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200 Amherst Street, Buffalo, NY 14207
Home to Nickel City Chef, Artisan Kitchens and Bath is your premier design showroom in the Buffalo, NY area. Visit our showroom today to design or remodel your dream home!
28 Old Falls Street, Niagara Falls, NY 14303
Niagara Falls Culinary Institute gives students the tools for a successful career thanks to its experienced faculty and beautifully renovated facility. Visitors can enjoy anything from dining experiences to hands-on cooking classes. NFCI features state-of-the-art kitchens, Savor restaurant, a bakery, casual deli, wine boutique, TV studio, gift shop, and culinarily-themed Barnes & Noble bookstore. NFCI is one-of-a-kind.
807 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14222
Lexington Co-op is a community-owned business with a purpose. Lexington seeks to be the friendliest store in town offering groceries, bulk- and prepared-foods, and the freshest produce and meats from local and organic farms. Open to the general public as well as members, Lexington is located in the heart of Buffalo’s Elmwood Village. Look for its second location to open on Hertel Avenue in the near future.
414 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14202
The Mansion on Delaware Avenue is downtown Buffalo’s first & only AAA 4 Diamond luxury hotel. Enjoy historic architecture with modern elegance & comforts.
15 Lafayette Avenue, Buffalo NY 14213
Community Beer Works is Buffalo’s first nanobrewery. The goal of this award-winning brewery is to foster a sense of community and place, enriching its hometown of Buffalo through the production of damn good beer.
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Angelica Tea Room – Buffalo, NY
Brought to you by Jon Karel and Harry Zemsky, Anjelica is a new cocktail bar that evokes the class and elegance of a tea room.
The Aroma Group – WNY
Purveyors of Italian fare and great wine, the Aroma Group operates three restaurants and one of the Elmwood Village’s most popular cafes.
Billy Club – Buffalo, NY
Billy Club is a full-service restaurant and modern whiskey bar located in Buffalo’s historic Allentown district.
The Black Sheep – Buffalo, NY
Chefs Steve and Ellen Gedra invite you to experience true farm-to-table dining at their award-winning restaurant on Buffalo’s West Side.
Buffalo Cheese Traders – Buffalo, NY
Buffalo Cheese Traders specializes in importing handcrafted, artisan, and family-farmed cheeses for Western New York’s discerning restaurant chefs and home cooks.
Buffalo Proper – Buffalo, NY
One of downtown Buffalo’s liveliest cocktail bars, Buffalo Proper is also a restaurant.
Carte Blanche – Hamburg, NY
Carte Blanche brings upscale cuisine prepared with fresh, local ingredients to Hamburg, NY.
Green Heron Growers – Panama, NY
GHG offers its region lvingly tended organic vegetables, mushrooms, and high-quality grassfed beef and chicken.
Hydraulic Hearth – Buffalo, NY
Located in the historic Larkin District, HH serves a selection of brick oven pizzas and shareable starters complemented by beers brewed inhouse by Community Beer Works.
Local Restaurant Week – WNY
Local Restaurant Week is a biannual event celebrating the vital role local independent restaurants and vendors play in contributing to Western New York’s cultural identity and regional economy.
Lockhouse Distillery – Buffalo, NY
Lockhouse Distillery is the first distillery to open in Buffalo since Prohibition. Marking a return to the aesthetics and values that made Buffalo great, Lockhouse is dedicated to crafting fine artisanal spirits.
Lloyd & Lloyd Taco Factory – Buffalo, NY
Chris Dorsaneo and Pete Cimino launched Buffalo’s first food truck in 2010. In the years that followed the pair launched three two more food trucks, a catering company, Lloyd Taco Factory, a tortilla factory, and the soon-to-open Churn ice cream shop.
Marble + Rye – Buffalo, NY
Marble + Rye, located in Buffalo’s burgeoning Genesee Gateway, is a swanky urban hangout with seasonal New American plates, an extensive whiskey selection, and one of the most nuanced cocktail programs anywhere in WNY.
Oliver’s – Buffalo, NY
Buffalo’s most venerable eatery, Oliver’s has recently earned accolades for the work of its new chef, Ross Warhol. Stop in for the tasting menu, a drink and a nosh at the bar, or a bottle of wine and romantic dinner.
Promised Land CSA / Oles’ Family Farm – Corfu, NY
Spanning the boundary lines of Darien, Alden, and Corfu, Oles’ farm is home to Promised Land CSA, a community-supported agriculture program that grows food for over 250 farm member families and many of Buffalo’s farm-to-table restaurants.
public espresso + coffee – Buffalo, NY
Founded by James Rayburg and Sam Scarcello, public espresso + coffee is a small-batch coffee roastery. Its pour-over bar located is located inside the lobby of the stunning Lafayette Hotel. Stay tuned for its Grant Street location!
Ristorante Lombardo – Buffalo, NY
With a seasonal menu consisting of original creations inspired by authentic regional preparations and a stellar wine list, Ristorante Lombardo manages to pay homage to its significant history while maintaining a modern and fresh approach.
Rooted Locally – Buffalo, NY
Rooted Locally grows a variety of microgreens, selling them directly to restaurants and also at the Elmwood Winter Market.
SEAR – Buffalo, NY
Located inside the Avant, SEAR is a modern take on the traditional steakhouse and features a contemporary, chef-driven menu.
Washington Market, featuring Dispenza’s local meats – Buffalo, NY
A shop and deli designed to cater to city denizens, WM offers unique groceries, an extensive menu of breakfast and lunch items, an unparalleled selection of local meats from Dispenza’s, and a range of craft brews—on tap and in bottles.