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Taste of East Aurora Culinary Event to Take Place on Sept. 13

Taste of East Aurora Culinary Event to Take Place on Sept. 13

 

The third annual Taste of East Aurora, featuring numerous restaurants with ties to the Greater East Aurora community, returns from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, on Main Street, from Olean Road to Riley Street.

“Last year’s event attracted approximately 10,000 visitors, and we expect a large crowd again this year,” said Gary Grote, executive director of the Greater East Aurora Chamber of Commerce. “Our goal is to focus on the food and restaurants that help make East Aurora a popular destination.”

Farmers & Artisans, Flight of Five Winery to Host Food and Wine Pairing Event

Farmers & Artisans, Flight of Five Winery to Host Food and Wine Pairing Event

 

Farmers & Artisans of Snyder and Flight of Five Winery in Lockport are teaming up for a special culinary and wine event from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 14. at the winery, located in Lockport’s Old City Hall at 2 Pine St.

This summer evening spectacular will include a five-course, station-style meal and dessert prepared by Farmers & Artisans chefs and paired with wines from Flight of Five Winery. A 20-minute tour of Old City Hall and the historic Lockport canal locks will also be included.

The Pasta Peddler, Blackbird Sweets to Occupy Larger Hertel Avenue Location

The Pasta Peddler, Blackbird Sweets to Occupy Larger Hertel Avenue Location

 

The Pasta Peddler and Blackbird Sweets, two family owned businesses that operate side-by-side, will move to a larger location at 1547 Hertel Ave., Buffalo, in early August. The businesses currently operate in the Horsefeathers Building at 346 Connecticut St. 

“Our businesses are growing, and as a result we have outgrown our current 650-square-foot operation,” said Eric Amodeo, co-owner of The Pasta Peddler. “Our new location will offer approximately 3,000 square feet of retail and production space. We also hope to add lunch and dinner service and an outdoor patio in the future.”

Hot Events Happening This Weekend!!

Hot Events Happening This Weekend!!

Patio Opening Marks Six-month Anniversary of Exit 2 Bar & Grille

Patio Opening Marks Six-month Anniversary of Exit 2 Bar & Grille

 

Exit 2 Bar & Grille, located at 3191 Eggert Road in Tonawanda just off Exit 2 of the I-290, recently celebrated its six-month anniversary by opening a full-service front patio to patrons. 

“Now that the weather appears to have finally changed for the better, we are able to open our patio, thereby expending our seating and giving us the ability to serve more customers,” said Lisa Galus, owner of the popular restaurant. Exit 2 is also celebrating its first summer season by offering a wide variety of summertime dining specials.

Wondering Where to Celebrate Mother's Day?

Wondering Where to Celebrate Mother's Day?

Here are just a few Mother's Day Menus:

 

Mother's Day Brunch at Templeton Landing

Complimentary Champagne $5 Bloody Mary Bar
Salad Station Mixed Greens Traditional Caesar Apple Walnut Fresh Fruit Carving Station Ham Slow Roasted Beef Sage Roasted Turkey
Omelet and Pasta Station Chef prepared- made to Order Hot Line Bacon, Sausage, Home Fries, Eggs Benedict, Rice Pilaf, au gratin potatoes, green beans, pork loin, Chicken cacciatore , vegetable medley, baked ziti, Tilapia Seafood Station Peel-n-eat shrimp, crab leg clusters, poached salmon, seafood salad, seafood deviled eggs
Pastry and Dessert Station.
$34.95 adults, $15.95 12 and under.
 

Buffalo Bites Food Tours Announces Third Season Expansion

Buffalo Bites Food Tours Announces Third Season Expansion

 

Buffalo Bites Food Tours, Western New York’s first and only food-tasting and historical walking tour, is back for a third season of fun, food and entertainment. And in celebration of National Travel and Tourism Week, Buffalo Bites is announcing an exciting expansion!

Beginning June 1, Buffalo Bites will add a second tour in East Aurora. Culinary stops along the tour of the historic village will include Taste, Firefly Cupcakes, Elm Street Bakery, The Roycroft Inn, Purr-fect Tea & Gift Emporium and Riley Street Station. Historic sites highlighted on the tour will include The Roycroft Campus, Vidler’s 5 & 10 and Millard Fillmore House.