Swan Street Diner Recipes: Beans & Greens

Amanda Amico of the Swan Street Diner and Amy’s Truck is sharing her favorite recipes to make at home. Check out her version of Beans & Greens below! Ingredients: 1 spanish or white onion (diced) 6 cloves of peeled garlic(diced) 8 oz sliced mushrooms 2 quarts of chicken stock 1lb ground chicken 1 bunch of … Continued

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Mother’s Day Market At Home

Looking for a Mother’s Day gift or to treat yourself to something special? We are happy to bring a Virtual Spring/ Mother’s Day market to you featuring some vendors who have participated in past markets in Larkin Square and in the Larkin at Exchange Building, and others! The following vendors are able to offer shipping, … Continued

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Virtual Author Series: Molly Stevens

With many restaurant doors remaining closed and lockdowns still in place, we’re all turning to our own kitchens. It’s the perfect time to try new recipes and experiment with different techniques and ingredients you may not have used before. The Larkin Author Series checked in with cookbook author, food writer and cooking teacher, Molly Stevens, … Continued

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Quick exercise tips from the Larkin Training Room

While it can be challenging to keep up your regular exercise routine during this time of Covid-19, Robin Paget, owner of the Larkin Training room took a walk over to Larkin Square to share some exercise tips we can all do in our home, backyard or other open to the public space. These exercises do … Continued

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Filling Station Recipes: Chef Mel’s Bolognese & Gnocchi

One of Chef Mel’s specialities is creating house made pasta and sauces for the Filling Station restaurant in Larkin Square. As the restaurant remains closed, Mel is sharing some of her recipes that you can make at home. Her bolognese recipe isn’t exactly “traditional,” but it’s rich and has layers of great flavor with classic … Continued

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Virtual Author Series: Elaine Sciolino

Elaine Sciolino grew up on the West Side of Buffalo, attending Holy Angels Academy and Canisius College. It was at Canisius where Elaine discovered a love for France. She pursed this interest earning a Masters degree in French History at New York University. She began her career as a journalist with Newsweek magazine. Her award … Continued

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Larkin Square Virtual Author Series: Lauren Belfer

For more than 7 years, Larkin Square has partnered with Talking Leaves Books to welcome local, regional and national authors to share their books with the Western New York Community. These free author talks have been a staple in Larkin Square programming, involving local and national journalists, food critics, novelists, cookbook authors and chefs, community … Continued

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Food Truck Tuesday’s Healthy Options at Home: Amy’s Truck

Like many other businesses and event facilities, Larkin Square has pressed pause on our 2020 event season due to the coronavirus pandemic. Since we cannot begin Food Truck Tuesday just yet, we decided to bring some of the best menu items to you at home. We’ve partnered with several food trucks to share their Healthy … Continued

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How to make a fabric face mask at home

Fabric face coverings are a great way to help protect yourself and others from the Covid-19 virus. Wearing a face covering is a good reminder to not touch your face. Following the practice of social distancing, washing your hands and not touching your face goes a long way in helping to stop the spread of … Continued

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