Hey guys, it’s been really fun but…

We’ve said this on the record a few times, but at the end of every year, Alli and I sit down and talk about the future of Buffalo Eats. Last year was one of our best ever. We traveled, added some excellent bloggers to the team, broke some really cool restaurant news, made our own…

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Lloyd is opening… a boat?

Is Lloyd really opening a taco boat? Over the last six years Lloyd has basically taken over Western New York. With four trucks on the road, an incredibly popular catering company, a brick-n-mortar restaurant (with a second coming!) and an appearance on national TV, it seems like they really can do anything they want. Hell,…

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Tommyrotter Distillery wins Silver

Even though Tommyrotter Distillery has been open less than a year, it has made its mark prominently on the Buffalo drink scene. What most Western New York spirits drinkers may not know however, is that this little hometown distillery with roots from East Aurora has made an even bigger mark on the global spirits industry…

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Coming Soon: Orchard Park Farmer’s & Artisan’s Market

It’s getting warmer outside which means that Farmers Market season is coming. We’ve covered a bunch of our favorite markets over the last two years but we’re excited to announce a new market coming to the Southtowns. Our pals Adam Kern from My Buffalo Shirt/1801 handcrafted and John Griveas from Fetch Gourmet Dog Treats have created the Orchard…

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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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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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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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William K’s to Open New Year’s Eve

Over the last month, I’ve brought you the progression toward opening of Buffalo’s newest waterfront dining spot – William K’s. Last week, I shared some of the updates on the construction and the involvement of the menu created by Chef Todd Lesakowski and his team. Today, I’m thrilled to provide you with some exclusive information…

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Opening Update: William K’s

When I first visited William K’s, Buffalo’s newest addition to its waterfront dining scene, construction was just past its half way point and the kitchen wasn’t operational. When I visited the restaurant at the invitation of Chef Todd Lesakowski earlier this week, it was on the brink of opening. What had been billed as a…

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