Food & Drink

The best restaurants, bars, food and drink events, and recommendations in Buffalo and WNY.

If you’re a food and drink lover looking for the best places to eat and drink – we got you. We’re *very* passionate about food here in Buffalo and constantly exploring the area in order to share the latest and greatest in WNY’s Food & Drink scene. On our Food & Drink page, you’ll find the best restaurants, foodie news, tasty events, and everything in between. So go ahead – dig in!


Food & Drink News





Featured Restaurants

Our Featured Restaurants are our quick picks for some of the best places to go for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or the most important meal of the day aka brunch. In a hurry? No problem. Select any one of these places and you won’t go wrong.


Dobutsu, no matter how you pronounce it, comes out sounding like "yummmm!" Chef/owner James Roberts has that unique combination of training, talent and creativity that works in all walks of life. The food from start to finish is "innovative and delicious". We LOVE the daily change up on their steamed bun appetizer (the official food…

Buffalo Tap House

The Tap House says: Tap House is a classic international pub with a comfortable atmosphere and great food that features Buffalo hometown classics with a signature twist. With over 31 beers on tap and daily specials Buffalo Tap House is Chippewa's happy hour and late night destination. Open daily from 4pm to 4am, and opening Sunday at…

Pano’s on Elmwood

Pano’s Restaurant on Elmwood Avenue has been a Buffalo icon for over 35 years. Perfect for pretty much any meal including weekend brunch or a late night feast.

Curly’s Grille

Curly's has undergone a lot of transformation over the years. Famous for their Jerk Chicken and Black Bean soup for years, they have grown to include many new items that mix with old and this is now a great venue for all occasions - perfect for family, weekday lunch, romantic dinner, or a quick cocktail. Don't…

Hot Mama’s Canteen

Hot Mama's Canteen is the new Headquarters for HeadStone Heat Hot Sauce. We are a kitchen and bar featuring menu items ranging from classic pub food to some Buffalo and American favorites all with a HeadStone Heat twist.


Buffalo Beer Buzz

Guide to the latest news coming out of the blossoming Buffalo & WNY beer scene. We’re collaborating with the experts to get you brews news you won’t find elsewhere.


Upcoming Food & Drink Events

With Buffalo and Western New York’s blossoming food scene has come a blossoming food and drink event scene and our taste buds are all the better for it. Check out these Upcoming Food & Drink Events and expand your horizons while expanding your palette and impressing that hot date of yours with a fun day or night out.



Restaurant Recommendations

Restaurant Recommendations are all of the places we’ve tried and enjoyed around town. We only publish articles on the best of the best, so when you see a restaurant on our website there’s no question it’s gonna be good. We appreciate all of the great eats WNY has to offer and tell tales of our experiences trying them.


Brunch Recommendations

Brunch Recommendations are all of the best brunch spots we’ve tried out and enjoyed for brunch. From Saturday to Sunday to possibly even a weekday here or there – we don’t discriminate. Read on to find out where our brunch adventures have taken us…


The Best Restaurants in WNY

Delicious burgers, the best new restaurants, the best-kept secrets for chicken wings – these are a few of our favorite things. The Best Restaurants in WNY is where you’ll find our picks for the best of the best here in Buffalo and Western New York, and once you try them they’ll become your favorites too.