The Buffalo News Clips

The Buffalo News: Features and Events

My features and event coverage for The Buffalo News focuses primarily on food and drink, although I have dabbled in other features, as well. Centerfold cover stories are denoted with an asterisk.

Women make their mark on former boys’ club *

For Carte Blanche barman Busch, bartending is in his blood

Tiki reminds cocktail fans of the tropics *

Buffalo Cocktail Classic showcases creative drinks from local bars

Bartenders guild mentors help grow Buffalo cocktail scene*

Winfield’s Craft Cocktails are Transcendental 

Winter drinks are soothing sippers*

Four takes on Hot Buttered Rum

Taste the Rainbow with these St. Patrick’s Day specials

Aaron Ingrao launches cocktail photo project

New-school Buffalo chefs celebrate farm ties at Big Fuss

Iron Event continues tradition of succulence and success

Cocktail competition showcases city’s progress

Five cocktails to try in Buffalo

Lockhouse has big plans for Cobblestone space

Local chefs battle for honors at benefit


The Buffalo News: Starters

Starters are previews or first-week looks at new restaurants in the Buffalo area. Unlike a traditional review, these focus more on what is available at the new establishment, rather than the quality of the food and service.

Las Puertas nails nuanced Mexican cuisine

Customers line up for Mexican at La Divina

Pizza Plant at Canalside

Lucky Lloyd fans get a first taste of taco factory

The Pub by Wegmans offers pub fare while you shop

At Cream & Sugar, ice cream is just the beginning

Public Espresso: Killer pastry, modern coffee in retro hotel

Martin Cooks Elmwood site offers Korean chicken 

Toutant brings Southern flare downtown

The Place opens with brighter interior, better food


The Buffalo News: Cheap Eats

Cheap Eats features are weekly write-ups of local bargain food restaurants of all ilks, focusing on places where entrees are $10 or less.

Cheap Eats: Helen’s Kitchen Comfort Food 

Cheap Eats: Taki’s serves Greek with a side of Whimsy 

Cheap Eats: Wayside Family Restaurant 

Cheap Eats: Picasso’s Pizza is a solid standby

Cheap Eats: Nick’s Place is a cozy neighborhood diner 

Cheap Eats: Lone Star Fajita is Tex-Mex standard

Cheap Eats: Buffalo Rome Cafe offers experience

Cheap Eats: Johnny C’s touts over 50 hot sandwiches 

Cheap Eats: Grindhaus Cafe is a meat-free haven

Cheap Eats: DJ Cafeteria is humble, eclectic spot

Cheap Eats: The Lunch Box beats brown-bagging it

Cheap Eats: Globe Market offers midday meal bargain

Cheap Eats: Perks Cafe livens up Elmwood corner 



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