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13th annual Oktoberfest on Old Falls Street: Free event set for Saturday, Sept. 30
Tue, Sep 26th 2023 03:45 pm
Old Falls Street USA will host the 13th Annual Oktoberfest from 1-8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, on the Convention Center block between First and Third streets. This fall tradition will feature live music, authentic German cuisine and beer, and kid-friendly activities. The German American Musicians will take the stage from 2-8 p.m.
NT City Market voted No. 1 in U.S., state, region
Fri, Sep 22nd 2023 01:10 pm
It's official! The North Tonawanda City Market is the No. 1 farmers market in America. The American Farmland Trust - Farmers Market Coalition has crowned the NT Farmers Market as the "People's Choice" winner as the top endorsed farmers market in the country!
BNMC's annual food as medicine symposium, 'Transformative Practices for Health' at UB's Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Fri, Sep 22nd 2023 12:10 pm
Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus announced the upcoming food as medicine symposium, "Transformative Practices for Health," will take place Sept. 27-28 at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo, 955 Main St.
On National Sponge Candy Day, Ryan honors Fowler's & Watson's as September Small Businesses of the Month
Thu, Sep 21st 2023 10:50 pm
On Thursday, New York State Sen. Sean Ryan celebrated National Sponge Candy Day by announcing that two of Western New York's oldest chocolate makers have been selected as the 61st Senate District Small Businesses of the Month for September.
Tops Friendly Markets highlights top tailgating trends as football season gets underway
Tue, Sep 12th 2023 12:45 pm
Football, friends and food. It's the winning combination for one of the most important aspects of gameday - the tailgate party.
Niagara University Food Marketing Center of Excellence presents 2023 Innovation Summit: 'Built to Thrive: Delighting Customers'
Mon, Sep 11th 2023 01:30 pm
Speakers across the retail food and service sectors will share the ways in which they delight their customers at the 2023 Niagara University Food Industry Center of Excellence Summit, Thursday, Sept. 21, at the Hyatt Regency Buffalo, 2 Fountain Plaza, Buffalo.
NT Farmers Market aims for the top
Fri, Sep 8th 2023 11:00 am
The North Tonawanda City Market wants to be the top farmers market in the nation. And the market manager and city mayor are asking for the support of the market's customers and fans to help it win.
Francis Center meat & basket raffles to benefit community programs
Fri, Sep 8th 2023 07:00 am
Francis Center, a ministry of the Sisters of St. Francis at Stella Niagara, will hold a mega meat raffle at 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 13. Doors open at 5 p.m. at Town of Niagara Active Hose, 6010 Lockport Road, Niagara Falls. Tickets are $15 per person, or $100 for a table of eight.
Tops kicks off football season in Western New York with 2nd annual 'Slider Showdown'
Wed, Sep 6th 2023 05:15 pm
No one does tailgating quite like Buffalonians, and Tops is exited to team up with local media celebrities to see what creative concoctions they can create in the second annual Tops "Slider Showdown" at 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 15, at the store located at 3980 Maple Road, Amherst.
Preparing for back-to-school? Here's how to pack your child a heart-healthy lunch
Tue, Sep 5th 2023 02:25 pm
With back-to-school season upon us, parents are preparing for their children's return to school. The American Heart Association has some tips to help parents plan school lunches, since they play an essential role in a student's wellbeing and success in the year ahead.
Just in time for kickoff: Dills Mafia Pickles touchdown exclusively at Tops Friendly Markets
Tue, Sep 5th 2023 09:05 am
Tops Friendly Markets has announced the arrival of Dills Mafia Pickles, available exclusively at select area Tops Friendly Market locations.
Everything you need to know about this weekend's Peach Festival
Mon, Sep 4th 2023 07:00 am
The Kiwanis Club of Lewiston will present the 65th annual Niagara County Peach Festival the weekend of Sept. 7-10 at Academy Park on Center Street in Lewiston. The first Peach Festival was held in 1958 and, since then, Kiwanians have contributed more than $1.6 million in donations to area charities and organizations from event proceeds.
CENTER EAT: Gather to offer sneak peek of new menu at Jazz Festival
Fri, Aug 25th 2023 11:00 am
Though there will be many food options available during the Northwest Lewiston Jazz Festival this weekend, those stopping by Gather by Gallo will find a special treat.
USDA disaster designation for New York to assist farms impacted by May freeze event
Mon, Aug 21st 2023 10:15 am
State Agriculture Commissioner Richard A. Ball announced 31 counties across New York were designated as a primary natural disaster area by the U.S. Department of Agriculture following the late May frost/freeze event.
Islander to show fruits of her labor at Urban Farm Day
Sat, Aug 19th 2023 07:00 am
Linda Rader, a Grand Island resident for the past six years and a happily retired CPA, has steadily been planting her front yard with the fruits of her labor. Now she's ready to open her garden to visitors and share her expertise on raising as much of your food as you can, in pursuit of a healthy life and some healthy savings.
'Savory Summer': Lumberjack's repeats as Best Summer Dining Spot
Fri, Aug 18th 2023 11:05 am
Lumberjack's Waterfront Patio Grill is the place to go for a relaxing lunch or a fun dinner. Its 100% Angus burgers taste the way burgers should taste: juicy and beefy. French fries are crispy and seasoned perfectly - and your burger comes with a basket full of them. The staff is friendly and attentive, checking to make sure you have everything you need - even delivering food to your table. Guests can sit inside, or dine outside on a patio with a view that can't be beat.
CENTER EAT: Brickyard wins Best BBQ for second year; BBC focusing on banquets
Fri, Aug 18th 2023 11:00 am
Over the course of its first two decades in Lewiston, about the only thing that's changed at the Brickyard Pub & BBQ is the location of the bar.
FOX renews 'MasterChef' for 14th season with judges Gordon Ramsay, Aarón Sánchez & Joe Bastianich
Wed, Aug 9th 2023 05:35 pm
FOX has renewed its powerhouse cooking competition series "MasterChef" for a 14th season, ahead of reaching its landmark 250th episode tonight at 8 p.m. ET Award-winning chef and executive producer Gordon Ramsay will return as a host and judge alongside acclaimed chef Aarón Sánchez and renowned restaurateur Joe Bastianich.
Carnegie Art Center to host 'The Big Sip' tasting fundraiser
Tue, Aug 1st 2023 02:20 pm
The Carnegie Art Center (CAC) will host "The Big Sip" event from 5-8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 12. Tickets include craft beverage and wine tastings from Resurgence Brewing, Blackbird Cider, Tree Hugger Hard Cider, Noble Root Wines, and several other beer and wine vendors.
Tickets on sale for 'Meatball Street Brawl VII'
Tue, Aug 1st 2023 02:15 pm
The calendar has officially turned to August, and people across Western New York are growing hungry for the region's most passionate pastimes: football and meatballs!
North Tonawanda Corn Fest to highlight City Market farmers
Fri, Jul 28th 2023 11:00 am
Niagara County farmers are proud of the exceptional taste of Niagara County corn, and their produce is eagerly awaited each year at the North Tonawanda City Market at 365 Payne Ave.
Buffalo City Mission, Lloyd Taco Truck host 10th annual 'Christmas in July Luncheon'
Tue, Jul 25th 2023 04:00 pm
On Tuesday, the Buffalo City Mission and Lloyd Taco Truck hosted the 10th annual "Christmas in July Luncheon" at the Alfiero Family Center of Hope and Promise. The event provided nearly 200 meals, which were given to the men's ministry at the Alfiero Family Center of Hope and Promise and the women's ministry located at Buffalo City Mission's Cornerstone Manor. All meals were donated in full by Lloyd Taco Truck.
Northland Workforce Training Center to launch inaugural 'Food Truck Thursdays' series
Tue, Jul 25th 2023 07:00 am
"Food Truck Thursdays" will debut at Northland Workforce Training Center, 683 Northland Ave., Buffalo. The event will run from 5-7 p.m. Aug. 10, 17, 24 and 31.
NYS agriculture commissioner announces applications open for FreshConnect CSA for SNAP grant program
Mon, Jul 24th 2023 06:35 pm
New York State Agriculture Commissioner Richard A. Ball announced applications are open to New York organizations for the FreshConnect CSA for SNAP program. This program will help to give Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) participants in New York increased access to weekly shares of fresh, locally grown produce through community-supported agriculture (CSA) initiatives by defraying up to half the cost, while also lending additional support to New York's farmers and producers.
New change in leadership at Lewiston Artisan Farmers Market
Fri, Jul 21st 2023 11:00 am
The Lewiston Artisan Farmers Market will say goodbye to its founder, Jamie Symmonds, on Saturday. Having taken her idea and built it into a signature event at Academy Park, Symmonds said now is the right time to walk away - and she's confident her replacement, Rachel Jolbert, is the right person to move the merchants forward.
Sushi debuts at DiMino's Lewiston Tops
Fri, Jul 21st 2023 11:00 am
The countdown is over: Sushi has arrived at DiMino's Lewiston Tops.
Coulter Farms has pop-up shop at Lewiston waterfront
Fri, Jul 21st 2023 11:00 am
Farm-fresh fruits and vegetables are now available at the foot of the Lewiston waterfront with the addition of a Coulter Farms weekend pop-up shop.
'Bobby's Triple Threat' returns brand-new roster of elite chefs battling Flay's hand-picked trio of culinary titans: Tiffany Derry, Michael Voltaggio & Brooke Williamson
Wed, Jul 19th 2023 08:40 pm
Food Network icon Bobby Flay is a culinary master who has been competing at the highest level for years and, in "Bobby's Triple Threat," he has handpicked a trio of top-notch chefs to represent him as the next generation of culinary titans. Each episode is hosted by Bobby from his speakeasy-style kitchen, where titans Tiffany Derry, Michael Voltaggio and Brooke Williamson take on highly skilled competitors in three head-to-head cooking rounds with surprise featured ingredients for a chance to win $25,000.
Niagara County Office for the Aging distributing farmers market coupons
Mon, Jul 17th 2023 09:20 pm
The Niagara County Office for the Aging has begun distributing farmers market coupon booklets at sites throughout Niagara County.
GIHS alums bring canned cocktail brand to WNY
Sat, Jul 15th 2023 07:00 am
A partnership has been forged between a Grand Island liquor store and two alumni of Grand Island High School who are working together to introduce a canned cocktail to the Western New York area.
Skilled chefs face off in a nostalgic showdown in new series 'Battle of the Decades'
Fri, Jul 14th 2023 10:50 am
Food Network brings together skilled chefs to face off in a culinary competition that puts their perspectives on food and pop culture to the test in "Battle of the Decades" premiering on Wednesday, Aug. 16 (10 p.m. ET/PT).
New local pizza line at DiMino's Lewiston Tops
Fri, Jul 14th 2023 07:00 am
Vinnie's Minis personal pizza is the latest local product available to purchase at DiMino's Lewiston Tops. Cary Odonoghue and VJ McConeghy run the company.
State programs available to help low-income families & veterans access healthy foods
Mon, Jul 10th 2023 04:15 pm
New York State Agriculture Commissioner Richard A. Ball announced several programs are available to help low-income families, veterans, service members, and older adults purchase fresh, healthy foods at local farmers' markets through the department's Farmers' Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) and FreshConnect Checks Program.
State Agriculture Department: $19.3 million funding available to New York through USDA to support resilient food system
Mon, Jul 10th 2023 04:15 pm
New York State Agriculture Commissioner Richard A. Ball announced the state Department of Agriculture and Markets is eligible to receive nearly $20 million through a new U.S. Department of Agriculture and Markets (USDA) grant opportunity.
Food Network picks up second season of 'Summer Baking Championship'
Thu, Jul 6th 2023 09:05 pm
Food Network has ordered a season two pickup of the newest addition to its popular seasonal baking franchise, "Summer Baking Championship," it was announced today by Betsy Ayala, head of content, food, Warner Bros. Discovery.
Chefs from all 4 corners of country represent their region in 'Chopped: All-American Showdown'
Wed, Jul 5th 2023 08:00 pm
Talented chefs from the four regions of the United States - North, South, East and West - step into the "Chopped" kitchen to proudly represent their region for a chance to win $50,000 in the new five-part tournament "Chopped: All- American Showdown," premiering Tuesday, July 11 (8 p.m.), on Food Network.
St. Martin's sets chicken barbecue for July 8
Sat, Jul 1st 2023 06:55 am
St. Martin in the Fields Episcopal Church's 2023 version of the annual chicken barbecue and basket raffle, scheduled for 3-7 p.m. July 8, will feature something old and something new.
Simply Boba offers foods, beverages, community
Sat, Jul 1st 2023 06:55 am
Simply Boba, at 2600 Grand Island Blvd., is meant to be a place for people to visit, enjoy bubble tea and a selection of Vietnamese street foods, and to create a community for people of all ages, said owner Vinh Nguyen.
8 top culinary stars face off in Flavortown Market for first time on 'Guy's Grocery Games: All-Star Invitational'
Thu, Jun 29th 2023 10:50 pm
In an epic five-week tournament, Guy Fieri brings together eight of the most renowned chefs in the culinary world to compete in the Flavortown Market for the very first time on "Guy's Grocery Games: All-Star Invitational."
Niagara Falls City Market unveils 'exciting season' with new vendors, special events, extended hours, enhanced safety measures, abundant local produce
Tue, Jun 27th 2023 03:00 pm
The Niagara Falls City Market, a destination for fresh, local produce, and a hub for community gathering, is thrilled to announce the upcoming season, set to be its most vibrant and eventful yet.

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