Tag Archives: Cleveland Foodie

lee anne wong to open a restaurant in cleveland

Well, sorta… The fan favorite from Bravo’s Top Chef, who is still heavily involved in the series as well as Top Chefs Masters, is coming to Cleveland this July to open a pop-up restaurant for two days in the soon-to-open Noodlecat space, as part of chef Sawyer’s grand opening plans. Sawyer shared that Wong, along […]

welcome back outdoor dining. you’ve been missed.

Aside from the cheese, my favorite thing about the old Baricelli Inn was the patio. Actually, it was perhaps my favorite patio in town. I’ve spent several summer nights sitting on that patio enjoying nothing more than the perfect atmosphere, a bottle of red, some crusty bread and lots of stinky cheese. When news spread […]

harvest kitchen & lounge in solon

There are a lot of things I like about Solon. It’s where I grew up and went to school. My folks are still there. And I’ve made many lifelong friendships in that city with the memories to match. But what’s always been missing from my hometown is quality food. Sure, there are plenty of chains […]

bake like wendy thompson: banana crepes

The woman behind my favorite cupcake in town shares a recipe with us just in time for Valentine’s Day. Banana crepes courtesy of Wendy Thompson, A Cookie and a Cupcake. You just know these are going to be good! Banana Crepes 6.5 oz milk 2 oz heavy cream 2 oz sugar 1/8 tsp cinnamon 1.5 […]

about me

My husband calls me a food snob, and he’s probably right (although he’s just as bad). I love food. Actually, I really love food. My school lunches as a kid consisted of veal parmesan, pasta, swordfish or other leftovers from the previous night’s dinner. I didn’t try delivery pizza until the 7th grade and was […]