2022 Restaurant & Winery Award Winners

Chair's Choice
(chosen by Luke Baecker,
2022 Taste of Buffalo Chair):

Hofbräuhaus Buffalo, Kartoffelsuppe
Creamy Bavarian Potato Soup with Fresh Vegetables
& Frankfurter Sausages

Children's Choice 
(chosen by Shealeigh and Zack Baecker, daughter and nephew of 2022 Taste Chair)

Mister Pizza, Cheese Pizza

 

   

Best Overall Item

Taste of Siam, Fried Ice Cream

Eric Duvall Memorial "Best of Buffalo" Award

The Flaming Fish, Shrimp Poboy

   

Best Seafood

Carmine’s, Cajun Blackened Shrimp

"Rookie of the Year" Award

KT Caribbean Cuisine

   

Best Dessert

Nick Charlap’s Ice Cream, Hot Fudge Sundae

Best Meat Item

BW's BBQ, St. Louis Cut Ribs

   

Veteran Restaurant Award

Chrusciki Bakery

Best Sandwich

Osteria 166, Porchetta Slider

   

Gusto Critic's Choice Award

Caribbean Flava, Curry Chicken

 
   

Best Red Wine

Three Brothers Wineries & Estates, Red Jazz Infusion

Best White Wine

Victorianbourg Wine Estate, Pechette

   

Favorite Fermentation

A Gust of Sun Winery & Vineyard, Sweet Diamond
*Benefits Diamonds in the Ruff Animal Rescue

 

2022 Independent Health Foundation's Healthy Options

First Place

Hofbräuhaus Buffalo, Gurkensalat
Cucumber Salad with Sour Cream & Dill Dip

Second Place

Unbridled Cafe, Rustic Flatbread

   

Third Place

Sidelines Sports Bar and Grill, Summer Salad

Healthy Options - Best Healthy Dessert Award

Sweet Melody’s Gelato, Red, White, & Blue Sundae