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F.A.T. Episode 5 – Voula’s Greek Sweets

Episode 5 of the Food About Town podcast features my chat with Voula Stratton from Voula’s Greek Sweets on Monroe Ave. This is my favorite podcast so far and I really enjoyed spending some time talking at the restaurant about her history with food, the balance between work and personal...

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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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Speed Round – Young’s Korean

Even considering the almost obscure location of Sodam Korean restaurant near Lori’s Natural Foods, Young’s Korean is even more out of the way over on Mushroom Blvd basically behind the Christmas Tree Shops in a non-descript office park. Unless you are looking for it, there is basically no way you...

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F.A.T. Episode 4 – Marty’s Meats Interview

Episode 4 of the Food About Town podcast! Sorry about the delay but I had some scheduling issues and I’ll be trying to post more regularly in the future. I talked with the Marty’s Meats crew out at SEA Restaurant so there will be a little more background noise than...

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Atlas Eats

During a fine evening out for some trivia at ROC Brewing, Paul Vroman from Brick N Motor told me about a restaurant that was just about to open in Irondequoit he promised would be making not only high level baked goods but also serving prix fixe menu dinners to a...

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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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Speed Round – El Jibarito

On a recent hunt during lunch time for some comforting food, I ran across El Jibarito on my way toward one of my regular haunts and figured I’d give it a shot. I really enjoy a number of the Puerto Rican/Dominican places I’ve been to around Rochester and I was...

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F.A.T. Episode 3 – Itacate Interview

For Episode 3 of the Food About Town podcast, I talked with Jose Abarca of Itacate restaurants in Penfield and Gates about his restaurants and his background. Authentic Mexican food was one of the main topics and we delved into a few other topics as well. Not the longest talk...

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The Revelry

The last year has brought Rochester a good selection of establishments that have pushed the envelope in the food scene in different ways from authentic Neopolitan pizza to a reclaimed, renovated Culver Armory and the rise of food trucks. Now The Revelry has come on the scene with a beautiful...