Cleveland Rocks... errrr, that's probably what goes through your head when you think of Cleveland. However, we want to show you the awesome destinations and events to hit up in this CLE area that will blow [that song out of] your mind.
Tasting events are the best. Discovering new favorites alongside the old tried and true, with sizes are perfect for trying as many new bites (or sips) as possible.
Luckily, one of the favorite food and wine events in the area is coming up.… Read More Read More
We love Crop Bistro and Bar – it’s in an unbelievable space, the food is exceptional, and it’s conveniently located in Ohio City (Cleveland). What’s not to love?
With the success of the OC location, they’ve been expanding in new culinary directions with the branches, especially forming more casual, everyday restaurants.… Read More Read More
Oh. Christmas is over? Whaaa? What happened? Time for New Year’s Eve already?
Yep. I feel ya. And the dizziness of the holiday season. To help out though, here’s a list of NYE events in Cleveland, Akron and Canton worth your time.… Read More Read More
The leaves are almost at their peak, and the weather is holding up pretty well (we deserve it). It’s absolutely the time to log some outdoor time before winter comes. And after a recent visit, it’s decided that the Cuyahoga Valley National Park is THE perfect place for time well spent.… Read More Read More
Progressive Field (the Jake) has undergone some MAJOR renovations. If you've not heard, the Indians spent around $25 million to overhaul the stadium creating a more experiential and visitor-focused atmosphere. Overall, it’s fresh, easy to navigate and has a whole lot more of what Cleveland loves; food, drink and social opportunity. .… Read More Read More
Found sandwiched between an old run-down residential neighborhood and the newly renovated Battery Park in Cleveland, you’ll find Graffiti: A Social Kitchen.
Park on the street and head on inside of the multi-level, Detroit Shoreway restaurant. You’ll be greeted by a smiling host, before choosing to sit in the upstairs dining room, downstairs at the bar or the high tops/communal table.… Read More Read More
Brunching with parents, partners or your best girlfriends, regardless of who your company is, it’s always an event to look forward to. Savory meets sweet and salty, booze is appropriate, and because the mid-meal is offered by only a select few, finding a new spot for brunch is exhilarating.… Read More Read More
Last week, Lisa shared our recent visit to the *new* Aladdin’s Eatery in North Canton. It bears mentioning again: a must-order is their hummus. Yes, humble ol’ hummus. Aladdin’s version, however, is anything but plain; it’s amazingly smooth, flavorful and creamy.… Read More Read More
New Years Eve sneaks up every year, mostly because the extravagance surrounding Christmas and Hanukkah. If you're now realizing that your Wednesday evening plans are, well, not in existence, here are a few different events happening throughout Akron, Canton and Cleveland that might pull you (and maybe your family) out of the house for a little celebration. Read More... Read More
Middle Eastern food isn’t new to the Canton area; we have some great eateries like Bombay Sitar, Kabob and Curry and Sahara Grille. But when we heard that Aladdin’s was coming [back] to North Canton, we couldn’t help but be wildly excited.… Read More Read More
One of the realities of being a parent of youngsters is Northeast Ohio is that, at some point, you WILL find yourself at an indoor waterpark. It's like driving a minivan - you swear up and down you won't do it, then one day, you walk outside and a seven-seat bus has made its way to your driveway.
....It's dreadful being a parent sometimes.Read More... Read More
Euclid Avenue has an awesome artisan creamery called Piccadilly. What’s so special about this particular spot? The ice cream is totally custom and made to order using liquid nitrogen…plus Piccadilly is in a neat location east of the city in University Circle. Read More... Read More
Cleveland’s boom in excellent restaurants is wonderful… obviously. But with the drastic increase in dining options, comes the inevitable turnover of establishments. Whether a restaurant opened at the wrong time, or is in the wrong place, it just happens.
However, restaurateur Zack Bruell has managed to keep a handful of these places going for over ten years – including one of my favorite places in Cleveland yet, L’Albatros.… Read More Read More
As Lisa wrote in Part I of our series on Certified Angus Beef, our weekend adventure earlier this month was equal parts beef education, edibles, and FUN. Lisa talked about the educational aspect at the Certified Angus Beef Education and Culinary Center, which was fascinating by the way, and we hope to experience more from the CAB folks in the future.… Read More Read More
Last weekend was quite the experience in beef education and sampling for the bouches. The Certified Angus Beef group in Wooster, Ohio invited Collyn and me to learn more about the brand and quality difference, while indulging in the final product of their certification standards.… Read More Read More
Oh, scaaaaarry. Seriously, that word resonates feelings of fear (thanks Eli Roth) and ideas of dirty backpackers, at least for us non-world travelers. However, when you stay in a modern hostel, all those stigmas quickly subside. And as Northeast Ohioans, we luck out because we have a great one to call our own: The Cleveland Hostel.… Read More Read More
Some beers taste great bottled, others are pretty damn decent in the can, but seemingly, nothing is comparable to finding your favorite brewery handle at your regular spot.
Luckily, our local grocery stores have come to the rescue; to please our insatiable thirst for craft beers, there have been a few that stepped up to the plate and adapted their stores to accommodate our bring-home wants through taps and growlers. Read More
As a n Ohioan, you may be feeling the symptoms of cabin fever now that we’ve all been stuck inside for the past few days thanks to this pesky “polar vortex” thing.
While it may still be too chilly to enjoy outdoor ice skating or skiing, there are still options for getting out of the house… without freezing your rear off.… Read More Read More
Does Black Friday (Pre-Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Etc.) make you want to rip your hair out, cry in horror and drink copious amounts of booze? Yeah, me too.
If you want to avoid the UGG wearing, Coach purse-toting monsters who are equipped with a bad attitude and shortage of manners at Wal-Mart – you’re in luck because we’re surrounded by talented artisans in this area who gather to host shopping events for the public.… Read More Read More
I’ve been meaning to write this post since April. It is now November, for those of you, like me, who occasionally need reminded of the month and maybe the season.
However, I think my procrastination is working out for the blogging best here, because we are now SMACK into peak pie season.… Read More Read More