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You need to try these 7 sushi bars - even if you don't like sushi

You need to try these 7 sushi bars - even if you don't like sushi

Everybody loves sushi. Except for the people who don’t. If you’re one of the rare people who doesn’t plan seemingly endless trips to the sushi bar, you might feel a little left out. You might not enjoy fresh sashimi or uramaki, but that doesn’t mean you want to miss a night out!

Root + Bloom Cafe serves up great food - with a twist

Root + Bloom Cafe serves up great food - with a twist

by Amy Brooks, BDC Editor

Imagine eating a BBQ chicken wrap stuffed with mac and cheese and sautéed greens paired with a chocolate peanut butter shake. Heavenly, right? This summer, when as you happily scarf down this comfort food, you’ll discover this particular meal is vegan.

Root + Bloom cafe, opening this June, is setting itself up to be Buffalo’s first plant-based restaurant. The menu is filled with plantfusion and soul food options that will completely change your current notions...


The Byson Brown Dunkel is hitting 12 Gates on Monday

The Byson Brown Dunkel is hitting 12 Gates on Monday

Voting options for MyCity Brew

by Amy Brooks, BDC Editor

MyCity Brew asked, and Buffalonians answered. After one year, three rounds of voting and over 10,000 ballots, the Byson Brown Dunkel has been chosen as Buffalo’s Beer. It’s premiering on tap at 12 Gates Brewing Company on Monday, April 9, but once this pilot batch is gone, you’ll have to wait for the full-scale release to get your hands on a pint.

It was local beer-lover and entrepreneur Jonah Epstein who came...


Tried and True: Tappo

Tried and True: Tappo

 By Morgan Culhane

Every city has restaurants you want to go back to again and again, and you love each visit just as much as the first. Tappo is one of those restaurants. Simply put, it checks all the boxes. Downtown location + classic Italian food + extensive wine list = ultimate foodie happiness.

Tappo is a clear birthday dinner favorite among my friends. And hey, it’s a popular spot to celebrate for a reason -- they have yet to disappoint.

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A night at Gypsy Parlor

A night at Gypsy Parlor

Strings of lights illuminating iridescent scarves that hang draped from the ceiling, and tarot cards shellacked onto tabletops, are just a couple of the touches that give the Gypsy Parlor patrons an incredibly unique experience.

But if the ambiance is good, the food is great. The Gypsy Parlor is often known best by the late-night crowds. It’s a laid-back bar with a billiards room, dance floor and stage. However, their dishes, which vary from samosas to cheese steak, are what really make it a hidden gem in Buffalo.

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