Chef Chris Daigler (Mike A’s)

My first introduction to Chef Chris Daigler was at Nickel City Chef #19 when he battled Chef Adam Goetz in Battle . It was my first Nickel City Chef event and I was impressed with the dishes he presented to the judges. At the time he was the Executive Chef at Encore and even though...
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BreadHive

I’ve been hearing about BreadHive for a while now. Actually, I heard about the bakery co-op Fancy & Delicious years ago. It was a hip underground-ish group of bakers who were using a clay oven that they had built themselves. It sounded awesome but I never had a chance to try out their bread and...
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S.M. Traphagen (Digestion Suggestion)

While we were on hiatus earlier this year, we were lucky enough to have a couple guest bloggers help us out by releasing some new content. One of those bloggers was S.M. Traphagen who created the food blog Digestion Suggestion. She writes about local restaurants from the perspective of someone with digestion sensitivities. She’s written...
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Ben Johnson (Blue Table Chocolates)

Today’s Buffalo Foodie features Ben Johnson, the owner of Blue Table Chocolates. He reached out to us a couple months ago and we were lucky enough to try a box of his truffles. Not only were they incredibly delicious, but they were also gorgeous and delivered in smart, well designed packaging. We’ve held a couple...
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Johny Chow (Stone Sour, Chow Monstro)

When we’d take our dogs for walks around the Allentown neighborhood, I’d always notice this awesome piece of street art next to the Lagniappes French Quarter building. For anyone who is familiar with Johny Chow’s art project¬†Chow Montro, they know his signature logo. I began to see other pieces being put up around the area...
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Sean Wrafter (owner of Wrafterbuilt)

Our newest Buffalo Foodie is local carpenter and furniture maker, Sean Wrafter. A mutual friend of ours introduced me to his furniture company Wrafterbuilt and after poking through his instagram account and his portfolio, I was hooked. Sean uses reclaimed wood from abandoned homes throughout Buffalo and the finished product is great. If you see...
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Buffalo Dandy

Our newest Buffalo Foodie is local blogger Buffalo Dandy (aka Chris Bissonette) who’s been writing a style and lifestyle blog for over two years. The blog focuses on men’s fashion, musical recommendations, local events and companies and even the occasional food and drink post. I’ve been reading the blog for a couple months and have...
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Dan Gigante (owner of You and Who)

Today’s Buffalo Foodie is Dan Gigante, the owner and president of the Buffalo based T-shirt company You and Who. These aren’t your normal graphic tees; the sales of these shirts support various organizations and local artists around the country. Here’s how the website works: a local artist submits a design for a shirt, proceeds from...
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Donny Kutzbach (Town Ballroom, Funtime Presents)

Our newest Buffalo Foodie is Donny Kutzbach, the co-owner of the popular concert venue¬†Town Ballroom and concert promotion company Funtime Presents. Donny is an incredibly busy man. Aside from working at his concert venue Town Ballroom on a daily basis, he’s also booking shows every day with Funtime Presents (including for various Rochester venues), co-operating...
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