Quick Bite: Baked Cupcakery (Williamsville)

Quick Info: Baked Cupcakery is a bakery that specializes in cupcakes and is owned and operated by Jon and Tara Bondi. The original location opened on Grand Island in October 2014 and they opened a second location in Williamsville in November 2015. The Williamsville store, which I visited, is open from 11am. to 7pm, Tuesday…

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Big Changes Coming to The Washington Market

In September of last year, it was revealed that the owners of The Washington Market, Victor and Mona Khoury, were ready to sell. After running the market for over eight years, they were looking forward to retirement. They reached out to the public to gauge interest in their business, now located in one of the busiest and…

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Restaurant Revisit: Toutant

People often ask me which new restaurants they should check out. I have a short list of go-tos and vying for top spot on that list is Toutant, Chef James Roberts’ offering of proper Southern cuisine. I’ve had several memorable meals at Toutant since it opened last year, including a few weeks back when we…

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Buffalo Foodies: Guys Telling Stories

Today on the blog, we are talking to a couple of local podcasters: Rich Douglas and Bill Easton from the new podcast Guys Telling Stories. We came across the podcast after listening to their episode with the legendary restauranteur Russell Salvatore and have been listening ever since. For those who aren’t familiar, the podcast is about people in…

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First Look: Homegrown Bistro

When I was younger, the Southtowns had a multitude of options for breakfast and lunch that didn’t involve counter service. As the years passed, these restaurants fell by the way side and sit-down dining options for breakfast and lunch could mostly be found at chain restaurants or diners. The situation was worse off in the…

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Las Puertas is Coming This Year

In case you’ve missed the Indiegogo campaign, our photo gallery or articles from Buffalo News, Buffalo Rising or Step Out Buffalo; Chef Victor Parra Gonzalez from Jaguar at the Bistro is opening up a small, intimate restaurant on the West Side. Located at 385 Rhode island, the restaurant will feature roughly 30 seats and will…

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Sunday Reading: 2/7/16

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. This week Michael Chelus wrote about all things wine, we chatted with Kevin Wise about his favorite eats, we wrote about Tony Rials leaving Bourbon +…

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Total Sausagefest at Barrel + Brine

I had the opportunity to head down to Barrel and Brine this past Sunday to get in on the big sausage party pop up hosted by Pickle Proprietors RJ & Lindsey Marvin, featuring guest Chef Anthony Petrilli of the soon to be opened Grange Community Kitchen. It was a gorgeous and sunny Sunday, and I…

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Quick Bite: Deep South Taco

Mexican food in Buffalo has come a long way in a few short years. New restaurants such as Lloyd, Valle de Mexico, La Divina, and Jaguar at the Bistro have shown that the cuisine is a whole lot more than some assemblage of a tortilla and meat covered with cheese and put under the broiler. From street food…

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Tony Rials leaving Bourbon and Butter

More big news in the Western New York restaurant scene…. While the exact details of what will happen to the restaurant are a bit unclear at this point, we at least know bartenders/cocktail magicians Tony Rials and Jill Hutnyan are leaving Bourbon and Butter. Where they are going next has yet to be announced (but…

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Buffalo Foodies: Kevin Wise

Today on the blog we are talking to Kevin Wise, the founder of Buffalo Beer Biochemist and current contributor to Buffalo.com. Since January 2015, Kevin has been blogging about our local beer scene with beer reviews, coverage of local events and some interesting science based beer articles. Kevin’s unique point of view and quality writing got the…

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