July 6, 2018

What unique finds await in Syracuse? How about the only upside-down stoplight in the country, the world’s largest indoor suspended ropes course and outdoor attractions that will simply take your breath away?

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Stoop Bakery Café Makes The French Connection

Margaret McCormick
March 14, 2018

Yemen Tounsi had never heard of Syracuse before he responded to an ad for a bakery position here. The Frenchman, who was living in Austin, Texas, at the time, had to “put it on Google” to see where it was and make sure it wasn’t Siracusa, Sicily.

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6 Syracuse-area chefs to savor on Instagram

Paul Cox
February 15, 2018

The social media platform celebrates pretty photos and common themes, like hobbies or hometowns or pizza. It’s an easy way to share recipes and research techniques, for home cooks and professionals. Most of all, it’s a sneak peek into someone else’s career -- and a day that can end with a virtual and gorgeous meal.

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Revisiting The Stoop

Steven J. Pallone
December 1, 2017

The year is 1995. Clinton is president. Gillian Anderson, perpetually skeptical Agent Scully, is a sex symbol. And Alanis Morissette’s “Ironic” is playing on loop in our collective consciousness. You pass through the front door at 311 W. Fayette St. and climb the narrow staircase to the painted floor of a little-known dive dubbed The Stoop, feeling both curious and expectant. Then, as if by magic, you feel far from Syracuse, a part of some cool secret.

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The Stoop Kitchen in Armory Square: Inventive and innovative (Dining out review)

Jared Paventi
February 8, 2018

Porchetta topped with a grape agrodolce raised an eyebrow and piqued interest as we reviewed the menu at The Stoop Kitchen on a recent visit. We were excited to try a different take on the Italian pork roast.

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The Stoop Returns, While Chittenango Gets Spirited

December 13, 2017

“Come hang out” was the mantra for The Stoop when it originally opened in Armory Square back in 1994. The bar, located 24 steps above Trio Italian restaurant and Slices Pizza at 311 W. Fayette St., had a cult following because of its laid-back atmosphere and speakeasy feel, according to owner Eric Alderman.

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'Foodies' fundraiser expands to Syracuse Zoo: See menu items for 2017

July 26, 2017

The 6th Annual Philanthropic Foodies fundraiser will be at Syracuse’s Rosamond Gifford Zoo on Sunday.

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40 Below to host 'Come Home to Syracuse' networking on Dec. 26

40 Below
December 22, 2017

Looking for local networking and job opportunities? 40 Below will be hosting the fourth annual Come Home to Syracuse event on Dec. 26 at The Stoop Kitchen in Armory Square, sponsored by Loretto, Crouse Health, and CPS Recruitment.

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Syracuse's Stoop Kitchen to reopen with 2 bars, bakery and new dining room (photos)

Teri Weaver
September 28, 2017

Syracuse, N.Y. - The upstairs of the new Stoop Kitchen will look familiar to many who, more than a decade ago, went to the Armory Square bar for live music and Tequila and comfort food.

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The Stoop Kitchen (yes, that Stoop) plans to open in Syracuse's Armory Square

Teri Weaver
April 6, 2017

Syracuse, N.Y. - The Stoop will reopen this summer as The Stoop Kitchen - and this time there'll be pigeon on the menu.

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