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It is one of our area’s most famous traditions. You stay at a bar until 4 a.m. – which is another adventure, by the way, on our list of 100 Things every Western New Yorker should do at least once. Then, when the bars close, you head to Jim’s Steakout. And you ask for a chicken finger sub. Jim’s, a chain founded in 1981 on Elmwood Avenue, was founded on beef, and …


Toutant, James Roberts’ downtown parlor of Southern delights, already numbers fried chicken, shrimp and grits and baked-to-order cornbread among its siren songs. This month, Roberts departed from his Louisiana bayou roots to apply his chefly skills to the native cuisine of Buffalo. The bologna sandwich he unveiled last week at his restaurant, 437 Ellicott St., profoundl…