Tag Archives: michael ruhlman

happily judging future chefs of cleveland

Rest assured, Cleveland. We are going to be eating well for years to come. Last week, I had the privilege and honor of judging the 2010 Culinary Challenge to benefit the  Tri-C Hospitality Management Program with Michael Ruhlman and Doug Trattner. I honestly don’t know who was more excited – all the young chefs or […]

just another week in the CLE

Most miserable city? I beg to differ. My week started by spending an evening with a bunch of really witty and engaging  Cleveland bloggers by way of a shopping spree at NEXT in Beachwood Place (I didn’t shop, sigh. Instead, I played the part of social media maven and organized this soiree. I sometimes do […]

your chance to spend an afternoon with ted

Technology, Entertainment and Design, or TED, is coming to Cleveland. Those  familiar with TED know it brings the world’s thinkers and doers together to talk about their passions and ideally, ignite those listening to improve their surroundings and inspire change. Past speakers include Bill Gates, Frank Gehry, Bono, Bill Clinton and Richard Branson. On February […]

food, inc. (review)

Ever since we had a baby, Netflix has become our best friend. We still go out quite, both with our daughter and without, but for whatever reason we haven’t been to a movie theater in almost a year and a half. Food, Inc. was one I actually wanted to see in the theater but never […]

michael symon: live to cook

April of last year we went to Sonoma and San Francisco for the week. Like every trip I take, I spend a fair amount of time researching where to eat. For this trip, I e-mailed Michael Symon to inquire about his favorite places since I remembered reading he just returned from the Bay area. He quickly […]