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A couple from Kazakhstan is taking their crêpes operation from a food truck to an Allen Street store. Irina Dyuzheva and her husband Igor Dyuzhev started selling crêpes from their Totally Edible truck in September 2017. Now they’ve taken over the food counter inside Holley Farms Market, 233 Allen St. To start, they’re offering the sweet and savory stuffed crêpe choic…

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Starting Friday, Breton buckwheat crêpes, croissants and more will be offered on the Washington Street side of the Market Arcade. French pastry chef Camille Le Caer is opening his second Maison Le Caer location in the historic building, an ornate, three-story space that runs from 617 Main St. through to Washington Street. The cafe has entrances from the street and the b…

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Cruisin' Crêpes Cuisine: Sweet and savory French-inspired crêpes made with organic ingredients. Owner: Edward Gath Price range: $6-$9 Established: 2013 Dishes to try: Lemon berry crêpe (tart lemon curd folded in a light, sweetened crêpe, topped with berries and whipped cream), $6.50; breakfast crêpe (eggs, cheese and bacon or Black Forest ham folded in a savor…

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“WARNING: Ice cream may melt,” warns the takeout menu at Sweet Life Dessert Experience, a new dessert and coffee bar in Tonawanda. Takeout orders should be done in person, it continues, lest you call ahead only to find your waiting sundae in a puddle. You needn’t worry. These desserts don’t linger for long. A sit-down restaurant, Sweet Life is no Friendly’s—it loo…

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Our exposure to crepes started when Mom, an avid Julie Child “The French Chef” cooking show fan, would practice recipes, including crepes, on us youngsters. (The PBS show aired from 1963-1973, and she said the Courier-Express printed the recipes the day after.) Thanks to her, in 1976 we were well-prepared for a meal at the historic Maison des Crepes on Wisconsin Avenue …

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The heck with Groundhog Day. We are hungry and would rather celebrate the refined and delicate crepe on Feb. 2 rather than the dirty groundhog (sorry, Phil). Like many food traditions, National Crepe Day in France (La Chandeleur) has its roots in religion. La Chandeleur celebrates the end of Christmas (40 days after) — also known as Candlemas. (The tradition also says i…

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Morning glory. The nutrition do-gooders have been telling us for decades that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. I agree, for reasons having nothing to do with my riboflavin levels. Breakfast looms so large, I submit, because it frames your day. Start out with a plate that does more than just fill your tank, one that demolishes your longing for sweet or sav…

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With the holiday season in full swing (return/sale season on the way), you may find yourself at the Walden Galleria seeking sustenance. Shopping can be forbidding, but the food court doesn’t have to be with the addition of Orazio’s Crepes & Gelato.An offshoot of its Clarence restaurant, Orazio’s serves a nifty little menu for shoppers who donȁ…

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Mohammed Yaseen’s menu, at his stand inside the West Side Bazaar (25 Grant St., 533-8558), is a brief lesson in the way Asian cuisines cross-pollinate to the delicious benefit of eaters.Yaseen is one of seven or eight food operations inside the immigrant business incubator, selling dishes primarily aimed at their countrymen. Yaseen named his Exotic Japanese Crepes, …

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Since Western New Yorkers have shown the willingness to cross U.S.-Canada border as Swiss Chalet pilgrims, in search of the rotisserie chicken and fries of their youth, it seems worthwhile to point out that there are beaucoup culinary adventures to be had there. Whether you've crossed the Canadian border in search of theater, another view of the famed waterfall, or an aft…