When National Geographic listed Buffalo as one of the best food cities in the world, back in 2015, it was reasonable to think the Queen City had received its first and final "world's best" nomination.
The magazine's list of entries - which trumpets present-day allures and not all-time greats - spans six continents and 48 countries. Compiled through insight and nominations by Time editors, world correspondents and industry experts, a broader list of places was narrowed down through categories such as quality, originality, innovation, sustainability and influence, the introduction to the guide notes.
Part of a former insane asylum, Hotel Henry looms between the Elmwood Village and the West Side, at 400 Forest Ave. on the southern edge of Buffalo State College's campus, and boasts fine-dining restaurant 100 Acres, as well as two new art galleries and striking public art outside.
Here's a wealth of content that The News has published about Hotel Henry, which opened to the public last April, and the historic grounds that surround it.
*A look at Hotel Henry's new art galleries
*Meet the curators for Hotel Henry's art gallery
*Restaurant review: At 100 Acres, a history setting for modern culinary feats
*From 2017: The Richardson Complex's long, bumpy road to salvation
*Smiles at Plate Expectations, a traveling food event, at Hotel Henry
*From 1880 to today, the Buffalo State Asylum for the Insane
*Photos: A Closer Look at the Richardson Olmsted Complex