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Mash Up of Iconic Central New York Foods
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POLL: You Can Only Have One Iconic CNY Food for the Rest of Your Life… Which One Do You Choose?

Decision Time! We want to know which Central New York food staple you could NOT possibly go without. It's going to cost you all the other dishes, though...

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Chicken Riggies From the Delta Lake Inn in Rome
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Stop at the Best Places for Iconic Central New York Foods with the ‘Utica Food Trail’

If you're ever looking for a new place to check out for lunch or dinner, or if you have some friends from out-of-town coming to the area, this map of the best places to go will come in handy.

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Congratulations to Our Lite Listener Choice Award WINNERS!

For the past few weeks, we've been collecting your votes to find the 'best of' in Central New York. The votes are in and have been tallied, and we now have your winners.

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Vote NOW for the ‘Lite Listener Choice Awards’

Over the past two weeks, Naomi and I have been asking you who and where the "Best of" Central New York is. Now It's time for you to vote for your favorite business in the "Lite Listener Choice Awards."   

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Upstate New York Blogger Takes Tour of Utica Food and Drink [VIDEO]

Chris Clemens is the guy behind the popular blog "Exploring Upstate." Recently he and his friend, Chris Lindstrom, took a trip to Utica. It has been their desire for a long time to drive in to town and sample some of the most iconic dishes created and only served in our fair city. Well, they finally did it and they were NOT disappointed.

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Utica Greens & Wings at the Encore Lounge [Pictures]

Just Jen and I decided to visit the Encore Lounge located inside the Utica Radisson and Chef Steve Aloisio  impressed us with some fun dishes. 

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Riggies, Greens & Rock Returns to The Stanley Theater

For the second year Riggies, Greens & Rock returns to The Stanley Theater on Sunday, October 11th. It's a celebration of great music and two of Utica's favorite dishes. This is the one event where you can sample several of Central New York's best restaurants'  variations of these popular local classics.

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What One Food is New York Most-Known For? Hint: It’s NOT Pizza…

This is a tough question if you think about it... New York is a big place - How could you include the entire state into one specific dish? Well, someone online thought it was possible, and apparently was able to do it!

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Utica Greens
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In Search of Utica Style Greens in Buffalo

It's easy to take Central New York's delicious and uniquely homegrown cuisine for granted. And it's sad that those outside of the greater Utica area don't get a chance to enjoy the greens, riggies and tomato pie that we do.

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Utica Native Brings Taste of CNY to Rochester with Papa Gig’s Food Truck

You don't have to travel too far outside the Utica area for food staples like chicken riggies, Utica greens and tomato pie to disappear from restaurant menus. So what's a Utica native to do when he can't find his hometown foods elsewhere in Upstate New York? Set up a food truck, of course.

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An Ode to Utica Greens [VIDEO]

Several different varieties of Utica Greens were at the studio today. We got to sample mild and medium greens as well as special varieties with chicken and sausage. I was so inspired by being surrounded by greens, I had to break out in poem.

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How to Make Utica Greens [VIDEO]

Upstate New York natives know what we mean when we say 'Utica Greens.' The sauteed escarole with pork, garlic, peppers and cheese.  Ever wonder how it's made?  We found a great video that takes you step by step through the process.

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