Tag Archives: Pura Vida

salad, three ways

It feels like everyday I’m discovering something new about downtown. I am absolutely loving being part of the workforce down here. And I’m not gonna lie – it’s even better with weather days like today. But I can’t seem to get past going to the same lunch spots. Not that I’m complaining – I am […]

pura vida

In just a couple more weeks, I’ll be once again joining the downtown lunch crowd. And I know where I’ll be a regular. I met one of my favorite lunch companions the other week to check out the recently opened Pura Vida on Euclid, right down from Noodlecat (another place I’m eager to check out); […]

sneak peak: pura vida

Brandt Evans is living for today, as the name of his new restaurant implies. During the Tri-C culinary challenge the other week, a giddy Evans was kind enough to give us a sneak peak into his new restaurant (which shares walls with the school as well as many positive synergies, but is not affiliated). This […]

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 […]