Tag Archives: Cleveland restaurant openings

a dash of this and a pinch of that

A potluck post highlighting some current happenings: First, a huge thank you to My Retro Kitchen, the fantastic local food and recipe blog, for including me in her ongoing Feasting with Friends series. I really appreciate her super kind words and for asking me to be a part of it. What fun! Check out the […]

update: noodlecat opening

As first reported back in mid May, Noodlecat will not have the typical restaurant opening. Instead, chefs Lee Anne Wong and Chris Hodgson will have the honors. More scoop has been released over the weekend: June 21 & 22: chef and America’s Great Food Truck Race finalist (and maybe even winner…)  Chris Hodgson will “pop […]

noodlecat. noodlecat. noodlecat.

I’m so excited for this to open, I just can’t stop saying the name. If you’re active on Facebook, then you’ve likely seen people “liking” Noodlecat over the past few months. And this week, the proverbial cat was let out of the bag so to speak as to what this secretive restaurant is exactly and […]

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 […]

a conversation with scott kuhn (washington place bistro & bar and the spillway)

We’re all thinking it. A non-Italian restaurant in Little Italy? Little Italy. Home of The Feast, cannoli’s and one Italian restaurant after another. Until mid November that is, when Washington Place Bistro & Inn will take over the space that once house the beloved Baricelli Inn. Well, I’ve been thinking it at least and that’s […]

symon on: west side openings, swenson’s, judging next iron chef & why he’s better at cooking than music trivia

Yesterday, a bunch of bloggers from across the country were selected to interview Michael Symon via phone. The process itself was quite fun and I was excited to be included, but also a little weird at the same time. I’d watch him on screen answer my questions, but there was a 5 second delay between […]