Championing the evolution of the food industry

Championing the evolution and trends of the food industry. Always stretching and growing to bring Rochester the food we love from sources we discover, and to create casual, fun, neighborhood spaces in which to enjoy it all.

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Ramblings. Rants. Rumors.

Click through to our blog to gain a little insight into what goes on behind the curtain …. plus specials, events and other cool stuff.

we asked the questions and gave all the answers

Q. What is fast-casual or counter service? I am confused? A: Well, we realized maybe counter service doesn’t explain it, it’s kind of an industry term. So let’s check in with Wikipedia: . A fast-casual restaurant does not offer full table service. Still, it advertises...

it started with a box, and became a Rochester classic

James Beard just gave out a James Beard award to 6 timeless restaurants all across the nation. The America's Classics category was introduced by the foundation back in 1998. Winners are typically more than a decade-old, often family-owned, and...

this is how we do it

This is kind of a big deal.  Our hats go off to Newts after a remarkable 15-year run... Rochester has a NEW BEST BURGER! It's official, The Hot Chip Classic was voted Best Burger. It's also 2020 time for The New Kids on the Block but that's so 80's, cue...

chef fried chicken

Sometimes when, (unless you happen to watch Ugly Delicious with David Chang, and you need to, it's so amazing!), when we think of chef dishes, we only think of perfectly coiffed plates with a swoosh of this and a dab of that.I'm the last person to dis this...

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