Cheap Drinks: Neighborhood of the Arts

In this new series, CITY will test how far a cheap night out will take you in various Rochester neighborhoods. We’ll report back on where we went, what we drank, and how much we spent. Keep an eye out for more of these Cheap Drinks segments over the coming months

Restaurant News

Bringing the funk, bringing the waffles

When waffle kingpin Adam Gold heard that the former Water Street Music Hall was available, he got on the blower with a quickness. Roughly seven months later and Funk 'N Waffles — Gold's eclectic venue featuring live music and a kitchen serving up a large selection of sweet and savory waffles — was here.

Restaurant News

Vegan doughnut shop Misfit opens on Monroe Ave

When Jennifer Johnson opened the doors of Misfit Doughnuts and Treats to the public for the first time on May 13, her entire stock of vegan desserts was wiped out in a little under three hours. With doughnut flavors like lemon poppy seed, cannoli, s'mores, and blood orange white chocolate, Johnson is aiming for vegan-friendly decadence, and maybe convince some skeptics along the way.

Restaurant News

Relish opens in former Open Face location

The space that houses Relish (651 South Avenue) is hardly recognizable from its former iteration, Open Face Sandwich Eatery. Owner Stephen Rees has brightened up the place with white walls and light accents and had recently finished painting the ceiling when we recently sat down to talk.

Dining Reviews


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Annie Rhodes @ Via Girasole Wine Bar

Annie Rhodes @ Via Girasole Wine Bar

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