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Winging It for the 14th Straight Year. A Hot & Crafty Time On Tap Downtown Buff


Labor Day weekend may signal the unofficial end to summer but for many fowl fans that date means it’s time to consume chicken wings of every size, taste and style. More than 30 eateries serving 120 styles of wings will converge on Coca-Cola Field on September 5th and 6th.
 

Hot, Hot, Hot: Here's to Our Health


Pass the Tabasco, please!
Eating a meal—no matter the cuisine or time of day—isn’t complete for me unless I have a lot of hot sauce to accompany the food.

I slather the stuff on everything from eggs to popcorn to salad (great no-calorie substitute for dressing), craving the flavor and spice and ultimately the heat of the bottled fire. Doing shots of Frank’s Hot Sauce

Independence Day Food & Fireworks


It’s America’s birthday!
The quintessential American holiday happens to fall on a Saturday this year. How great is an Independence Day that  involves sunny, hot weather—no small thing considering all the rain and wind we’ve had this year—and a long weekend for many of us?
 

Taste of Buffalo Set for Another Year!


More than 450,000 hungry people are expected to converge on Delaware Avenue and Niagara Square on July 11th and 12th for the 32nd  annual Taste of Buffalo, come rain or shine. “Fun by the Forkful” will feature 57 eateries, including 11 ne

A Little Bit of Greece at the Corner of Delaware & W. Utica in Buffalo


Opa!
The traditional Greek greeting that means “hooray” is an apt term for the beginning of the rich festival season in our region.  The 37th Buffalo Greek Fest lit up the corner of Delaware and W. Utica in Buffalo this past weekend as the Hellenic Orthodox Church of the Annunciation hosted the popular event for another year.
 

Taking Care of Mom on the Busiest Restaurant Day of the Year


The two busiest days for restaurants and bars are Valentine’s Day and Mother’s Day. No surprise there, but it seems like Mother’s Day is more crowded—and perhaps more lucrative for those businesses—because mom’s day usually involves more than two people at the table.
 

Salty & Twisted Tale: Pretzels Still Among the Top U.S. Snacks


What do pretzels have to do with Catholic monks and the institution of marriage?  A lot as it turns out. As we put a wrap on National Pretzel Day, munch on these fun facts!

Mangia: One Foodie's Adventure Through Italia!


For eight days earlier this month, I spent time visiting with family in Rome and L’Aquila, Italy. On the days when my relatives were working, my American family and I enjoyed some typical tourist experiences as well:

Take Me Out to the Ballgame….and to the Cardiologist?


Spring has finally sprung and after the record-setting relentless winter we just survived, the idea of activities we can enjoy in warmer weather really appeals to me.

Is Your Table Set for Love & Romance?


Does the name “Cadbury” ring a chocolate bell? Richard Cadbury invented the first Valentine’s Day candy box in the late 1800s.
When it comes to fun food facts, Valentine’s Day is filled with sweet talk of every variety, dating back hundreds of years.
 

A Super Gorge of Football & Food


Whether you’re discussing deflated balls or Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch’s taciturn demeanor as he meets the media, there’s more than pigskins on the mind of fans as Super Bowl Sunday approaches.
 

TIS THE SEASON TO EAT, DRINK AND BE MERRY!


As I peer out the window, the sun is shining, not a flake of snow is on the ground and the Secret Santa gifts at the station have all been exchanged

Time to Talk Turkey this SNOWVEMBER


After a wild week of record-setting weather, this Thanksgiving offers a rare perspective on gratitude and sharing traditions—including platters of food—on this American holiday, first celebrated in the 1600s.

Saluting Our Retired & Active Military Personnel


A feast of freebies is on the menu for the men and women who have served our country or who are currently active.
A wide variety of businesses, including many fast-food, fast casual and sit-down eateries, are offering everything from a cup of coffee to full meals as the nation prepares to commemorate Veteran’s Day on the 12th.
 

Scaring Up Some Halloween Food Facts


Halloween is many things—costumes, parties, candy, truly a big money maker for a variety of enterprises. Halloween is now this county’s second largest commercial holiday next to Christmas.
Thought you might enjoy some tasty tidbits on the origins and traditions of this ancient holiday, many of which will make your dentist happy!
 
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