Archive for November 22, 2013
Did you know that, within the past year, downtown Rochester welcomed a Hollywood crew to film scenes for the upcoming The Amazing Spider-Man 2 and the Oak Hill Country Club hosted the 95th Professional Golf Association (PGA) tournament? Magnolia’s Cafe and Deli even opened its doors to President Obama, also in 2013, who sat down to discuss tuition costs with local students. What many Americans do not realize, however, is that Rochester New York offers locals and visitors exciting entertainment year-round. What are some of the region’s unique sights?
A Twist on Traditional Night-Life
According to The Democrat and Chronicle, “Several Rochester bars and restaurants have meandered into a new age of cocktails.” Good Luck, One, and others are introducing an innovative twist to
Hummus is a healthy alternative to other snacks and dips. Hummus is a Mediterranean dip made from chickpeas and other ingredients that has become very popular in the US over the past few years. In the 21 months leading up to 2010, hummus consumption grew by around 35%, amounting to almost $300 million in sales. If you have not had hummus before, it could be worth trying it and seeing why it has become so popular.
Hummus has been around since at least the 13th century, when a recipe for it was created in Egypt. Right now, it is more common in the food of countries like Lebanon. A lobby organization for some of Lebanon’s bigger producers actually petitioned the European Commission to give hummus protected status as a uniquely Lebanese food. Hummus first started to become popular in the US during the 196