New York State Senate Republicans Are Rolling Back Cuomo’s Food With Alcohol Sale Mandate

March 11, 2021

There is a new resolution being introduced by New York State Republicans that will be rolling back Governor Andrew Cuomo’s requirements that say bars and restaurants can only serve alcohol to customers that order food. “Our bars and restaurants continue to struggle under burdensome mandates passed on by the Governor,” Senate Republican Leader Rob Ortt […]

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Bad Weekend? Welcome To Monday, It’s National Margarita Day!

February 22, 2021

Today, February 22 is National Margarita Day according to National Today. The celebratory cocktail is a triple sec, tequila, and lime juice — was created in 1938 in Mexico and is widely considered the official drink of having fun. Traditional margaritas usually include tequila, orange liqueur and lime juice and are served with salt on the […]

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Feb. 9th Is National Pizza Day All Across America

February 9, 2021

The first few days after the Super Bowl highlight some of the best deals on food all year. Today, Feb. 9 is National Pizza Day, so if you want to celebrate, there are plenty of businesses across the nation offering specials and discounts. National Bagel Day used to fall on the same day, but it […]

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Orange & Yellow Zone Restrictions Lifted From Monroe County

January 28, 2021

State officials have confirmed Governor Andrew Cuomo’s new order that says all Yellow and Orang Zone restrictions in Monroe county have been lifted. Restaurants like Radio Social can now operate under the less rigid restrictions that were in place before the microcluster rules went into place. Radio Social has been closed for 8 out of […]

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Food Link Monroe County Drive-Thru Food Distribution Locations

January 26, 2021

Registration for all Monroe County sites is required, with a limit of one registration per household during each phase of distributions. Residents in need of food assistance are encouraged to call ahead to learn about current hours of operation. Residents also can contact 2-1-1 or (or text 898-211) to learn about additional social-service resources in the area. Click […]

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New York Supreme Court COVID Case Rules In Favor Of Restaurant Owners

January 14, 2021

The Supreme Court just ruled in favor of the restaurants that are involved with the lawsuit against the state that would let them re-open if they fall inside a yellow zone. New York State Supreme Court Justice Henry Nowak heard the case from attorneys that represented the establishments involved. The restaurants claim that the micro […]

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Monroe County Executive Limits Fees For Third-Party Delivery Services

December 29, 2020

Monroe County Executive Adam Bello issued an emergency order to limit the fees third-party delivery services may charge local restaurants. Under the order, third-party delivery services (GrubHub, DoorDash and UberEats) are prohibited from charging any restaurant in Monroe County a delivery fee of more than 15% of the purchase price of any order. That is also […]

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Taco Bell Is Bringing Back Some Of America’s Favorites Just In Time For The Holidays

December 25, 2020

Although Taco Bell isn’t open on Christmas, they did leave some presents under the tree for all of America to enjoy. Officials at Taco Bell have announced that for a limited time, Nacho Fries and Bacon Chalupas are back on the menu after the chain had to make cuts due to COVID-19. They will also […]

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Florida Wildlife Officials Are Trying To Put Python On the Menu

December 23, 2020

If Florida scientists can prove that Burmese Pythons are good to eat, they may end up on the menu. The snakes are classified as an invasive species, so Floridians have determined that a good option to limit their numbers is to eat them. The Florida Fish and Wildife Conservation Commission and the State Department of […]

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Rochester Area Foodlink Stores Raise Over $700K In Donations This Year

December 23, 2020

Foodlink’s Check out Hunger program raised over $700,000 from donations by Wegman’s shoppers this year. It makes donating easy by giving shoppers the option to add a extra money to their grocery purchase. The total donation amount was $710,212.34 and came in from 21 Rochester-area stores. The fundraising campaign has earned more than $43 million […]

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