If there is something we excel at in Buffalo it's food.  We may not be able to kick Fieldgoals, but when it comes to giving our taste buds a kick, very few cities do it better. The 34th annual Taste of Buffalo took place this past weekend and some delicious awards were given out.


Hopefully you were able to make it out because it was gorgeous this past weekend.  I mean if Buffalo is known for anything else it's beautiful weather!  If you didn't make it down to the event, here is who won (courtesy of WGRZ):

Hometown Hero Award: Mac and pork sandwich from the New York Beer Project.

• Chair’s Choice (chosen by 2017 Chair Ralph Basile): Buffalo Scotch Egg (chicken wing sausage, egg,cheezit, and panko crust) from Riverstone Grill

• Children’s Choice (chosen by Jacob Loretz): Waygu Meatball with Carmelized Onion Sauce from Black & Blue Steak and Crab
• Pat Sardina Memorial Award for Best Comfort Food: Prosciutto Tortellini with Truffle Cream Sauce from Salvatore’s Italian Gardens
 Lou Billittier Memorial “Rookie of the Year” Award and Best Overall Item: Peanut Butter and Jelly Cheesecake from The Cheesecake Guy
• Veteran Restaurant Award: Jerked Chicken from Caribbean Experience
• Best of Buffalo Award: Chicketta Slider from Osteria 166
• Best Meat Item: Dinosaur BBQ Wings from Dinosaur Bar-B-Que
• Best Seafood Item: Lobster Mac & Cheese from SEAR
• Best Dessert: Lemony Coconut Bar from Chrusciki Bakery
• Best Sandwich: ½ Reuben from Eddie Ryan’s
• Best Red Wine: Rose Bud Peach from Niagara Landing Wine Cellars
• Best White Wine: Zia Minx from Spring Lake Winery
• Independent Health Foundation’s Healthy Options:
o First Place: Watermelon Sorbet from White Rabbit Frozen Yogurt
o Second Place: Watermelon Gazpacho from Savor @ Niagara Falls Culinary Institute
o Third Place: Fresh Fruit Sorbet (Italian Ice) from Sweet Melody’s

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