What’s New in Rochester – Part 1




Fiamma Centro, 4 Elton Street, Rochester, NY (585) 471-8917


Fiamma Centro has opened a new location in the popular Elton Street neighborhood.  This is the second location for owner Guisepe Paciullo, who also owns Fiamma Pizza e Vino in Gates.  Paciullo brings the tastes of his native Italy and cooking skills he learned from his uncle’s restaurant in NYC to Rochester for all of us to enjoy.  The interior of the restaurant (pictured at the top of this article) is warm with brick walls, high ceilings, rustic hanging chandelliers, and an upstairs lofted dining area.


Bitter Honey, 127 Railroad Street, Rochester, NY

More exciting changes are happening at the Public Market. Rochester has a new restaurant to look forward to. Bitter Honey will spice up the Public Market’s cuisine scene offering authentic Mexican dishes, and artisanal spirits. The restaurant is on track to open is doors mid January on Railroad Street at the Market, more specifically, next to Rohrbachs and Black Button Distilling. The visionaries behind the concept are Josh Miles and Zack Mikida, who helped start the spirits program at the Revelry. Flights and educational seminars will be part of their offerings. We cant wait! Buen provecho.

Boxcar Donuts, 127 Railroad St., Rochester NY

Boxcar Donuts is opening next door to Bitter Honey at the Market in mid December. You may have been delighted by their donuts before and now you’ll have a place to get them whenever a donut craving hits. Their specialty is experimental crazy flavors. The shop will feature a take out window, seating for 50 and a specialty coffee shop.



Peppermint, 145 Culver Rd., Rochester, NY  (585) 532-8132

It’s been open for a month now, but fashionistas everywhere are happy about the big news. Things are sweeter at the Culver Rd. Armory since the opening of Peppermint.  The popular Peppermint boutique, moved into a gorgeous and larger space from their previous spot on Park Ave. in mid October.  Owned by designer & businesswoman, Tanvi Asher: Peppermint is candy for the eyes, joy for the soul, and easy on the budget. A vintage inspired boutique offering women’s fashion-forward clothing, accessories & jewelry.  Follow Peppermint on Facebook for the freshest deals & sales.


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The Waffle Factory, 30 North Avenue, Webster, NY (585) 507-1669

The Waffle Factory opened late October in the Village of Webster offering authentic Liege Waffles, ice cream and milkshakes, and soon breakfast sandwiches.  It’s safe to say, the Waffle Factory will probably be able to satisfy your every sweet waffle desire.  The restaurant is open 7 days a week.



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