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Dog Ears Bookstore & Café to Host Soda Bread Contest, Irish Breakfast

Dog Ears Bookstore & Café to Host Soda Bread Contest, Irish Breakfast

 

Dog Ear’s Bookstore & Café, a community bookstore located in the heart of Buffalo’s Irish Heritage District, will host a Soda Bread Contest on Saturday, March 15, at the bookstore, 688 Abbott Road.

Soda bread can be submitted in three categories: plain, fruited or brown. All entries will be judged on traditional appearance, taste and texture. There is a $5 entry fee. Entries should be dropped of at the café counter by 10 a.m. March 15, with judging at 11 a.m. First and second place prizes will be awarded. 

Winter Market at Horsefeathers Lists March 1 Events

Winter Market at Horsefeathers Lists March 1 Events

 

The popular Winter Market at Horsefeathers will continue its successful run on Saturday, March 1. The indoor market is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays through May 3 and occupies portions of the first floor and lower level of the Horsefeathers Market & Residences, located at 346 Connecticut St. on Buffalo’s West Side. 

Providing musical entertainment on March 1 will be violinist David Adamczyk. 

Private Knives Catering Named Exclusive Caterer for Bride’s Night Out

Private Knives Catering Named Exclusive Caterer for Bride’s Night Out

Private Knives Catering, a full-service boutique catering company located in Lancaster, has been named the exclusive catering vendor for Bride’s Night Out. The event will take place from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20, at All Season Rental, 5885 Transit Road, East Amherst.

Soon-to-be brides and their wedding parties are invited to attend the event, which will feature a wide variety of wedding-related vendors and information. Private Knives Catering will be offering samples of some of their most tasty and trendy appetizers. Individuals interested in attending the event are asked to RSVP by Feb. 17 by emailing Sarah@rentrightnow.com or calling 688-9531.

Regional Foods are the Rage at Garlic’s of London

Regional Foods are the Rage at Garlic’s of London

If you happen to have a visit to nearby London, Ontario, on your 2014 schedule, make a call to Garlic’s of London for a reservation at one of the tastiest culinary destinations in the province! Conveniently located adjacent to the historic Grand Theatre, Garlic’s offers a frequently changing menu with more than a few seriously tempting selections. For example, could you go to Garlic’s and leave without trying a sample of the house-churned Garlic ice cream?

Taste of Buffalo presented by Tops accepting applications for 2014 festival

Taste of Buffalo presented by Tops accepting applications for 2014 festival

The Taste of Buffalo presented by Tops is accepting online applications year-round from Western New York restaurants, food trucks, and wineries interested in participating in Buffalo’s premier summertime food festival. The deadline to apply for the 2014 festival is January 31, 2014. The nation’s largest two-day food festival is set for July 12 and 13, 2014 along Delaware Avenue and Niagara Square in downtown Buffalo.

To be eligible, restaurants and wineries must be public establishments whose primary commercial function is to serve food/wine on a retail basis and be open year round in Western New York. Wineries from the Finger Lakes wine region are also eligible to apply. Food truck applicants must adhere to the same menu item criteria as brick and mortar restaurants. Applications and additional criteria to be eligible for participation can be found at www.tasteofbuffalo.com under the “restaurants and wineries” tab.

Brick Oven Bistro & Deli Offers Special Holiday Deal

Brick Oven Bistro & Deli Offers Special Holiday Deal

 

South Buffalo’s popular Brick Oven Bistro & Deli has a special offer that’s perfect for holiday gift giving. Throughout the 2013 holiday season, patrons who purchase $100 in gift certificates for the restaurant, located at 904 Abbott Road, will receive an additional coupon valued at $20!

“It’s our way of giving back to our loyal customers who have been so instrumental to our success,” said John Glavey, co-owner of the restaurant which opened in February 2012. “You can use the additional $20 coupon as a gift or stocking stuffer, or just keep it for yourself for the next time you come to visit us.”

Historic Colden Mill Restaurant Officially Reopens

Historic Colden Mill Restaurant Officially Reopens

The Colden Mill Restaurant has officially reopened under the ownership of local proprietors Chuck Morlock and Chef Matt Webb. The duo is writing a fresh chapter in the mill’s 183-year history with a series of building updates and renovations, as well as a new contemporary American menu, featuring both comfort food and many local favorites.

"The mill has always been known for its great character, and I think folks are really going to be surprised by all the work we have done to rehabilitate and preserve the restaurant’s entrance, bar and dining areas, kitchen, and bathrooms," said Owner Chuck Morlock. "And we aren’t done yet, next up is a series of improvements to the banquet facility."