Author: Chris Lindstrom

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F.A.T. Episode 10 – Hart’s Local Grocers

On Episode 10 of the Food About Town podcast, I talked to Dean Sparks and Andrew Lederman from the upcoming Hart’s Local Grocers in the East End. We recorded in a boardroom so the levels aren’t quite optimal, but everyone should come in relatively clearly. I really enjoyed talking to...

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Skylark Lounge

Meatballs have found a new life in the last few years as a comfort food that could be “elevated” and in some larger cities there are full restaurants that focus exclusively on the meatball arts. Here in Rochester, Jesse Hanus recently wrote a meatball Round Up for the City Newspaper...

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F.A.T. Episode 9 – Cipolla Romaine

On Episode 9 of the Food About Town podcast, I talked in my living room with Dave Potwin and Joe Cipolla from Cipolla Romaine. This was the first podcast recorded at my place so if Dave and Joe are a little on the quiet side, I apologize. I’m working on...

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Fiamma Pizza e Vino

The hunt for great pizza has become a borderline obsession for me over the last few years. This has driven me to learn about the art of pizza making and grow my appreciation for the different versions that exist across the country. Most people stick with whatever is the prevalent...

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Black Button Opening

Despite the rainy weather on Saturday morning, Carrie and I stopped in for opening day of the Black Button Distillery to see what Jason Barrett had created. We were excited to see the new tasting room space and the reception of the public. When we arrived around 9:30 in the...

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Banzai Sushi – Brunch

After a bunch of busy weekends in a row including travel to Canada twice for some curling tournaments and then working the opening weekend of Christmas trees at my parent’s business back in Buffalo, Carrie and I were ready to relax a little bit and get out of the house...

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Seattle Trip Recap Part 2

The first part of our trip found us in the area above Olympic National Park including some quality time with the quaint seaside Port Townsend, but our food exploration really kicked into high gear after we took the ferry back to Seattle. I’m going to break this up into a...

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Rosie’s Hot Buns Meets Marty’s Meats

Most of you probably know that Rosie’s Hot Buns has been closed the last few months while doing some renovations to the kitchen and, it turns out, the kitchen staff as well. I stopped in earlier this week after finding out they were open through their social media presence to...

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Seattle Trip Recap Part 1

My fiancée and I just got back from our week long trip to the Pacific Northwest and for the first time we had a chance to explore Seattle and some of the surrounding areas. Our main objective was to visit family and friends and we also wanted to get a...

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Voula’s Greek Sweets

Over the past 6 months or so of working on this website, I’ve had the pleasure of meeting and getting to know some interesting people in the Rochester food scene. One of the most memorable for me has been Voula Stratton from Voula’s Greek Sweets, which is located on Monroe...