Welcome to "Hungry for More," a Buffalo News blog dedicated to the idea that food is more than fuel.
Your narrator is Andrew Z. Galarneau, The News' food writer. I do stories for the Wednesday Taste section, and I help make Elements cooking videos and other video pieces for buffalonews.com. (If you haven't seen Elements videos lately, check out the new models. Producer Bill Wippert has added a certain polish to the pieces, worth five minutes of your time. Hopefully.)
Consider "Hungry for More" a daily supplement, a vitamin of sorts, to broaden your horizons as you contemplate your weekly tasks of cooking and eating, shopping and dining.
I'll point to articles elsewhere that I recommend reading, whether thought-provoking, inspiring, alarming or charming. Interesting Web sites that do foodish things will also be in the mix. We'll have tips for local eaters, and discussions of important eating questions, like how far Buffalonians have to drive to find first-class Chinese cuisine.
Here you'll find insight into News articles in the Wednesday Taste section, and additional information (like extra recipes) that we could not fit in the paper version of The News.
Do come back for a read, to add your two cents, and spread the word.
Please write in with your ideas, observations and suggestions. The Western New York food scene is vast and diverse. Tips from readers are hugely helpful in assembling decent coverage of an essential subject that changes every day.
So don't be shy: firstname.lastname@example.org.