Introducing Dobutsu, a New Restaurant from the Toutant Folks

We’ve got some exciting news to share. Connie and James Roberts, the owners of the popular Downtown Southern Restaurant Toutant, are opening a second restaurant in the city this summer. Located on the first floor of the recently renovated 500 Seneca Building, Dobutsu will be a seafood centric restaurant. The restaurant will take advantage of their…

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How To Enjoy Local Restaurant Week and Not Be A Jerk – (Updated for 2017)

Written by -Tom Przybylak ————————— Restaurant Week was originally designed as an opportunity for diners to try some new dishes and establishments at discounted prices, while restaurants (hopefully) win some new patrons during what is often considered the slowest time of the year. If you are the type of person who likes to go downtown for…

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Buffalo Eats is Coming Back, Also… Shirts!

In case you haven’t noticed our occasional tease, Buffalo Eats (the blog) is coming back. After a long time away, we’ve decided to team up with some of our friends and relaunch this thing. Instead of Alli and myself doing the majority of the heavy lifting, we are going to split the work with our…

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Chef Steve Gedra’s Best Meals of 2016

Due to a busy holiday season, we somehow forgot to include Chef Steve Gedra’s favorite meals from 2016. Our reigning Chef of the Year had an amazing year. He continued his epic late night pop up series Midnight Mass, kept kicking ass at his West Side restaurant alongside his wife and talened staff and was invited…

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Wigilia – A Polish Christmas Eve in Buffalo

By Tom Przybylak (Post submitted entirely unedited and not proofread. I have Mushroom Soup to make…) Tonight starts the tradition of Wigilia, or “Vigil” for thousands of western NY Polish Families. The tradition of Wigilia carries over from Poland, where a meatless meal based primarily on seafood and starches is served on Christmas Eve. While…

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