Category Archives: Melt

q&a with melt’s matt fish

East siders, get ready to loosen your pants. The Cleveland Heights Melt is officially set to open May 21. Is it too early to call dibs on a table? 1. What’s your favorite thing about Cleveland and what drives you nuts? There are so many things about Cleveland that I love.  Putting my finger on […]

lolita (and great melt coverage)

I’ve become very indecisive as of late. On Friday morning, we decided to head to Lolita for dinner since we haven’t been there in awhile (yes, I think about what I’m going to have for dinner within an hour of waking up). But then my friend Christina sent me this link to the fantastic story […]

grilled cheese for dogs

As much as I love living in Cleveland, I wish this city were more dog friendly – like San Francisco. There, dogs are welcome in most coffee shops, on restaurant patios, in stores, etc. And I’m not suggesting all dogs – we could cap it off at dogs less than 20 pounds, like Stella, our […]

esquire recognizes melt

As most everyone knows by now, Esquire has recently recognized Melt for making some of the best sandwiches in the country, specifically the Parmageddon. If you’ve had this gigantic sandwich complete with pierogies, it’s not hard to figure out why. (photo courtesy of David Lay) David wrote about Melt, owner/chef Matt Fish and its national […]

the best sandwiches in america

By way of Crain’s, I came across this article in Esquire featuring the best sandwiches (sans burgers) in America. And wouldn’t you know it, three of the best-sliced bread treats can be found right here. There is also a recipe from Michael Symon for the ultimate breakfast sandwich. And I’m also happy to report that […]


For the most part, I try to follow a healthy diet with lots of whole grains, fruits and vegetables 80 percent of the time, leaving 20 percent (typically weekend dinners) for some indulgence. Well, I think I blew all 20 percent (and then some) on our dinner at Melt on Saturday – and it was […]