I know, summer isn't quite here yet, but the warm weather we're getting in March and the official arrival of spring is making us think of great food and drinks outside or on a patio, soaking in the sun.

I always tell friends who have never been here -- Buffalo and Western New York is one of the best spots in the entire country for the spring and summer food scene. Wings, pizza and beef on weck's keep us going through the fall and winter, but seriously, I love spring and summer here and it's mainly because of the restaurant scene.

From the northtowns, to the southtowns, and from the City of Buffalo to the outskirts of the southern tier, there are many places that are go-to spots in the summer.

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Whether they serve beer and appetizers, full blown lunches and dinners, or a great ice cream or hot dog stand, the options are limitless here in Buffalo and Western New York.

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