Category: Food

Weekend BBQ fest underway in Geneva

Weekend BBQ fest underway in Geneva

The Labor Day weekend means lots of barbecuing as we celebrate the end of the summer season. But on the shore of Seneca Lake, they’ll be taking it to a higher level. Read more from the Finger Lakes Times ... MORE
Food, Life, Ontario County
Seneca County food truck big winner at New York State Fair

Seneca County food truck big winner at New York State Fair

Silo Food Truck of Ovid was the big winner in the New York State Fair’s second annual Taste NY Food Truck Competition Sunday. The food truck, which operates in Ithaca, won over judges with its Telekinetic Chicken. The dish featured a fried ... MORE

How Auburn taxpayers might support Prison City Pub & Brewery’s downtown expansion

Laying the groundwork for a local brewpub’s plans to expand in downtown Auburn with a microbrewery may be funded, in part, by city taxpayers. Read More ... MORE
Come to the Cabaret … at Club 86 in Geneva

Come to the Cabaret … at Club 86 in Geneva

If there is anything Bill and Lori Legott have learned running the 69-year-old Club 86 it’s that you have to be able to adapt. Bill’s father and mother, Jim and Eileen Legott, certainly did that, transforming the spot from a famous nightclub ... MORE
Food, Geneva, Life, Ontario County

Pay up: Auburn bars served notice by music licensing groups

The bottom lines of a few new downtown Auburn bars just got a little smaller after they were contacted by music performance rights organizations. Within the last month, The Good Shepherds Brewing Co., Prison City Pub & Brewery and Moondog's Lounge have ... MORE
Chicken barbecue, car show supports Weedsport snowmobile club

Chicken barbecue, car show supports Weedsport snowmobile club

Fifteen years after the events of 9/11, Daniel McCoy said he did not want to spend much time mulling over the past. He and his wife, Susan, took some solace Sunday in a community chicken barbecue hosted by the Weedsport Winter Wanderers ... MORE
Ithaca ice cream icon Sweet Melissa's to open Trumansburg shop

Ithaca ice cream icon Sweet Melissa’s to open Trumansburg shop

Ithaca ice cream icon Sweet Melissa’s announced on social media Tuesday that they are opening a Trumansburg location, which will be a production site for their hard ice cream and a cafe. The new shop is called How Sweet It Is, and ... MORE
New restaurant opens in Fingerlakes Mall

New restaurant opens in Fingerlakes Mall

The “E” at the end of Dominick’s Grille isn’t just fancy spelling. It stands for co-owner Eric Sidor — and his entrepreneurship. Along with Dale Cuddeback, Sidor opened the restaurant Friday in the Fingerlakes Mall food court across from B.B.’s Pizza Express ... MORE
Refined dining: Inside the Auburn Hilton Garden Inn's newly redesigned restaurant

Refined dining: Inside the Auburn Hilton Garden Inn’s newly redesigned restaurant

Ed Pavente remembers the days when diners went to hotels to find the best restaurants. The Emerald Hospitality vice president of operations hopes The Refinery, the Hilton Garden Inn's newly redesigned restaurant, marks a return to those days. Read More ... MORE
Auburn, Cayuga County, Food, Life
Momentum Continues: West Main Kitchen in Waterloo gets brand new, hand-carved sign

Momentum Continues: West Main Kitchen in Waterloo gets brand new, hand-carved sign

A new sign goes up in downtown Waterloo at West Main Kitchen. The above photo was provided by Lee Bieber, real estate developer in downtown Waterloo. The restaurant welcomed the new sign on Tuesday morning, which was custom built and hand carved ... MORE
On the Finger Lakes Wine Trail, the world’s tiniest rail car diner

On the Finger Lakes Wine Trail, the world’s tiniest rail car diner

This week, 14850 Dining is on the Finger Lakes Wine Trail, stopping for a bite at the world’s tiniest rail car diner. The Black Diamond Diner on Route 89 is a hot dog stand in a 70-year-old diesel engine. The Black Diamond ... MORE
Finger Lakes Fire and Smoke BBQ Festival & Competition returns to Geneva Lakefront

Finger Lakes Fire and Smoke BBQ Festival & Competition returns to Geneva Lakefront

Western New York’s premier BBQ competition, the Finger Lakes Fire and Smoke BBQ Festival & Competition will be held for the second time on Labor Day Weekend at the Geneva Lakefront Park and is produced by The Shortsville Smokers BBQ Team. “The ... MORE
Food, Geneva, Life, Ontario County
The West Fayette Presbyterian Church to hold annual Strawberry Festival

The West Fayette Presbyterian Church to hold annual Strawberry Festival

The West Fayette Presbyterian Church will hold its Annual Strawberry Festival on Saturday, August 13th from 4:30 pm until the shortcake runs out. There will be food, games, music, and of course strawberry shortcake with ice cream or whipped cream or both ... MORE
Fresh Connect Check Program at Seneca Falls Farmers' Market

Fresh Connect Check Program at Seneca Falls Farmers’ Market

Customers who shop with SNAP/Food Stamp benefits are now able to stretch their food dollars at the Seneca Falls Farmers’ Market.  And for every $5 of Market Electronic Benefit Transaction (EBT) Tokens that are purchased, SNAP customers will receive a $2 Fresh ... MORE
Former BeauVine restaurant at Auburn Hilton Garden Inn gets new name

Former BeauVine restaurant at Auburn Hilton Garden Inn gets new name

BeauVine no more, the restaurant at Auburn's Hilton Garden Inn hotel has been redesigned and renamed The Refinery. Read More ... MORE
Auburn, Cayuga County, Food, Life
3rd Trevor's Gift Charity Wine Dinner less than a week away

3rd Trevor’s Gift Charity Wine Dinner less than a week away

It has been a yearly success that has raised money, awareness, and spirits. This year, event organizers hope to set the bar even higher – as Knapp Winery & Vineyard Restaurant hosts the third annual installment of the four course dinner. The ... MORE
Italian restaurant/bakery to open in downtown Auburn

Italian restaurant/bakery to open in downtown Auburn

A new bistro will soon open at 105 Genesee St. in Auburn. Bistro Gusto Italiano, a restaurant and bakery, is set to open within the next few weeks in the former Bambino’s Bistro space, owner Dario D’Angelo said Friday. D’Angelo will oversee ... MORE
Auburn, Cayuga County, Food, Life
MIX Social Dining joins Ithaca restaurant scene

MIX Social Dining joins Ithaca restaurant scene

Finishing touches are being made to MIX Social Dining, a new restaurant opening soon on Elmira Road in Ithaca. Read More ... MORE