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Food and Drink

Take advantage of Buffalo events that meld exploration, fun and philanthropy. Thursdays' Plate Expectations meets the criteria: attendees will roam the new Resurgence Brewing Co. in the Old First Ward, engage in games of chance such as a Wine Wall and balloon-popping and support FeedMore WNY – formerly the Food Bank – in the process. There's a solid mix of marquee co…

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College bars have a feel. Whether it’s the sound of gleeful camaraderie or smell of spilled Labatt and Lemon Drop shots settled in floor planks, visitors can usually walk into these joints blindfolded and determine its designation within seconds. Case in point: The blue-hair of Buffalo’s University District, The Steer Saloon & Restaurant. Enter the decades-old ba…

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Selling beer to undergraduates used to be the Steer’s bread and butter. The University Heights mainstay’s menu made it a safe choice for students to suggest to visiting parents who frowned on drinking their dinner, but happy hours and 2-for-1 drink specials brought the real crowds. That has changed. ¶ With the introduction of a broad selection of vegan…

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If you were driving down Main Street looking for vegetarian, vegan and raw-food dishes to sate your hunger for plant-based nutrition, the last place you would expect to find satisfaction is a restaurant called The Steer. Surprise. Tucker Curtin’s steakhouse and University Heights college student hangout (3151 Main St.) has honed a collection of meat-free and dairyless re…