Category Archives: Chez Francois

q&a with kathi hays

One of the many things I love about this city is just how helpful people are and willing to share all sorts of information and useful advice. All you have to do is ask. Case in point is Western Reserve Wines. It’s one of the places I frequent for wine, and have been for the […]

book review: farms and foods of ohio

I’m a big advocate for supporting our local economy, which is why I try to avoid all things chain whenever possible. In doing so, I regular seek out our local chefs that support local farmers. But I admit, my knowledge of local farmers and all the wonderful foods and flavors that can be found close […]

and the winners are…

I just received one of those dumb forwards: what is your favorite color, Coke or Pepsi, yadda, yadda, yadda. I’m not a fan of forwards or filling out stupid questionnaires about things that friends/family members should have general knowlegde of after knowing me for 31 years. But, it did get me thinking about my favorite […]