Category: Food

FOOD IN THE FLX: Woody’s Bar and Grille in Waterloo delivers on high-expectations amid pandemic

FOOD IN THE FLX: Woody’s Bar and Grille delivers on high-expectations amid pandemic

When Liz Comatis and Jim Woodard joined forces to open “Woody’s Bar and Grille” on State Route 414 inside the Quality Inn (former Holiday Inn) the community was behind them. See, it started as an effort to acquire more banquet space, but ... MORE
Geneva based RealEats recognized by Partnership for a Healthier America

Geneva based RealEats recognized by Partnership for a Healthier America

RealEats, a ready-to-eat meal delivery service that uses innovative sous-vide style packaging to make real food simple, today announced that it is joining forces with the Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA), a nationwide nonprofit founded alongside Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! initiative. Together, ... MORE
Lyons Farmers Market opens on June 20th

Lyons Farmers Market opens on June 20th

Lyons Farmers Market opens for its 46th year on Saturday, June 20th.  The market has seen many changes over the past 46 years and this year is no different.  Online shopping has been included as an option along with the open market ... MORE
Events, Food, Life, Lyons, Wayne County
FLX WEEKLY: Kal Awad from State Bakery & Smokehouse (podcast)

FLX WEEKLY: Kal Awad from State Bakery & Smokehouse (podcast)

Kal Awad is in-studio to talk about one of the newest culinary destinations in the area, State Smokehouse & Bakery just south of Seneca Falls in Fayette. He’ll join Sydney Rogers and Jim Sinicropi to sample some of the creations coming out ... MORE
Beef Cooking Tricks Every Meat Lover Should Know

Beef cooking tricks every meat lover should know

“Beef is the soul of cooking.” – Marie-Antoine Carême With the variety of beef available these days, it’s a fantastic idea to know the different cooking techniques one can use while processing the beef. Below I have mentioned eight different methods for ... MORE
Food, Life
What are the food trends of 2020?

What are the food trends of 2020?

Every year new trends are popping up. From dance move to fashion, different stuff is cycling in and out of popularity. This is also the case in the food we eat. As people’s tastes are reshaping, a new trend is also forming ... MORE
Food, Life
FLX WEEKLY : Cafe XIX’s Casey Galloway & Memorial Day Weekend in the Finger Lakes (podcast)

FLX WEEKLY: Cafe XIX’s Casey Galloway & Memorial Day Weekend in the Finger Lakes (podcast)

Cafe XIX Owner & Head Chef Casey Galloway joins Sydney Rogers and Jim Sinicropi in-studio to talk about how her popular restaurant and bakery has been dealing with the restrictions in-place due to the coronavirus pandemic, her plans for re-opening fully in ... MORE
Seneca Falls Rec Boosters support Backpack Program & local restaurants

Seneca Falls Rec Boosters support Backpack Program & local restaurants

The Seneca Falls Recreation Sports and Boosters Club have found a unique way to support the Seneca Falls Backpack Program as well as local restaurants struggling through NYS restrictions associated with the pandemic. The booster club is donating &75 and $50 Gift ... MORE
Auburn’s Munchies gives to first-responders in “Feed The Frontline” campaign

Auburn’s Munchies gives to first-responders in “Feed The Frontline” campaign

Munchies restaurant in Auburn donated over 300 meals on Friday, May 8th to the Auburn Community Hospital, Police Station, Fire Companies, EMT, State Troopers, The Home, Auburn 911, and DCI/University Dialysis as a thank you for working tirelessly on the frontline of ... MORE
Auburn, Cayuga County, Food, Life
318 Asian Buffet grand re-opening on Friday for take-out

318 Asian Buffet grand re-opening on Friday for take-out

318 Asian Buffet is re-opening on Friday 5/15 for full buffet take-out service from noon – 8 pm on Tuesday – Sunday. They will be closed on Monday. In addition, Finger Lakes Tea Company will be open on Tuesday – Sunday from ... MORE
Food, Junius, Life, Waterloo
HOURS OF OPERATION: Here’s who is open, closed & statements from local businesses (continuously updated)

HOURS OF OPERATION: Here’s who is open, closed & statements from local businesses (continuously updated)

Editor’s Note: If you’re looking for full-coverage of the Novel Coronavirus, or COVID-19 click here. This database will be the place where we post all business hours or service changes. Have something you’d like to see here? Send it to news@fingerlakes1.com.  3 ... MORE
New owners of Cayuga County ice cream shop say patrons are respectful of social distancing requirements

New owners of Cayuga County ice cream shop say patrons are respectful of social distancing requirements

Many local ice cream shops have opened for the season, but done so with a new set of rules. For Reese’s Dairy Bar, which is located on Route 5 near Auburn, they had to open with new rules and new owners. “With ... MORE
Aurelius, Cayuga County, Food, Life
Bella’s in Geneva donates $500 to FLH to assist with sewing project for frontline workers

Bella’s in Geneva donates $500 to FLH to assist with sewing project for frontline workers

Bella’s Sicilian Ristorante donated $500 to purchase kits, produced by Hallagan Fine Furniture of Newark, NY, for a community sewing project that creates masks for healthcare workers. Hallagan began creating the kits, four weeks ago, when their factory shut down due to ... MORE
Food, Geneva, Life, Ontario County
NYSEG pledges $50K to food bank in CNY

NYSEG pledges $50K to food bank in CNY

NYSEG, an AVANGRID company, announced this week that it had donated $50,000 – the equivalent of 150,000 meals – to Food Bank of Central NY to support the Food Bank’s ongoing response to the COVID-19 situation. The donation is part of a ... MORE
DAILY DEBRIEF: Feeding Geneva during a pandemic (podcast)

DAILY DEBRIEF: Completing the story about feeding Geneva during a pandemic (podcast)

How do you feed a city that struggles with food access and insecurity? How do you accomplish that during a pandemic? Today on the show, FingerLakes1.com Reporter Gabriel Pietrorazio talks to a number of individuals on the frontline of the food access ... MORE
Foodlink bringing emergency food distribution events to Wayne County

Foodlink bringing emergency food distribution events to Wayne County

A pair of emergency food distribution programs are coming to Wayne County this week, as part of a partnership between Foodlink, Department of Social Services, Wayne County Action Program, Covenant Life Fellowship and Finger Lakes Community Schools. Distribution will include 25-pound boxes ... MORE
Events, Food, Life, Wayne County
Emergency food distribution events coming to Waterloo, Ovid

Emergency food distribution events coming to Waterloo, Ovid

Officials in Seneca County say a food distribution event will happen on Friday, April 10th from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the County Office Building in Waterloo. A second distribution event is scheduled for Tuesday, April 14th from 2 p.m. to ... MORE
Food, Life, Ovid, Seneca County, Waterloo
Safety advice If you visit the grocery store

Safety advice if you visit the grocery store

With communities across the country virtually shut down, there is still one place nearly everyone needs to visit at some point: the grocery store. Experts say deliveries are safer, but sometimes it can be hard to get one scheduled right away. So ... MORE
Food, Life