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Another bar and restaurant has closed it doors at the Walden Galleria, after nine years. Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant has closed. A call to the restaurant on Sunday evening went unanswered and the restaurant's Facebook page has been taken down, but its closure was confirmed by a mall employee. News outlets in Hawaii also reported the closure of a Gordon Biersch …

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Labatt Brew House brewmaster Ryan Brady got so excited about the impending first birthday of the innovation brewery that he threw a birthday cake into a batch of imperial stout he made to mark the occasion. “I worked with Bakery 55, which is in house. Not many breweries can say that,” said Brady, who moved to Buffalo from Rochester last year to run the brewhouse at Laba…

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Mississippi Mudds, the popular restaurant along the Niagara River in the City of Tonawanda, will end its season Tuesday. And, as has become a tradition, it will sell off its remaining inventory at special prices. There will be $1 hot dogs, hamburgers, cheeseburgers, french fries, pop and ice cream. The special menu sale begins at 11 a.m. today and goes until 7 p.m…

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Certo Brothers Distributing Co., a century-old beer distributor in West Seneca, has been sold to a Rochester-based distributor. Employees were informed Friday afternoon that the company had been sold to Wright Beverage Distributing of Rochester. Certo Brothers will cease operations at its North America Drive facility Jan. 10, employees said. The Teamsters Union Lo…

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Michael Meade has something special to celebrate during Buffalo Beer Week. The city native – who spent nearly three decades in the banking industry in New York City – was named this week as new CEO of Sullivan’s Brewing Co. USA. “I’m very amped up about where Sullivan’s Brewing Company is heading,” said Meade, whose 1702 Irish Ales investment group in 2016 began to f…

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When you land first place in the Healthy Options category of the Taste of Buffalo, what do you do for an encore? In the case of Lloyd Taco Truck, you stick with what brought you success – at the festival, at your food trucks and at brick-and-motor locations. Lloyd will again offer its black bean taco during the 2019 Taste, which will take place next weekend in and ar…

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A company that delivers warm cookies and cold milk late at night will open in Amherst later this year. Insomnia Cookies will set up shop near the University at Buffalo's North Campus in the University Place plaza at 1300 Sweet Home Road. It caters to college students and other night owls with its late-night snacks, and offers dessert catering for offices and parties. …