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Lewiston 'Halfway There' in Rand McNally-USA Today Food Competition

Lewiston 'Halfway There' in Rand McNally-USA Today Food Competition

Lewiston has taken the first step in winning a spot in the Rand McNally-USA Today 2012 Best Small Towns in America list. Thanks to the efforts of grassroots volunteers, Lewiston netted 806 votes to win the online portion of the "Best for Food" category.

"We won the online voting contest decisively," volunteer Lee Simonson said Wednesday. The second highest vote getter was Burnsville, Minn., with 580 votes.

While the victory is sweet, Simonson said it is only part of the formula that will determine the ultimate "Best for Food" winner. Rand McNally and USA Today also will consider the quality of reviews and the opinion of traveling judges.

"In my opinion, we're halfway there," Simonson said.

With regard to the reviews, voters were encouraged to say why they were casting a ballot for a particular place. Simonson said Lewiston's reviews were "excellent" and "outstanding" and listed, in detail, why Lewiston's culinary offerings reign supreme.

Niagara U Presents Summer Class on Preparing the Perfect Barbecue

Niagara U Presents Summer Class on Preparing the Perfect Barbecue

With Mother’s Day now on the back burner, Niagara University’s Office of Continuing Education is offering a great gift idea for all the fathers out there.

Ideal for amateur barbecuers, their friends and for Father’s Day, NU is accepting registrations for an innovative, hands-on continuing education course that will teach participants how to cook competition-quality barbecue ribs from start to finish.

The course, which will take place Saturday, May 19, 2012, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., will be instructed by Robert Giordano and Roy “Honcho” Gregory of the Smokin’ Eagles International BBQ Festival. The celebrated duo will share their secrets on preparing the perfect rack of ribs right down to the smoking, including recipe selection, seasoning options, cooking techniques and food safety tips.

Class participants will have the opportunity to sample their results at the conclusion of the demonstration.

Serving Mother's Day Brunch & Dinner

Serving Mother's Day Brunch & Dinner

Wondering where to spend Mother's Day? Here is a list of places serving brunch and/or dinner with their special menus, click the link below:

Mother's Day Brunch & Dinner

 

This weekends Specials & Events:

$7.50 Off $15 @ Alternative Brews!!

$7.50 Off $15 @ Alternative Brews!!
Alternative Brews is Buffalo's Big Deal #8

If you haven't heard of "Buffalo's Big Deal" pay close attention, we offer deals at 50% off, nothing new, but you don't have to pay for a gift certificate to purchase your deal.

1.) Visit: www.AmherstNightOut.com

2.) go to the coupon section, the very first coupon will be "Buffalo's Big Deal"

3.) download & print your coupon (free)

4.) present your coupon at the time of purchase

5.) Look for a new deal every week or 2, and spread the word, this is the next BIG thing!!

 

Coupons

 

www.AmherstNightOut.com

www.TheBlueMoonCard.com

 

 

The Patio is Now OPEN

The Patio is Now OPEN
Click the link below for a full list of outdoor patios in your neighborhood;

 

Outdoor Patios

 

Around town this weekend:

Specials & Events on Friday, May 4, 2012

 

Specials & Events on Saturday, May 5, 2012 (Cinco de Mayo!)

 

Specials & Events on Sunday, May 6, 2012

 

Around Town This Weekend!