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Home to the famous Garbage Plate, Rochester has a food scene that's long been awesome, and Chowhounds know all about it. Get recommendations for must-try local spots and more.

Long ago Italian restaurant in Marketplace Mall Rochester, NY and Perinton Plaza

by lchukhin 6 years ago

Does anyone remember the name of the Italian restaurant located at both Marketplace Mall and Perinton Plaza? The Mark...


TCSPARKLESTHECLOWN commented 2 years ago

Learn to sharpen knives

by sle1313 2 years ago

I am interested in learning how to properly hone and sharpen my knives (for the record, I understand the difference)....

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tim irvine commented 2 years ago

Hot Dog Sauce

by yuppicide 2 years ago

I love hot dogs. Mostly with chili sauce, so I thought I'd start keeping a list of places that you can order hot dog ...


yuppicide commented 2 years ago

Cipolla Romaine (Pittsford, NY)

by nonuthin 3 years ago

Does anyone know anything about this restaurant? According to its website, it offers a five-course tasting menu for ...


nonuthin commented 2 years ago

McCann's Local Meats: a new Rochester must

by david kaplan 3 years ago

McCann's is an artisan butcher shop in Rochester's South Wedge neighborhood. It's a full-service butcher with several...


refinnej commented 3 years ago

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Caterer for rehearsal dinner in rochester

by hockeyfan6 3 years ago

My girlfriends sister needs a caterer for rehearsal dinner at the end of May. The lucky couple needs a caterer that w...

Rochester - anything great?

by josephnl 6 years ago

We will be spending a few nights in Rochester in June, and are wondering if there are any terrific dining venues in t...


josephnl commented 4 years ago

Suggestions for Webster or Rochester, NY?

by Marie1 12 years ago

My husband and I have to travel to Webster, near Rochester, NY almost every Friday in the next year or so. Since we a...


gretchenohar commented 4 years ago

Rochester Round Up Nov 2014

by TheDegustationAsian 4 years ago

Just returned from a recent visit seeing family for Thanksgiving. Tried a few "newer" places that have eluded me for ...


Indy 67 commented 4 years ago

Anything new & great in Rochester?

by josephnl 4 years ago

We get to Rochester 1-2x/year and keep hoping for a really terrific fine dining restaurant. So far we've really not f...


Indy 67 commented 4 years ago

Family-Friendly Rochester Recommendations?

by friskypete 4 years ago

My husband I will be bringing the kids (boys, aged 9 and 11) from Toronto to Rochester at the end of August. We'll pr...


friskypete commented 4 years ago

Eating out in Rochester with Allergies! Help!

by praisethelard 4 years ago

Hi everyone! I'm in Rochester this week with family. Last year I came here with my SO. We're both gluten free and...


Indy 67 commented 4 years ago

Breakfast/Brunch in Rochester

by Elyssa 4 years ago

I'll be in Rochester for a wedding this weekend and am staying at the Hyatt Regency (on East Main St). I'm looking fo...


Indy 67 commented 4 years ago

dim sum in Rochester

by david kaplan 4 years ago

I've heard rumblings that someplace in Rochester now serves dim sum that's on par with what you'd find in Toronto or ...


Indy 67 commented 4 years ago

Rochester - anything great?

by josephnl 5 years ago

We visit Rochester about 2x/year and it seems like I always ask the same question. We need a restaurant with very go...


jrp1229 commented 5 years ago

Specialty grocery in Rochester?

by caywood 5 years ago

Hi folks - I'm looking for a source for several harder-to-find items (at least harder to find in upstate, wouldn't...


caywood commented 5 years ago

best chicken wings in Rochester?

by david kaplan 5 years ago

Buffalo style or other styles -- where are the current favorites? Is Jeremiahs Tavern still the gold standard? Thanks.


david kaplan commented 5 years ago

Promising New Asian Restaurant in Rochester

by Indy 67 5 years ago

Shui Asian Fusion restaurant (Main Street) opened recently and we ate there last night. In general, I have positive f...


jrp1229 commented 5 years ago

Rochester, one dinner?

by josephnl 5 years ago

Need one nice place for dinner in Rochester next month. Want American/regional food...hopefully in a pleasant and no...


Indy 67 commented 5 years ago

Anything mid-way between Rochester and Canandaigua?

by josephnl 5 years ago

Is there any really nice restaurant that's sort of half-way between Rochester and Canandaigua where we could have din...


Enigma3 commented 5 years ago