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As Buffalo's answer to "Iron Chef" heads toward its fourth season, it's throwing a party tomorrow night. Everyone's invited. It's Tuesday, Oct. 25, from 5:30-9 p.m., at Artisan Kitchens, 200 Amherst St. Yes, there will be food. To attend, RSVP at its Facebook page, and bring a non-perishable food item to donate to the WNY Food Bank. The e…

Culinary students will be serving up crepes, Bananas Foster, pork stir-fry and more tomorrow night, Thurs. Oct. 20, at the Ormsby Educational Center in East Aurora. For 50 cents to $1, visitors can sample dishes that will also include pizzas and soups. Watching the students demonstrate the dishes is free. So is information about the BOCES Culinary Arts Program, which gradu…

Raj Gohil, the talented artist and chef who shares recipes in today's Buffalo News as our October Cook of the Month, had these appetizers ready before I arrived with photographer Sharon Cantillon. They're not beginners' work. Between making the seasoned potato mixture, batter, chutney and frying the little balls of delight, Gohil estimated he spent thre…

TEDx Buffalo, an eclectic "conference about ideas" running today at Canisius College's Montante Center, includes Ethan Cox, a community beer activist, and Patrick Lango, whose White Cow Dairy makes artisanal yogurt and dairy products that are sold primarily in Manhattan and Buffalo. Cox cofounded Community Beer Works, which wants help to return beer culture …

At Seabar, guest chef Edward Forster will collaborate on a dinner on Wed., Oct. 12 devoted to wild game, with Seabar's Mike Andrzejewski. The nine-course menuincludes dishes like pheasant three ways, foie gras and tuna, breast of squab, wild caviar and langoustine, timbale of langoustine tail with quail egg and caviar dressing, boar belly "Cuban style,” slow-roasted veni…

A striking point about food trucks was offered at yesterday's City Hall hearing by Buffalo architect Steven J. Carmina, who owns a building on Main and Mohawk streets next to Lloyd's usual vending spot. In this case, a food truck helped create the conditions that could allow a new restaurant to open, Carmina said. That's right: Buffalo's downtown restaurant population…

I'll be putting up video clips from today's public meeting on food truck legislation here. Keep checking back for more. Peter V. Cimino, Lloyd the taco truck John Fusco, Zetti's Pizza & Pasta Christopher Taylor, Roaming Buffalo Michael H. Kooshoian, attorney for Entrepreneurs for a Better Buffalo Rene Allen, R&R BBQ --Aaron Besecker

The folks at WNYMedia.net have set up a live Internet broadcast from City Council chambers, so people who couldn't devote their morning to food truck regulation can follow along at home. The page is here, and the broadcast is supposed to start at 10 a.m. In the meantime, truck backer Alan Bedenko has some advice for would-be speakers, and his take on what to expect. H…

Carl Paladino leading the fight against Buffalo food trucks caught some attention recently, but Buffalo's biggest landlord isn't the only business establishment force warning the Buffalo Common Council against allowing food trucks to operate freely in Buffalo. A newly emerged lobbying group of "Buffalo business and restaurant owners" has …

There might be even fewer food trucks in Buffalo’s future. Food truck fans who hoped to see more choices for eats on downtown streets are in for a stomachache: influential developer Carl Paladino wants the trucks gone. The former Republican candidate for governor, and city’s biggest downtown landlord, wants Buffalo Place to pull the welcome mat out from under trucks li…

Here's two more recipes suitable for Rosh Hashanah, from Amherst's Ruth Cohen, who shared meatball, cake and tzimmes recipes in today's Buffalo News. The applesauce cake, from her mother's recipe, has been "made in many homes," she said. POTATO KUGEL 4  pounds Idaho potatoes4 jumbo or 6 large eggs, beaten briefly2 medium size onions1 1/2&…

When I heard that Springville butcher Paul Giordano was auctioning off his meat shop, it made me want to say thanks for all the bacon. I haven't cooked anybody else's bacon for nearly a decade, and have delighted nearly everyone who shared it. Even some vegetarians (bacontarians?) have copped to dabbling in the Dark Side when it was passed around. I know that Spar's S…

One of the best-loved East Coast burger chains is opening in Amherst next week. Five Guys Burgers have won fans and awards with never-frozen beef patties stacked high with toppings, and paper bags of fresh-cut fries. The 8248 Transit Road location of Five Guys Burgers, north of Maple and Greiner roads, will be joined by an outpost at the Galleria Mall in Cheektowaga this N…

A menu of traditional Iraqi dishes, prepared by Meyada Majeed, will be served at O'Connell's American Bistro (981 Kenmore Ave., Kenmore) the night of Sept. 12. The event, to benefit Journey's End Refugee Services, an immigrant aid agency, was organized by Dinner with Danger's Michael Bernhardt. Majeed "is excited to share the foods of her homeland …