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'Viva La Barbacoa!' this weekend at the Great Pumpkin Farm; guest appearance by Food Network's 'Chopped: Grill Masters' champ Melvin 'Chef Boots' Johnson
Tue, Sep 18th 2018 03:55 pm
Loosely translated, "Viva La Barbacoa" means "long live barbecue" - and that's the theme for the annual KSBC-sanctioned OINKtoberfest, being held this weekend as part of the Great Pumpkin Farm's Fall Festival. OINKtoberfest is New York state's official and longest-running barbecue cook-off event. Teams from all over the East Coast and Canada are scheduled to compete.
Niagara Falls: Chill 443 opens arms to locals
Sat, Sep 8th 2018 07:00 am
As it turns out, American money spends just as well as Canadian money in downtown Niagara Falls.
Peach wings, wraps, pizza: Lewiston festival's famous fruit more than shortcake centerpiece
Sat, Sep 1st 2018 07:00 am
Feast on this: Over a four-day period, the Peach Festival will go through more than 10,000 pounds of the juicy, round fruit with the orange and yellow skin.
National Buffalo Wing Festival returns for 17th year
Thu, Aug 23rd 2018 12:15 pm
The National Buffalo Wing Festival, one of the country's most beloved food festivals, returns to Coca-Cola Field in Buffalo on Sept. 1-2 to celebrate its 17th year. The festival, which attracted 50,000-plus attendees from all 50 states and 44 different countries last year, will feature more than 25 local, regional, national and international eateries serving over 100 styles of chicken wings, as well as other festival favorite foods.
The Silo offering specials for local customers
Sat, Aug 11th 2018 07:05 am
In an article last week, The Silo Restaurant proprietor Alan Hastings said customers come first. He's taking those words and putting them into action, offering River Region customers two special end-of-the-season offers.
Villa Coffee has new owner & chef
Sat, Aug 11th 2018 07:00 am
Meet the new man behind the counter at Villa Coffee House.
Como Deli coming to Center Street
Tue, Aug 7th 2018 02:20 pm
One of the most iconic restaurant businesses in Western New York is set to make its Lewiston debut later this year. The Como Restaurant will open up a deli at the corner of Center and South Sixth streets, inside what used to be Melloni's Meats and, most recently, Cal's Grinders. The Village of Lewiston location will be operated by the Antonacci and Colucci families.
Unexpected twists as newest 'Food Network Star' winner revealed
Mon, Aug 6th 2018 02:05 pm
Food Network's hit series "Food Network Star" concluded on Sunday with chef and restaurateur Christian Petroni and food novelist Jessica Tom both named season 14 co-winners. This was the first time the show presented two winners.
Lewiston Artisan Market growing
Sat, Aug 4th 2018 07:00 am
Jamie Symmonds' Lewiston Artisan Market has grown since its June debut in Academy Park.
Robert Irvine joins Anne Burrell in culinary boot camp rematch in new season of 'Worst Cooks in America'
Fri, Jul 13th 2018 08:05 pm
Chef Robert Irvine returns to battle chef Anne Burrell in a much-anticipated "Worst Cooks in America" rematch beginning Sunday, Aug. 12 (9 p.m. ET/PT), where the renowned chefs whip a roster of disastrous cooks into tip-top shape.
Taste of Buffalo announces 2018 restaurant & winery award winners
Mon, Jul 9th 2018 01:00 pm
The Taste of Buffalo presented by Tops on Saturday announced the local restaurants named award winners in a variety of categories at the 35th annual festival. The judging was conducted by a panel of representatives from the local media, along with members of Western New York's political and business sectors.
Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. celebrates Canalside's 10th anniversary
Tue, Jul 3rd 2018 05:40 pm
Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. announced the 10th anniversary of Canalside, which historically, was the western terminus of the Erie Canal and today has become a rich site of development, revival and activity in Buffalo.
Uncle Mikey's Drive Thru hot dog stand a hit in Niagara Falls
Fri, Jun 29th 2018 07:05 pm
While driving down Niagara Falls Boulevard or coming down Buffalo Avenue to Military Road in Niagara Falls, passersby will likely see Uncle Mikey's Drive Thru hot dog stand.
FOX renews 'Gordon Ramsay's 24 Hours To Hell And Back' for 2nd season
Wed, Jun 27th 2018 09:00 pm
FOX has renewed "Gordon Ramsay's 24 Hours To Hell And Back," the No. 1 new series of the summer, for a second season.
'The Great Food Truck Race' takes on Wild West in return of summer primetime series
Thu, Jun 21st 2018 02:30 pm
"The Great Food Truck Race" takes a culinary road battle through the Wild West this summer, with seven teams of food truck hopefuls competing to win a $50,000 grand prize.
Silo celebrates 20 years
Wed, Jun 20th 2018 07:15 pm
Local elected leaders, businesspeople, current and former employees, friends and family members came out to The Silo Restaurant on Wednesday to celebrate the eatery's 20th anniversary on the Lewiston waterfront.
Food Network celebrates wedding season with night full of top-tier cakes
Tue, May 29th 2018 01:15 pm
Food Network rings the wedding bells on Monday, June 25, with a primetime lineup celebrating the season with a lush stack of wedding cake-themed episodes along with new hosts and a bevy of special guests.
Grand Island Chamber of Commerce: Bogey's opens in Beaver Island State Park
Sat, May 26th 2018 07:00 am
Within a matter of weeks, Cyndy Montana of Grand Island went from candidate for town government to restaurant operator.
Renovated Hibbard's Frozen Custard open for season
Sat, May 12th 2018 07:05 am
Following some spring construction, the world-famous Hibbard's Original Frozen Custard opened for the 2018 season on Sunday.
Take a bite out of Lewiston
Mon, May 7th 2018 12:50 pm
Forget the big cities: Foodies need to look no further than Lewiston for a unique culinary scene. This charming village is being recognized for its eateries, due in part to the new restaurants offering nontraditional fare.
Village of Lewiston: Weekly artisan market to debut June 2 in Academy Park
Sat, May 5th 2018 01:55 pm
Following-up on her successful holiday vendor fair, Lewiston entrepreneur Jamie Symmonds will debut a weekly artisan market on June 2 inside Academy Park. Each Saturday (through Oct. 13), a collection of a dozen-plus vendors will offer an assortment of locally grown or produced foods, plus handcrafted bath and body products.
Falls youth conquer Silo 'Sand Dock Sundae'
Fri, May 4th 2018 08:35 pm
The Silo Restaurant's famous "Sand Dock Sundae" was bested Friday - but it took five people to fish the bucket of ice cream.
Buffalo's Food Truck Tuesdays returns to Larkin Square
Sat, Apr 28th 2018 11:00 am
What's better than having a chance to eat food from your choice of over a dozen food trucks in the heart of Buffalo?
Grand Island Lions Club spaghetti dinner raises $ for Special Kids Picnic
Sat, Apr 28th 2018 07:00 am
Preparations for the Grand Island Lions Club's annual spaghetti dinner began at 3 p.m., Sunday, a full day before the dinner.
Chamber of Commerce hosts ribbon-cutting for Wilson House
Fri, Apr 20th 2018 10:20 pm
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday for the newly opened Wilson House Restaurant & Inn, located at 300 Lake St.
'Food Network Star' returns with new cast of hopefuls competing for culinary greatness
Thu, Apr 19th 2018 04:25 pm
Culinary superstars Bobby Flay and Giada De Laurentiis are back to mentor and judge 10 culinary hopefuls for a shot at stardom in the new season of "Food Network Star," premiering Sunday, June 10 (9 p.m. ET/PT), on Food Network. Over nine episodes, the finalists are tasked with challenges that test both their cooking and on-camera skills, as they try to prove to Bobby and Giada they have what it takes to be a star.
Food Network's 'Best Baker in America' returns to challenge elite bakers for ultimate title
Wed, Mar 28th 2018 06:25 pm
Nine world-class bakers compete for bragging rights and a cash prize in season two of Food Network's primetime competition series "Best Baker in America," premiering Monday, May 7 (9 p.m. ET/PT).
Apple Granny takes 'Best Fish Fry' title
Sat, Mar 24th 2018 07:00 am
In a year when a record number of votes were cast - about 1,250 in total - Apple Granny received the highest number of unique votes. The restaurant was named the 2018 contest winner on Tuesday.
Hard Rock grant will enable Buffalo Music Hall of Fame to help Niagara County veterans
Fri, Mar 16th 2018 09:05 pm
It was almost two years ago - as the Hard Rock Cafe, Niagara Falls USA, was celebrating its 20th anniversary - that Richard Sargent first told this news outlet of the Buffalo Music Hall of Fame's desire to bring its Musician Medics program to Niagara Falls. The local rock 'n' roll stars sought to pay it forward in the Cataract City - but there was a roadblock: funding.
New roster of cooking-challenged celebrities enter culinary boot camp in return of 'Worst Cooks in America: Celebrity Edition'
Thu, Mar 15th 2018 03:30 pm
"Worst Cooks in America: Celebrity Edition" is back Sunday, April 15 (9 p.m. all times), with a new star-studded cast of cooking disasters who are determined to improve their kitchen game.
Handmade, old-world pizza a specialty at Lewiston's Casa Antica
Sat, Mar 10th 2018 09:30 am
Casa Antica is well-known as a premier Italian restaurant. Menu items such as the award-winning arancini (riceball), pepperoni caldi ripieni (banana peppers), gnocchi Bolognese (meat sauce), ravioli con aragosta (lobster) and pork bracciole are crowd favorites - and each comes in a serving size requiring a take-home bag.
Lewiston Harvest Festival will be 'hopping' this year
Tue, Mar 6th 2018 05:05 pm
The Lewiston Harvest Festival, which expanded onto Center Street for the first time in 2017, is growing again in 2018.
Niagara Falls: More sign on for Art of Beer
Mon, Mar 5th 2018 03:00 pm
Raise your glasses for another Art of Beer fundraiser at the Niagara Arts and Cultural Center. The annual event is set for Friday, March 9.
'Iron Chef Gauntlet' returns
Fri, Mar 2nd 2018 06:10 pm
"Iron Chef Gauntlet" is back for a second season this spring, with seven rising stars battling for the chance to gain the only culinary title that matters: "Iron Chef." The weak will fall and the strong will rise until just one chef remains and has the title in reach. But to join the "Iron Chef" pantheon, the last chef standing must win the gauntlet: three rapid-succession battles, each against "Iron Chefs" Alex Guarnaschelli, Stephanie Izard and Michael Symon - or leave the kitchen in defeat.
Lewiston contingent at Art of Beer
Sat, Feb 24th 2018 07:00 am
The Art of Beer is one of the largest fundraisers of the year for the Niagara Arts and Cultural Center. The 12th annual event is set for 6-9 p.m. Friday, March 9, at 1201 Pine Ave., Niagara Falls.
Best chefs from across US visit 'The Chew' kitchen to battle it out for title of 'Best Chef on the Block'
Fri, Feb 16th 2018 07:15 pm
"The Chew's" Emmy Award-winning co-hosts Michael Symon, Clinton Kelly and Carla Hall welcome finalists from six major cities: Seattle, Houston, Los Angeles, Chicago, Washington (D.C.) and Atlanta - to join them in "The Chew" kitchen to battle it out for the title of "The Best Chef on the Block."
'Spring Baking Championship' returns Monday nights in March
Fri, Feb 9th 2018 09:20 pm
"Spring Baking Championship" returns to Food Network's supercharged Monday night lineup in March with an all-new season launching on Monday, March 12 (9 p.m. ET/PT). Ali Khan hosts the new season that will test the skills of 10 talented bakers to see who will measure up and impress judges Nancy Fuller, Duff Goldman and Lorraine Pascale.
40 pint-sized home cooks vie for an apron on special, 2-hour season premiere of 'MasterChef Junior'
Fri, Feb 9th 2018 08:30 pm
The kids are back for season six of "MasterChef Junior," featuring award-winning chefs Gordon Ramsay and Christina Tosi, as well as the return of fan-favorite judge Joe Bastianich. The all-new season of the hit culinary competition series debuts with a special two-hour premiere Friday, March 2 (8 p.m. ET/PT), on FOX. The show makes its time period premiere Friday, March 9 (8 p.m.).
NFP's 'Best Fish Fry' contest now underway
Mon, Jan 29th 2018 01:00 pm
Fish fry season has begun again - and we want to know where to eat!
Griffon a go: Lewiston's new restaurant opens
Fri, Jan 26th 2018 10:50 pm
The much-anticipated Griffon House staged a series of soft openings last weekend leading to a grand opening of Lewiston's newest restaurant on Monday.
 

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