A Progressive Festive Dinner
From over-the-top apps to decadent desserts, Western New York chefs contribute some fabulous recipes to try for a special dinner. Recipes and wine suggestions come from Bacchus, Brownstone Bistro, Buffalo Chophouse, Butterwood, City Grill, and Oliver’s.
Gourmet Getaways
Great escapes both far and near where you can relax, rejuvenate, and enjoy some great cuisine.

By Christina Abt, Ann Blask, Donna Evans, Elizabeth Licata, Vicki G. Marshall, Melissa Sandor, and
Margaret M. Toohey
Serving the Alternative
How to put together a holiday buffet that is sensitive to food allergies and other food-tolerance issues.
By Glenn Gramigna
New Elmwood Food Shops
A look at the Globe Market and an update on the Lexington Co-op’s expansion plans.
By Reine Hauser and Cynthia Hammond.

The Buffalo Astronomy Association runs its own observatory—its members have been capturing some amazing images of Mars and more.
By Glenn Gramigna

World’s Largest Disco, Viva Vivaldi,
Art Gone Wild, our NEW expanded calendar,and more
By Anna Hausmann, Elizabeth Licata,
and Kethryn Caruana

Architecture: Mori on Wright
By Barry Muskat
Theater: Jewish Repertory
By Anthony Chase
Music: Family Practice
By Wendell Wild
Preview: Alternatives
By Ron Ehmke
On View: At the Albright
By Elizabeth Licata

Style: Handmade Accessories
Story and photos by Nancy J. Parisi
Style: Holiday Dressing
By Debbie Leaper
Learning About Love
By Dolah Saleh
Gardening: November Tasks
By Dave Davis
Community Service:
Roswell Holiday Cards
By Julianna Jacoby-Patronski
Health: Fitness
By Elizabeth Palmieri

Kitchen Stories: Slow Food
By Joseph George
Wine: Choices for the Control Board
By Mark Criden