There’s a place to go on the West Side for a pour-over coffee or cappuccino
You might have stopped in European Specialties, a specialty import store in Westvale Plaza to pick up some kielbasa, liverwurst or crusty rye bread. Kava European Bistro, an extension of the shop, opened in plaza in the fall. It's official "grand opening" was Saturday, March 8.
Ascioti’s and Francesca’s – an italian feast on one spot!
The building at 207 Oswego St., Liverpool, was once a Ponderosa Steakhouse and more recently home to Juanita's Mexican Kitchen.
For those who aren’t familiar with it, aquaponics is a sustainable system of food production.
Refresh (verb): give new strength or energy to; reinvigorate
How do farmers spend the winter? Hard at work. It’s an all-season job.
Stephanie Lipsey, co-owner of Drover Hill Farm, Earlville, has spent the quiet season organizing a new farmers market, which will debut June 5 in the parking lot at Towne Center at Fayetteville, off Burdick Street.
Winter is a great time to cruise wine trails in the Finger Lakes
When TripAdvisor named the Finger Lakes one of its Top 5 U.S. wine destinations in 2012, the website’s travel gurus probably were thinking water, wine, blue skies and rolling green hills--not frigid temperatures, frozen lakes and blowing and drifting snow.
Consider an alternative for Valentine’s Day.
A heart-shaped box of chocolates and a dozen roses. A heart-shaped box of chocolates and a balloon that says “I Love You.’’ A heart-shaped box of chocolates and dinner out. These are traditional Valentine's gifts.
It’s only January, but 2014 already promises a full calendar of tasty happenings.
Pop quiz: In 2013, hundreds of people representing 21 states and 14 countries visited downtown Syracuse to: A. Shop at the Urban Outfitters store in Armory Square. B. See the American Moderns exhibit at the Everson Museum of Art. C. Walk or run along the Creekwalk recreation trail. D. Walk and eat at the same time as part of a Sampling Syracuse food tour.
Low Season: The harvest is long past, but there’s plenty at the market.
The fields are frozen and wear a blanket of snow. We do a happy dance when the temperature registers above 20 degrees. A juicy, red-ripe, homegrown tomato is the stuff of fantasy.
Do you love Italian food?
Have you resolved to do more cooking in 2014?
A quartet of smallish venues offers more dining alternatives
They say that good things come in small packages. Well, who doesn't like small packages, especially this time of year? Here's a look at four new food and drink destinations that have opened in Syracuse in recent weeks. They're petite, but hopefully will make big and lasting impressions.