Category: Chewing the FAT

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New Opening – Sabra Grill

The opening of Sabra Grill popped on my radar early last week (on Twitter I think) and I made the trip over to the 12 Corners area after work to see what the deal was. I was excited to see that it was a certified Kosher Israeli restaurant since I...

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Market Spotlight – Flowers Farm

Now that we have finally gotten out of Rochester’s endless winter, green is starting to be the dominant color of our landscape instead of white and gray. The fresh product is just starting to trickle in to the Rochester Public Market and, as usual, the first player on the scene...

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Food Truck Rodeo 2014-04-30

On the day of the first rodeo of 2014 rain was the name of the game and was really the defining characteristic of the event. Crowds were a bit on the light side due to the weather issues, but it was good to see a few new trucks on the...

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Brick-N-Motor RIP

I was saddened today to see in the D&C today that Brick-N-Motor, one of the OGs of food trucking in Rochester, was closing up their operation and won’t be returning to the streets. I’ve been a fan since I first sampled their food in late 2012 and became a regular...

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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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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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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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Slow Week and Vacation

Sorry about the slow week on the website everyone. I got swamped at work and at curling and couldn’t get caught up enough to get anything posted. I’ll have something up this weekend and will try to have at least one post next week, but I’ll be in Seattle for...

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Joe Bean Throwdown 10-17

For those looking for something to do tonight, Joe Bean Coffee is hosting a Latte Art Throwdown at 7pm with special guest judges Karen Miltner, food writer for Democrat and Chronicle; Cliff Palmore, senior sales manager from Winebow; and Keith Meyers, owner of Flour City Bread. This event is a...