Category Archives: Michael Herschman

cook like michael herschman: root vegetable latkes with sweet garlic applesauce & roasted chili creme fraiche

Hanukkah starts at sundown on Wednesday. To help celebrate, one of my favorite local chefs, Michael Herschman, shares a favorite holiday recipe of his – as well as a favorite Hanukkah memory. “I will never forget when I was little I got this Fisher Price activity desk with magnetic letters, chalk, crayons, etc. with the […]

cook like michael herschman

Even though warm weather is upon us, we live in Cleveland and know better – there are still plenty of below average days left (like this weekend) until summer. And on those days, why not try this soup from chef Michael Herschman, who can now be found at the wonderful Menu6. This recipe makes a lot of […]

preview: menu6

Michael Herschman is on the move. After a brief stint as GM at Melange, he’s back in the kitchen. And after a few conversations with him, it sounds like he’s ready to plant some roots. The former owner/chef of Mojo, a personal favorite of mine, is right around the corner from where he first started […]

q & a with michael herschman

Clevelanders have seen a lot of good restaurants come and go through the years. Mention any one of these, like the Silver Grille or Battuto, and it automatically conjures up a favorite memory or emotion for many. This is why I always pose this question during my interviews. For me, Battuto is one of those […]

metropolitan cafe

Many things have closed in this city that I miss. From Higbee’s downtown, to Hough Bakery – even Geauga Lake (granted I haven’t been there in ages, but it’s downright depressing and eerie to drive by and just to know it’s not part of our city anymore). And when it comes to restaurants, Battuto and […]

chef news

A lot of exciting happenings for our local chefs over the past couple weeks. Here’s a recap: Terra MadreThis year’s class has been selected to attend the food extravaganza in Torino, Italy. I remember Dominic Cerino talking about his experience a few years ago and sharing his memories. It sounds like an amazing food journey. […]