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Father's day grilling tips
Fri, Jun 14th 2024 07:00 am
Father's Day is Sunday, June 16, which is considered by some the official start to the grilling season! Before firing up the grill to cook for dad, consider some important information and tips from AAA Insurance for safe seasonal barbecues.
Food Network brings the heat this summer with Bobby Flay-led series 'Bobby's Triple Threat' & 'BBQ Brawl'
Fri, May 31st 2024 09:55 am
Food Network kicks off the summer Bobby Flay-style with brand-new seasons of hit primetime series "Bobby's Triple Threat" and "BBQ Brawl."
Festival of Slice to return Nov. 23
Tue, May 28th 2024 06:00 pm
Tap & Craft is proud to present the 2024 Festival of Slice on Saturday, Nov. 23, at the Niagara Falls Convention Center.
Shake Shack to open location at The Boulevard in Amherst
Tue, May 28th 2024 04:25 pm
Shake Shack is thrilled to announce that it is expanding to The Boulevard in Amherst in 2025.
PHOTOS: Smeltfest in Lewiston
Mon, May 27th 2024 03:50 pm
PHOTOS: Smeltfest in Lewiston
Village of Lewiston to offer horse & carriage rides, welcome new pizza fest
Fri, May 24th 2024 11:00 am
This summer, the Historical Association of Lewiston and Lewiston Museum will debut horse and carriage rides on non-festival-weekend Saturdays. Weather-permitting, this activity will be available at noon, 1, 2 and 3 p.m. June 8, 22, 29; July 6, 13, 27; and Aug. 3, 17.
Consumer alert: NYS DCP provides safety tips to follow when using gas or charcoal grills
Tue, May 14th 2024 12:15 pm
The New York Department of State's Division of Consumer Protection is providing safety tips to follow when using gas or charcoal grills.
FASNY offers lifesaving grilling tips for Memorial Day weekend & summer
Thu, May 9th 2024 02:15 pm
As New Yorkers gear up to celebrate Memorial Day weekend, many will be turning on their grills for the first time this season. The Firefighters Association of the State of New York (FASNY) recommends that all New Yorkers follow some basic tips to avoid barbecuing accidents and injuries. FASNY also urges everyone to never hesitate to call for help when needed.
The Silo opens for summer season No. 26
Wed, May 1st 2024 10:00 am
Following a season-long anniversary celebration, The Silo Restaurant is ready to start its next chapter.
NYS: $1.1 million awarded through SNAP-Ed Food Box & Community Growers programs
Mon, Apr 29th 2024 02:00 pm
The New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets (AGM), in partnership with the Office of Temporary and Disability Services (OTDA), announced over $1.1 million has been awarded to 34 organizations through the second round of two Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program's Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention (SNAP-Ed) grant programs.
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.
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.
Selena Gomez takes culinary journey to next level as she heads out of her home kitchen and into some of LA's hottest eateries in 'Selena + Restaurant'
Fri, Mar 29th 2024 12:35 pm
Global megastar Selena Gomez takes the next step in her culinary adventure as she heads out of her home kitchen and into the professional kitchens of some of L.A.'s hottest restaurants in "Selena + Restaurant," premiering Thursday, May 2, with double episodes at 7 and 7:30 p.m. on Food Network. Gomez will be accompanied by best friend Raquelle Stevens as her cooking skills are put to the test by the best in the business.
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.
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.
Northwest Jazz Festival fundraiser April 14 at Brickyard Brewing Co.
Thu, Mar 14th 2024 07:00 am
Enjoy an afternoon of jazz from 1-4 p.m. Sunday, April 14, at the Brickyard Brewing Company to benefit the Northwest Jazz Festival. The fundraiser will be hosted by the board of directors to help cover the rising costs of the largest outdoor jazz festival in Western New York.
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.
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.
Griffon Brewing opens in Youngstown
Fri, Feb 2nd 2024 11:10 am
Ken Scibetta's and Ed Webster's culinary empire is expanding with the new Griffon Brewing tap room in the Village of Youngstown. The restaurateurs, whose other Griffon locations include Lewiston, Niagara Falls and East Aurora, are taking over a space formerly used as a supermarket.
Favorites Pizza named best in Western New York
Fri, Feb 2nd 2024 11:05 am
At Favorites, there is more than two-dozen types of specialty pizza on the menu and, typically, up to a dozen-and-a-half different types of pizza slices - plus dinner items and more than 50 different sorts of subs
Calling all restaurants: Show us your healthy options!
Tue, Jan 23rd 2024 07:20 pm
Restaurants from all corners of Western New York are invited to highlight the healthy, nutritious food on their menus by participating in the second annual Healthy Options Restaurant Week happening March 4-10.
Tops' sustainability efforts continue to pave way for greener future
Mon, Jan 22nd 2024 10:35 am
As we continue to celebrate the start of a fresh new year, here at Tops we are excited to announce the advances we continue to make not only in our day-to-day efforts to adopt practices that help protect our environment, but also efforts that will make a lifelong impact.
Hunger knows no season: Tops begins 'Check Out Hunger' campaign
Mon, Jan 22nd 2024 10:35 am
Tops Friendly Markets announces the start of its annual "Check Out Hunger" initiative.
Villa Coffee owner/chef Pusateri to open Bistro Avera on Center Street
Fri, Jan 12th 2024 11:00 am
A popular village restaurateur plans to open a second Lewiston location this spring. The Villa Coffee House owner/chef Stephen Pusateri is taking over 555 Center St., space formerly occupied by The Como Deli.
Local leaders excited for Frontier House future
Mon, Jan 8th 2024 07:00 am
Less than a month removed from the 19th anniversary of the Frontier House closing to the public, the surest sign of its reopening was announced on Friday.
Billy Club team to open restaurant inside Lewiston's Frontier House
Fri, Jan 5th 2024 12:15 pm
The historic Frontier House, a landmark of Lewiston since 1824, is about to welcome a new tenant that will delight food lovers and history buffs alike. Fairbanks, a restaurant by acclaimed restaurateurs Daniel Hagen and Jake Strawser (Billy Club), is set to open its doors in 2024, offering a unique dining experience that celebrates the rich terroir of the Northeast.
Maple Weekend 2024: Cooking with Culinary Correspondent highlights event
Thu, Jan 4th 2024 09:20 am
Maple syrup has many more uses than just tasting great on pancakes. Maple products can be used for breakfast, lunch and dinner meals, as well as desserts.
Chef & best-selling author Carla Hall is 'Chasing Flavor' on new Max series
Thu, Dec 21st 2023 07:45 pm
Celebrity chef and best-selling author Carla Hall takes viewers on a global adventure to explore the unexpected roots of popular dishes within today's American food culture on the original Max series "Chasing Flavor."
Holiday cooking for a crowd made easy
Mon, Dec 18th 2023 07:00 am
A number of things can be expected during the holiday season. Children will anxiously await visits from Santa and travelers recognize there is bound to be traffic on the roadways and crowds at the airport. And if you're opening your home to guests, those visitors will be expecting some delicious food.
Pears and chocolate, an unexpected pairing
Fri, Dec 15th 2023 04:10 pm
Opportunities to entertain or visit with family and friends abound during the holiday season.
It's National Impaired Driving Prevention Month
Fri, Dec 15th 2023 04:05 pm
December is National Impaired Driving Prevention Month. The holiday season is here, many people will attend holiday parties, and 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.
Doughnuts make a great Hanukkah treat
Tue, Dec 5th 2023 07:00 am
Hanukkah is a Jewish celebration also known as the Festival of Lights. Hanukkah commemorates the miracle of the Temple menorah, during which a minimal supply of oil somehow lasted for eight days. As a result, oil features prominently in Hanukkah traditions, and many faithful Jewish people include foods fried in oil as part of their holiday dinners or desserts.
Hanukkah: Dig into a sweet and traditional noodle dish
Mon, Dec 4th 2023 07:00 am
When preparing meals for Hanukkah celebrations, some families may want to serve kugel. Kugel is a Jewish dish that is similar to a casserole or pudding. Kugel originated more than 800 years ago in southern Germany. Kugel soon became a staple within Jewish households throughout eastern Europe and eventually the U.S.
Emmy-nominated 'Kids Baking Championship' returns with dozen young bakers competing in challenges inspired by best parts of school year
Thu, Nov 30th 2023 08:05 pm
On Monday, Jan. 1 (8 p.m. ET/PT), Food Network's Emmy-nominated competition series "Kids Baking Championship" returns for a new season.
Niagara Gospel Mission hands out 1,500-plus meals to people in need in Niagara Falls
Wed, Nov 29th 2023 09:00 am
The Niagara Gospel Mission had a busy Thanksgiving eve and day, preparing and handing out more than 1,500 prepackaged Thanksgiving Meals to people in need in the City of Niagara Falls.
Homemade pie makes for a perfect ending to a holiday meal
Thu, Nov 23rd 2023 07:00 am
Millions of people insist no holiday meal is complete without some pie for dessert. Pie served with coffee certainly makes for a fitting end to a holiday meal, and hosts can serve any type of pie and still end up with some satisfied guests.

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