Shango’s Vegan Dinner

On Tuesday the staff at Shango held a Vegan Dinner with the help of the Buffalo Vegetarian Society and Yelp Buffalo. It was a steal; for $25 the diners that evening had three courses and a complimentary amuse. When our friend DJ Cook (Sous Chef at Shango) first told us about the menu, they thought...
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Omakase Buffalo “Harvest”

It’s been a few months since the last Omakase Buffalo event and we’ve been getting antsy. Considering this a secret underground dining club, you never know when you are going to get an email or if you’ve even missed an event. We’ve been very lucky, we’ve attended four of the first five events and enjoyed...
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Big Fuss 3.0 is this Wednesday (Nov 6th)!!!

This year’s Big Fuss fundraiser will take place on Wednesday, November 6th and you should probably buy tickets. Like the previous two events, proceeds from Wednesday’s event will go towards a local farmer. All you have to do is buy a ticket for $35 and you’ll be supporting an awesome cause while eating food from...
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Shango is hosting a Vegan Dinner on Nov 12th

On Tuesday, November 12th, Shango Bistro & Wine Bar will be offering a three course vegan dinner. A majority of the vegetables for the meal will be sourced from the fantastic Oles Family Farm in Alden. The event is in collaboration with Buffalo Vegetarian Society and Yelp Buffalo and will only cost $25 to attend...
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Midnight Mass VII

Since attending Midnight Mass IV, we’ve missed an epic meal of foie gras and truffles featuring Bistro Europa’s sous chef Mike Thill and an Oktoberfest feast with Chef Jennifer Boye from The Mansion and Nickel City Chef. So when it was announced that Chef Carmelo Raimondi would be making the drive into the city from...
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An Exploration of Grain

Sometimes Alli and I get an early insight into the cool things that are happening in Buffalo’s food scene before the general public does. It’s one of the many perks of running this food blog for almost five years and having a couple friends in the restaurant industry. But even we were in the dark...
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Sixth Annual Foodie to Farm Tour

Yesterday was the sixth annual Foodie to Farm Tour and we’ll be honest, if you weren’t there, you missed out on a really good time. This tour (which is put together by Christa Glennie Seychew and her company Feed Your Soul) featured three farms in Niagara County, a wine tasting and a lunch from Chef...
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Great Food for a Great Cause on Sept 9th

In May 2010┬áChef Dan Tracy (Mothers, Tempo, Black & Blue), a local chef who worked in the restaurant industry for over 18 years, was diagnosed with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease). The following year he started The Iron Event to help those dealing with this debilitating disease and the financial strains it can bring. On Monday...
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