Tag Archives: Umami

ladies who lunch

I’ve always wondered about ladies who lunch. I have often joked that that’s who I’d like to come back as. Well, the past few months (thanks to maternity leave) that’s just what has become of me. Although something tells me the two aren’t exactly the same. My afternoon partners in crime have been my two […]

cook like matthew anderson: pumpkin coconut soup

If you’ve been to Umami, especially during lunch, chances are you’ve seen my husband (and sometime me). This tiny Asian restaurant in Chagrin Falls is his favorite (and a favorite of mine, too). The friendly staff doesn’t even have to ask, they know his order: udon noodles with beef and a ginger ice tea. Unlike […]

umami revisited

My experience with Umami goes a little something like this: I loved Umami. Then I didn’t. And now I’m on the bandwagon once again. Umami is the ultra tiny restaurant in the heart of Chagrin Falls. I first wrote about them last June when Michael Longo was chef. It’s close to my house and office, so we […]

restaurant updates

Start your week off right (or end the weekend with a smile; however you choose to see it). The Greenhouse Tavern is now open on Sundays, from 2 p.m. – 9 p.m. ————————————– New lunch and dinner menus at Parallax. Both menus will focus heavily on the cuisine of the Far East, including a lot of […]