Gigi's Cucina Povera is an Italian restaurant in Buffalo, NY. In our "poor kitchen" the philosophy is simple: Make great food with fresh, local and seasonal ingredients, transforming the simple into more than the sum of its parts. Our menu includes Sicilian comfort food and peasant-style fare like pasta dishes, risotto-based dishes, seafood, and slow cooked meats. Daily specials feature fresh, local produce. <br><br>Gigi's is owned and operated by Mary Ann Giordano. Chef Giordano has competed in many regional cooking competitions and has authored a cookbook, "The Saint Joseph's Day Table Cookbook," along with her father. <br><br>Gigi's Cucina Povera is open daily at 5 p.m., Sundays at 4 p.m. On Sundays, we feature family-style meals. Come and experience great food in a Sicilian country atmosphere.