Category: Chewing the FAT

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New Opening – The Meatball Truck Co.

Another Food Truck Rodeo is coming up and another new truck will be joining the ranks to serve the massive crowds on Wednesday August 28th at the Rochester Public Market. The Meatball Truck Co. will be launching their truck at the August Rodeo and I’m excited to see what they’ve...

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Market Spotlight – Bolton Farms

This week on the Food About Town Market Spotlight we are taking a look at one of the mainstays of Rochester’s market scene, Bolton Farms out of Hilton, NY. They are one of my go to places when I am looking for greens and fresh herbs and due to their hydroponic...

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Marty’s Party and Boulderfest

Last weekend brought me to a couple of events around town that either revolved around food or had food there so I figured I’d throw a quick recap up for everyone. Friday night was the Marty’s Meats one year anniversary party at Richmond’s Tavern on Richmond Street just off of...

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Joe Bean Coffee Renovation

For those that haven’t been to the Joe Bean Coffee since their re-opening following their countertop renovation, I took a few pictures during their celebration in early July that I’d like to share. I got inspired to post about this after reading Mike Turiano’s blog posts about the construction of both...

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Market Spotlight – Flour City Bread Co Pizza

When we were at the Brighton Farmer’s Market a couple weekends ago, we noticed a large wood fired oven trailer near the food vendor section and stopped over to see what the deal was. Turns out that it was a portable extension off of my favorite bread and pastry purveyor, Flour...

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Market Spotlight – Tan Childs

I’m a regular at both the Rochester Public Market on Saturday mornings and the Brighton Market on Sunday mornings and I’m trying to spend more time at other markets around town as well. There are an absolute ton of interesting places at the various markets that don’t get publicized enough...

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New Opening – Fuego Coffee

After our routine visit to the Public Market last Saturday morning, we changed things up and headed off to the new coffee roaster on the block instead of our normal Joe Bean hangout. I had heard about Fuego Coffee from owner Tony Colon’s victory in the most recent Latte Art...

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Adirondack Trip – 4th of July Weekend

We took our first Adirondack camping trip of the year over the 4th of July weekend and tried to make the best of it while dodging raindrops and a million mosquitoes. We were semi successful in staying comfortable with crazy humidity and no pillows, but explored some new places to...

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New Opening – Blazin’ Pies

After my interview with the Marty’s Meats crew last week (podcast should be posted in the next day or two), Marty, Paul and I wandered over to the Monroe Village Farmer’s Market to say hi to the guys running the new wood fired pizza cart in town. Blazin’ Pies was...

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Food Truck Rodeo 06-26-2013

After some threatening weather in the hours before the start of the second Food Truck Rodeo of 2013, the skies cleared and we were all treated to some beautiful sunshine and fantastic food options from trucks and carts all over WNY. Great crowds kept most of the vendors busy all...