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The Scoop On Buffalo Ice Cream

The Scoop On Buffalo Ice Cream

Summer weather is finally here to stay (*knock on wood*), which means it’s time for patios, summer cocktails, and – you guessed it – ICE CREAM! All our favorite spots have officially reopened for the season, so we put together a list of local ice cream places to make it easier the next time your sweet tooth flares up.

Here are 10 ice cream joints to check out in Buffalo:


42 North is a local brewery with community vibes

42 North is a local brewery with community vibes

Tucked away on Pine Street in East Aurora is a community bar. It’s the kind of place where people stop in to cool off with a pint after walking their dog, or where they take their family for dinner and watch their kids play games while they relax on the back patio.

This community bar is a little different, though, because 42 North is a craft beer brewery.


Tried and True: Vera

Tried and True: Vera

Drinking and dining at Vera is an experience. The ambiance here is everything. Every element is carefully considered. Dim lighting, intimate seating and eclectic artwork. Think date night vibes.

This Canalside restaurant is an ideal summer hangout

This Canalside restaurant is an ideal summer hangout

It’s summertime in Buffalo, and there’s no place to be but near the water. Whether it’s by the river, lake or on the canal, waterfront dining has gorgeous views, a nice summer breeze and delicious food.

Matcha: what is it and how do I drink it?

Matcha: what is it and how do I drink it?

Matcha photo from Unsplash @rawpixel

photo from Unsplash Rawpixel

By Colleen Colkitt

Matcha is so nutritious and delicious that coffee drinkers aren’t even mad about this 2018 trend that’s sweeping through coffee shops and grocery aisles everywhere. The caffeinated mixture can be used in tea, lattes, smoothies and it can even be found in baked goods and other foods – there’s no wonder it’s becoming so popular!

If you’ve been hearing matcha, matcha, matcha! all the time but haven’t gotten a chance yet to check it out for yourself, we’ll fill...