One Last Meal at Bistro Europa

On March 31st, Bistro Europa will close its doors and the staff will begin the transition to their new and improved location at 376 Connecticut St. The name Bistro Europa won’t make the move with the Gedra’s. When they open up the doors in May/June at their new West Side location, the restaurant will be...
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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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Midnight Mass #2 – Fried Chicken

A couple weeks ago, Alli and I were lucky enough to get spots at Bistro Europa’s second Midnight Mass dinner. The first dinner was back in April and featured Chef Steve Gedra and Chef James Roberts serving some off-menu ramen to a hungry crowd late on a Saturday night. This time Chef Ed Forster (Mike...
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Snout To Tail Dinner at Bistro Europa

Have you ever eaten so much that you needed to get up and walk around to feel better? Or had something so good that you literally forced yourself to eat more, even when you were beyond full? Alli and I experienced those feelings last Sunday at the Bistro Europa 3rd annual Snout To Tail Dinner...
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Midnight Mass at Bistro Europa

If you follow Alli or I on twitter you may have noticed some chatter about Midnight Mass and ramen. Last Saturday we walked into Bistro Europa around midnight to a the restaurant packed with some dedicated foodies and restaurant folk who were all dying for a good bowl of ramen. It marked Chef Steve and...
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Alli’s Favorite Meals of 2012

Buffalo Eats has been around for about 4 years now, but I feel like we’ve been doing this forever. While I am still not the most adventurous eater and still have many classic favorites that I fall back on (spaghetti with red sauce, wings, Kraft mac ‘n cheese-but only with the spiral noodles, obviously), my...
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Tom’s Favorite Meals of 2012

As part of our 2012 Year End Coverage, we’ll be posting some our staff’s favorite meals from this last year. Today we’ll start with our podcast producer (and my brother) Tom and his five favorite meals from this last year (in no particular order). While Donnie and Alli have taken me with them to try...
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Favorite Meals from Eat It Up Guests (Part 4)

Starting Monday, we began posting a series of blog posts featuring favorite meals from several of our podcast guests from 2012. We simply asked them “What was your favorite/most memorable meal(s) from 2012?” and hoped for the best. Some sent long answers detailing meals at some of the best restaurants in the world while others...
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Favorite Meals from Eat It Up Guests (Part 3)

Starting Monday, we began posting a series of blog posts featuring favorite meals from several of our podcast guests from 2012. We simply asked them “What was your favorite/most memorable meal(s) from 2012?” and hoped for the best. Some sent long answers detailing meals at some of the best restaurants in the world while others...
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Buffalo Foodies Favorites

There are a lot of places to eat in WNY and sometimes deciding where to head for a meal is overwhelming. Where to Eat This Weekend is a weekly feature that I (Alli) have been thinking about for a while. I’m incredibly indecisive and while having 100′s of detailed reviews of restaurants to pick from is wonderful,...
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