Category: Reviews

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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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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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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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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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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...

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Henrietta Food Truck Rodeo 10-19-13

The @RocFoodTrucks account messaged me on Twitter last week asking if I’d heard anything about a Food Truck Rodeo being held in Southtown Plaza this last weekend. I hadn’t heard anything until he mentioned it and as it turns out it was only really advertised on the radio on 100.5...

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Tap and Table

Restaurants in the Corn Hill Landing area of Rochester have been in flux almost continuously since the big revamp of the area a few years ago. Other than the mainstay Tony D’s, the churning has been consistent in every other location in that plaza including the real estate that was...

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New Opening – Red Fern

During my brief flirtations with vegetarianism I worked hard to embrace the experience and really focus on the ingredients in their original form as much as possible. I didn’t want to just replace all of the meats with vegetarian/vegan substitutes and truthfully I’ve always been leery about the quality and...

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Veneto with the Rochester Pizza Guy

Since starting my own website, I’ve made an effort to try and understand where the community sits today and see who has stood the test of time. When it comes to Rochester food blogs, the real OG when it comes to consistency and dedication is the Rochester Pizza Blog and the...

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Atlas Eats – Mexico

Writing a blog the last few months and writing restaurant reviews the last few years has been a great experience, but it has also made some things in life harder. When it came to picking the location for my birthday dinner a ton of places came to mind and trying...