Category: Food

REVIEW: Bon Ami French Bistro in Canandaigua (The Hunger Dames)

REVIEW: Bon Ami French Bistro in Canandaigua (The Hunger Dames)

The cozy Bon Ami French Bistro, nestled in the heart of Canandaigua, NY was a wonderful find due to their authentic french menu, unmatched service and doting staff. Their cuisine and first impression will linger on our taste buds for weeks to ... MORE
How to choose the best espresso beans for your morning coffee

How to choose the best espresso beans for your morning coffee

‘Tomato’ or ‘Tamato’, ‘Potato’ or ‘Patato’, ‘Coffee’ or ‘espresso’ – is there really a difference? Well, not maybe with the potatoes and tomatoes, but definitely when it comes to espressos and coffees. For many centuries, people have tried to perfect the best ... MORE
Food, Life
Italian cuisine is perfect for a romantic dinner

Italian cuisine is perfect for a romantic dinner

The time has come to plan your latest date, but what should you have for dinner? While some may opt for local fare, the better idea is to try having Italian food instead. Not only is this food tasty and filling, but ... MORE
Food, Life
Forbes.com recognizes Geneva’s Real Eats as one of the nation’s best meal delivery services

Forbes.com recognizes Geneva’s Real Eats as one of the nation’s best meal delivery services

Forbes.com published a feature this week highlighting the best meal delivery services in America. The article highlight’s Geneva, NY based Real Eats and was written by Erica Puisis from Forbes Personal Shopper contributor group. The publication chose Real Eats as the “Best ... MORE
FLX Hospitality & New York Kitchen provide 500 dinners for Geneva families

FLX Hospitality & New York Kitchen provide 500 dinners for Geneva families

Fighting food insecurity amidst a pandemic requires immediate action and community collaboration. So, when Chris Lavin, Executive Director of the Boys and Girls Club of Geneva, reached out to community partner New York Kitchen in Canandaigua for support, the goal was to ... MORE
FLX WEEKLY: Chef Patrick Higgins of Sackett’s Table in Seneca Falls (podcast)

FLX WEEKLY: Chef Patrick Higgins of Sackett’s Table in Seneca Falls (podcast)

We welcome Patrick Higgins, head chef at Sackett’s Table in Seneca Falls to discuss everything available at their new restaurant, market & butcher shop inside the building that housed Antonina’s restaurant for decades. Find out what’s on the menu and what owner ... MORE
DiSanto Propane (Billboard)
Business started by Auburn woman recently featured on QVC

Business started by Auburn woman recently featured on QVC

An Auburn native recently made her way to the QVC airwaves. Nydia Shipman, who cofounded The Worth Co., which is a maker of plant-based snack bowls, appeared on air with Sarah Renahan. The two launched the company in 2016. The appearance on ... MORE
Auburn, Cayuga County, Food, Life
Sunset Restaurant in Auburn hits the market for $850K

Sunset Restaurant in Auburn hits the market for $850,000

One of the region’s most well-known restaurants is officially on the market. The Sunset Restaurant in Auburn is listed for $850,000. The N. Division St. mainstay has been around for more than 80 years. It was opened in 1933 by Peter Sedor’s ... MORE
Auburn, Cayuga County, Food, Life
Twisted Vegan opening next week for pick-up & delivery in Auburn

Twisted Vegan opening next week for pick-up & delivery in Auburn

Local chef Robert Auchman is launching a new venture on January 6th that will appeal to vegetarians and vegans in the Auburn area out of the kitchen of Moondog’s Lounge at 24 State Street. ‘Twisted Vegan’ will serve lunch Wednesday – Friday ... MORE
Auburn, Cayuga County, Food, Life
FLX WEEKLY: Pairing wine with Christmas cookies (podcasts)

FLX WEEKLY: Pairing wine with Christmas cookies (podcasts)

Christmas 2020 kicks off with Christmas Eve on Thursday and promises to be different than most. What better way to get into the holiday spirit than to taste Cayuga Lake Wine Trail wine with Christmas cookies? Katherine Chase and Jessica Lahr are ... MORE
The surprising health benefits of chocolate

The surprising health benefits of chocolate

It’s this time of year again: the season for getting cozy inside with a hot chocolate in hand and your daily piece of Santa-shaped cocoa goodness straight from your advent calendar. It’s the holiday season and that means there’ll be plenty of ... MORE
Food, Life
Canandaigua restaurant makes change for contactless payments

Canandaigua restaurant makes change for contactless payments

An old favorite is changing things up. Patty’s Place, which is located in downtown Canandaigua will start accepting credit cards. They will offer a contactless payment method for those who are paying with something other than cash. It’s a big change, as ... MORE
Mac’s Drive-In ginger bread house constructed by HWS student (photos)

Mac’s Drive-In gingerbread house constructed by HWS student (photos)

Courtney Page is an architecture student at Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Geneva. She recently constructed a gingerbread house for a local competition and chose to make Mac’s Drive-In, the iconic restaurant in Waterloo, her subject. Check out photos of Courtney’s ... MORE
Food, Life, Seneca County, Waterloo
Chipotle opens with drive-thru lane in Canandaigua

Chipotle opens with drive-thru lane in Canandaigua

Chipotle Mexican Grill opened its first location in Canandaigua. It includes a ‘Chipotlane’ which is a drive-thru pickup lane that allows customers to pick-up digital orders without leaving their cars. Guests who order via the Chipotle App or Chipotle.com can measure the ... MORE
Geneva restaurants donate nearly $3,000 to Boys and Girls Club

Geneva restaurants donate nearly $3,000 to Boys and Girls Club

The Geneva BID and downtown restaurants donated nearly $3,000 to the Boys and Girls Club of Geneva yesterday as the result of the first-annual “#Commit2Geneva Downtown Restaurant Week.” Participating restaurants offered a range of specials, unique menu items, in addition to their ... MORE