Category: Food

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.  318 ... MORE
Mac’s opens to big crowd despite rain, pan

Mac’s opens to big crowd despite rain, social distancing protocol

Mac’s Drive In located in Waterloo opened up for the season, even as the COVID-19 pandemic made it difficult to get out-and-about. Safety measures were being taken inside, and residents from around the area turned out to support a true favorite. Check ... MORE
Jim Gaffigan releases Garbage Plate episode of ‘Jim Eats World’ on YouTube (video)

Jim Gaffigan releases Garbage Plate episode of ‘Jim Eats World’ on YouTube (video)

In January, comedian Jim Gaffigan performed at the Blue Cross Arena in Rochester. During his visit he made quite a splash on social media when he posted about where he could find the best “garbage plate”. After being directed to Nick Tahou’s ... MORE
Food, Life, Rochester Area, video
FOOD PANTRIES: Hours of operation for those feeding the needy in the Finger Lakes

FEEDING THE FINGER LAKES: List of pantries, churches providing service during crisis

Food pantries are crucial, especially in rural communities. The need is even greater — as most businesses, agencies, and organizations operate on limited hours due to the Novel Coronavirus pandemic ... MORE
Auburn diner closes, owners uncertain if they can reopen after state restrictions lifted

Auburn diner closes, owners uncertain if they can reopen after state restrictions lifted

An iconic diner in downtown Auburn has closed. Possibly for good. The Auburn Citizen reported this week that owners Bill and Rachael Juhl worked as hard as they could to keep the business open – even dealing with one of their worst ... MORE
Popular restaurant at Destiny USA closes

Popular restaurant at Destiny USA closes

The Gordon Biersch Restaurant Brewery location in Destiny USA closed on Monday. The closure came after 7 years of operation. Several other locations have shut down in recent years, leaving just a handful remaining. In an email sent out to customers, the ... MORE
Seneca Falls Country Club (Billboard)
THE LOVING CUP: Theresa Mendez & Michael Richards (podcast)

THE LOVING CUP: Theresa Mendez & Michael Richards (podcast)

Theresa Mendez is the owner of the Moonflower Macaroons in Auburn. Michael Richards a bartender at the Canopy at The Hilton in Ithaca, NY.. They are both in-studio with Katie MacIntyre today to discuss their relationship, growth and gratitude on the latest ... MORE
Places of business like restaurants will have to cut capacity by 50%

Places of business like restaurants will have to cut capacity by 50%

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced Thursday that New York will institute limits on mass gatherings, directing events with 500 or more individuals in attendance to be cancelled or postponed. Public health experts agree mass gatherings with people making sustained close contact are ... MORE
318 Asian Buffet offering specials & hosting parties for special occiasions

318 Asian Buffet offering specials & hosting parties for special occiasions

318 Asian Buffet inside the Finger Lakes Tea Company on Route 318 in Waterloo is offering a free meal on your birthday if you come with a party of five or more. The same deal holds for high school graduates later this ... MORE
The Deluxe Grill is still open for business in Geneva

The Deluxe Grill is still open for business in Geneva

To adhere to the most recent mandates set by NY State and to keep our customers and employees safe and healthy, our dine in service will be suspended until further notice. BUT  WE WILL STILL BE OFFERING TAKE-OUT AND LIMITED DELIVERY services ... MORE
Food, Life
318 Asian Buffet open for takeout Tuesday – Sunday

318 Asian Buffet open for takeout Tuesday – Sunday

318 Asian Buffet on Route 318 in Waterloo inside the Finger Lakes Tea Company will remain open for take-out customers. You will be able to come in, with no wait time, and fill your to go container from our full buffet line-up ... MORE
Food, Life
Geneva Housing Authority (Billboard)
Former Barrington official found guilty of misdemeanor, but not felony charges

Former Barrington official found guilty of misdemeanor, but not felony charges

The former official in a small Yates County town accused of two felonies and a misdemeanor was found guilty — but only of the latter charge — after Judge Jason Cook rendered a decision. Yates County District Attorney Todd Casella stated that ... MORE
Finger Lakes Tea Company offers statement on COVID-19 & tips for choosing the right tea for better health

Finger Lakes Tea Company offers statement on COVID-19 & tips for choosing the right tea for better health

We wanted to send out a statement in regard to the recent outbreak of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. We are taking things very seriously and have sent most of our employees home to work remotely. We wanted to assure everyone that our ... MORE
318 Asian Buffet moves to winter schedule through end of April

318 Asian Buffet moves to winter schedule through end of April

Since opening on Christmas Eve 318 Asian Buffet, located on Route 318 in Waterloo near the Outlet Mall, has been satisfying hungry diners with their extensive offerings of authentic Chinese dishes and traditional Asian fare. Starting on February 1st, 318 Asian Buffet ... MORE
Old Pueblo Grill to open Victor location along Route 96

Old Pueblo Grill to open Victor location along Route 96

Old Pueblo Grill is coming to Victor. The fast-casual hit, which has developed a strong reputation in the Rochester-area, will open a second location at the HighPoint development off Route 96. One major change will be size. The new location will seat ... MORE