Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Buffalo Bites tours visit Elmwood eateries

There are still several weeks left to participate in this year’s annual Buffalo Bites Tour.
The tours, continue through November, are giving visitors and locals alike last opportunities to indulge in the culture of the Elmwood Village.
During the three-hour walking tours, participants journey through Elmwood Village and hear stories of its past.
The tours run 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tuesdays through Saturdays and were designed to give people a chance to explore and appreciate Buffalo’s architecture, according the website
Children pay $30 and adults $42.
In addition to sightseeing participants stop at six local eateries including Cole’s Restaurant & Bar, Blue Monk pub and Firefly Cupcakes where they’re given samples of specialty dishes.
As part of the tour, Firefly Cupcakes, located on Elmwood Aveneue and Bidwell Parkway, provides participants with one of its full sized couture cupcakes of any choice
Derrick Reed, senior staff of Firefly Cupcakes, said he thinks the tour is great in terms of promoting Buffalo‘s culture.
“It’s a good way to get to know the city without having to do it by yourself. They’re familiarizing themselves with the area,” said Reed. By Ebony Linzy