Category Archives: Pacific East

out to lunch

I live fairly close to my office, so for lunch I typically run home or just eat at my desk. When I do go out for lunch, it’s usually a quick bite at The American Tavern or takeout from Pacific East (you can’t beat their lunch special / 2 rolls, soup & salad for $8.95). […]


I heart sushi. It’s up there as one of my favorite meals. For awhile now, I’ve been boasting that Pacific East gets my vote for favorite local place for sushi. And when the restaurant owners decided to open a second location in Eton, just a few miles from my house, I was downright giddy. So […]

q & a with chef nolan konkoski

Chef Nolan Konkoski is the man responsible for the popular tequila dinners, among other tasty dishes, at Momocho. He’s originally from upstate New York and started cooking in college as a means to make money (went to school for English literature and writing). Lucky for us, he pursued cooking. 1. What are the top 5 […]

pacific east/eton open

Pacific East has finally opened in Eton. A few months behind the planned October opening, but at least it’s here now. Eager to check it out, we went for a quick lunch today. And we weren’t the only ones – the place was almost all filled up, plus several passersby popping in to grab a […]

update: peppermint and pacific east

Peppermint, the sister Thai restaurant to the delicious Mint in Cleveland Heights, is finally open. They are located on Lander Circle near Heinen’s. The second Pacific East location, located in Eton next to Paladar, is not too far behind. They are waiting for their license and look to be open for business around the 17th. […]

mint coming to pepper pike

From the PD restaurant row this morning:“Sunny and Matt Kanegkasikorn, married partners in the popular Mint Cafe on Coventry Road in Cleveland Heights, are working on a second location. Construction has begun to convert a shop at Landerwood Plaza in Pepper Pike into an 80- to 90-seat restaurant with the same Thai menu as the […]

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 […]