West Side Date: R U eating pierogi, yet??

Ru’s Pierogi opened up last week on Niagara St.- which if you have not heard- is the latest area in the Buffalo resurgence. We had noshed on Ru’s food truck not so long ago and have been patiently anxiously waiting for their first brick and mortar to open. Here’s the lowdown: Ru’s is cool. It’s laid-back…

Hotspot: Jake’s Cafe at The Westin

This past week, Jake’s Cafe opened its doors to the public inside the new Westin on Delaware Ave. A clean, modern cafe with bright lighting and an open kitchen concept- Jake’s boasts coffee & espresso, omelets for breakfast, and salads & burgers for lunch. There is a grab & go section with yogurt parfaits, salads,…

Toutant- A Sunday date

   Haven’t we all kept our eyes on Toutant the past few months? Another Genesee Gateway goodie with exposed brick interior and a menu you can’t resist. (It could be we just get pumped about anything within walking distance to our home at the Hotel Lafayette!) Sunday night. Date night reservations made online two weeks…

Billybar & Sweet Jenny’s- A Williamsville Date Night

**BILLYBAR IS PERMANENTLY CLOSED AS OF 2016 For girl bird’s birthday, she decided to head to the Northtowns for dinner- a happy medium for her parents driving from Niagara County and us in downtown Buffalo. Always wanting to try somwhere new, she declared we would eat at Billybar, located on Main St. in Williamsville. We…

Date Night at The Black Sheep

We have been kicking ourselves since moving to downtown in 2012. Bistro Europa, formerly located on Elmwood Ave., was on our must-do date night dinner plans…and we missed it. BUT…the beautiful minds of Steve and Ellen Gedra created Black Sheep, making their new home on up & coming Connecticut Street. Well worth the wait. Grabbing…