DISH 2017: What makes American cuisine?

DISH 2017: What makes American cuisine?

It makes sense that a country built by immigrants would have a cuisine that's been shaped by a world of influences. There aren't many purely American creations on our menus.

Sharing a taste of home

Refugee-run restaurants enhance Rochester's palate Rochester is a city of refugees.

Into unexpected territory

Radio Social is something different. The 42,000-square-foot space in the North Winton area was a former radio factory, and it now houses a new kind of social hub.

Beer quest

Where to find obscure beer and cider in Rochester
Rochester loves its craft beer. From Three Heads Brewing to Lost Borough to Swiftwater, there are more destinations than ever for local beer connoisseurs to wet their whistles.

How to make: Habichuelas Con Dulce

CITY writer Kiara Alfonseca shares her family's recipe for a favorite spring dessert
When the smell of habichuelas con dulce (or sweet beans) comes drifting from the kitchen, you know it's spring. It might be hard to imagine beans as a key component of a dessert, but this Dominican dish doesn't last long in our household because of its subtle yet sweet flavor and thick texture, perfectly topped with milk cookies or animal crackers.

How to make: Khao Neow Ma Muang

Linda Seng, owner of Thai Mii Up, shares her recipe for mango with sticky rice According to Linda Seng, the most popular dessert on her menu at Thai Mii Up (1780 East Ridge Road) is the Khao Neow Ma Muang, or mango with sticky rice.

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In Another Galaxy Weekend @ The Strong National Museum of Play

Rochester Mini Maker Faire @ Rochester Riverside Convention Center

Rochester Mini Maker Faire @ Rochester Riverside Convention Center

A family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity, and resourcefulness, and a celebration of...
Day of Hope: Veteran's Outreach Fundraiser Event @ Record Archive

Day of Hope: Veteran's Outreach Fundraiser Event @ Record Archive

Live music, food trucks, benefiting three homeless shelters....

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