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Louie's Cafe brings Texas Hots, Greek diner menu to News building

Louie's Café, a branch of Louie's Texas Red Hots, has opened on the fifth floor of the Buffalo News building.

The restaurant, at 1 News Plaza, is open for breakfast and lunch. It becomes the eighth local outpost offering Texas hots, omelets, souvlaki and other Greek diner favorites.

The signature Texas hot, a Sahlen's dog with mustard, onions and a fine-grained Greek spiced beef sauce, is $2.49. Breakfast items run from two eggs, toast and jelly ($2.99) to a three-eggs and cheese omelet with two chopped dogs, onions and Louie's sauce ($8.89) with homefries, toast and jelly.

Louie's Cafe spanakopita, spinach and feta pie, comes with chips for $4.99. (Andrew Galarneau/Buffalo News)

There's also a salad bar, and spanakopita ($4.99), Greek spinach and feta pie in filo dough.

The space, which has a fifth-floor balcony open to diners, was last Roux Café.

The view from the News building's fifth floor includes the downtown casino. (Andrew Galarneau/Buffalo News)

Branches of Louie's Texas Red Hots are open in Buffalo at 1098 Elmwood Ave., 2811 Bailey Ave. and 2350 Delaware Ave. Also, at 3905 Southwestern Blvd., Orchard Park, 777 Harlem Road, West Seneca, 4890 Transit Road, Depew, and 18 Webster St., North Tonawanda.

Hours: 7:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Closed Saturday, Sunday. Phone: 849-4593.

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