Dissecting the coffee wave

Rochester's unique cluster of third wave coffee shops has grown into an intertwined family tree

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A shot of Sambuca

When Massimo Albano and his partners, Fausto Albano and Stephen Dimassimo, were looking for a location for the casual counterpart to their successful East Rochester Italian eatery, Lemoncello, they didn't have to look farther than across the street. After renovating the space to create more of a gastropub atmosphere, while using similar textures to their flagship restaurant, they opened Sambuca Bar and Grill (146 West Commercial Street) last December.

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Sinful Sweets adds a devilish edge to its creations

About an hour before opening on a Sunday morning, Ryan Swift labors over hashtags for an Instagram post. Swift, the owner and driving force behind Sinful Sweets (258 Alexander Street), pays close attention to the details when it comes to his cakery.

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All roads lead to Village Gate

Ever since The Gate House moved into the former location of Espada Brazilian Steak last Fourth of July weekend, there has been a void in Village Gate. Kristen Flores-Fratto, the owner of The Gate House, knew another restaurant could flourish in the large, visible location at the end of the courtyard.

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