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Category - Food and Drink

Dugan’s Country Grill - A Sweet Treat Trail Surprise

Dugan’s Country Grill is located in Aurora, New York near both Wells College and MacKenzie Childs. Owner of Dugan's Country Grill, Michael Dugan, and Chef, AJ Franklin, are proud to serve up the best breakfast and homemade comfort food in Upstate, New York.

You can learn more about them on their, “Who We Are” video on YouTube. Click here to

Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month

Friday, September 24, 2021 1:00 PM by Karen Quezada

Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month in Cayuga County

National Hispanic Heritage Month is a celebration that starts on September 15 and lasts for an entire month until October 15, as an appreciation for the contributions of the Hispanic Americans, the descendants of the people from Mexico, Spain, and South America. Their contributions towards enriching the culture of US, forming its

New Stop on the Sweet Treat Trail

Friday, September 10, 2021 4:00 PM by Beonca Louis

A MENU WITH A MISSION TO SUPPORT THE ARTS

Cafe 108 is located in Auburn, New York. The building is an expansion of Auburn Public Theatre. Every dollar spent at the restaurant funds the nonprofit's mission to cultivate affordable access to art education for everyone. This mission driven restaurant fosters community in a beautiful gathering space with an inviting atmosphere.

Cafe 108 sign

Auburn Public

New York Pizzeria in Cato NY

Friday, April 23, 2021 9:00 AM by Flawless Cuts Crew

"Lived up to all the hype"

What if you could have the best wings in Cayuga county and the pizza to match? Served crunchy and crispy with hot sauce that sticks to the wings and pooled at the bottom of the bowl. Yes our wings came in a bowl.

New York pizzeria is located in Cato New York, about 15 minutes north of auburn. You wouldn’t expect much from a pizza place located in a town of about 2,000

Spring & Our Wineries

Monday, March 22, 2021 9:00 AM by Claire Dunlap

Here in Cayuga County our wineries range in size and styles. Most of them are relatively small giving us a unique bespoke experience. Our county boasts 11 wineries, so there is truly a place and taste for everyone. The producers here create some of the best quality wines in New York State and when you visit, it is a special experience in an intimate atmosphere that focuses on the technique of

Curbside Cayuga

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 12:00 PM by Staff

Like the most of us, after a long day at home you are ready for a break! Treat yourself and support our community by ordering from your favorite local restaurant.

Many restaurants have switched over to no-seating options in their dining rooms to help with social distancing during the coronavirus pandemic.

Here’s a list of restaurants currently participating in carryout orders, curbside delivery,

Owen Orchards, a Family operation

Tuesday, September 29, 2020 10:00 AM by Gillian Sears

Apple of my Eye

Owen Orchards is an old-fashioned apple orchard and farm located on Route 5 between Elbridge and Auburn, New York. The Owen Orchards store, open from mid-August through March, is reminiscent of a down-home farmer’s market! You will find fresh apples, homemade pies, fresh pressed apple cider, apple cider donuts, and an assortment of locally grown and produced vegetables including

Satisfying Sweet Treats plus Souvenirs!

Tuesday, September 8, 2020 2:00 PM by Gillian Sears

Sweet Treats & so much more!

The Hardware Café & General Store is housed in a unique historic building located in the heart of downtown Fair Haven, just off Lake Ontario. Full breakfast and lunch are served every day and dinner specials are typically served on weekends, along with the regular menu. The Café got creative with their menu during COVID-19 by offering special family-style breakfast

Honey that is good for you inside, and out!

Monday, August 31, 2020 2:00 PM by Gillian Sears

Standing Stone Honey Products

Standing Stone Honey Products is family-owned and operated in Locke, a country area in the Finger Lakes region of New York. The business started in 1997 with the Woodburn family’s desire to avoid refined sugars. The goal is to provide customers with wholesome products at value prices.

The honey stand in Locke is open by appointment or chance. Products can also be

Ice Cream and More at Reese's Dairy

Tuesday, July 28, 2020 3:00 PM by Gillian Sears

If you are craving something unique, Reese's Dairy Bar, part of the Finger Lakes Sweet Treat Trail is just the place for you. The experienced staff delivers a delicious full food menu with plenty of side dishes, too. The signature treat however is the homemade ice cream and desserts. Many delicacies are made at the shop, from family recipes that have been tweaked and perfected over the years that

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