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Leah Toney

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Past articles by Leah:

Blaze Pizza to bring fast-fire’d pizzas to SU

The Syracuse location will be one of a handful of shops in New York state, with previously opened establishments in Albany and Schenectady. → Read More

Check out what’s cooking at the NY State Fair food truck competition

The 2018 Taste NY Food Truck Competition will take place on Sept. 1 and Sept. 2 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. → Read More

Syracuse is getting a new bagel shop from the family that opened Varsity and Faegan’s

The Water Street Bagel Co. is set to open in June, serving wood-fired bagels in Hanover Square. → Read More

Syracuse’s version of ‘Chopped’ to come to Otro Cinco

The latest Chef Challenge Syracuse will be hosted by Otro Cinco, and chefs will use mystery local ingredients to prepare food for about 30 people. → Read More

Champ’s success is based on ‘90 percent service and 10 percent food’

Champ’s Pizzeria & Fish Fry has been building customer rapport with its food since opening. → Read More

Dang’s Cafe serves traditional Vietnamese cuisine on Butternut Street

Dang’s Cafe, which opened on Jan. 26, strives to serve traditional, authentic Vietnamese food and give back to the community while doing so. → Read More

Good To Go Cafe offers homemade food from a range of cuisines, right behind Varsity Pizza

The cafe is tucked away behind Varsity Pizza, but its Mexican and Italian food specials attract regular customers. → Read More

Customer cravings become masterpiece treats at Picasso's Pastries and Cafe

Picasso’s Pastries and Cafes is a quaint, bohemian style cafe in the Westcott area. → Read More

Rise & Grind Cafe offers specialty drinks and relaxed vibes

The new cafe on West Genesee Street serves seasonal, specialty drinks created by its baristas. → Read More

Phoebe’s Restaurant will feature French-inspired dishes, like escargot, as winter arrives

Phoebe’s new seasonal menu will reflect its shift into a French bistro. → Read More

The Horned Dorset Inn offers farm-to-table food, jazzy service

The 40-year-old restaurant changes its food based on the changing of the seasons, and this year, it’s celebrating its history with a throwback menu. → Read More

Hope Cafe and Tea House uses profits for philanthropic work

Owners Matthew and Mary Cullipher recently opened the cafe in Liverpool in an effort to help people in worldwide relief by offering original food and drinks, like Emoliente, coffee and ceviche. → Read More

Bamyan Kabab, Syracuse’s 1st Afghan restaurant, brings healthy options full of cultural flavors

Asghar Maleki is a pioneer in the central New York restaurant industry. He’s committed to serving fresh food in his new Afghan restaurant. → Read More

Original Grain and Sweet Praxis are hosting the ultimate downtown dinner party

Young downtown businesses Original Grain and Sweet Praxis will unite Wednesday for a one-night “Kitchen Takeover” dinner party. The menu will be a mash-up of their signature flavors. → Read More

Mangia, Mangia: Festa Italiana Syracuse celebrates Italian culture

Festa Italiana Syracuse will host its 19th annual celebration this weekend with a meatball eating contest, bocce tournaments and local music and dance groups. → Read More

Good Uncle finds Syracuse University’s missed market: a quality meal plan at honest rate

SU students spoke, and Good Uncle has listened. Starting this semester, Good Uncle is offering an alternative meal plan with a ton of perks. → Read More