14 Aug 2014

New Opening – Branca

The team from The Revelry, one of the hottest new restaurants in Rochester, has been working on a couple of new projects either open or opening in the very near future. The newly renamed Buffalo Proper (prior name Blood & Sand) will be officially opening their doors to the public on Friday 8/15 with Jon Karel […]
6 Aug 2014

City Newspaper Review – Avvino

Another Rochester City Newspaper review in and out on the newsstands! This time I made a couple visits to Avvino in Brighton and ended up really enjoying our meals and the service. I think the review turned out nicely with the wife doing some extra editing before it got published. Good feel and flow to […]
1 Aug 2014

City Newspaper – Breakfast Sandwich Round Up

This Round Up of five different breakfast sandwiches from around the area is the first piece I submitted to the Rochester City Newspaper and it was published in the current edition (week of 7/30) on stands around the city. I’m pretty happy with how it turned out overall and I think it gives some great […]
31 Jul 2014

Food Truck Rodeo 2014-07-30

Another month, another Food Truck Rodeo at the Public Market! As always I’ll be recapping any new trucks that pop up, reviews of dishes I sampled and my overall thoughts about this month’s event in the normal format below. New Openings The only new vendor I noticed this month was a small chocolate covered strawberry […]
30 Jul 2014

Southern Exposure Farms Open House

This past Monday I was able to attend the Southern Exposure Farms open house  in the Monroe-Alexander neighborhood on top of the Alexander-Park Garage. My social media had been peppered for months with news and pictures from the development of Rochester’s first organic rooftop farm and images of the fantastic looking veggies it has started to […]
22 Jul 2014

Portland, ME – Duckfat, Coffee and Liquor

The Boston, Mass area has been a frequent target of our weekend driving trips over the last few years. Just inside the outer limits of comfortable after work driving range and a comfortable but interesting metro area to explore. Not to mention that the food scene is fantastic and it definitely doesn’t hurt that I […]
15 Jul 2014

Spring Cleaning – Samba Cafe

Restaurant review spring cleaning! Since starting the blog last year, I have ended up eating and taking pictures at a lot of places I haven’t gotten around to writing about. For someone who wants to tackle everything and go more in depth with the reviews, this has been one of the difficult aspects about being a part […]
1 Jul 2014

Food Truck Rodeo 2014-06-25

In the midst of a day filled with rain, fog and ultra humidity, the June Food Truck Rodeo came to the Public Market and so did plenty of people ready to eat. Crowds were a bit small to start with the on and off rain we got during the day, but by the time I […]
12 Jun 2014

Peppa Pot

As I’ve gotten deeper and deeper into my journey into exploring the Rochester food scene, I have become familiar and enthusiastic about a few cuisines that I didn’t know much about beforehand. I’ve become a fan of Puerto Rican, Dominican, Jamaican, and Korean foods among others and have made an effort to travel to the […]
11 Jun 2014

City Newspaper Review – Sultan Lebanese

I’m excited to say that, as of today, I am now a published restaurant reviewer! My review of Sultan Lebanese Cuisine & Bakery showed up in the June 11 edition of the Rochester City Newspaper and also on the the City paper website. Since this is my first time in the paper, I wanted to thank […]