Category: Chewing the FAT

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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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Food Truck Rodeo 2015-04-29

Rochester’s long winter is over and it is Food Truck Rodeo season once again! This was the first rodeo of the season and with perfectly pleasant weather to welcome the ever popular outdoor event back to the Public Market. As always I’ll be recapping any new trucks that pop up,...

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Public Market Rundown 04-25-15

I’m an avid attendee of both the Brighton Farmer’s Market and Rochester Public Market and, now that the weather is starting to break, people are starting to head out in droves to check out the first produce of the spring. As new fruits and veggies pop this year I’m going...

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ButaPub Brine & Swine Dinner

As you might already know based on my review of ButaPub a couple of weeks ago, I really like the food coming out of their kitchen right now. They have been starting to do events like trivia during the week and are starting to do fixed price dinners as well....

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New Opening – Cipolla Romaine Kitchen

I spent some time hanging out with Joseph Cipolla and David Romaine of Cipolla Romaine late last week and I’m excited to bring some news about a new venture that they are working on. Opening in early November, Cipolla Romaine Kitchen will be located in the former Flour City Pasta...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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,...

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Food Truck Rodeo 2014-05-28

Based on what I saw last night, the Food Truck Rodeo season has officially started in earnest. Sure we had one last month and a supporting event at the Genesee Brew House, but the lines that we experienced at the Public Market were as long as I’ve ever seen and...