Category Archives: Flying Fig

q & a with chef ben bebenroth

Luckily, there are a lot of chefs (and more catching on each day) in our area that practice farm-to-fork and celebrate Ohio’s farmers with their daily creations. One of those chefs, a true devotee of all things local and thus our local economy, is Chef Ben Bebenroth of Spice of Life Catering. 1. What are […]

flying fig in october gourmet

I used the time on the plane trip out to Seattle this weekend to catch up on my foodie and gossip magazines. What seems to be a theme of major publications recognizing Cleveland for its culinary contributions continued in the October issue of Gourmet, this time with recognition going to Flying Fig. The article focuses […]

q & a with you

I’ve really enjoyed getting to know our local chefs a bit better. Particularly, it’s been interesting to learn which places get their nod as a favorite, which restaurant is missed and what hidden gem Clevelanders have yet to discover. I thought it would be interesting to open up those questions to everyone and see what […]

avec dates (the best appetizer ever)

I usually end up in Chicago a couple times a year for work, but have been there religiously the past six springs for the Housewares Show. Four years ago, I met up with my cousin for dinner who was working as a food writer at the time for She took me to a place […]

and the winners are…

I just received one of those dumb forwards: what is your favorite color, Coke or Pepsi, yadda, yadda, yadda. I’m not a fan of forwards or filling out stupid questionnaires about things that friends/family members should have general knowlegde of after knowing me for 31 years. But, it did get me thinking about my favorite […]

a very happy, happy hour

Our new favorite thing to do during the week is go to happy hour at Lolita in Tremont. It’s ideal for us – we are done eating by 7, get home to play with Stella, work out, or what not. Plus, it’s a nice way to break up the week. Lolita has a great happy […]