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Opportunities Unlimited: 18th annual fundraiser to take place at The Brickyard
Thu, Jul 30th 2015 07:00 am
The Brickyard Pub & B.B.Q. is hosting Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara's 18th annual Celebrity Bartending Night from 5:30-9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 13. The event will benefit the more than 600 individuals with intellectual and other developmental disabilities the agency serves.
A lot of work goes into that Polish platter
Fri, Jul 24th 2015 10:30 am
For visitors to the Canal Fest of the Tonawandas, the most strenuous part of getting that Polish platter at the Our Lady of Czestochowa Parish tent is waiting in the inevitable line of hungry festivalgoers.
FOX orders another helping of 'MasterChef'; judges Gordon Ramsay, Graham Elliot, Christina Tosi will return
Thu, Jul 23rd 2015 09:25 am
Fox Broadcasting Company has ordered a seventh season of the hit cooking competition series "MasterChef." Additionally, all three judges, including veterans Gordon Ramsay and Graham Elliot, as well as newcomer Christina Tosi, will return to the "MasterChef" judging panel.
Wegmans spruces up Niagara Falls Boys & Girls Club
Thu, Jul 16th 2015 04:50 pm
More than two dozen Wegmans employees took time to volunteer at the downtown Niagara Falls Boys & Girls Club Wednesday.
Tonawandas offer a gateway to summer
Thu, Jun 25th 2015 08:00 am
With all the artisans, musicians and food vendors present for the T-NT Gateway Market last Thursday, the biggest crowd congregated around Lloyd III, the third incarnation of the popular Buffalo-based food truck.
Food Network heats up with new seasons of 'Chopped Grill Masters,' 'Chopped Teen Tournament'
Tue, Jun 16th 2015 05:00 pm
Hosted by Ted Allen, "Chopped Grill Masters" and "Chopped Teen Tournament" return for second seasons on Food Network with special five-part themed tournaments.
New owners, same Apple Granny
Sat, Jun 13th 2015 09:10 am
The new owners of Apple Granny Restaurant have grand plans to change ... well, nothing.
World-traveling chef Piat Phuah adds flavor at 700 Center Street Juice Bistro & Café
Sat, May 23rd 2015 10:30 am
When Piat Phuah said she could blend peppers, onions, mushrooms, eggplant and tomato in such a way that the flavor would knock me over, I was intrigued.
Hard Rock Cafe Niagara announces lineup for first 'World Burger Tour'
Tue, May 12th 2015 04:30 pm
For the first time ever, Hard Rock Cafe Niagara gives guests a backstage pass to sample "Local Legendary Burger" offerings, showcasing the flavor and ingredients at Hard Rock locations across the globe as part of the new "World Burger Tour" menu.
Video: Spicey Pickle hosts annual Cinco de Mayo 'NOOCH'-eating contest
Tue, May 5th 2015 10:10 pm
Seven competitors entered the culinary ring Tuesday to tackle the mighty "NOOCH" burrito, a 14-inch meat-on-meat tortilla with lettuce, tomato, cheese and medium sauce. The first one to finish would win The Spicey Pickle's eating competition.
Beach House wins 3rd straight 'Best Fish Fry' contest
Sat, Apr 4th 2015 07:00 am
The Beach House has won its third "Best Fish Fry" contest, presented by Niagara Frontier Publications. The eatery netted nearly 20 percent of the 269 votes cast in March.
How to make dinnertime a priority for your family
Thu, Apr 2nd 2015 12:05 pm
Do you have dinner with your kids? It's become almost a luxury today, with our crammed schedules. And yet, numerous studies show that no other hour in your children's day will deliver as many emotional and psychological benefits as the one spent unwinding and connecting over food and conversation.
Casa Antica: Tavole di San Giuseppe
Fri, Mar 27th 2015 07:00 pm
As is tradition at Lewiston's Casa Antica, St. Joseph's Day was celebrated with massive tables of fish, bread, pasta and desserts.
South-of-the-border snacks at La Galera in Niagara Falls
Tue, Mar 24th 2015 10:15 am
While most students traveled down to warm, sunny locations for spring break, I found myself looking for my own tropical getaway here in Niagara Falls. I craved the flavors that most students would be finding from our neighbors to the south at a decent price to treat myself and a guest to lunch.
Food Network gets sugarcoated with new series 'Spring Baking Championship'
Mon, Mar 16th 2015 03:15 pm
As temperatures warm up outside, the competition heats up in the kitchen as eight of the country's best bakers compete on Food Network's "Spring Baking Championship," premiering Sunday, April 26 (9 p.m.).
The Brickyard Pub & B.B.Q. marks 10 years as Lewiston's go-to pub, eatery
Thu, Feb 26th 2015 08:15 am
Little did Brickyard owners Ken Bryan and Eric Matthews know 10 years ago that bringing southern food to the north side of Center Street would be a resounding success.
Give parties a boost with gourmet cheese
Mon, Feb 23rd 2015 12:35 pm
There's more to Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese than you may have considered. While delicious grated over pasta, it also can be served on its own or paired with other flavors to help liven up the table at a party.
'Big Daddy Pizza' debuts at Favorite's
Sat, Feb 7th 2015 07:00 am
Favorite's Pizzeria recently hosted a contest wherein customers could offer ideas for a new pizza pie. Congratulations to the Briglio family, pictured, which thought up a spaghetti and meatball pizza, aka "The Big Daddy Pizza."
LongHorn Steakhouse opens in Niagara Falls
Tue, Feb 3rd 2015 03:15 pm
The newest LongHorn Steakhouse opens its doors to the Niagara Falls community today. Located at 1861 Military Road, the restaurant will be led by Bill Englert as managing partner.
Five interesting foods that should be on everyone's bucket list
Tue, Jan 27th 2015 04:10 pm
Whether you live for culinary adventure, or unfamiliar items on your plate make you nervous, trying new foods is a worthwhile endeavor. But even avid foodies don't have the time to try everything.
School's out for 10 skilled cooks battling for grand prize in Food Network series 'All-Star Academy'
Mon, Jan 26th 2015 11:45 am
Ten talented and successful home cooks from around the country compete in intense culinary challenges as they are mentored by some of Food Network's most popular chefs, while competing for a $50,000 grand prize in "All-Star Academy," premiering Sunday, March 1 (9 p.m.).
Welcome to Lewiston, 700 Center St.
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 05:00 pm
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday for Barbara Crouthamel and her three units at 700 Center St.: Lovin' My Bags, Naturally Organics and the Juice Bistro and Café.
Brighten winter meals with vibrant seasonal ingredients
Mon, Jan 19th 2015 12:50 pm
Following a healthy eating plan doesn't mean eating the same dish every day. In fact, as the seasons change, so should your meals and their ingredients, as each season offers a unique variety of fresh produce.
Spotlight on Business: New York Fish House: Third generation of Muto family offers unmatched fish fries
Sat, Jan 17th 2015 07:00 am
Jim Thomson invites readers to try a fried or grilled fish dinner at his family's New York Fish House, conveniently located within the City Market in Niagara Falls.
Warm up winter with healthy comfort food recipes, time-saving tips and nutritious menus
Thu, Jan 15th 2015 02:45 pm
Food.com thaws the winter chill with recipes for comfort food favorites and quick, healthy meal ideas to heat up the dinner table.
A week of delicious, sweet and savory dishes on 'The Chew'
Thu, Jan 15th 2015 02:25 pm
"The Chew" is full of delicious, sweet and savory dishes next week. Featuring recipes for everything from turkey meatball wedding soup and tacos to spicy chicken and sausage stew and chili rellenos, "The Chew" has something to tickle everyone's taste buds.
Juice Bistro and Café opens at 700 Center
Sat, Jan 10th 2015 08:00 am
The third and final unit of Barbara Crouthamel's Center Street complex is now open. The owner/operator of Lovin' My Bags and Naturally Organics debuted 700 Center Street Juice Bistro and Café earlier this week.
Duff Goldman, Valerie Bertinelli sweeten new competition series 'Kids Baking Championship'
Mon, Jan 5th 2015 04:25 pm
Hosts and judges Duff Goldman and Valerie Bertinelli lead eight talented kid bakers through tasty challenges designed to find the most impressive and creative young baker on "Kids Baking Championship," premiering Monday, Feb. 2 (8 p.m.), on Food Network.
Jane's Café Express offers LPD-inspired sandwich
Sat, Dec 27th 2014 09:35 am
Patrons at Jane's Café Express in the Village of Lewiston have noticed a unique offering. The "Bran-Dar Special" is a basic egg sandwich (egg, cheese, bacon or sausage on a roll) with an extra ingredient - typically another egg.
C.J. Spiller makes Grand Island stop
Tue, Dec 23rd 2014 07:00 am
Buffalo Bills running back C.J. Spiller visited the new NOCO Express store at the corner of Whitehaven Road and Grand Island Boulevard Dec. 16.
Getting to know Jane's Café Express
Sat, Dec 13th 2014 08:00 am
Lewiston residents have quietly, and steadfastly, made Jane's Café Express a rousing success.
Vincenzo's Pizza House thanks customers with $1 slices, 'Sub Club'
Sat, Nov 22nd 2014 10:30 am
Vincenzo's Pizza House reopened in 2013 with original piemaker Vincent Morreale's "secret sauce" and a commitment to quality.
Jacolatte Fine Confections: Local chocolate shop receives warm welcome
Fri, Nov 21st 2014 09:00 am
Local chocolate lovers gathered at an otherwise quiet business plaza to celebrate the opening of Jacolatte Fine Confections from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 13, at 2131 Sawyer Drive, across from the former Summit Mall in Wheatfield.
'Worst Cooks in America' back for sixth season of culinary boot camp
Thu, Nov 20th 2014 03:20 pm
"Worst Cooks in America," the hit competition series that transforms kitchen disasters into confident cooks, is back for a sixth season Sunday, Jan. 4, at 9 p.m. ET/PT. Returning chef Anne Burrell will compete against first-time opponent chef Tyler Florence.
Chipotle continues fight against GMOs
Thu, Nov 20th 2014 01:30 pm
Chipotle Mexican Grill is making news in Western New York. The first Chipotle in Niagara County recently opened on Military Road, causing a buzz from locals who anticipated the company's famously wholesome offerings, including antibiotic- and hormone-free steak, chicken and pork and organic vegetables.
Baked Cupcakery celebrates official ribbon-cutting
Thu, Nov 20th 2014 01:10 pm
The Grand Island Chamber of Commerce helped the Baked Cupcakery celebrate its grand opening with a ribbon-cutting event Tuesday.
Lewiston Tour of Homes sponsors announced
Sat, Nov 15th 2014 11:55 pm
More than 60 local businesses and individuals have stepped forward to sponsor the 2014 Historical Association of Lewiston's Tour of Homes. Topping the list is Chris Castellani of Supermarket Liquors and Wines.
Dunkin' Donuts supports Western New York animals with special treat
Mon, Nov 10th 2014 01:00 pm
Dunkin' Donuts, America's all-day, every-day stop for coffee and baked goods, will offer Western New York residents a reward for good behavior when they show support for the second-oldest humane society in the country.
Water Street Landing celebrates 10th anniversary with party, new River SideBar
Mon, Nov 10th 2014 07:00 am
The River SideBar will take center stage Thursday as Water Street Landing celebrates its 10th anniversary with tasty new changes to the casual end of the restaurant.
N-W senior attends leadership training in Washington, DC
Fri, Nov 7th 2014 07:00 am
Niagara-Wheatfield senior Ray Delucci was named the New York State SkillsUSA Secretary last year thanks to his education at the Niagara Career and Technical Education Center.