Taste of Buffalo

WBFO file photo

The Taste of Buffalo announced Wednesday what their food festival will look like online, without patrons.


Taste of Buffalo

The Taste of Buffalo is going virtual this year. With COVID-19 being a concern for the unforeseeable future, the Taste of Buffalo Board of Directors have decided to operate July 11 and 12 on the event’s Facebook and Instagram channels.

Mike Desmond / WBFO News

Under a blue sky, with temperatures what they should be in mid-July, hundreds of thousands of people ate and drank and listened to music in between noshing at the 2019 Taste of Buffalo.

Photo by Mark Scott / WBFO News

Large crowds turned out Saturday for day one of the 36th annual Taste of Buffalo downtown.

Kyle S. Mackie/WBFO News

From pierogis to cannolis, and fried chicken to chicken tandoori, there’s something for everyone at the Taste of Buffalo festival. The beloved event is coming up on Saturday, July 13, and Sunday, July 14.

Mike Desmond / WBFO News

The 35th annual Taste of Buffalo continued Sunday. The weather has been just about perfect for the people sampling the offerings of 53 participating restaurants.

Julianna Sebastian

This year's Taste of Buffalo will be bigger than ever, with the festival expanding northward up Delaware Avenue, past Chippewa Street.

WBFO's Mike Desmond

People around the region are wondering what kind of diet to start after this weekend's gastronomical marvel that is the Taste of Buffalo.

34th Taste of Buffalo features 55 restaurants

Jul 8, 2017
WBFO File Photo

The 34th annual Taste of Buffalo is underway.

WBFO's Mike Desmond

It was one of those perfect summer days Sunday, with lots of blue skies, a breeze and lots of hot and cold food along Delaware Avenue and around Niagara Square, as the Taste of Buffalo finished another run.

Photo by Mary Lou Scott / WBFO News

It's Taste of Buffalo weekend. This year's 33rd annual festival continues Sunday through 7pm. Sixty-two restaurants and food trucks are taking part.

Online Screen Grab / WBFO News

This weekend the Taste of Buffalo takes over the downtown region.

Taste of Buffalo

National media outlets are taking an interest in this weekend's Taste of Buffalo. Drawing attention is a contest where a group of competitive eaters will gather on the steps of City Hall to devour vast quantities of kale. 

Mike Desmond/wbfo news

This year, Taste of Buffalo had two solid days of sun and heat; visitors reacted by eating and drinking. They also took in almost anything that was cold.

WBFO News file photo / WBFO News

The Taste of Buffalo and the Rolling Stones concert will be bringing large crowds to the region this weekend.

With dry, warm weather predicted for the weekend, large crowds are predicted for the annual Taste of Buffalo along Delaware Avenue. Though good weather boosts attendance, the festival's main attraction remains the food offerings.

citybration.com / WBFO News

Hundreds of people turned out to Buffalo City Hall yesterday afternoon to celebrate the city, itself.

Mike Desmond/wbfo news

Rainy weather on Sunday didn't keep the crowds away from  Niagara Square for the 31st annual Taste of Buffalo.

With hundreds of thousands of people attending each year, The Taste of Buffalo remains the area's largest summer festival.

WBFO News photo by Mike Desmond

This year's Taste of Buffalo drew thousands as it celebrated its 30th year.

A giant birthday cake will adorn historic Niagara Square this weekend as the Taste of Buffalo celebrates its 30th birthday party.

Mike Desmond

Area gourmands are still recovering Monday from heavy eating and drinking this weekend in the heat of downtown Buffalo.

Two hot and steamy days gave thousands of food lovers a chance to try just about any kind of cuisine at the annual Taste of Buffalo along Delaware Avenue up to Niagara Square.

Event sponsors also had a few changes, including an area for food trucks, cooking competitions, and a play area for kids.  Taste of Buffalo Board Secretary Laura Jacobs says the food trucks were an innovation.

File Photo / WBFO/AM 970 News

The 29th annual Taste of Buffalo drew thousands from Western New York and beyond to downtown on Saturday.

There were culinary delights of all kinds to suit every taste and desire. For the first time, food trucks were allowed into the festival. These traveling kitchens are becoming a very popular dining option in the city and they have been quite a draw at the festival.

Restaurateurs and volunteers are preparing to greet the many thousands of people expected to visit the Taste of Buffalo this weekend.

WBFO and AM 970's Jay Moran spoke with Chris Hitchcock, the person charged with overseeing the event billed as the largest two-day food festival in the United States.