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CT Eats: Szechuan Opera has me singing its praise

In the midst of Rochester's gloominess, I was craving some Chinese food and Szechuan Opera absolutely delivered. Consider me singing for them and, if you try it out, I guarantee you will be, too.

CT Eats: Roc City Ramen rocks my ramen cravings

For some reason, I’ve been craving ramen pretty much every day this year — and I mean real ramen, not that shady instant stuff. So I was overjoyed to discover that Roc City Ramen just so happens to be a Black-owned business!

CT Eats: Tricia’s is unforgettable, but for the wrong reasons

Overall, Tricia’s had some nice food, but the not-so-nice other foods plus the hassle of ordering will likely prevent me from revisiting.

CT Eats: Day of the Dead delights at La Casa

This year, I decided to explore another day of sweets and skeletons: Día de los Muertos, or “Day of the Dead.”

CT Eats: Peppa Pot is a pot of gold

I write to all of you fine folks on this glorious day with much excitement to tell you about the fantastic culinary establishment that I visited this week.

CT Eats: Gargantuan flavors with Zemeta

Welcome to week two of Black-owned business reviews here at CT Eats! Last week, I enjoyed the soulful Southern splendor…

CT Eats: Southern comfort at the Sweet Potato Pie Place

So for the rest of the year, I will be using CT Eats to review only Black-owned businesses. Thankfully, there are so many phenomenal ones right here in Rochester, so finding places to try out has been a slice of pie so far — a slice of Gladys’ pie from the locally-famous Sweet Potato Pie Place, to be specific. 

CT Eats: So much poke

I started off the week by ordering from my go-to spot for healthy takeout: CoreLife Eatery. CoreLife has tons of salads and bowls that I adore; this week, let’s talk about the tuna poke bowl.

CT Eats: Cha Chat Tea is a culinary delight

I was perusing DoorDash in search of a nice healthy breakfast one fine morning, when I came across what appeared…

CT Eats: Noshing on Nosh

I’d heard raving reviews of the food already, so upon first glimpse of the interior, I was excited to see what more Nosh had to offer.