Food About Town Blog


Fiamma – New Location Preview

Hey everyone! It’s been a while since I wrote an actual post for the website that wasn’t a podcast but here we are. I’ve got a few more pieces in the works in addition to 3 interesting podcast episodes in the next few weeks. A couple of beer focused conversations...


F.A.T. Podcast Episode 52 – Split Batch Brewing

On this episode of the Food About Town podcast, I had the fine co-founding gentlemen from Split Batch Brewing over to talk about their upcoming coffee and beer emporium over on St Paul Street. Wade Reed, Jon Mervine and Jarred Foster and I had a bit of a laugh fest and a great...


F.A.T. Podcast Episode 51 – Will Cleveland

On this episode of the Food About Town podcast, I had Will Cleveland from the Democrat and Chronicle over to the studio to talk about beer! Will is the beer writer over at the D&C and we sat down to discuss the Rochester Real Beer Week Expo event and the local beer...


Cooking at Tandoor of India

So this post is the story of my first YouTube video and what turned out to be a fantastic experience. The weird coincidence of how this ended up happening shows just how small a town this is and how cool social media is. I was visiting The Inn on the...


F.A.T. Podcast Episode 50 – XRIJF – Amanda Antinore

On this episode of the Food About Town podcast, I brought the portable podcast rig out to the Eastman Theatre in the heart of the XRIJF (Jazz Fest) to have a chat with Amanda Antinore. We talked about the food options in and around the Jazz Fest in the limited time...


F.A.T. Podcast Episode 48 – Blossom Road Pub

On this episode of the Food About Town podcast, owners Max Gordon, Marcus Lanier and Drew Nye from The Blossom Road Pub stopped over to talk about one of the newest additions to the North Winton Village area. Their bar features locally sourced pub style food, craft beers and a notably good...


F.A.T. Podcast Episode 47 – The Shore

On this episode of the Food About Town podcast, Brian Antinore and Jamie Hall from The Shore at The Inn on the Lake located on the water in Canandaigua came over to discuss the recent changes to the restaurant.


Ugly Duck Coffee Preview

Today I’m pleased to bring a preview post of Rochester’s newest specialty coffee shop, Ugly Duck Coffee! For those that haven’t found their way to Ugly Duck yet, Rory van Grol is a veteran barista who has been running his own pop up espresso based shop around the city since...