Tag Archives: Steve Schimoler


I can’t remember the first time I went to Whiskey Island. Sometime in my mid 20s, that much I’m pretty sure of. In fact, there’s not much I can recall from many of those visits. Fuzzy memories at best (but good times had by all). My visit last month, on behalf of Metromix, was quite […]

playing the part of judge, take 2

I am one lucky girl. Now once, but twice in the past two weeks I was asked to judge a culinary competition. And each time I looked at my fellow judges and thought, and they want me, too? Really? On Sunday, I had the privilege of sitting next to Joe Crea, whom I have so […]

fab food show giveaway, culinary challenge + cavs players – oh my

The 5th annual Fabulous Food Show is next weekend. Are you going? If you’d like to and haven’t yet purchased tickets, be sure to use code CLEVEFOODIE to save $3 per ticket. Or, keep reading to see how you can win one of four pairs of tickets I’ll be giving away. This year’s show, held […]

cook like steve schimoler

Home ec meets shop class. According to Steve Schimoler, chef/owner of the wonderful  Crop Bistro & Bar, this dish is a super summertime appetizer, and can be easily prepared a day ahead. He shares that a Causa is basically a potato salad, but with different twists and presentations. Before you start this recipe, you will […]