Healthy Recipe: Get the most from your juice

If your idea of a drink in the morning is a tall glass of orange juice with your breakfast or maybe even for breakfast, making your own juices can not only reduce your amount of sugar intake but can increase vitality and health. Juicing provides a cornucopia of colorful, flavorful fruits and vegetables that provide […]

A Little N’awlins in Buffalo NY

Remember how I said food has a story–well Shango Restaurant at 3260 Main Street in Buffalo NY, is shrouded in fiction and lore. As the talking drum sets the rhythm,  the Balafon and Shekera start to play, heralding sounds that bring forth Shango, the great king of West Africa. He is a force to be […]

Buffalo Soup Fest Today at the Buffalo Convention Center. Don’t Miss Out!

Buffalo Soup Fest, previously scheduled for an earlier date, takes place today at the Buffalo Convention Center from 11 a.m.- 6 p.m. The fastest-growing event for food lovers in Buffalo, NY, the Buffalo Soup-Fest has spent the last four years providing tens of thousands of Western New Yorkers with some of the best soups in the area […]

Great Healthy Brownie Recipe

I don’t know about you, but I love moist, warm, delicious brownies. They also happen to be my husband’s favorite dessert. After a very tedious week for both of us, and much repair to our home that has been beaten down from this tremendously long winter, I decided to bake brownies to say “thank you” […]

Updated: British Chippy–Can Fried Fish be Healthy?

The British Chippy–a carved out fish and chip shop located off South Park Ave. in Buffalo NY. Taking route 5 from the south towns, I assumed that “off South Park” meant right off South Park. Not the case. I got off at Tift, thinking it was easier and turned onto South Park. Mind you, I […]

There is no other, like a recipe from down under!

Narellan, New South Wales, a suburb of Sydney Australia is home to many–including my cousin Rosa. Migrating from the Italian shores, Rosa and her family settled here when she was young. Just over 30 miles from Sydney proper, Narellan is home to 3,400 residents, steeped in culture and surrounded by beauty and an array of […]

Merge Restaurant Shares a Great Recipe to Increase Circulation!

The heart–it does more than just break when someone hurts us or feel pleasure when something wonderful happens. It supplies our body with cleansed, healthy blood; pumping it out to every major organ, cell, bones and muscles to keep us healthy and strong. It supplies our brain with nutrients so that our brain can function […]

Under the Sea, Over it and Around it–Oshun’s Brings the Sweet Sea to Buffalo (GF)

It starts with a jovial tale of love, prosperity and fertility. It ends with a marriage between two deities. Oshun, the Orisha of fresh waters, marries Shango, venerated for his powers over thunder and lightening, he was known to be a colorful character. And so it goes, Oshun’s Restaurant and Oyster Bar has opened in […]

The word on the street is Cooks!

Martin Cooks, located on the upper West Side of Buffalo’s Horsefeather’s Market and Residences, is a completely unique, intimate atmosphere that allows its diners to fall in love with food. A romantically confined space; this 16 person service not only requires reservations, but insists you make them as in advance as you can! They book […]