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.

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here are a few of my favorite things

These are the things I will miss the most after the market closes... AND possibly where you can get them. Pushed to choose just one most beloved item from my market it is no doubt, cheese. And though there are some of the cheeses I used to carry in...

dreaming up new things

I woke up really early, like 4 am, early, My windows were open, and the ceiling fan was on, and it was cold. I had to dig around and heft up my gravity blanket. Yeah, those things are 20 lbs of fantastic! I highly recommend! So this morning the feeling of...

vacation sauce

It's been a tradition to close our restaurant over July 4th. Actually its a few days before and after which gives the whole staff time to spend with their family and friends. So we wave goodbye from July 1 thru July 5. Note- Lunch Counter won't reopen...

waiting in the wings

I've never been a fan of "best of's" or the "top 10" lists and voting for your favorite. Well, let me stick my neck out and sound completely jerky, it's actually just our hometown. How many times do we need to vote each year? It's a little overdone. If you...

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