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The Playhouse/Swillburger Preview

We are about to finally get to witness one of the most hyped and contentious restaurant openings of the year. My first sighting was of a highly seared burger in May 2014 and I’ve been closely following the progress of The Playhouse/Swillburger ever since. The last year or so has been...

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F.A.T. Episode 37 – David Lane Part 2

On this episode of the Food About Town podcast is part two of my talk with David Lane from David Lane Design that includes even more tangents than ever! We touched on First Friday activities at the Hungerford Building where Dave’s shop is located (highly recommended), Montréal, chicken wings, did a bourbon...

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F.A.T. Episode 36 – David Lane Part 1

On this episode of the Food About Town podcast I sat down in the studio with David Lane from David Lane Design for an extended conversation chock full of tangents. Our hang out was based a tasting of scotch and bourbon but we touched on everything from cast iron pans to...

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F.A.T. Episode 35 – Fee Brothers

On this episode of the Food About Town podcast I sat down in the studio with Luc Thiers who is a Brand Ambassador for Fee Brothers. Fee Brothers is a local Rochester company that is best known around the country for their bitters and is a staple behind many bars both...

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Joe Bean Brunch Preview and Parklet

Joe Bean Coffee is hosting an open house tonight from 7p-9p to celebrate the launch of their new food menu that includes brunch offerings for the first time. If you’re not a regular at Joe Bean like I am, you might not know that they have been serving some fantastic...

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F.A.T. Episode 34 – Seoul Food BBQ Truck

On this episode of the Food About Town podcast I sat down in the studio with Tom Fulton from the Korean Seoul Food BBQ Truck to talk about the food truck life in the ROC. Tom and his partner launched their food truck earlier this year at the Food Truck Rodeo...

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F.A.T. Episode 33 – James Lake

On this episode of the Food About Town podcast I sat down in the studio with James Lake from Joe Bean Coffee to do some beer tasting and have a good excuse to hang out away from the coffee shop. Joe Bean is basically my home away from home and I’ve...

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F.A.T. Episode 32 – Flour City Controversy

On this episode of the Food About Town podcast I sat down in the studio with Chris Clemens from ExploringUpstate.com to talk about the controversy that popped up this weekend about the usage of the “Flour City” moniker. What I am referring to is the cease and desist notice from Flour City...