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!


New: Tipico Goes Beyond a Cup of Coffee at Its Second Location on Elmwood

New Tipico location adds alcohol to the menu as well as partners with Compass House to create a safe place for youth support.

New: The Plating Society is a Pop-Up Dinning Experience With a Social Flair

The Plating Society brings strangers together for a dinning experience that combines great food with great conversations.



New: The Banq Cocktails & Lounge Brings Boozy Life to An Old Bank in Ellicottville

The Banq is creating an elevated experience to the Ellicottville area through its speakeasy themed cocktail lounge.

New: Company B is an Urban Tasting Room That’s Bringing All The Feels

If you’re all about eating and drinking locally, allow us to introduce you to the Westside’s newest tasting room, Company B.

New: Britesmith Brewing Opens It’s Doors in The Heart Of Williamsville

Sat on the south bank of Ellicott Creek and located in an old blacksmith shop, Britesmith Brewing pairs craft brews with great food and brilliant views.

Britesmith Brewing Company Brings A Breath of Fresh Air to Sunday Funday

Britesmith Brewing is a bringing some fresh eats to Williamsville with some gorgeous Glen park views to match.

New: Southern Junction Puts a Twist On BBQ With Its “Tex-ish” Smokehouse

Southern Junction is quickly-evolving the Chandlerville district by mixing Indian and Texan styles into its smokehouse cooking.

New: Yankee BBQ is Bringing Texas-Style Barbecue to Buffalo

Not all barbecues are the same and Yankee BBQ is proving that with their central Texas-style way of grilling.


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