Colors and Magic at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery

Aren’t we so lucky to have these incredible museums right here in our backyard? As kids, we are exposed to them through field trips and as adults we get to relive those moments all over again but with fresh eyes and respect. Beau and I have been Albright-Knox Art Gallery lovers for life. My school…

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…

Toutant is coming…

   (Pic: buffalorising.com) The past three years, we have seen quite the change on the Genessee Gateway. From clearing out run down facilities to bringing in Dog e Style and Marcos, around the corner (sometimes known as the Flower District, where Maureen’s is on Ellicott) another development is happening. Toutant. The awesome view of overflowing…

Queen City Pop-Up

Both of us Buffalovebirds live & work in the heart of downtown Buffalo. So whenever there is a new restaurant opening, construction happening, or new local shops popping up- we are there. Recently, Queen City Pop-Up has returned to Main Street. A creation molded by the Buffalo Urban Development Corporation, this pop up was an…