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  • Sam Roberts Band at Canalside in June 2014.
    Concert calendar: February 2015
    Over the next month Buffalo and its surrounding areas will be visited by a variety of musical acts including Ani DiFranco, Machine Head, Sam Roberts Band, and Frank Sinatra Jr. Other highlights include Eli Young Band, Honeymoon Suite, and...
  • 'Raclette' is coming to Buffalo, in bistro form
    'Raclette' is coming to Buffalo, in bistro form
    "Raclette" isn't merely one thing. It is a pasteurized cow's milk semi-soft cheese. It also is a Swiss dish based on heating the cheese then scraping off -- racler -- the melted part for consumpotion. And, it is the name for a...
  • 'Rex Ryan Wings' flight of fancy for Black Sheep chef
    'Rex Ryan Wings' flight of fancy for Black Sheep chef
    Buffalo Bills football fans will have to wait a while to see if new head coach Rex Ryan is the real thing or not. One thing they do know for sure, a restaurant item named in his honor is not. On Friday, The Black Sheep Restaurant & Bar added ...
  • Buffalo's 1st food truck decides to add no-wheels dining
    Buffalo's 1st food truck decides to add no-wheels dining
    The food truck trend that took hold of numerous parts of the country several years ago has shown no signs of diminishing. What it has shown is a spinoff of its own -- food truck enterprises moving into bricks-and-mortar venues. The latest in the...
  • Restaurant ad actually reveals new Buffalo hotel identity
    Restaurant ad actually reveals new Buffalo hotel identity
    In this era of seemingly endless ways to communicate, it's difficult to keep a secret. Take the matter of Delaware North, for example.The huge international hospitality and food service management company is preparing to relocate its world...
  • LeAnn Rimes at Seneca Niagara
    Concert calendar: January 2015
    Over the next month Buffalo and its surrounding areas will be visited by a variety of musical acts and including LeAnn Rimes, Steven Page formerly of Barenaked Ladies, Don McLean, and America. Other highlights include Moe., Reverend Horton Heat,...
  • New Buffalo venue zeroes in on South Indian cuisine
    New Buffalo venue zeroes in on South Indian cuisine
    Shea’s Performing Arts Center has a new neighbor, and a tasty one at that. It is Chennai Express, a 40-seat South Indian venue located opposite the rear entrance of the Buffalo theater.The recently-opened restaurant is seeking to find its...
  • Marco Sciortino opens sixth Buffalo-area location
    Marco Sciortino opens sixth Buffalo-area location
    Marco's Italian Deli, locally famous for its extensive "sangwich" menu, on Monday opened a new location -- inside the Genesee Gateway Building in Buffalo. The new venue occupies a leased 4,000-square-foot on the first floor of the...
  • New public restaurant to open in Buffalo News building
    New public restaurant to open in Buffalo News building
    As one Buffalo News writer put it, "Hold the sandwich presses." Roux, a soup-and-sandwich restaurant, will open on the fifth floor of the News's building in the former cafeteria space that was open to the public.The restaurant, at 1...
  • Just Fries offering just a new concept in Buffalo
    Just Fries offering just a new concept in Buffalo
    The restaurant may be called Just Fries, but it won't be just any fries. It will be offering various versions, including beef-and-weck fries, a takeoff on the locally iconic sandwich; poutine fries, a version of the Quebec favorite cheese...
  • Buffalo Viet market/restaurant transitions to full-time dining
    Buffalo Viet market/restaurant transitions to full-time dining
    Buffalo is close to losing a Vietnamese fish market and just as close to gaining a Vietnamese restaurant. Confused? Don't be. It's all part of the transition Niagara Seafood is making from part market/part restaurant to full-time...
  • Buffalo restaurateur expanding Brick Oven Bistro brand
    Buffalo restaurateur expanding Brick Oven Bistro brand
    If one Brick Oven Bistro is good, might two be even better? That's what owner John Glavey is hoping for. Today, he announced plans to develop a second such venue, at 5 Genesee Street near Main in downtown Buffalo. The original Brick Oven...
  • Review: Cupcake Kit by Fairy Cakes Cupcakery in Buffalo, New York
    Review: Cupcake Kit by Fairy Cakes Cupcakery in Buffalo, New York
    If it comes down to a piece of cake or a cupcake, I'm going to go for the latter almost every time. It's been that way since I was little, so imagine my happiness when I discovered theCupcake Kit by Fairy Cakes Cupcakery in Buffalo, New...
  • Flogging Molly
    Concert calendar: December 2014
    Over the next month Buffalo and its surrounding areas will be visited by a variety of musical acts and including Flogging Molly, O-Town, Chuck Ragan and Bob Segar & The Silver Bullet Band. Other highlights include Every Time I Die, Blues...
  • Kissmas Bash 2014
    Snowflakes mean Kissmas Bash is coming
    Its that time of year KISS 98.5FM brings Kissmas Bash to Buffalo, NY. It will be held at the First Niagara Center on Friday, December 19, 2014.The bands featured this year are a broad mix of singers and songwriters. They are:Rixton is a pop/R&...