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Adrian's Custard & Beef opening: A rite of spring
Sat, Apr 20th 2024 07:00 am
There's no question that Adrian's Custard & Beef is a popular seasonal restaurant for Grand Islanders. In fact, plenty of customers wish they'd be open year-round.
Photos: Gallo reopens with new look
Fri, Apr 19th 2024 10:05 am
When it comes to his Village of Lewiston restaurants, Michael Hibbard is not content with being content.
UB team receives funding to demonstrate effectiveness of 'food-is-medicine' in health care
Tue, Apr 16th 2024 04:20 pm
A team of University at Buffalo researchers has received funding from the American Heart Association (AHA) for research that will focus on the implementation of innovative food prescription programs in older adults.
Newly sequenced genome reveals coffee's prehistoric origin story - and its future under climate change
Mon, Apr 15th 2024 08:45 am
The key to growing coffee plants that can better resist climate change in the decades to come may lie in the ancient past.
Still a catch: Apple Granny reclaims WNY's Best Fish Fry title
Fri, Apr 12th 2024 10:00 am
Apple Granny Restaurant serves WNY's Best Fish Fry.
Hibbard's Original Frozen Custard opens for 85th season
Fri, Apr 5th 2024 11:00 am
Hibbard's Original Frozen Custard opened for the 2024 season on Wednesday in Lewiston.
De Dee's Dairy continues tradition of 'fast, friendly service, generous portions at a fair price, and a lot of flavors'
Fri, Apr 5th 2024 10:45 am
Long before supermarkets were invented, there were more than 30 dairies in Niagara Falls. They all delivered milk and other dairy products to stores, restaurants and homes.
Taste NY knocks it out of the park: Minor League Baseball partnerships across NYS bring local food & beverages to more than 1.2 million fans
Fri, Mar 29th 2024 04:45 pm
Taste NY's partnership with five Minor League Baseball teams across New York is a home run, bringing the very best of New York's local food and beverages to more than 1.2 million fans at stadiums across the state - and giving a boost to New York agriculture.
New Tim Hortons Dream Cookies feature Reese's Minis, M&M'S Minis
Wed, Mar 27th 2024 04:25 pm
Tim Hortons new Dream Cookies are a dreamy, elevated cookie experience - large, topped or stuffed with indulgent ingredients, and baked fresh daily. Get them as a treat to make everyday occasions with family and friends a little extra special.
Over a million boxes of Girl Scout Cookies have arrived!
Mon, Mar 25th 2024 01:10 pm
Get ready, WNY! Something extraordinary happened over the weekend - and it involves Girl Scout cookies - lots of them. Over a million boxes of Girl Scout Cookies have arrived, just in time for their cookie season and booth sales.
New deli opens in time for St. Patrick's Day
Sat, Mar 23rd 2024 07:00 am
JG's Island Deli's new owner, Jordan Garrow, was excited about the enthusiastic response from customers at the deli's soft opening this past Sunday.
'Be My Guest with Ina Garten' returns with visits from Jennifer Garner, Nicole Mann, Danny Meyer, Frank Bruni, Emily Mortimer, David Remnick
Fri, Mar 22nd 2024 01:40 pm
Ina Garten, the "Barefoot Contessa," welcomes a brand-new roster of friends old and new to her East Hampton home for good food, great conversation and lots of fun in the six-episode return of "Be My Guest with Ina Garten" on Sunday, April 21 (noon ET/PT), on Food Network.
Tops invests $2 million in Grand Island store
Sat, Mar 16th 2024 07:00 am
Tops Friendly Markets announced the grand reopening of its 57,000-square-feet Grand Island store at 2140 Grand Island Blvd.
HART partners with DiCamillo Bakery & community to raise $15,000 in February campaign
Fri, Mar 15th 2024 11:00 am
During the month of February, HART partnered with DiCamillo Bakery, Niagara Frontier Publications (Niagara County Tribune/Sentinel), and the community to raise over $15,000 to assist in the ongoing needs of the organization.
Hochul announces St. Patrick's Day weekend statewide impaired driving enforcement & education campaign
Thu, Mar 14th 2024 12:10 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced increased patrols by New York State Police and local law enforcement to combat alcohol and drug-impaired and reckless driving as celebrations for St. Patrick's Day get underway statewide. This traffic enforcement detail will run Friday, March 15, through Sunday, March 17. It is funded by the Governor's Traffic Safety Committee.
WNY's largest St. Patrick's Day party to take place Friday
Wed, Mar 13th 2024 08:20 pm
The 40th annual St. Patrick's Day celebration, presented by the Niagara Falls Ancient Order of Hibernians, will take place this Friday, March 15. The group will host area's largest St. Patrick's Day party at the Niagara Falls Convention Center, located at 101 Old Falls St. The event kicks off at 4:45 p.m. with the "World's Shortest Parade" at the corner of Rainbow Boulevard and Old Falls Street.
Fallsview Food and Drink Fest just got more flavorful
Wed, Mar 13th 2024 03:00 pm
The second annual Fallsview Food & Drink Fest is back, with this year even more flavorful than ever - having evolved from two to four indulgent days of food and fun!
WNY Scout Council teams up with FeedMore WNY, Tops Friendly Markets to hold 'Scouting for Food' drive
Wed, Mar 13th 2024 09:30 am
The Western New York Scout Council of Boy Scouts of America will go door-to-door collecting food donations for FeedMore WNY and area pantries this month through its "Scouting for Food" initiative. The Western New York Scout Council is partnering with Tops Friendly Markets and FeedMore WNY to expand the food drive and ensure more donations for neighbors experiencing food insecurity.
DiMino's Lewiston Tops expands sushi offerings with in-house preparation
Fri, Mar 8th 2024 10:55 am
DiMino's Lewiston Tops has expanded its sushi offerings with a new display station at the far end of the deli counter, and the addition of an Advanced Fresh Concepts Franchise Corp. chef.
Fatima Shrine to host Palm Sunday brunch
Fri, Mar 8th 2024 08:35 am
The Basilica of the National Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima Shrine announces its 18th annual Palm Sunday buffet brunch will be offered from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, March 24, in the cafeteria, located on shrine grounds at 1023 Swann Road in northern Lewiston.
RRP survey seeks input on improvements at Niagara Falls City Market
Tue, Mar 5th 2024 09:25 am
The Regional Revitalization Partnership (RRP) - a partnership between Empire State Development, local governments, and a host of Western New York foundations - recently launched its effort to breathe new life into Niagara Falls' treasured City Market.
A nod to nostalgia with new flavors from Perry's Ice Cream
Mon, Mar 4th 2024 02:05 pm
Perry's Ice Cream Company Inc., a Great Lakes regional brand and upstate New York's No. 1 ice cream, introduces six new ice cream flavors in time for summer. Included in the 2024 lineup are three new retail flavors and three new three-gallon flavors for scoop shop and restaurant customers. The latest introductions will debut this month and are available for purchase online across the continental U.S.
During National Nutrition Month, NYSOFA highlights statewide programs providing 22 million meals to older adults annually
Mon, Mar 4th 2024 11:40 am
During National Nutrition Month, the New York State Office for the Aging (NYSOFA) reminds older New Yorkers and their families of the many state and local programs available to support overall health and wellness, particularly nutritional health for individuals ages 60 and over.
Big year, bigger prizes: Tim Hortons launches most exciting Roll Up To Win yet
Mon, Mar 4th 2024 11:40 am
To celebrate 60 years of Tim Hortons, this year's Roll Up to Win promotion is our most exciting yet! Starting today and through March 31, Tims Rewards Members who purchase eligible hot or iced drinks will earn Rolls to reveal on the Tim Hortons App or at for a chance to win prizes.
St. Timothy Lutheran Church to hold first chili cook-off
Sat, Mar 2nd 2024 07:00 am
A very special guest may make an appearance at St. Timothy Lutheran Church's first chili cook-off, scheduled for March 9 at the church, 1453 Staley Road.
The Growing Readers and Rotary Club of Grand Island set meat raffle
Sat, Mar 2nd 2024 06:55 am
Have you ever attended a meat raffle event? They are a party combining tailgating and bidding on excellent meat, basket raffle and 50/50 chances. Get a group of your friends together and buy a table to have a party and support a good cause. Tickets are $10 per participant, a table is 10 seats. Bids on meat is a dollar a bid.
During Maple Month, governor highlights New York's 'thriving' maple industry
Fri, Mar 1st 2024 01:25 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Friday encouraged New Yorkers to support their local maple producers during Maple Month. She highlighted New York's upcoming Maple Weekends events and activities, which will take place March 16-17 and 23-24, along with other special events and promotions throughout the month.
WNY's Best: Brickyard voted best stew, chili; Villa Coffee takes top soup spot
Fri, Mar 1st 2024 11:00 am
Niagara Frontier Publications launched its new food contests right after the first of the new year to celebrate these cold-weather comfort foods.
Mr. Ventry's Pizza on the Boulevard takes WNY's Best Wings title
Fri, Mar 1st 2024 10:30 am
You can often tell how popular a restaurant is by the number of cars in its parking lot. A recent mid-afternoon weekday visit to Mr. Ventry's Pizza on the Boulevard was a testament to its reputation.
David's 716 Bar & Grill named WNY's Best Place to Watch a Game
Fri, Mar 1st 2024 10:30 am
What you first notice when you walk into David's 716 Bar & Grill in Niagara Falls are the huge flat-screen televisions that cover the walls. They're in the bar. They're in the dining area. It seems like they're everywhere.
24 chefs face 24 culinary challenges in 24 straight hours until 1 is left standing on Food Network's '24 In 24: Last Chef Standing'
Thu, Feb 29th 2024 07:40 pm
Michael Symon and Esther Choi host the new series "24 In 24: Last Chef Standing," premiering on Sunday, April 14 (8 p.m. ET/PT), Food Network's most ambitious and grueling culinary competition to date.
McDonald's Shamrock Shake promotion to benefit RMHC of WNY
Sat, Feb 24th 2024 06:10 pm
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Western New York (RMHC of WNY) is thrilled to announce a special collaboration with McDonald's, featuring its legendary Shamrock Shakes, to support our charitable initiatives.
Celebrate National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend with Girl Scouts of WNY and BraidBabes
Fri, Feb 16th 2024 11:35 am
Girl Scouts of Western New York (GSWNY) announced a special event in collaboration with BraidBabes to celebrate the National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend (Feb. 16-18). Organizers said, "Join us for a unique experience featuring Girl Scout cookie-inspired braids, tasty treats and exclusive merchandise."
Super bowls
Mon, Feb 12th 2024 10:00 am
The Bandana's Super Bowl Sunday chili cookoff to benefit the Youngstown Free Library was a huge success. Fifteen chilis were entered and 75 people paid $10 to sample the chilis and vote on their favorites. After everyone had their fill of chili, the votes were tabulated and the winners were:
Discover 'The Art of Beer' at the NACC
Mon, Feb 12th 2024 07:00 am
Every year on the first Friday in March, the local community comes together to support the Niagara Arts and Cultural Center - and to raise a glass in the old high school, both to remember the past, and to help build the future of the historic building.
NYS crackdown on unsafe driving during Super Bowl weekend
Fri, Feb 9th 2024 02:25 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced the New York State Police, and local law enforcement agencies statewide, will crack down on impaired and reckless driving during Super Bowl weekend.
Plan ahead for Super Bowl Sunday to avoid impaired driving
Fri, Feb 9th 2024 02:20 pm
The big game is Sunday and, no matter which team you're rooting for, AAA Western and Central New York wants to remind drivers to have a plan in place to get home safely after a night of festivities. If a 150-pound adult drank three 12-ounce cans of beer during the game, studies show their reasoning would be less reliable and reaction time slowed.
Success is in the name: Najah Corporation expands into Tops Friendly Markets
Fri, Feb 9th 2024 10:20 am
To say Bisharo Ali's business was homegrown is an understatement. Having built her business from the ground up, hand-sealing the bottles herself with a hairdryer at her kitchen table, Najah Corporation was a labor of love and truly a family affair.
Q&A: Mei Lin looks to defend 'Tournament of Champions' title
Tue, Feb 6th 2024 05:10 pm
Let there be no doubt: "Tournament of Champions" is the wildest, toughest and most prestigious culinary competition on television.
Food Network announces annual 'Hot List'
Mon, Feb 5th 2024 04:50 pm
Food Network recently announced its 2024 "Hot List," an annual look at exciting food personalities and up-and-coming culinary rock stars making their mark in the food content space, on the Emmy-nominated daytime series "The Kitchen."

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