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The owners of Marble + Rye restaurant are considering opening a daytime eatery in another downtown office building. Michael Dimmer, who runs the Genesee Street restaurant with Christian Willmott, has been pondering a proposal to open a food service operation in 40 Fountain Plaza. It would not be a second location of their upscale casual restaurant, but a “breakfast a…

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When Jim and Sam Carlo moved back to Buffalo and bought waterfront property roughly 20 years ago, the couple's decision was considered crazy. There were few hints the city would take a turn for the better. Two decades later, during Buffalo's development boom, the Carlos call themselves retired: Jim, after years working for Sodexo as an executive chef at M&T Bank and…

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“This is a staple, like a Buffalo staple,” a passing young woman told her friend while pointing at Chris’ NY Sandwich Co., where I sat under an awning barely providing refuge from the mid-summer heat. One would never guess this business lost everything in an electrical fire a little over a year ago. Since Chris’ opened back up in June in stride, it’s continued to fulfil…

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For Buffalo workers, The Lunch Box’s three locations – downtown in the Lafayette Court Building, the Tri-Main Building in North Buffalo and the Seneca Building in the Larkin District – offer a wide geographical range of lunchtime options. Each one boasts fresh sandwiches, soups and salads, as well as a bakery case for the sweet tooth. Both drop-off and staged catering are…