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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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Chicken Riggies
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50 Foods that CNN Thinks Are More American than Chicken Riggies and Half Moons

If there's one thing Central New Yorkers are proud of, it's our food.  Chicken Riggies, Utica Greens and Half Moons are regional fare that we boast about to anyone who will listen.  So imagine my surprise when CNN's list of 50 Great American Foods neglects to list any of them!

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Utica’s Gifts to the World – Eric Meier’s Top 5

The city of Utica has lent its name to several items known around the world. Let's take a look at the 5 most memorable.

Chicken Riggies
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The Foods that Define Utica – Our Top 5

I’ve lived in Utica all my life and I must say we have some GREAT food! I know when my family from out of state comes to town they always look forward to some of the food staples here in Utica. Even my

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