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do good, eat good | take 5

It’s back! And for the 5th time at that. To date, we’ve raised $15, 270. With 100% of the donations raised gone directly to help the kids in the Veggie U program. If you’re new to this fundraising effort, Veggie U is a program that helps elementary kids in Cleveland learn about food. Learn about farming. And […]

new book from local author on alt movie posters | win it

When I was in college, I had two posters that donned my walls nearly all four years: Pulp Fiction and the Animal House one featuring John Belushi in his college sweatshirt. I’m pretty certain most college kids of my generation had these same posters. Not sure what posters kids would hang up today. And it’s not […]

morning fun at the west side market

Like many Clevelanders, I love going to the West Side Market. Each visit – from run-of-the-mill pop-ins to specific destinations – seems special and full of discovery. But perhaps one of my favorite trips was the most recent. Thanks in large part to my lovely and good friend Charity, the very talented woman behind Chartreuse […]

enjoy ohio wines? get rewarded for it.

We live in Ohio, and we like wine, right? Might at well put the two together and benefit from it. The Ohio Wine VIP program – visitor’s incentive program – is a new initiative by the Ohio Grape Industries Committee. The program awards and celebrates those that enjoy our local 200 wineries most. And the […]

turkey trot + local wine for a cause

The 6th annual Grand River Valley Wine Region turkey trot is around the corner. Join Debonné Vineyards, Ferrante Winery & Ristorante, Grand River Cellars Winery & Restaurant, Laurello Vineyards, and St. Joseph Vineyards on Saturday, November 9th from noon – 5 p.m. for this drive yourself tour of wine tasting paired with food samples for […]

taste in the chagrin valley

I am a very proud resident of Chagrin Falls. We absolutely love living here – walking to breakfast, coffee, school, the park – there’s nothing better. It’s a great community to be a part of and raise our family. And as a proud resident, I will happily help spread the word for events taking place, […]

help grey cardigan meet martha

A very talented local designer – and friend – is a finalist for Martha Stewart’s American Made Audience Choice Award. Chances are you have seen Brian’s work (aka Grey Cardigan) around town. And you have definitely seen his work here – he designed the masthead for Cleveland Foodie! Let’s help him meet Martha and give […]

a few tickets left for chefs unbridled

On Saturday, September 7, you have the opportunity to enjoy one of the area’s most unique fundraisers: Chefs Unbridled presented by the Jim Thome family. The event is a tasting dinner benefitting Fieldstone Farm Therapeutic Riding Center. The evening includes the sounds of the Cleveland Jazz Orchestra, carriage rides throughout the Gates Mills Village as well […]

overnight at gervasi vineyard

Sometimes, you just need to get away. But you can’t really get away. My husband and I desperately wanted a quick weekend to ourselves, but between work and kids it was becoming harder and harder to schedule. Truthfully, I just wanted to sleep past 6 a.m.! We are actually very good about date night and […]

buying – and enjoying – local wine

Vintage Ohio is right around the corner. To help you gain a better understanding of our local wine industry, here is a trio of Q&As with some of the folks that know best. Q&A with Jan Cobett, American Wine Society Q. Why is Ohio an ideal setting for producing wine? A. Proximity to Lake Erie […]