November 22, 2022


We have created the ultimate Holiday gift for all the foodies on your gift list this year!

I am excited to announce a partnership with Bud Loura of Restaurant QB to create the Foodie Gift Pack just in time for the Holidays.
Each Foodie Gift Pack is on sale for $120.00 and includes the following:
Four $25 gift cards to four different, locally owned restaurants, one coupon or drink chip for a free draft beer at a local craft brewery, and a 2023 Eat Local New York Card. There are eight Foodie Gift Packs to choose from. 

Gift Pack One includes gift cards to Scotch n Sirloin, Sal’s Pizza, Papa Gallo, and Café Kubal along with a beer chip to Buried Acorn Brewing Company. 

Gift Pack Two includes gift cards to a mano, The Evergreen, Arad Evans, and Ma & Pa’s Kettle Corn, and a beer chip to Buried Acorn Brewing Company. 

Gift Pack Three includes gift cards to Pastabilities, Shifty’s, Kasai, and Rocky’s Pub, along with a beer chip to Middle Ages Brewing Company. 

Gift Pack Four includes gift cards to Kitty Hoynes, Home Team Pub, Chelsea’s, and The Cracked Bean Roastery, along with a beer chip to Willow Rock Brewing Company. 

Gift Pack Five includes gift cards to The Brasserie, Trappers II, Nesticos Too, 317 @ Montgomery Street, along with a beer chip to Buried Acorn Brewing Company. 

Gift Pack Six includes gift cards to Santangelo’s, Viccino’s Brick n Brew, Twin Trees III, and 3-1-Fried, along with a beer chip to Heritage Hill. 

Gift Pack Seven includes gift cards to Jake Hafner’s, Limp Lizard BBQ (Syracuse and North Syracuse locations), San Miguel’s, and Al’s Wine & Whiskey, along with a beer chip to Talking Cursive Brewing Company.

Gift Pack Eight includes gift cards to Chubby’s, Lock 1 Distilling, R Diner, and Mimi’s Drive-in, along with a beer chip to Lock 1 Distilling. 

Customers will also receive a 2023 Eat Local New York Card. The Eat Local New York Card is accepted at over 140 locally owned restaurants, breweries, coffee shops, and bakeries around New York and offers cardholders a $5 discount when they spend $25 or more. The Eat Local New York Card is valid until December 31st, 2023 and there is no limit to how many times it can be used. 

Foodie Gift Packs will go on sale beginning Saturday, November 26th at and will remain available until all packs have been sold.
There are twenty of each pack available for purchase, 160 in total. 

Once purchased, gift packs will be mailed out to each customer. For any questions, please email  Eat Local New York at [email protected] \

You can buy your Holiday Foodie Gift Packs HERE

This partnership between Restaurant QB and Eat Local New York represents the importance of supporting local businesses in Central New York, now more than ever. Bud Loura and Restaurant QB are advocates for restaurants and food service businesses in Central New York. Restaurant QB connects business owners to service providers and helps owners save money, get information, and have better success. Eat Local New York works to promote eating and drinking local first. We work with over 140 locally-owned restaurants across New York State and advocate for customers to eat local, drink local, and buy local. 

Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas!