Category Archives: Light Bistro

cook like matthew mathlage: thai braised short ribs

Braised short ribs, one of my favorite dishes hands-down. If it’s on a menu, I almost certainly cannot resist. We also enjoy making this savory dish at home, too, either as part of a ragu or alongside polenta or mashed potatoes. And now as chef Matt Mathlage of Light Bistro shares with us here, I’ll […]

cook like matthew mathlage

I like Light Bistro for a variety of reasons, and have often said that if something had to replace Parker’s Bistro, I was glad this was it. The food is wonderful, I love the space and of course, the chef regularly supports local. I’m also a fan of the ongoing events that  chef/owner Matt Mathlage […]

monday nights at light bistro

Just received this e-mail from Light Bistro. This should make for a fun Monday outing, and at $25 per person, it’s pretty reasonable, too. Monday Tapas and Tasting SeriesOn Monday September 8, 2008 at 6:30pm, Light Bistro will begin a series of “Regional Tapas and Wine Tastings”. The series will continue every other Monday in […]

grasshoppers and saturday lunch

In this morning’s restaurant row, Joe Crea over at the PD talks about a few changes at Light Bistro – plus the fabulous food (that he sampled with Parker Bosley!), as well as menu changes over at everyone’s favorite modern Mexican joint, Momocho. On a personal note, I am very happy that Light Bistro will […]

patio weather is here (plus other updates)

Tis the season to head back outside to eat, and restaurant owners are wasting no time in getting their patios in tip-top shape. Here are a few of the ones that I’ve heard are already open. I’m sure there are others, so please share. Momocho. This place boasts a very cute and intimate patio. It’s […]

q & a with matthew mathlage

I was sad to see Parker’s American Bistro close. Chef Parker Bosley was (is) an amazing and smart chef and his Ohio City restaurant was a favorite place to dine. Lucky for us, something equally as wonderful moved right into that charming and cozy house turned restaurant – Light Bistro. And with executive chef/owner (and […]

cleveland nye happenings (and other news)

This post will be updated as news come in. And if you hear of any New Year’s Eve specials, please share. Momocho Chef Eric added a special tequila dinner (5 courses paired with tequila) at 7:30 p.m. for $40 per person. I went to the last one and enjoyed every bite. It’s a great deal […]

light bistro (this week’s feast!)

We finally made our way to Light Bistro, which I wrote about for this week’s Feast. Although I thought it was a bit pricey overall, the food was delicious and if something had to replace Parker’s, I’m glad it’s this place. Here’s the post: We met good friends of ours for dinner last night at […]

food & wine recognizes cleveland

In this month’s Food & Wine there is a whole page dedicated to Cleveland as part of a series called: Food & Wine Across America. The reporter, Kristin Donnelly, features Momocho, both Lola and Lolita, Flying Fig, Fire, Light Bistro and Lucky’s Cafe (so much for Lucky’s remaining a sectret). A wiki has also been […]