# Western new york
Lakeside Pies & More at Pizza Village
For the best pizza and wings right on the lake in Dunkirk, New York, everyone knows to go to Pizza Village. Decorated brightly for the holidays, in addition to already looking more superb after a recent remodel, Pizza Village offers up the area’s best in subs, wings, and of course, pizza pies.
Tastes of the Town at Village Pizza & Pints
One of the perks of living in Western New York, without question, is access to really good pizza right around any corner. Every neighborhood has at least one solid pizza parlor everybody in town loves. Village Pizza and Pints in Hamburg, New York not only has that solid pizza everyone loves, but great ambience and a variety of great beers to choose from too.
A Full Range of Flavors at El Cubilete
For authentic Mexican cuisine right in proximity to the Canadian border and the falls, nothing beats the quality and selection at El Cubilete. With a massive menu of all the classics and then some, El Cubilete Mexican Restaurant in Niagara Falls, New York is sure to have everyone at the table’s favorite.
Sawyer Creek Hotel, Modern Vibrance & a Taste of History
For an amazing fish fry any day of the week in a historic and iconic venue, Sawyer Creek Hotel has one covered. Located at the corner of Nash Road and Niagara Fall Boulevard in North Tonawanda, New York, Sawyer Creek Hotel offers up all the best of Western New York cuisine classics, as well as their vibrant and lively bar area.
Transit Music Lounge, A Foodie’s Dream Locale
For fans of music, fine beverages, and just about anything spicy and delicious all wrapped together, Transit Music Lounge in Depew, New York is the place to go in Western New York. With a solid menu of pub fare and phenomenal fried creations all their own, Transit Music Lounge is a true original and a foodie’s dream restaurant.
Sharing Made Easy at Gallo Coal Fire Kitchen
For the best in pizza, pasta, and more, nothing beats the homestyle tastes of Gallo Coal Fire Kitchen in Lewiston, New York. Located right on Center Street in the heart of downtown, Gallo Coal Fire Kitchen is the perfect place to share some wine and slices with friends and enjoy the best of the fall season in the Niagara region.
Celebrating 30 Years of Great Food at Coyote Café
One of the landmarks of Main Street Hamburg, New York celebrates 30 years in business this year and the food and atmosphere has never been better. Coyote Café, open since 1993, offers up some of the best Mexican cuisine in the South towns. Their menu is known for being highly customizable, as well as hosting a unique variety of plates and sides like sopa de fideo (Mexican spaghetti) one simply cannot find anywhere else in Western New York.
Summer Favorites at Taj of Orchard Park
Indian cuisine enthusiasts in the Southtowns of Western New York, your prayers have finally been answered. Taj of Orchard Park made their debut at Taste of Orchard Park this year, opening up their storefront just up the street on North Buffalo Road in Orchard Park, New York, and they stole the show with their phenomenal dishes and traditional cuisine.
Don Juan Bar & Grill, Classic Cuisine in a Cozy Scene
Nothing beats the cozy atmosphere and laid back comfort of a local cantina. Don Juan Mexican Bar and Grill in West Seneca, New York has all the makings of a phenomenal cantina, featuring a snug, neon-lit bar, a variety of indoor and outdoor seating options, and a solid menu of classic Mexican cuisine.
Neon Lights and Good Eats at Misuta Chow’s
Downtown Buffalo, New York is a wonderland of unique restaurants and bars, and Misuta Chow’s might be one of the coolest on Main Street. Featuring an upstairs arcade with classic cabinet games like Galaga, a rare The Simpsons, and a series of rock and roll-themed pinball machines, Misuta Chow’s is the ideal place to break into a roll of quarters and relax with good tunes, food, and drinks.
Taste of Buffalo Celebrates 40 Years
The 40th Annual Taste of Buffalo food festival wrapped up Sunday in Buffalo, New York, leaving behind another year of amazing cuisine celebrated from all walks of life in Western New York.
Cuisine and More to Share at Mexico City
The best things in life are often those we share with others. For some of the best shareable meals in authentic Mexican cuisine that cannot be beat in the Southtowns, Mexico City in Hamburg, New York has a modernized menu with a wide variety of classics interspersed for the whole family to enjoy.
The Best of Summer Eats at Brickyard Pub & BBQ
Nothing says summer like fresh barbecue and a cold beer on a lazy afternoon. For some quality local craft beer and some of the best BBQ north of the Mason-Dixon line, Brickyard Pub and BBQ in Lewiston, New York is the place to try out just a little bit of everything barbecued and smoked up nice.
Sizzle, Spice, and Everything Nice at Fiesta Bamba
Everybody loves the sizzle and pop of freshly made fajitas, even the guests that did not order them, who can still simply hear and smell the melody of flavors coming together as the platter hits a nearby table. For some of the best fajitas in the South towns, Fiesta Bamba in Hamburg, New York knows for certain what they are doing and then some.
$15 Million in Loans Provided to WNY by U.S. Small Business Administration in Wake of December Blizzard
New York State Governor Kathy Hochul recently revealed that roughly $15 million in low-interest loans for New Yorkers hit hardest by Winter Storm Elliott was provided by the U.S. Small Business Administration.
Divine Dim Sum at 007 Chinese Food
Any time a menu promises food that is all hand-made at a restaurant, good things are sure to come. At 007 Chinese Food in Hamburg, New York, the dim sum is always hand-made and the flavor truly speaks for itself. The southtowns really have a gem here, and calling it right now, 007 is going to be huge this summer.
Smiles All Around at Uncle Joe’s Diner
Nothing beats a homestyle meal’s hardiness and ability to satisfy any appetite. Uncle Joe’s Diner in Hamburg, New York has been serving up classic homestyle hits like that alongside diner icons like chicken wings and lunch wraps for years now, giving foodies the best of two American classic cuisines at once.
Suns Out, Buns Out at Red Top
Right off Lakeshore Road at the corner of Big Tree is a local legend of Western New York, serving up the best in grilled goods just a quick walk from the beach. Red Top Hot Dogs in Hamburg, New York is a local institution that has been around for as long as one can remember, the iconic red roof a beacon for tasty hot dogs, shakes, and just about everything else everyone loves about good old-fashioned outdoor grub.
New Local Outreach Team Gets Half a Million Dollars in State Funding
New York State Governor Kathy Hochul recently announced the awarding of $500,000 in funding for door-to-door outreach to homes in East Buffalo, New York to help those in the local community access various government services, programs, and benefits.
Ribs Like No Other at BW’s Smokin’ Barrels Barbecue
Nothing packs more of a flavor punch than freshly smoked BBQ. For fans of pork in all its many distinct and tasty forms, BW’s Smokin’ Barrels Barbecue in Blasdell, New York has perfected the meat through its many years of operation in Western New York.