:00 am
Thanksgiving is the largest meal many cooks prepare every year. Its centerpiece - the turkey - is the largest dish most cooks ever encounter, and many are not experienced at roasting one.
The Jug is back in Youngstown
Sat, Nov 21st 2015 09:00 am
The Stone Jug saw a well-attended and welcome "soft opening" last Thursday, as the Mike Costello family took over operations of the local favorite at Main at Lockport streets. For the village, it marks the second successful reopening of a long-popular business in past weeks.
'The Great Holiday Baking Show' premieres
Thu, Nov 19th 2015 04:20 pm
It's a delicious addition to television this holiday season when "The Great Holiday Baking Show" premieres on ABC, Monday, Nov. 30 (10 p.m.),
Youngstown on the rise: Mug and Musket, The Jug reopen on Main Street
Sat, Nov 14th 2015 07:00 am
Over past days, two longtime and very popular Youngstown establishments - the Mug and Musket Tavern and The Ontario House, aka The Jug - have both reopened - much to delight of residents and visitors.
Rescue Mission to help deliver Thanksgiving meals
Thu, Nov 12th 2015 04:45 pm
The Niagara Gospel Rescue Mission will once again deliver delicious turkey dinners to those in need in the Niagara Falls area on Thanksgiving Day though its "Feed the Falls" event.
Healthy menu items for kids are a hit, research finds
Tue, Nov 3rd 2015 02:30 pm
Imagine a kids menu with no French fries or soda - that offers healthy entrees with side dishes like salads and strawberries.
'Share the Bounty' on the Niagara Wine Trail, USA
Tue, Nov 3rd 2015 07:00 am
The Niagara Wine Trail wineries have partnered with local food banks and charitable organizations to ensure a bountiful holiday season for area residents in need.
Our Lady of Fatima Shrine hosts annual spaghetti dinner, Festival of Lights kickoff
Mon, Nov 2nd 2015 11:10 am
Our Lady of Fatima Shrine Knights of Columbus Council No. 14622 hosts its eighth annual spaghetti dinner from 3-7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21, in the shrine's dining hall, 1023 Swann Road, Lewiston.
Niagara Falls: Shannon Doyle named Hard Rock BARocker champ
Fri, Oct 23rd 2015 10:15 pm
Shannon Doyle outpoured, outflared and outlasted three other bartenders Friday to win the title of Hard Rock Café Niagara Falls USA BARocker champion. She advances to the regional competition in Philadelphia.
Webster's Kitchen preps new ways to serve community
Fri, Oct 23rd 2015 12:45 pm
Webster's Bistro is cooking up something big for local residents and it's not just their flavorful French cuisine.
Special Olympics to host 9th annual 'Polar Plunge' this December
Wed, Oct 21st 2015 07:00 am
Over the past nine years, participants have raised over $1.3 million for the local athletes of Special Olympics New York. On Dec. 5, thousands of participants will come together to celebrate the ninth annual "Polar Plunge" to benefit Special Olympics at Woodlawn Beach State Park.
USDA, Alvin and the Chipmunks team up to reduce foodborne illness
Tue, Oct 20th 2015 04:45 pm
In an effort to educate children and their families about the importance of food safety, U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Ad Council are joining 20th Century FOX to launch a series of public service advertisements (PSAs) featuring Alvin and the Chipmunks.
Veterans Day breakfast in North Tonawanda
Mon, Oct 19th 2015 07:00 am
A Veterans Day breakfast will be held at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11, at the North Tonawanda Senior Center, 110 Goundry St. The event is sponsored by the North Tonawanda mayor's office and the Department of Youth, Recreation and Parks and is part of a morning of events for area veterans.
'Scary Face Pancakes' return to haunt IHOP restaurants all October long
Fri, Oct 16th 2015 01:00 pm
Guests might think that IHOP stands for "International House of Poltergeists" this October, with the return of "Scary Face Pancakes" to the "Just for Kids" menu.
Lions spaghetti dinner, basket raffle set
Sat, Oct 10th 2015 07:00 am
The Town of Niagara Lions and Lioness Clubs will host a spaghetti dinner and basket raffle event Sunday, Oct. 18, at the St. Vincent De Paul Parish Center (St. Leo's), 2748 Military Road.
Introducing One Buffalo Premium Ice Cream
Thu, Oct 8th 2015 03:40 pm
Pegula Sports and Entertainment, in partnership with Perry's Ice Cream, today announced the creation of One Buffalo Premium Ice Cream.
Savory Scoops takes on Lewiston Peach Festival
Sat, Oct 3rd 2015 03:35 pm
The weekend of Sept. 11 was a busy one in Lewiston. The annual Peach Festival brought peach lovers from Western New York up to Niagara County to celebrate this beloved event.
Twenty years of friends & food: Sandi's in Wheatfield celebrates landmark anniversary
Sat, Oct 3rd 2015 05:25 am
Sandi's Family Restaurant at the corner of River and Williams roads in Wheatfield will celebrate its 20th anniversary Oct. 7.
2016 Premier to honor Tom Golisano, Dr. Mark D. Perry
Fri, Oct 2nd 2015 10:35 am
The founder of one of the largest private foundations in the U.S. dedicated exclusively to helping people with intellectual disabilities, and a prominent hospital board member and radiologist will be honored at The 2016 Premier, Memorial's annual dinner gala.
Longest-running Niagara Hospice fundraiser celebrates 25 years
Mon, Sep 28th 2015 06:55 am
Niagara Hospice will celebrate the 25th anniversary of its longest-running fundraiser, "Cocktails and CA$H," at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 16. The event will be held at the Cambria Volunteer Fire Co., 4631 Cambria Wilson Road in Lockport.
Old Falls Street hosts 6th annual Oktoberfest
Wed, Sep 23rd 2015 04:00 pm
Raise your beer stein high and give "prost" to the sixth annual Old Falls Street Oktoberfest, from 1 to 8 pm. Saturday, Oct. 3, on Old Falls Street's middle block in downtown Niagara Falls. The German-themed event will be held rain or shine and is free and open to the public.
Apple Harvest Festival in Newfane
Fri, Sep 18th 2015 03:10 pm
The Newfane Historical Society presents its Apple Harvest Festival from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 27, at the Country Village, 2685 West Creek Road.
Fall into 'Chopped-tober' with new tournament 'Chopped: Impossible,' and new series 'Chopped Junior'
Wed, Sep 16th 2015 09:30 pm
Former "Chopped" champions are pushed to their limits when they return to compete in an epic four-part tournament in "Chopped: Impossible," premiering Thursday, Oct. 22 (8 p.m. ET/PT). Through three preliminary battles, "Restaurant: Impossible's" Robert Irvine will command a seat on the judging panel, as 12 returning champs face some of the most mind-blowing baskets in "Chopped" history.
A match made at Gateway Harbor
Fri, Sep 11th 2015 11:15 pm
The 90-degree weather lately is expected to cool to a more moderate 70-something by this weekend ... just in time to avoid chocolate soup.
'Food Network Star' winner Eddie Jackson's primetime series, 'BBQ Blitz,' premieres Friday, Oct. 9
Fri, Sep 11th 2015 10:20 am
"Food Network Star" season 11 winner and former NFL player Eddie Jackson goes primetime this fall with his new six-episode series, "BBQ Blitz," premiering Friday, Oct. 9 (10:30 p.m. ET/PT).
End of summer is start of tailgating season
Sat, Sep 5th 2015 09:35 am
The thermometer may not be persuaded yet, but we've now reached Labor Day weekend and the unofficial end of summer.
'Come Dine with Me - WNY!' launches sixth season
Sat, Sep 5th 2015 08:00 am
Starting at noon Sunday, Channel 7 is airing "Come Dine with Me - WNY!" The half-hour program, entering its sixth season, showcases top regional restaurants as their chefs share recipes and serving suggestions.
Celebrate the harvest with Niagara Wine Trail
Thu, Sep 3rd 2015 04:00 pm
The Niagara Wine Trail is welcoming the harvest with its annual Harvest Festival Sept. 25-27. Participants will be greeted with seasonal food and wine pairings at each of the 20 participating wineries.
Mount St. Mary's CHEERS program
Thu, Aug 27th 2015 03:25 pm
Tasty eating fruits and vegetables was the theme for a special program at the Mount St. Mary's Child Care Summer Camp Program in Lewiston.
Do we really want to track our food from the farm to the table?
Thu, Aug 27th 2015 12:20 pm
Customers are more likely to purchase food products when grocers use food traceability systems to show where and how the food was produced and shipped, according to new research from the University at Buffalo School of Management.
Coptic Orthodox Church opens doors
Fri, Aug 21st 2015 10:50 am
It started as a way to welcome the surrounding community and educate the public on the history and traditions of the Coptic Orthodox Church.
A Taste of East Aurora: Savory Scoops stops by a sweet and savory one-stop café
Wed, Aug 19th 2015 05:35 pm
Nestled in the quaint historic Village of East Aurora is a café that has the community buzzing.
Savory Scoops: El Cubilete feeds Mexican fix
Wed, Aug 19th 2015 05:25 pm
El Cubilete is the newest Mexican restaurant in Niagara Falls, and it is hot! Located at 9400 Niagara Falls Blvd., this cantina opened in November and has steadily grown in popularity over the months.
IHOP restaurants partners with No Kid Hungry For 'Summer of Smiles'
Mon, Aug 17th 2015 11:25 am
Continuing its "Summer of Smiles" celebration, IHOP restaurants announced it has joined forces with No Kid Hungry to curtail childhood hunger. IHOP and No Kid Hungry share the philosophy that starting the day with breakfast, and a smile, is extremely important, and have targeted a goal of providing 2.5 million meals this year.
'Kiss The Dog Days of Summer Goodbye Yappy Hours' events to support Heart of Niagara
Mon, Aug 17th 2015 11:25 am
Tin Pan Alley and The Brickyard Pub & B.B.Q. will each host a special end of summer happy hour, re-named "Yappy Hour," over the Labor Day weekend to help raise funds for the continuous work of volunteer animal rescue organization Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue.
'LIVE with Kelly and Michael' names Jose Juarez winner of 'LIVE's Search for America's New Grill Star'
Fri, Aug 14th 2015 07:30 pm
On today's "LIVE with Kelly and Michael," Jose Juarez from Ocala, Florida, was named the winner of "LIVE's Search for America's New Grill Star." Juarez receives the grand prize check for $10,000 and the chance to showcase his grilling skills in five webisodes airing on the "LIVE" website and
Taste of Niagara Falls Food Festival calls for additional vendors
Fri, Aug 14th 2015 07:25 pm
More than 25 area restaurants are expected to showcase their culinary expertise during the inaugural Taste of Niagara Falls, on Old Falls Street, USA. The two-day family-friendly food festival is planned for Labor Day weekend, Sept. 5 and 6, from noon to 8 p.m.