Canandaigua McDonald’s taking reservations for a cause on Valentine’s Day

The McDonald’s on Routes 5 & 20 wants to help share the love this Valentine’s Day. It’s accepting reservations for couples between 5:00 and 7:00 pm. According to a flyer on the door, dinner for two costs $20 and includes an appetizer, main course, drink, and dessert. It even includes sit-down service. WHAM: Read More more

King Ferry family re-creates corner store in Cayuga County

As a little girl growing up in the hamlet of King Ferry, Rebecca Binns remembers shopping at the Red & White grocery store on the corner of Route 90 and Route 34B. Built by Roy Tuttle Sr. as a hardware and appliance store in 1923, Lawrence and Francis Nedrow bought the building in the 1950s, transforming the space into King... more

WINNER: FLX Table named ‘best new restaurant’ in USA Today poll

It started out with 20 nominations selected by editors affiliated with the USA Today. That’s when people realized that FLX Table, a unique restaurant in Geneva had an impact. From the moment polling opened, many wondered about how long a restaurant in Geneva, New York could hang with establishments from major cities across the U.S. It was a question that would... more

No word from USA Today on whether FLX Table won poll; announcement set for Friday

Want to know whether FLX Table is the Best New Restaurant in the nation by way of an online reader poll conducted by USA Today? You’ll have to wait until Friday. So will FLX Table. Voting closed Monday afternoon, but the results won’t be announced until Friday, according to USA Today 10 Best. “Sorry! The leaderboard is closed for the... more

FLX Table competes for national title in USA Today poll

A small restaurant in Geneva is competing for a big title. Excitement is cooking at Geneva’s FLX Table. They’re getting national attention as they’re up for USA Today’s best new restaurant, a reader’s choice poll. Native Christopher Bates and his wife Isabell opened up FLX Table about six months ago and have been getting noticed ever since. “It’s awesome, it’s... more

Interest continues to grow in food sourced from FLX

Tim Riley came home one summer day five years ago, looked at the expanse of rolling acres behind his house and thought, “We need sheep.” Tim and his wife, Mary, didn’t come from farming backgrounds. Tim is a businessman working in fire-prevention technology. Mary is an artist, whose paintings of Sonnenberg and other area attractions are appreciated as art as... more

Amid another hopping Mass Riot IPA release, Prison City named one of 2016’s best breweries

In snow flurries and 15-degree weather, craft beer fans still lined up outside Prison City Pub & Brewery in Auburn Thursday and Friday for a can of its coveted Mass Riot India pale ale. The downtown Auburn brewpub released 60 Crowlers (32-ounce cans) of the beer each day, and will release another 60 Saturday and Sunday. Both days so far,... more

FLL 360: Winter Storm, Morgan’s Grocery & Cabbage Soup

There’s a winter storm bearing down on the Finger Lakes region. It’s already snowing out in the Buffalo area so we Finger Lakes dwellers know that in the next six to twelve hours, the storm will probably hit here. There’s no panic at our house as I pull out my recipe book of favorite crockpot soups and check the panty... more

Publick Coffee Bar opens on Penn Yan’s Main Street

After months of anticipation with paper-covered windows, the coming and going of workers, and the installation of a small, tasteful sign at #13 Main Street, the curiosity of downtown Penn Yan is now satisfied. Publick Coffee Bar opened its doors to all last week just in time for StarShine, and the praises are already being sung by its patrons. Chronicle-Express:... more

Weber This Week: Gary Schlegel of Magee Diner on del Lago Casino opening

Gary Schlegel, owner of the Magee Diner on Route 414, is in-studio to talk about his business and the impact that neighboring del Lago Casino & Resort will have on the diner. del Lago is set to open on February 1, 2017 at 10:00 am. Gary dispels rumors that the diner is for sale, talks about the impact the minimum... more

Dunkin’ Donuts coming to Moravia

Dunkin’ Donuts, America’s all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods, today announced the opening of a new restaurant in Moravia at 1695 State Rt 38. The new restaurant will be open from 5am-11pm Monday through Sunday, and will employ approximately 15 crew members. The restaurant will have comfortable seating and will provide a welcoming environment for guests to enjoy... more

LITFL Magazine: Beautiful Belhurst!

As the weather gets much too cold to sit comfortably out on the water of Seneca Lake, there is one place where you can overlook the beautiful waters from the luxurious warmth of a Sunday brunch buffet: Belhurst Castle. The castle, once a private residence, has been converted to welcome in the public visitors. A hotel, a salon/spa, two restaurants,... more

A changing of the guard at Patty’s Place in Canandaigua

The photos of veterans posted on the wall at Patty’s Place are there because they’re good people. Same with the photos of others. The small, artificial Christmas tree that’s still up is to remember a friend. Framed newspaper articles also appear on the wall, as do letters. But you’ll have to ask Patty Hotchkiss about the stuffed banana that’s hanging... more

After years in fine dining, Auburn native buys Genesee Street restaurant

The Auburn Ale House, with its affordable American food and sports bar ambiance, is a slight change of pace for new owner and chef Hannah Groce-Bibby. A graduate of the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, Groce-Bibby has worked in the kitchens of the Castle Hill Inn, Ocean House and Weekapuag Inn, all award-winning luxury hotels in Rhode Island.... more
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