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Taste of Niagara Falls to dish up more options
Fri, Aug 19th 2016 05:10 pm
Locals and visitors alike can add some flavor to their Labor Day weekend by visiting the second annual Taste of Niagara Falls, to be held from noon to 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 3 and 4, on Old Falls Street.
Celebrities take center stage in the kitchens of their favorite restaurants on 'Star Plates'
Tue, Aug 16th 2016 05:25 pm
The "Star Plates" celebrities, including Erin Andrews, Colin Hanks, Alyson Hannigan, Mindy Kaling, Minka Kelly and Busy Philipps, are thrown into the fire.
Anne Burrell and Rachael Ray whip brand-new roster of cooking-challenged stars into culinary shape in return of 'Worst Cooks in America: Celebrity Edition'
Mon, Aug 15th 2016 01:10 pm
"Worst Cooks in America: Celebrity Edition" is back for a second helping with food masters Anne Burrell and Rachael Ray each leading a team of celebrity cooking disasters through an intense culinary boot camp.
Girl Scouts of Western New York announces addition of s'mores cookie to 2017 lineup
Wed, Aug 10th 2016 11:15 am
Today, National S'mores Day, Girl Scouts of the USA announced, in celebration of 100 years of Girl Scouts selling cookies, the organization will introduce a commemorative Girl Scout S'mores cookie.
Power City Eatery: Ribbon-cutting held for new Falls eatery; photos
Wed, Aug 3rd 2016 02:10 pm
Power City Eatery, a mammoth deli and coffee house serving fresh breakfast and lunch dishes, officially opened to the public Wednesday on Third Street in Niagara Falls.
Brewed and Bottled set to open in Lewiston
Sat, Jul 30th 2016 07:00 am
Chris Budde and his wife, Jessica, will open Brewed and Bottled Craft Beer Shop Friday in the Grandpaws plaza on the corner of Center and North Fourth streets in Lewiston.
Family, food, fun rule the road in primetime series 'The Great Food Truck Race: Family Face-Off'
Fri, Jul 29th 2016 01:35 pm
"The Great Food Truck Race" and host Tyler Florence are back this August for a fierce food battle on wheels with a relative twist. This time, the six teams fighting for the $50,000 grand prize are family and have never operated a food truck before.
Gallo Coal Fire Kitchen set to open in Lewiston
Sat, Jul 9th 2016 09:00 am
Gallo Coal Fire Kitchen is set to join the Village of Lewiston's Center Street restaurant row. On Wednesday, owner Michael Hibbard said, "We'll do friends and family for sure next week. We're going to just start bringing people in here tying to get the menu solid."
Revamped Western Door Steakhouse opens, bistro debuts at Seneca Niagara
Fri, Jul 8th 2016 04:45 pm
Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino officials formally unveiled the reinvented Western Door Steakhouse on Thursday. The award-winning restaurant had been closed since February, undergoing a complete $5 million renovation.
Backlund voted mayor of Say Cheese
Sat, Jul 2nd 2016 07:00 am
No candidate in the 2016 political season has dominated the election cycle like Grand Islander Butch Backlund.
'The Chew' turns up the heat with instant kitchen upgrades, BBQ bonanza
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 04:05 pm
ABC's Daytime Emmy Award-winning talk show "The Chew" has all you need to know to enhance your cooking as well as your life with an all-new instant upgrades show, a bonanza of barbecue options for summer entertaining, and sizzling celebrities.
Taste of Buffalo presented by Tops offers Western New York's food favorites July 9-10
Tue, Jun 21st 2016 10:35 am
The Taste of Buffalo presented by Tops Markets, celebrates 33 years of showcasing culinary delights from all over Western New York this summer. The country's largest annual two-day food festival returns to Delaware Avenue and Niagara Square in downtown Buffalo from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, July 9, and from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, July 10.
Niagara Falls: Hard Rock celebrates 20 years of rock 'n' roll, loving and serving all
Sat, Jun 18th 2016 07:05 am
Just because Hard Rock Cafe, Niagara Falls USA, is a chain, doesn't mean it's like other restaurants.
'Fun, Food & Folk' concert, BBQ
Fri, Jun 17th 2016 11:05 am
Join in for good times, food and a free concert at "Fun, Food & Folk," from 5:30-8 p.m. Friday, July 8, at the Erie Canal Discovery Center, 24 Church St., Lockport.
Tour of Kitchens Best in Show winners announced
Wed, Jun 15th 2016 12:15 pm
Close to 1,000 attendees recently visited the two-day Lewiston Region Tour of Kitchens. Ticketholders had the opportunity to vote on their favorite culinary sample, as well as their favorite tablescapes/décor.
'Raise a Hot Dog to Joan' returns to The Silo
Thu, Jun 9th 2016 06:15 pm
Joseph Pillittere Jr. will again honor his late mother, Joan, by giving away 500 of The Silo Restaurant's hot dogs from 11 a.m. until gone on Sunday, June 26.
Homemade food, original artwork - and Duke - at Scott's Corner
Thu, May 26th 2016 04:45 pm
Scott Struzik and John Caldwell's foray into the food business began with a bulldog from Tennessee.
Food Network heads outdoors as professional grill masters face the heat in 'Chopped Grill Masters Napa'
Thu, May 26th 2016 11:30 am
"Chopped" is heading outdoors to beautiful Beringer Vineyards, located in Napa Valley, California, as 16 grilling experts compete in "Chopped Grill Masters Napa," premiering Tuesday, July 5 (10 p.m. ET/PT), on Food Network.
'Local Legendary Burgers' return to Hard Rock Cafe for encore performance on 'World Burger Tour'
Fri, May 20th 2016 08:40 pm
Guests can say "Bon voyage" as their taste buds take flight on Hard Rock Cafe's "World Burger Tour."
Buffalo Avenue's Ricky's Pub & Pizzeria hosts 'Good Times Never Come' film crew
Wed, May 18th 2016 05:30 pm
Crewmembers shot scenes of the new film "Good Times Never Come" Sunday at Ricky's Pub & Pizzeria (also known as Nifty Fiftys) at 7710 Buffalo Ave., Niagara Falls.
Town of Niagara holds first farmers market
Fri, May 13th 2016 09:00 pm
The Town of Niagara held its first farmers market Sunday in Veterans Memorial Community Park.
Niagara Falls Memorial Auxiliary's 'Famous Rib & Chicken Dinner' returns
Thu, May 12th 2016 11:45 am
The Auxiliary of Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center will host its third annual "Famous Rib & Chicken Dinner" from 4-8 p.m. Monday, May 16, at the Bakery Restaurant, 3004 Niagara St., Niagara Falls.
'Twice as Good' cooking show visits Old Fort Niagara to learn about food on Niagara Frontier
Thu, May 12th 2016 11:35 am
Old Fort Niagara recently hosted the "Twice as Good" cooking show for kids, which airs on PBS stations across the country.
Cinco de Mayo at Spicey Pickle
Fri, May 6th 2016 04:10 pm
The Spicey Pickle held its annual Cinco de Mayo eating contest Thursday. Lewiston's Ben Salhany won the competition, downing four tacos in 90 seconds.
Welcome summer: The Silo is back in business
Sat, Apr 23rd 2016 07:05 am
It's cruel and unusual having to go an entire winter without a "Haystack."
Hibbard's Custard is open!
Wed, Apr 13th 2016 05:15 pm
Hibbard's Original Frozen Custard opened for the season earlier this week. Lewiston's landmark sweet-treatery is open from noon until 9 p.m. daily. Hours will expand as the weather warms.
Food Network discovers the next generation of elite grill masters in new series 'Kids BBQ Championship'
Mon, Apr 11th 2016 03:40 pm
Eight of the country's finest young BBQers cook it out in the first-ever battle to find the best kid grill master in the new primetime series "Kids BBQ Championship," premiering Monday, May 23 (8 p.m. ET/PT), on Food Network.
Culinary hopefuls compete for stardom in return of 'Food Network Star'
Fri, Apr 1st 2016 12:00 pm
Food Network's competition series "Food Network Star" returns for a 12th season on Sunday, May 22 (9 p.m. ET/PT), with culinary icons Giada De Laurentiis and Bobby Flay looking to discover the next promising food television star.
Winner & new champion: Readers vote Linda's Catering Company 'Best Fish Fry'
Sat, Mar 26th 2016 09:00 am
Linda's Catering Company won Niagara Frontier Publication's fifth annual "Best Fish Fry" contest, ending The Beach House's three-year reign. Chef Linda Brown, serving out of Elks Lodge No. 346 (next to the Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls, USA), received 19.9 percent of the 316 reader votes to take the title.
Viva San Giuseppe at Casa Antica
Sat, Mar 26th 2016 07:00 am
Casa Antica held its annual St. Joseph Day table Sunday in the Village of Lewiston. As usual, diners in the crowded restaurant had their fill of different pizzas and breads, as well as seafood, pasta and numerous desserts.
Delaware North holds chef certification at Niagara Falls Culinary Institute
Mon, Mar 21st 2016 10:55 am
Delaware North conducted one of two American Culinary Federation chef certifications in the at the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute last week.
Geoffrey Zakarian, Lewiston's favorite celebrity chef, dishes on success, new show
Sat, Mar 19th 2016 08:10 am
When interviewing celebrities, many times one has to say, "I'm from Niagara Falls," or "I'm from Buffalo," because, despite Lewiston's rising status nationwide, some people still aren't familiar with the village. Geoffrey Zakarian is not one of those people.
Island couple rides off into sunset with Cheap Farewell
Sat, Mar 19th 2016 07:05 am
Friends, family and fans of Doug and Polly Smith said goodbye to the longtime Islanders Saturday at with an event dubbed the Cheap Farewell.
Celebrity fun at Lewiston Event Center to benefit HART
Sat, Mar 19th 2016 07:00 am
Celebrity bartenders, live music, virtual golf and bowling will highlight a fundraiser for HART Interfaith Inc. Saturday, April 9, at the Lewiston Event Center.
Time for some 'Jazz & Pasta': Tickets available now for annual Lewiston Jazz Festival fundraiser
Fri, Mar 18th 2016 11:15 am
This summer marks a special anniversary for the Historic Lewiston Jazz Festival. The 15th annual installment of the popular village event will take place Aug. 26-27.
Food Network: Talented junior chefs showcase their skills in new season of 'Chopped Junior'
Wed, Mar 16th 2016 04:50 pm
Little chefs with tremendous ambition and talent take over the "Chopped" kitchen on season two of "Chopped Junior," premiering Tuesday, April 26 (8 p.m. ET/PT), on Food Network.
Chamber Gala 2016: Ray's Tavern is Youngstown Business of the Year
Sat, Mar 12th 2016 07:00 am
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce Ray's Tavern as the recipient of the Youngstown Business of the Year Award.
Dunkin' Donuts Partners with Hospice Buffalo for annual Spring Bouquet Sale
Wed, Mar 2nd 2016 09:00 am
This week, Dunkin' Donuts locations in Erie County will partner with Hospice Buffalo to help raise funds for the 30th annual Hospice Spring Bouquet sale. From March 2-5, all Erie County Dunkin' Donuts locations will offer customers a specialty Bloom Donut as a "Thank you" when they make a $1 donation to Hospice Buffalo.
Carmine's: A little slice of family
Sat, Feb 20th 2016 09:35 am
A new Italian restaurant has opened in Niagara Falls. Located at 1701 Pine Ave., Carmine's offers hearty and homemade Italian meals. That selection was too good to pass up on a recent snowy night.
Smith Brothers Pizza closing for now
Sat, Feb 20th 2016 07:00 am
Smith Brothers Pizza is packing up its pie trays. ... For now.
 

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