First Bite: The Moor Pat

Quick Facts: The Moor Pat is a bar/restaurant located in Williamsville that specializes in Craft Beer and Sausages. Opened in November 2014 by local craft beer tycoon Mike Shatzel (Coles, Blue Monk) and Peter Braun, Moor Pat is located in the former Farmer’s and Artisans space at 78 E Spring St. They have 20 beers…

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First Bite: Allen St Poutine Company

Quick Facts: Allen St Poutine Company is a quick service Poutine shop located in Allentown (on Allen Sreet, old Crust location). Opened by Konstantine Kentros and Jake Fraser, both restauranteurs and Canadians, this past Friday (March 2015). The restaurant offers nearly two dozen different forms of poutine, the base of which is their double fried…

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Sunday Reading: 3/29/15

Every Sunday we’ll post some of our favorite local news stories from the food world. Have a suggestion for an article/item? Feel free to email us at buffaloeats@gmail.com or tweet us @buffaloeats. (Photo source: BuffaloRising.com) This week we asked you to vote for Buffalo Eats in Artvoice’s annual Best Of Awards, had Jason from CHQ Local Foods talk…

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Restaurant Revisit: Buffalo Chophouse

Quick Facts: Buffalo Chophouse is an upscale Steakhouse located in Downtown Buffalo. Restauranteur Mark Croce opened the fine dining restaurant in the heart of Buffalo’s Theatre District in 2002. The restaurant is known for it’s elaborate decor (they recently undertook an expensive and lengthy renovation) and for their attentive and well trained service staff. Their…

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Midnight Mass features Chef Vroman, lots of pig

On Saturday night, our good friend Chef Paul Vroman is taking over The Black Sheep for their March Midnight Mass. You might not know the name but in 2013 Paul was one half of the excellent Brick-N-Motor food truck that was based out of Rochester but would show up at Larkin Square on a regular…

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Buffalo Foodies: Jason Toczydlowski (CHQ Local Food)

Today’s Buffalo Foodie is Jason Toczydlowski, the owner of CHQ Local Food and it’s sister company CHQ Picnic. CHQ Local Food is a local food distributor, connecting restaurants and households with 25+ small organic and/or sustainable farms. In addition to helping people eat better, fresher food, he also produces events to help educate diners and a…

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It’s Voting Time and We’ve Made It Easy For You.

It’s Spring time and that means discovering horrifying things underneath the melting snow. It also means that Artvoice is taking votes for their annual “Best of Buffalo” awards. For the last three years, we have been honored to be a finalist for Best Blog and the last two years we’ve seen our good pals at…

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Sunday Reading: 3/22/15

Every Sunday we’ll post some of our favorite local news stories from the food world. Have a suggestion for an article/item? Feel free to email us at buffaloeats@gmail.com or tweet us @buffaloeats. Meet Chef Victor Gonzalez from Jaguar at the Bistro [Buffalo Spree] ABV and The Black Swan opened this week [Buffalo Rising] Black Rock has another diner,…

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Quick Bite: Melting Point

Quick Facts: The Melting Point is a fast/casual restaurant in Allentown that specializes in grilled cheese sandwiches. After a lengthy construction process, owners Matt Yuhnke and Mike Kifner opened the restaurant in the former Lagniappes/Lucky Dog spot in March 2014. Pricing ranges from $1.99 to $8.99 for a sandwich. They serve lunch and dinner Tuesday through…

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Review: Jaguar at the Bistro

Quick Facts: Jaguar at the Bistro is an upscale Mexican restaurant located in Youngstown, about 30+ minutes north of the city. Chef/Owner Victor Parra Gonzalez has run the restaurant (formerly Bistro at Old Fort Inn) since November 2013. The menu is comprised of classic Mexican dishes from Victor’s childhood in Acapulco, but served with a modern…

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