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Slow Roll Buffalo, Food Truck Tuesday and the Elmwood Village Farmers Market continue their new seasons this week, and Bishop Timon will host its first Tiger Trot 5K. These are among the WNY Refresh Top 10 Picks of the Week when it comes to health, fitness, nutrition and family events in the region. MONDAY Slow Roll Buffalo: Riders can start to gather at 5:30 p.m. fo…

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Last summer, the population of Larkinville swelled into the thousands on Tuesday nights. People were drawn to a new gathering spot two miles east of City Hall, to hang out with friends, quaff a beverage or two and soak up live music. But mostly, to eat. Food Truck Tuesdays is the city’s most diverse open-air buffet. A rotating cast of mobile kitchens – more than 25 at Lar…

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What’s that rumbling? Is it the engines of dozens of food trucks, gathering for the first time this year at Larkinville? Or is it my stomach? It could be both. At 5 p.m. today, Food Truck Tuesday returns. Ladies and Gentlemen, loosen your belts. To go to Food Truck Tuesday for the first time is to discover an appetite you did not know you had. I know, because last yea…

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Buffalo’s largest outdoor dining series, Food Truck Tuesdays at Larkinville, resumes April 19 for its fourth season. Crowds will be drawn to Larkin Square, 745 Seneca St., from 5 to 8 p.m. to find an assortment of the region’s food trucks, live music and beverages, alcoholic and not. The community event series is scheduled through Oct. 4; admission and parking are free. …

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Buffalo’s largest outdoor dining series, Food Truck Tuesdays at Larkinville, resumes April 19 for its fourth season. Crowds will be drawn to Larkin Square, 745 Seneca St., from 5 to 8 p.m. to find an assortment of the region’s food trucks, live music and beverages, alcoholic and not. The community event series is scheduled through Oct. 4; admission and parking are free. …

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Every year, Buffalo complains about our long winters. Yet every year, we can’t wait to show summer the door. “But I’m still here,” summer protests. “What are you doing with those jeans and boots? And what is with the pumpkin latte? There’s still yummy strawberry ice cream at Anderson’s!” “Summer, get out. Your time is up. It’s fall.” “Is not.” “Is too.” “Have you bee…

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While Buffalo’s food-truck fleet teems with tacos, pulled pork and burgers, the Sweet Hearth satisfies a devoted group of eaters: sweet-tooths. From velvety, rich chocolate bread pudding blanketed with warm bourbon caramel sauce to impossibly light-yet-creamy Key lime pie, Kelly Brewer’s from-scratch desserts remind us that “pleasure” does follow “guilty.” At a recent Fo…

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The owner of Thai Me Up food truck is working on opening a Lancaster restaurant. Kim Suphankomut said he hopes to open Water Lily Café in about three weeks. It’ll be at 5354 Genesee St., Lancaster. The 35-seat restaurant will offer Thai dishes, Vietnamese specialties like pho, or noodle soup, and Asian-American fusion dishes like sliders, he said. The Thai Me Up food tr…

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Food Truck Tuesdays, the al fresco buffet that made it hip to do Larkin Square, launches its third season May 5, bigger than ever. For 26 Tuesdays, up to 32 mobile edibles purveyors will offer a uniquely diverse menu to the crowds at 745 Seneca St. Poutine, barbecue, Thai, pierogi, wood-fired pizzas and buttermilk fried chicken sandwiches are just the beginning. There wi…

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It’s that time of year again. The NFL preseason has started and we are into the last weekend of the Erie County Fair – both sure signs that summer is coming to an end. So let’s face it, there are a limited amount of weekends left in the season, and you are slowly realizing that you did not do and see all those things you dreamed about during the long months of the polar v…

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The collection of food trucks at Larkin Square on Tuesdays might be the wildest outdoor buffet in Western New York. Trucks from Rochester join their Buffalo brethren to offer everything from corn dogs and fried dough to pork meatballs in yellow Thai curry and Paleo Diet-friendly protein plates. All you have to do is find a place amid the Larkin Square crowds to put your f…