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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. 

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.”

Nine Eleven Tavern Wins Big at the Chowzter Awards

Nine Eleven Tavern Wins Big at the Chowzter Awards

Last month, Chowzter held their 2013 North American Fast Feast awards and awarded Nine Eleven Tavern with one of the top seven fast feasts in North America. The nominations were made by various representives from cities all over North America and were selected by a panel. Their signature chicken wings (and secret hot sauce) beat over 210 dishes from cities like Vancouver, Philadelphia, Boston and Chicago.

This is a pretty big year for Nine Eleven Tavern, they were also named 'Best Wings' by Buffalo Spree and took home 3rd place for Traditional Hot at this year's Buffalo Wingfest.

Click here to read more about Chowzter and to see a video announcing the award.

The Gypsy Parlor is a Welcome Addition to the West Side

The Gypsy Parlor is a Welcome Addition to the West Side

The bar is located on Grant and Potomac in the heart of the West Side. We’ve all read the stories about the growth on Grant Street; Sweet_ness 7, the new bazaar, Westside Stories and Freddy J’s are all cool places to hang out, but none of them are open late. The folks being the Gypsy Parlor are really taking some risks and offering something different to the area.

Seneca Casinos Salutes the Military with Gaming and Buffet Offers This Veterans Day

Seneca Casinos Salutes the Military with Gaming and Buffet Offers This Veterans Day

This Veterans Day, for active and retired members of the military, all three Seneca Casinos in Western New York will offer rewards in honor of their services. All those with a valid military or veterans ID card may stop by any property on Monday, Nov. 11 to receive $10 in Free Slot Play. In addition, the two casino/hotel resorts in Niagara Falls and Salamanca will offer those same individuals a buy-one, get-one free offer at the buffet.

To redeem the Free Slot Play offer, veterans and members of the military should visit any open Player’s Club or Promotions Booth with their valid IDs between 7 a.m. and midnight. The offer will be loaded onto a free Seneca Player’s Club Card and will be redeemable until Monday, Nov. 18, 2013 at 11:59 p.m.