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It's said you shouldn't judge a book by its cover, or in this case a sandwich by its name, but let's be honest, sometimes it's more fun that way. The number of times I've looked at a menu, not picked something by my turn to order, panicked and ended up choosing something with a fun name is too many to count. But I've learned that more often than not, a fun name equals a…

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A bright, sunny afternoon is the kind that begs for something cool and fresh, like a fruit smoothie at Squeeze Juicery. While glancing around for a place to sit at the Elmwood Avenue location (there also is a spot in Williamsville) and, wanting to bask in the sun with a healthy lunch, I zero in on one of the two coveted green sets of outside tables. On a busier day l…

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Pizza Plant’s downtown store served its first Pods to regular folks Monday night.“We are open to the public,” said owner Bob Syracuse.The 140-seat restaurant is located on the northwest corner of the One Canalside building on Washington Street, also home to a Courtyard Marriott hotel and the Phillips Lytle law firm.The Transit Road Pizza Plant is known for its draft beer s…

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The Elmwood Village’s smoothie and juice offerings could expand by April, when Squeeze Juicery’s second location aims to open. The store will be on the ground floor of a new mixed-use building at 766 Elmwood Ave. “Hopefully by Feb. 1 we’ll have our building permits, and then we’ll hustle to get open by April 1,’ said owner Chris DeLorenzo. “That’s our target date.” The m…