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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...

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Food Truck Rodeo 9-25-13

September is almost over and a full year of Food Truck Rodeos have been put in the books. The Rodeos have been a runaway success this year in general and people seem to have really grabbed on to the food trucks as not just a gimmick, but as a legitimate...

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The Workshop – An Exploration of Grain

When I started this website, part of the goal was to find the cool things that chefs and restaurants were doing to elevate food and engage both the mind and the stomach in creative ways. To achieve that I started following Buffalo Eats, my Buffalo based food blog compatriot, to...

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Greentopia Food Truck Rodeo and EcoFest 2013

Rochester is a town that is known for the numerous festivals held throughout the summer months and, even though there are a great number of them, they are embraced as part of the fabric of the community. One of the newest and most ambitious festivals is Greentopia which is now...

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Mr. Mini Mirai Corn – Harris Seeds

This review is going to be something a little bit different than the normal restaurant review or event recap I have been writing the last few months. For the first time on Food About Town, a company contacted me to provide a product, corn in this case, for the purposes...

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Don’s Original – Seabreeze

What would summer be without at least one trip up to Seabreeze? Well in my case, I got the chance to have one visit for a wedding celebration a few weeks back and one more recently with my parents for a late lunch at Don’s Original right near the water....

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F.A.T. Episode 8 – Foodlink Festival of Food

This week on the podcast I talked to Terra Keller from Foodlink about the upcoming Festival of Food event being held next Monday at the Public Market. We had a good time chatting and ended up getting along swimmingly as Terra is food obsessed like I am and the causes...

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Joe Bean Nexus Nights – Cupping 9/5

Joe Bean Coffee is my go to hang out spot Saturday mornings after we finish up at the Public Market and I’ve tried a wide variety of their coffees with various brewing methods over the past couple of years. I had read about cupping a few years ago during my...

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Speed Round – Taqueria Monte Alban

On our way home from our Buffalo experiences Saturday over Labor Day weekend we made a stop off in Medina to try one of the very few true taquerias in the WNY area. Taqueria Monte Alban is located on Rt 31 in a permanent trailer next to the affiliated Mexican...