Friday Minutes

Friday Minutes: Finally in Western NY

This week has been a busy one. We’ve been unpacking, settling in, and coming to the reality that we’re actually in Western New York!  Beyond just relaxing on the farm, we’ve found some escape in seeing what everyone is up to around the Internet….

Western New York Minutes:

A brunch guide from Step Out Buffalo is exactly what we needed as returning residents to Western NY.

Buffalo Rising is sharing details on a new lifestyle magazine that’s hitting the scene, entitled Buffalo Black Book.

Calling all beer lovers in Rochester! There’s still time to get your Flour City Brewers Fest tickets, but act quickly for tonight’s event. Here’s the information at Visit Rochester.

Rochester’s City Paper must’ve known we were coming to town, because this pizza restaurant news has our mouths watering.

We used to get this list from Eater DC, but thanks to Buffalo News here are the 10 new Buffalo restaurants we’re adding to our list.

WNY Blogs:

Michael over at the Nittany Epicurean got our minds wandering to a tour of the Finger Lakes with his review of this Anthony Road Winery Riesling.

We’ve started to read Yeah! Buffalo lately, in large part because of the exceptional interviews. This week, we read about the beer lover behind Blue Monk.

Ashley at Morning Glory Blog has a refreshingly honest post about the fears of having children. We continue to believe you should do what makes you happy.

Washington, DC Area Minutes:

It’s a question we’ve all asked, why are pumpkin beers on the shelves in the middle of August? Jessica and the Washingtonian have an answer.

The Washingtonian has the inside track on the recipe to one of Ashlar’s cocktails.

I always love these articles from Laura at the Washington City Paper. Here’s the latest underserved cocktail and where you can find it.

DC Area Blogs:

We love this recent post from Kacy at Bad Sentences, and her guide to the perfect ‘Dog-Friendly Annapolis Day Trip’.

China at Hungry Lobbyist has a great look at the new Policy menu, the photos along should do the trick.

If you want a dose of bright, stunning photos, take a look at the recent posts published by our dear friend and photographer Lauren Werkheiser.


That’s it for this week, looking forward to a couple exciting trips to Buffalo over the next three days. Everyone stay safe and enjoy your weekend!

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