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FLX WEEKLY REVIEW: Union Block in Penn Yan, Vineyard View Winery, Crooked Tusker Distillery & Dr. Konstantin Frank (video)

FLX WEEKLY REVIEW: Union Block in Penn Yan, Vineyard View Winery, Crooked Tusker Distillery & Dr. Konstantin Frank (video)
A review of dinner at the new Union Block Restaurant in Penn Yan and stops at Vineyard View Winery in Penn Yan, Crooked Tusker Distillery and Dr. Konstantin Frank Winery in Hammondsport. This segment originally appeared in our episode of FLX Weekly on FingerLakes1.com on October 9, 2019. . more

FLX WEEKLY REVIEW: The Rusty Pig on Linden Street in Geneva (video)

FLX WEEKLY REVIEW: The Rusty Pig on Linden Street in Geneva (video)
A recap and review of a recent visit to the Rusty Pig barbeque restaurant on Linden Street in Geneva. This segment originally aired on this past Wednesday’s edition of FLX Weekly on FingerLakes1.com. Find out if the Rusty Pig should be on your list of new places to visit for dinner in the Finger Lakes this autumn. . more

Celebrity chef hosts cooking classes in Ontario Co.

Celebrity chef hosts cooking classes in Ontario Co.
Food Network star and celebrity chef Nancy Fuller was in Geneva and Canandaigua this past weekend to host cooking classes and book signings. Fuller is most popularly known for her appearance on the Food Network’s hit shows “Holiday Baking Championship” and “Spring Baking Championship.” Many might recognize Fuller as the host of the seven-season in-kitchen show “Farmhouse Rules.” Fuller is... more

Food, ag innovation on menu in Wayne County

Food, ag innovation on menu in Wayne County
Food and agriculture is a still-growing multibillion-dollar industry in New York state, said Locate Finger Lakes. It’s a big reason Upstate Capital Association of New York is hosting its second annual Future of Food event on Thursday at DeFisher Fruit Farms, a fifth-generation family-owned farm in this Wayne County town. Wayne County is the largest apple-producing county in the state.... more

Fairport restaurant facing lawsuit over sexual harassment allegations

Fairport restaurant facing lawsuit over sexual harassment allegations
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed a lawsuit against a local restaurant, claiming it did not take appropriate measures to address sexual harassment allegations against an employee. The lawsuit, filed Monday, alleges inappropriate actions against a chef employed with Green Lantern Inn, Inc., operating as Mr. Dominic’s on Main in Fairport. The EEOC alleges the chef had inappropriate actions... more

PHOTO GALLERY: Oktoberfest in Geneva draws crowd from around the region

PHOTO GALLERY: Oktoberfest in Geneva over the weekend
– Photos by Gabriel Pietrorazio An undergraduate student at Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Pietrorazio has written for the Town Times of Watertown, Connecticut and Finger Lakes Times in Geneva, New York. He’s currently a reporter for FL1 News, and can be reached at gabriel@fingerlakes1.com.     more

FLX WEEKLY: Oktoberfest in Geneva, Naples Grape Festival & Tabora Farm in Dundee (podcast)

FLX WEEKLY: Oktoberfest in Geneva, Naples Grape Festival & Tabora Farms in Dundee (podcast)
Kelly Anne Guilfoyle of the Geneva BID is in-studio to talk about Saturday’s first annual FLX Oktoberfest Block Party in Geneva. We preview this weekend’s Grape Festival in Naples and review a trip to Tabora Farms Winery & Bakery in Dundee. We’ll preview the weekend weather, local sports line-up, and check out some great photos from the past week in... more

Finger Lakes Tourist Guide: Top-Rated Food and Dining Restaurants

Finger Lakes Tourist Guide: Top-Rated Food and Dining Restaurants
Finger Lakes region is a popular tourist destination in America and has numerous wineries, distilleries, and most importantly astounding restaurants to satisfy your food adventures. Although these restaurants have limited menus, they pack serious flavour to elevate your dining experience. What’s more, if you live near Finger Lakes, you are lucky enough to live beside one of these amazing food... more

Lyons Farmers Market is holding first “Garlic Day” on Saturday

Lyons Farmers Market is holding first “Garlic Day” on Saturday
The Lyons Farmers Market is holding its first “Garlic Day” on September 7th, 2019, in the Lyons Central Park. The Lyons Farmers Market is the longest operating farm market in Wayne County, celebrating its 45th year.  We are very proud of our history and the market is a testament of the importance of our continuing farming heritage. The market offers... more

NY State Fair butter sculpture to be recycled

NY State Fair butter sculpture to be recycled
As the New York State Fair comes to a close, the centerpiece butter sculpture won’t be going to waste. On Tuesday, the inedible sculpture will be delivered to Noblehurst Farms in Livingston County. They’ll be converting the butter into renewable energy to power the dairy farm there. It will also be used as liquid fertilizer for local crops. Continue reading... more

Blended burger gets a boost in Geneva

Blended burger gets a boost in Geneva
Mushrooms just might be the superhero of foods they repurpose agricultural waste, are nutrient-dense, can help manage diabetes and can be used to decrease meat consumption. It’s that last “superpower” that intrigues George Zheng, founder and chief operating officer of Rochester-based Leep Foods. Zheng’s company grows and produces specialty mushrooms and with help from the Center of Excellence for Food... more
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