Food About Town

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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...

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F.A.T. Episode 20 – Paul Guglielmo

On this episode of the Food About Town podcast I sat down with Paul Guglielmo from Guglielmo Sauce to talk about the background of the sauce and what drove him to take on this project. We also spent some time talking about radio and comedy which was great for me especially...