Category Archives: Luxe

the patio @ luxe

I absolutely adore weeknights in Cleveland in the summer. Especially when said night includes dinner and drinks on the amazingly fun and festive patio at Luxe filled with wonderful conversation, laughs and a couple of ridiculously cool women. The fairly new patio at Luxe is where I found myself last Tuesday, along with my friend […]

made in the 216

One of my favorite events held by my favorite store owner is back and taking over the neighborhood. It’s the increasingly popular Made in the 216 event at Room Service which highlights the many talented designers that choose to stay in Cleveland and build their businesses here. The show features a wide variety of creations […]

cleveland rocks and so does its food (tell me why and win $50 to crop)

Since landing in Cleveland in 2005, chef Steve Schimoler has made quite the impression. After his term ended at Nestle in Solon, he could have packed up his knives and headed anywhere given his impressive background and talent. But no, he decided to stay in Cleveland and open Crop Bistro in the summer of 2007. […]

made in the 216

My favorite store in Cleveland, Room Service, is hosting its seconds event dedicated to Cleveland-based designers showcasing all things made locally. If you’ve yet to check out this store, this is the perfect opportunity. When you’re done shopping, head next door for dinner at Luxe (but not before checking out DUOhome, another fab store with […]

back to back @ luxe

This past week I ate at Luxe twice. On Saturday we went with my siblings and Tuesday I met up with a couple girlfriends. On both occasions, everyone in each party picked Luxe because aside from me, no one has been there. Who am I to argue? On our weekend visit, the table of 7 […]

support cleveland artists/designers, visit room service

As I mentioned in my previous post about Luxe, we visited our friend’s store, Room Service, and neighboring duoHome this past weekend. Both of these boutiques offer unique accessories and furnishings for the home. We were immediately impressed with each store’s offerings and approach to retail in Cleveland, mostly their dedication to supporting goods made […]


I’ve never been to a Marlin Kaplan restaurant, until this past weekend. I’m familiar with the popular One Walnut, and of course, I’ve heard of the now closed Lire and Pig Heaven, but for whatever reason, have never made it to any of them. I wasn’t going to make that mistake again, and when my […]