Category Archives: Momocho

family dinner at momocho

Happy New Year! Speaking of family-friendly places, we had the perfect family dinner last week at Momocho. The last time my daughter was at Momocho, she was just a few months old. We have been there countless times since with friends and family and figured Natalie waited long enough and was time to make her […]

tequila dinners back at momocho

Tequila! The word alone conjures up fun and smiles (and a few fuzzy memories). You may recall that a few years ago Momocho, aka my favorite modern Mexican restaurant hands-down, offered these amazing tequila dinners featuring wonderfully creative dishes. And now, they are finally back! According to chef/owner Eric Williams, the tequila dinners will be […]

cook like eric williams (braised beef brisket)

food and wine pairings, guacamole recipeThe chef pairings might just be my husband’s favorite series on the blog to date. We (I) try to make most of the dishes at home, and he knows this. And when I told Jamie what Eric Williams, chef/owner of Momochoprovided, he quickly followed up with a request for immediate trial. […]

cinco de mayo recipes from eric williams

Cinco de Mayo on the brain? Or are you like me and crave/cook/eat Mexican constantly? In continuing with our ‘cook like local chefs’ series sponsored by Heinen’s, Eric Williams, chef/owner of Momocho (the absolute best modern Mexican around – seriously) shares an easy dish for what I’m sure is one of his favorite holidays. And […]

happy dog

Did you ever feel like you’re the last person to know about/discover something? That’s exactly how I felt when I wrote last month about Eric Williams and his new involvement with Happy Dog. Of course I’ve heard of the place, but had never been. I received a ton of e-mails regarding that post as well […]

restaurant news // eric williams

Eric Williams, chef/owner at Momocho, is a fairly happy guy. And why wouldn’t he be? He’s got the most amazing modern Mexican restaurant in town (and my personal favorite of anywhere) and  is about to really experience just what it means to be busy once Guy’s show, Diners Drive-Ins and Dives, airs exposing Momocho to […]

cleveland magazine: may issue

If you haven’t seen this month’s issue of Cleveland Magazine, it’s the annual Silver Spoon edition featuring their take on our best restaurants. My small contribution can be found on page 93: the protein scene and meaty veggies. The first part was supposed to include chef Brandt Evans from Blue Canyon as well, but for […]

cinco de mayo: happenings and recipes

I honestly have no idea where the times goes. I realize just how cliche that sounds and that everyone says that. But seriously, how is it that I’m writing a post for Cinco de Mayo when I feel like it wasn’t that long ago when I wrote last year’s post and was sitting upstairs at […]

restaurant news / updated

Here’s a rundown of various restaurant events and food-related items that have been sent my way: – Fire / Daily complimentary valet service now available. In addition, the spring dinner menu begins April 28. Also on the 28th, Fire will be serving house made hors d’oeuvres and cocktails featuring house made syrups at the bar […]

$1 equals 40 days of water for a child (cleveland chefs join together for unicef’s project tap)

From March 22 – 28, five local restaurants are participating in Unicef’s Tap Project, which brings clean water to millions of children around the world – something each of us takes for granted every single day. Just $1 provides drinking water for one child for 40 days – $1, something most of spend without a […]