Tag Archives: Cleveland Food

crop

To me, the food is only part of the experience when dining out. The other driving factor is the atmosphere, both in terms of the overall decor and the vibe a place gives off. When a restaurant scores in all areas, well, those are usually the places we frequent on a pretty consistent basis (Umami […]

cleveland’s perfect plate

Tough question, right? That’s what I thought at least when I was asked by the folks at Around Noon to discuss my perfect plate of Cleveland food with host Dee Perry along with Joe Crea and Doug Trattner. I was quite excited to be asked to be part of this show. First, I’m a regular […]

cropicana

I can’t remember the first time I went to Whiskey Island. Sometime in my mid 20s, that much I’m pretty sure of. In fact, there’s not much I can recall from many of those visits. Fuzzy memories at best (but good times had by all). My visit last month, on behalf of Metromix, was quite […]

dinner in the dark

There seems to be a lot of food events popping up as of late. From tours to Emerging Chefs, to Chow Downs on four wheels. And one that I recently took part in – Dinner in the Dark. We’re a lucky bunch. We don’t just have restaurants to satisfy our every foodie craving, but unique […]

sneak peek: flour

Imagine not working since last July. Ok, so for some this may bring a smile to your face. But for others, it would feel like torture. Especially if you truly love your craft, like chefs Paul Minnillo and Christopher DiLisi. Last summer, Minnillo made the decision to close The Baricelli Inn after 25 years. Shortly […]