Buffalo Spree Party

June 23, 2011 Updated Jun 23, 2011 at 11:43 PM EDT

By Lou Chilelli

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June 23, 2011 Updated Jun 23, 2011 at 11:43 PM EDT

Buffalo (WKBW) -- A big night of eating and drinking in western New York. Hundreds rolled out to have a good time for a good cause. It's food and drink at Shea's Performing Arts Center in Buffalo. For the sixth year, Buffalo Spree Magazine holds a party to show off the July, August issue. This issue is special because it announces this year'S "Best Of" winners.

Party goers get an opportunity to sample food and drink from some of the area's best restaurants. With Channel 7 as a proud co-sponsor...proceeds from the night go to Camp Good Days and Special Times. Hundreds turned out for the food...but also for a silent auction and entertainment. Some of the restaurants return year after year.

For smaller establishments, a party like this can be a big chance to get potential customers to sample their best dish. To check out all the winners..you can pick up a copy of Buffalo Spree on newsstands.