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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...

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F.A.T. Episode 2 – Rosie’s Hot Buns Interview

For the second interview (and now podcast!) on Food About Town, I talked to owner Caleb Piron and chef/manager Christian Stark from Rosie’s Hot Buns about their new restaurant on Monroe Ave. I had been talking to Chris while getting food over the last month or so and it was...

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Sonic Drive In Coming to Rochester

Fast food junkies raise up your arms and cheer because one of the biggest fast food chains not in the area, Sonic Drive In, will be coming to Rochester in the next year or so! According to the Heraldonline article, we will be getting 5 locations over the next 4...

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Roncone’s

I’ve been known to get cravings for all sorts of domestic and ethnic cuisines, but Italian American cuisine is one that never really captured my imagination in that way. It’s not that I don’t like red sauce establishments but I tend to look for things that seem new and exciting...

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Pittsburgh Trip 6/7

Almost on a whim we found ourselves in Pittsburgh last weekend. The weather in the Adirondacks wasn’t cooperating with our camping plans (lousy rain!) so we made some calls to friends in town and took off toward the City of Bridges for some sight seeing and food explorations. We took...

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New Opening – Stingray Sushifusion Truck

I noticed a new food truck at M Design on Emerson St today and went over to find out what the newest truck on the scene was. A bright blue truck emblazoned with Stingray Sushifusion was sitting out front ready to be picked up by their new owners and soon to...

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Food Truck Rodeo 5-28-2013

I spent some quality time out at the first Food Truck Rodeo of the year at the Public Market on Wednesday and it really was a great night to kick off the Rodeo season. Rain cleared up, sun was plentiful and there were a ton of people out to enjoy...

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F.A.T. Episode 1 – Brick N Motor Interview

For my first interview on Food About Town, I sat down with Chef/Owner Paul Vroman from the Brick N Motor food truck the day before the first Food Truck Rodeo of 2013 to learn more about his background and the regulation battles in the area. This is new to me...

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Hogan’s Hideaway

Hogan’s Hideaway is one of those restaurants that has been around for a very long time and is referred to as an institution. There are plenty in Rochester and not a ton that hold up too well to the passage of time. I think a lot of people kind of...

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Lucca

I’m finding it more and more difficult to rate wood fired pizza as time goes on due to my raising standards and my experiences cooking pizza at home. Lucca is no exception. The pizza that they put out wasn’t bad per se, but it didn’t live up to what I...