Taisho Bistro

I’ll admit that when I saw the sign “Taisho Bistro” in a strip plaza in Amherst, I had already written off the restaurant as boring. I hadn’t looked at a menu, but I’ve seen enough boring Japanese/Hibachi restaurants around Western New York, and I assumed Taisho would be the same. I was luckily very wrong...
Read More

1/27/13

Every Sunday we’ll post some of our favorite national and 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. Want to catch up on some of our past Sunday Reading articles? Click here for our archives. Buffalo Eats Wrap-up: This week we wrote about...
Read More

Nitrogen Cocktails At Mike A’s Lounge Next Week

Next week on January 28th and 29th (Monday and Tuesday), a cocktail collaboration between Chef Ed Forster (Mike A’s), Chef James Roberts (Park Country Club) and Bar Chef Tony Rials (Mike A’s) will take place at Mike A’s Lounge in the Hotel Lafayette. Thirty lucky people each night will drink classic cocktails that will be...
Read More

Frank Gourmet Hot Dogs

This week was exciting for Buffalo’s food truck scene, both The Black Market Food Truck and Frank Gourmet Hot Dogs hit the streets. Alli and I made a late night visit to Frank on Saturday and then I revisited again yesterday for lunch. I had some high hopes for a hot dog truck when I...
Read More

The Black Market Food Truck

I was excited about The Black Market Food Truck after watching their kickstarter video, learning their back-story and hearing what type of food truck they wanted to bring to the streets. After talking to owners Michael Dimmer and Christian Willmott for an Eat It Up podcast a couple weeks ago, I was really sold on...
Read More

1/20/13

Every Sunday we’ll post some of our favorite national and 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. Want to catch up on some of our past Sunday Reading articles? Click here for our archives. Buffalo Eats Wrap-up: We talked to Mike and...
Read More

Buffalo Food Trucks (website debut)

If you count Halal Mobile Foods (which is seasonal and I don’t think ever leaves Niagara Falls), House of Munch and Square 1 Sandwiches (which is located in Larkinville), we are up to 15 food trucks and counting. That number includes the two newest trucks Let’s Be Frank (first day scheduled on Thursday the 17th)...
Read More

Ristorante Lombardo

Alli and I plan on crossing off a lot of important restaurants on our ‘to do’ list this year and high on that list has been North Buffalo’s Ristorante Lombardo. Alli and I have actually tried some of Chef Michael Obarka’s food twice already, once at an cheese-themed IN and a couple months ago at...
Read More