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Dyngus Day: A Buffalo Tradition
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So Hungry I Could Eat a Horse
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What’s Springing in Buffalo?

Dyngus Day: A Buffalo Tradition

The Monday after Easter, commonly known to those of Polish heritage as Dyngus Day, is very much alive and well in Buffalo, New York. Buffalo is home to one of the largest Polish populations in the country, and is known around the world for the Dyngus Day celebrations. For those of you who don’t know, Dyngus Day is a centuries old Polish holiday. The Monday after Easter, it is held to signify spring and a good harvest. Traditionally, attractive girls were drenched in water by men, and hit with pussywillows. A girl could protect herself from getting soaked by giving[…]

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So Hungry I Could Eat a Horse

Ever had a moment where you were diligently working on something and then all of a sudden your brain gets hit with a Mack truck: butter chicken. You open Google and search up the closest Indian restaurant that has delivery. Sound familiar? Yeah, I had more than my handful of cravings this semester. Stress from school, work, and life in general often stack up my mental list of food cravings like sushi, taro bubble tea, chips and chocolate…but know what’s worse? Not being able to get it! ARGH! Sometimes my cravings are not as bad because they come and go,[…]

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What’s Springing in Buffalo?

Spring is officially here (finally)! I think we had more than our fair share of snow this winter…and quite frankly, I’m ready to stash my shovel and snow gear in the closet for good. March is one of my favorite months – the weather gets warmer, new seasonal foods come out, more people start mingling on the streets and you can feel the excitement as the school term comes to an end. As an avid foodie, March always signals the emergence of new foods. What I love about the spring season is the abundance of transitional foods in the market[…]

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