Dining News

Restaurant openings, closings, and dining news happening in the Buffalo and WNY food scene.

If you’re like us, you’re always scoping out the new and exciting things happening around here. You need to know what’s happening in the food world. Is your favorite bistro is closing? Did the pub down the street is adding a rooftop bar? What about that amazing chef opening a new restaurant?

May we present you with Dining News, where you can find out all of that information and more. We like to keep you in the loop, so check back often and we’ll make sure you’re updated on what’s going on all over town!


Rusty Nickel Brewing Co. Brings a Fun Brunch to Downtown 

Rusty Nickel: Think board games, bloody mary garnish bar, extensive craft beer menu, full lunch/dinner menu and brunch specials including waffles!

New: Rusty Nickel Expands Its Space and Mission Into Downtown Buffalo

Rusty Nickel Brewing Co. opens a second location in downtown Buffalo with a bigger space and grander mission.



Weekday Brunch is in Demand, and Eckl’s at Larkin Can Get It

If you really want to feel fancy on a weekday - why not go big or go home? That is where Eckl’s at Larkin comes in to play.

New: West Rose is All About That Hygge

After a day on the slopes, you need hygge - the Scandinavian word for wrapping yourself in comfort, and in Ellicottville, the new West Rose is where you make that happen.

New: Hartman’s Distilling Co. Connecting Spirits to Experiences

The idea that spirits are tied to experiences is the driving force behind the new Hartman’s Distilling Co.

Hartman’s Distilling Co. Brunch – Refined Like Their Spirits  

Hartman’s Distilling Co. brings a sleek vibe, modern digs, and inviting atmosphere to brunch.

Best New Restaurants of 2019

New restaurants that opened in 2019 taking on thrilling new concepts, luxurious spaces, culinary delights and grand ambitions.

Favorite WNY Brunch Dishes of 2019

Buffalo hit HARD on brunch this year. See our favorite brunch dishes of 2019.


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