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Lewiston-Porter Middle School students host spaghetti dinner tribute to War of 1812
Tue, May 8th 2012 05:35 pm
Students in the Lewiston-Porter Middle School Honor Society are cooking up a tribute to the War of 1812 Bicentennial by hosting a spaghetti dinner on Tuesday, May 15. Proceeds will benefit OFN's educational programming.
All-you-can-eat tamales!
Fri, May 4th 2012 03:25 pm
Legends Bar & Grill and Old Falls Street, USA, are partnering up to host the first ever Cinco de Mayo Block Party on May 5.
St. Francis Guild plans barbecue to benefit Mount St. Mary's Hospital and Health Center
Thu, May 3rd 2012 01:40 pm
The terrific smell of barbecue chicken and ribs will be in the air at Mount St. Mary's Hospital and Health Center on Friday, May 11. From 3 to 6 p.m., the St. Francis Guild will host its 14th annual chicken and ribs barbecue. Lewiston's The Brickyard Pub & B.B.Q will cook the food.
Lewiston: Competition intensifies for national 'Best for Food' title
Tue, May 1st 2012 03:30 pm
Lewiston currently in second place, behind last year's runner-up; lovers of Lewiston cuisine urged to double-up efforts to vote.
Lewiston aiming for national 'Best For Food' title
Tue, Apr 24th 2012 03:30 pm
Nominated for USA Today's "Best of the Road, 2012 Best Small Towns in America"; Lewiston fans urged to vote and write quick reviews.

Can you help promote Lewiston to a national audience? Do you have a couple of minutes to sing Lewiston's praises?

Roman Café is tops in NFP Web poll
Sat, Apr 21st 2012 07:00 am
Roman Café took first place in Niagara Frontier Publications' recent Web poll. Readers at were asked to pick their favorite spot for a fish fry. More than 20 restaurants made the list, but Roman Café was the clear choice, with more than 60 percent of the vote.
Roman Café's something fishy is something special
Sat, Apr 21st 2012 06:55 am
It's a Friday night and, despite the numerous best pizza and chicken wings awards on the walls of Roman Café, a hungry gaggle of people has one thing in mind: fish.
Jazz & Pasta fundraiser for Jazz Festival is next weekend
Fri, Apr 20th 2012 09:30 pm
The Historic Lewiston Jazz Festival's annual fundraiser, "Jazz & Pasta," is Sunday, April 29, at Water Street Landing, 115 S. Water St., Lewiston. The event will begin at 1 p.m. and continue to 7 p.m.
Niagara River Anglers lure crowds to annual Smelt Festival in Lewiston
Mon, Apr 16th 2012 10:40 am
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce, Village of Lewiston and The Silo Restaurant, in cooperation with the Niagara River Anglers, will celebrate one of the region's most famous natural resources as they host the Lewiston Smelt Festival.
Going Greek!
Thu, Apr 12th 2012 10:50 am
Tucked just off Lewiston's main drag - Center Street - sits one of the village's most versatile dining venues. A mix of traditional Hellenic foods and regular pub fare, Syros Family Restaurant offers a fine selection of dishes at reasonable prices.
The Silo Restaurant to open on Monday in Lewiston
Sat, Apr 7th 2012 07:00 am
The Silo Restaurant will open for the season on Monday. Proprietor Alan Hastings has completely renovated the kitchen with all new, well, everything, he said. The goal is to accelerate the ordering process.
Dunkin' Donuts to partner with MDA on 'Make a Muscle, Make a Difference' Campaign
Thu, Apr 5th 2012 11:00 am
Dunkin' Donuts will support efforts to cure muscular dystrophy, ALS and related diseases by collecting donations in its Buffalo-area restaurants to benefit the MDA through the "Make a Muscle, Make a Difference" campaign.

The initiative will run from April 8 through April 18 at participating Dunkin' Donuts restaurants throughout the greater Buffalo area.

Tour of Kitchens tickets now on sale; menu revealed
Mon, Apr 2nd 2012 09:00 am
Tickets are now on sale for the fourth annual Lewiston Region Tour of Kitchens, set for June 9 and 10. The event runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Lewiston and Youngstown. Six entertaining and cooking spaces will be featured.
Ben & Jerry's Niagara Falls Scoop Shop celebrates annual Free Cone Day
Thu, Mar 29th 2012 07:00 am
Every year since 1979, Ben & Jerry's fans have asked the same question over and over: "Why?! Why do you give away free ice cream for one day every year?"
Jazz & Pasta fundraiser for Lewiston Jazz Festival
Wed, Mar 28th 2012 09:20 am
Carol Calato, board chair of the Lewiston Jazz Festival, has announced that the organization will host its annual fundraiser, "Jazz & Pasta," on Sunday, April 29, at Water Street Landing.

The 2012 event will include jazz, pastas from area restaurants, a cash bar and a Chinese auction.

Fire and Ice dinner to benefit Boy Scouts
Mon, Mar 26th 2012 07:00 am
This year, the Greater Niagara Frontier Council, Boy Scouts of America is hoping that those who have experienced the benefits of Scouting will attend its second annual Fire and Ice fundraising dinner. The event takes place from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, March 29, at Templeton Landing at the Erie Basin Marina.
The Pub: Low on cost, not low on quality
Wed, Mar 21st 2012 09:25 pm
High prices and poor quality is the norm at many restaurants. Residents of Lewiston would agree this is not the case at The Lewiston Village Pub, located at 840 Center St. The Pub provides a quality atmosphere and an array of dishes - and not only pub foods, but higher cuisine, too, and at reasonable prices.
Viva San Giuseppe!
Tue, Mar 20th 2012 08:40 am
Casa Antica hosted a traditional St. Joseph Day Table on Monday.
St. Joseph Table at Casa Antica
Sat, Mar 17th 2012 07:00 am
Chef extraordinaire Jack Soldano and his family will be cooking up a storm on Monday, March 19. Casa Antica is offering a traditional St. Joseph Table with plenty of Italian favorites.
Roman Café has sizeable lead in fish fry contest
Fri, Mar 16th 2012 09:00 pm
Roman Café has sizeable lead in fish fry contest. Vote for your favorite fish fry at
Amazing dishes right around the corner
Thu, Mar 15th 2012 10:50 am
Foodies Event hosted by The Social Media Club of Buffalo.
Encore presents flavorful and creative dishes
Thu, Mar 15th 2012 10:30 am
Located in Buffalo's theater district, Encore presents a sort of closure to a theatergoer's evening. The restaurant's happy hour can also represent a final and entertaining conclusion for anyone's evening, or it can stand alone as a frequent hot spot for those in need of an upscale dining experience.

Encore has two floors and outdoor seating for when the weather is warm. The hardwood floors, brick walls and beautiful fire places give a rustic and spacious feel. With so much space the restaurant can play host to large parties, and can provide a private dining area for any event you may want to hold.

The bar is also large and spacious and continues with the restaurant's rustic setting.

Teresa Giudice cooks Italian at Seneca Niagara Events Center
Fri, Mar 9th 2012 05:00 pm
Star of "The Real Housewives of New Jersey" and "Celebrity Apprentice" to feature recipes from "Fabulicious!: Teresa's Italian Family Cookbook"
Get chowder in Bergholz
Thu, Mar 8th 2012 07:00 am
The Bergholz Fire Co. and Ladies Auxiliary's monthly chowder and baked goods sale will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 10, at the truck hall on Niagara Road in Bergholz.
Try Polish cooking
Thu, Mar 8th 2012 07:00 am
Chef Remy Orlowski will present a night of cooking authentic Polish dishes as part of the Niagara-Wheatfield Continuing Education on March 20, just in time for the Easter holiday.
Tops Markets celebrates National Nutrition Month with NuVal Nutritional Scoring System
Mon, Mar 5th 2012 07:00 am
Tops Friendly Markets has announced that the company is encouraging its customers to celebrate National Nutrition Month with the NuVal Nutritional Scoring System, a unique food ranking system found at Tops stores that helps consumers find the best nutrition on supermarket shelves. Launched as National Nutrition Week in 1973 and "promoted" to National Nutrition Month in 1980, the March event was created by the American Dietetic Association to encourage better eating habits.
Far from fishy: Vote for your favorite fish fry
Tue, Feb 28th 2012 12:45 pm
Just in time for Easter, Niagara Frontier Publications' new Web contest seeks an answer to one of life's great questions: Which restaurant has the best fish fry?

We're looking for the freshest catches, the tastiest batters and the best bang for the buck. The restaurant with the most votes will receive a special recognition, bragging rights, and a full write-up in our three main newspapers (The Sentinel, The Tribune and The Dispatch).

Those nominating an eatery will enter to win a prize of their own. One lucky participant will be drawn from a hat and receive a $25 gift certificate to an area restaurant.

Niagara University graduate publishes St. Joseph's Day cookbook
Mon, Feb 27th 2012 05:45 pm
A Niagara University graduate is publishing a book to help Roman Catholics set their St. Joseph's Day table.
15 hours of free flapjacks at IHOP Feb. 28
Wed, Feb 15th 2012 08:40 am
For the seventh consecutive year, IHOP restaurants nationwide will offer each guest a free short stack of its famous buttermilk pancakes on National Pancake Day in an effort to raise awareness and funds for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals.
Matt Conroy art show at Wine On Third
Tue, Feb 14th 2012 02:40 pm
Wine on Third continues "Third Thursdays on Third" with an artist reception for Matt Conroy. The local artist's work begins a month-long show and sale at Wine On Third on Thursday, Feb. 15. An opening reception is scheduled for 6 to 9 p.m. that night.
Taste of Buffalo presented by Tops now accepting scholarship applications
Wed, Feb 8th 2012 11:30 am
In an effort to support local area high school seniors in their pursuit of higher education in the food service and hospitality industries, the Taste of Buffalo presented by Tops is now accepting applications for its annual scholarships. Up to five scholarship winners will each receive $1,000 to be applied toward their college education.
Mmmm! Rotary chili!
Fri, Jan 27th 2012 05:10 pm
Just in time for Super Bowl Sunday, the Grand Island Rotary Club has returned to a favorite fundraiser: a chili sale.
Deirdre Bartholomew named dining manager at Niagara University
Mon, Jan 23rd 2012 12:30 pm
Niagara University has announced that Deirdre Bartholomew has been named the new dining manager for Sodexo, the company that provides dining and hospitality services on campus.
Island demands its Dunkin' Donuts
Fri, Jan 20th 2012 08:20 pm
Dunkin' Donuts restaurant owner and manager Paul Orsino didn't need fancy market research to tell him that opening a restaurant on Grand Island would work.
All-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner
Fri, Jan 20th 2012 09:00 am
The Charles N. DeGlopper Memorial VFW Post 9249 Ladies Auxiliary will host an all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28, at the post, 2121 Grand Island Blvd., Grand Island.
Lewiston Village Pub to celebrate fourth anniversary
Mon, Jan 16th 2012 02:00 pm
The Lewiston Village Pub will mark four years on Center Street with a celebration beginning at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 19.
Dining Out for Parent Network
Mon, Jan 16th 2012 07:00 am
As part of its celebration of 25 years of service to families of children with special needs, Parent Network of WNY is holding Dining Out for Parent Network.
Bergholz serves chowder
Thu, Jan 12th 2012 12:15 pm
The Bergholz Fire Co. and Ladies Auxiliary's monthly chowder and baked goods sale will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 14, at the truck hall on Niagara Road.
New Village of Lewiston wine bar on Planning Board agenda
Tue, Jan 10th 2012 03:00 pm
The Village of Lewiston Planning Board is expected to discuss Emery Simon's plans to convert 755 Center St. North into a wine bar at Tuesday's meeting.
American Red Cross and Dunkin' Donuts celebrate five years of helping save lives
Fri, Jan 6th 2012 07:00 am
For the fifth year in a row, Dunkin' Donuts and the American Red Cross are teaming up for the "Give a Pint, Get a Pound" campaign, which provides a coupon for a free pound of Dunkin' Donuts coffee* to all presenting donors at Red Cross blood drives during the month of January in the greater Buffalo area.

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