Ulrich’s 1868 Tavern - The Buffalo News

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We don't need to go to Germany for Oktoberfest. We have Ulrich's. Ulrich's 1868 Tavern, at 674 Ellicott St., is more than Buffalo's oldest bar. Opened in 1868, it is a reminder of the days when Buffalo was a capital of beer brewing and German culture. The years when Germans -- our area's most populous ethnic group -- were visible. The late Buffalo News columnist Ray…

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If making your own schnitzel sounds like too much work, here’s a few local restaurants where you can find your fix. • Black Forest Adler, 2447 Niagara Falls Blvd., Amherst, serves four types of pork schnitzel. Jaegerschnitzel comes topped with a mushroom gravy, with spaetzle.• Ulrich’s 1868 Tavern, 674 Ellicott St., serves chicken and veal schni…

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Before Ulrich’s Tavern closed in 2012, I had mainly enjoyed the shabby charms of Buffalo’s oldest operating tavern for lunchtime potato pancakes and German draft beer before Sabres games. The dead Trico plant at its side was a blocklong reminder that things end. Its genuinely historic charisma drew Anthony Bourdain in 2009, but anyone who used the bathroom co…