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F.A.T. Episode 26 – Kevin McCann

On this episode of the Food About Town podcast I sat down in the studio with Kevin McCann from McCann’s Local Meats to talk about his new butcher shop at the Edge of the Wedge complex. We hit a number of different topics including culinary school, different cuts of meats,...

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McCann’s Local Meats

The new food businesses popping up on the edge of the South Wedge and Swillburg neighborhoods have seen a lot of press in the last few weeks in the D&C and City Newspapers and justifiably so based on what I’ve tried so far. This time we’ll be tackling McCann’s Local Meats...

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F.A.T. Episode 25 – Condiments

On this episode of the Food About Town podcast I sat down in the studio with Chris Clemens from Exploring Upstate and Veronica Volk from WXXI and we talked about condiments! This has been a few months in the making after Chris and I touched on condiments in Episode 16 of...

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Reggae Jamaica

After a little time off focusing mostly on the podcast, I’m going to go back through the last few months of restaurant visits and tackle some recaps/light reviews. I’ll be focusing on a number of new restaurants and hopefully some that you haven’t heard of yet. First on the list is...

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F.A.T. Episode 24 – John Vito

On this episode of the Food About Town podcast I sat down in the studio with John Vito, the former owner of O’Bagelo’s and Baked and Carved and the man behind the Food and Stories website. John is a colorful character and one I’ve been excited to talk to for...

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F.A.T. Episode 23 – Ask the Gluten Free Chef

On this episode of the Food About Town podcast I sat down in the studio with Calvin Eaton who created The Gluten Free Chef blog and the Ask the Gluten Free Chef podcast. Calvin has a fascinating backstory filled with issues that he has worked hard to overcome and I was...

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F.A.T. Episode 22 – Rochester Insomniac

On this episode of the Food About Town podcast I sat down in the studio with Joe Insomniac the main man/Editor In Chief behind The Rochester Insomniac website/magazine/podcasts. We also spent some time talking about true cheap eats around the city, what the Rochester Insomniac is all about, local music and some about...

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F.A.T. Episode 21 – Mad Hatter Tea Room

On this episode of the Food About Town podcast I sat down in the studio with Kristina Dinino of the Mad Hatter Tea Room & Cafe in Webster. This is a follow up interview from the City Newspaper review that I did on the restaurant in April this year. We...

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Public Market Rundown Early 05/15

It has been a couple weeks since the last market rundown and I’m overflowing with interesting stuff from the last visits I made to the Public Market. We’ll be touching on some of the newest and freshest produce, cracking into meat and some home cooking and covering a vendor that...

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New Opening – Marty’s Meats on Park

Marty’s Meats has been serving up food to the people of Rochester on their truck for over 2 years and Tuesday marks the opening of their brick and mortar location on Park Ave. I’ve been a fan of the food they have been creating and over the past year or so...