Category: Culinary

  • Taste of Clarence and Cruise Night Returns Aug 2nd

    Taste of Clarence and Cruise Night Returns Aug 2nd

    Another Clarence summer event is back – The Clarence Chamber of Commerce’s 17th annual Taste of Clarence and & Cruise Night opens Monday August 2nd at noon at Clarence Town Park (10405 Main Street).  Billed as “Clarence’s largest summer event,” the Chamber has a green light from the town to host the competition, albeit with […]

  • Morluski’s – a New Clarence Restaurant with an International Flair!

    Morluski’s – a New Clarence Restaurant with an International Flair!

    A new Polish/Italian restaurant, Morluski’s is housed in a former church built over one hundred years ago at 10678 Main Street in the heart of our very own Clarence Hollow. It is an enjoyable dining experience featuring fabulous Polish and Italian dishes.  How do they feature two totally different cuisines?  With a two-sided menu!  The […]

  • Fresheez Opens Across From High School

    Fresheez Opens Across From High School

    As of 7am this morning, there’s a new choice for Clarence High-Schoolers and and anyone near Main Street looking for a fresh, delicious meal. Fresheez, a purveyor of sandwiches, salads, soups and smoothies, becomes the first new business to open at 9560 Main Street at Main Center of Clarence. Town of Clarence Supervisor Patrick Casilio […]

  • Oinktoberfest Welcomes Fall With An “Aloha!”

    Oinktoberfest Welcomes Fall With An “Aloha!”

    When the sun comes up later, the morning air is crisp and cool, and the first spots of color begin appearing in the leaves, it’s a sure sign that fall has arrived in Clarence. And with the fall comes Oinktoberfest. This year, fall enters with a Hawaiian twist, as this year’s BBQ Cookoff is themed […]

  • A Short Take on Today’s News: Taste of Clarence and Car Show Edition

    A Short Take on Today’s News: Taste of Clarence and Car Show Edition

    [Editor’s Note: Joseph Genco is a recovering newspaper reporter and editor who publishes a daily opinion column called Short Takes, which we have re-posted with permission. Joe moved to Clarence to serve as Bee editor in 1987, and he and his wife Beth raised their sons Joe and Ben here. The opinions expressed herein are strictly […]

  • Taste of Clarence Arrives Monday August 5th

    Taste of Clarence Arrives Monday August 5th

    The Clarence Chamber of Commerce is gearing up for their 16th annual Taste of Clarence and & Cruise Night. The Taste will take place rain or shine on Monday August 5 from 3-9 pm at the Main Street Clarence Town Park. Mark Medole, partner of the Emerling Insurance agency returns for his 2nd stint as […]

  • Bar Bill Construction Planned For November Start

    Bar Bill Construction Planned For November Start

    When Clark Crook, owner of the famous Bar-Bill Tavern in East Aurora, talks about what makes their Buffalo-style food so popular, it’s immediately clear that he believes that getting every detail right is what allows them to offer a consistently high-quality experience. And when the newest Bar-Bill location opens at the site of the former […]

  • Short Take on the Taste Of Clarence & Cruise Night

    Short Take on the Taste Of Clarence & Cruise Night

    [Editor’s Note: Joseph Genco is a recovering newspaper reporter and editor who publishes a daily opinion column called Short Takes, which we have re-posted with permission. Joe moved to Clarence to serve as Bee editor in 1987, and he and his wife Beth raised their sons Joe and Ben here. The opinions expressed herein are strictly […]

  • Brennan’s to Defend Silver Spoon at Taste of Clarence Aug 6th

    Brennan’s to Defend Silver Spoon at Taste of Clarence Aug 6th

    When the 15th Annual Taste of Clarence and Cruise Night gets underway at the Clarence Town Park (10405 Main Street) on Monday August 6th, Brennan’s Bowery Bar (4401 Transit Road at Main Street) will be looking to collect their 3rd straight Silver Spoon. The competition – a “People’s Choice” award by popular vote – will […]

  • Bad Weather Good Reason to Try Local Restaurant Week In Clarence

    Bad Weather Good Reason to Try Local Restaurant Week In Clarence

    The weather outside may be [still] frightful, but Local Restaurant Week at your favorite Main Street Clarence eateries is quite delightful. It’s hard for even the most seasoned of Western New Yorkers to still find charm in picturesque snow-covered trees so late into April, and it’s little comfort that much of the country has had […]