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F.A.T. Episode 31 – Nox Cocktail Lounge

On this episode of the Food About Town podcast I sat down in the studio with James Black from Nox Cocktail Lounge in the Village Gate to discuss my recent review of the restaurant in the City Newspaper. James and I also covered his past in the industry, some of his...

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F.A.T. Episode 30 – Michelle Faust

On this episode of the Food About Town podcast I sat down in the studio with Michelle Faust from WXXI to talk about some gluten free topics and taste test some gluten free fried chicken from BC’s Chicken Coop and baked goods from Livingston County Pizza and Bakery. This was recorded...

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F.A.T. Episode 29 – Matty Miller

On this episode of the Food About Town podcast I sat down in the studio with Matty Miller, the head chef from the Owl House over on Marshall Street. We got the chance to hang out for a while discussing his past working in Rochester restaurants, why he ended up working...

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F.A.T. Episode 28 – Ben MacDonald

On this episode of the Food About Town podcast I sat down in the studio with Ben MacDonald, the man behind Brew Mechanics. Ben and I made a trip to the Food Truck Rodeo prior to our podcast recording so we talked about that before we dove into beer. On that...

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F.A.T. Episode 27 – Sean O’Donnell

On this episode of the Food About Town podcast I sat down in the studio with Sean O’Donnell, the chef de cuisine at Aunt Rosie’s, following his pop up dim sum event. I’ll be discussing the event in more detail in a post coming soon, but I wanted to spend...

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F.A.T. Episode 26 – Kevin McCann

On this episode of the Food About Town podcast I sat down in the studio with Kevin McCann from McCann’s Local Meats to talk about his new butcher shop at the Edge of the Wedge complex. We hit a number of different topics including culinary school, different cuts of meats,...

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McCann’s Local Meats

The new food businesses popping up on the edge of the South Wedge and Swillburg neighborhoods have seen a lot of press in the last few weeks in the D&C and City Newspapers and justifiably so based on what I’ve tried so far. This time we’ll be tackling McCann’s Local Meats...

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F.A.T. Episode 25 – Condiments

On this episode of the Food About Town podcast I sat down in the studio with Chris Clemens from Exploring Upstate and Veronica Volk from WXXI and we talked about condiments! This has been a few months in the making after Chris and I touched on condiments in Episode 16 of...

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Reggae Jamaica

After a little time off focusing mostly on the podcast, I’m going to go back through the last few months of restaurant visits and tackle some recaps/light reviews. I’ll be focusing on a number of new restaurants and hopefully some that you haven’t heard of yet. First on the list is...

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F.A.T. Episode 24 – John Vito

On this episode of the Food About Town podcast I sat down in the studio with John Vito, the former owner of O’Bagelo’s and Baked and Carved and the man behind the Food and Stories website. John is a colorful character and one I’ve been excited to talk to for...