Jill Vedaa Dishes Up a Unique Roster of Small Plates and the Perfect Setting for Sharing at Salt in Lakewood

Jill Vedaa Dishes Up a Unique Roster of Small Plates and the Perfect Setting for Sharing at Salt in Lakewood

When it comes to dining out, is there a greater moment of anticipation than when a guest first picks up the menu to give it a read? The experience is the restaurant equivalent of the first impression, and you know what they say about those.

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Tickets Go On Sale on Saturday for 8th Annual Lakewood Chocolate Walk

Lakewood might be littered with bars, but it’s also home to some fantastic chocolate shops. Slated to take place from 6 to 9 p.m. on...

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Duck Island Chili Sauce is About to Become Your Favorite Topping for Hot Dogs and More

It was a fateful July 4 when Michael Tortora served up the latest incarnation of what he refers to as his "Cleveland-style" chili sauce to...

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The Literary Cafe in Tremont Sold to Owner of D'Agnese's

Ross Valenti, who you might know from D'Agnese's and Cantine, has bought the Literary Cafe, which went up for sale earlier this year. Plans...

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Gabe's Deli in Cleveland Closes Its Doors on October 7th

Some sad news to pass along this morning for anyone who likes sandwiches and, specifically, likes the sandwiches from Gabe's Deli. The shop will...

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Greenhouse Tavern to Temporarily Close After Fire at Restaurant Last Night

A fire on the 2000 block of East Fourth above Greenhouse last night was quickly put out by firefighters, but the fire and the resulting...

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re:bar on East 9th Gets a New Start Under Bar Vet Jeff Allison

re:bar opened this past spring, but you wouldn’t know it by asking around. The sleek little lounge in the Gateway District has barely registered...

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Urban Kitchen to Open Soon in Rapidly Growing Upper Chester District

Sometime in October, Mohamed Sadek finally will unveil Urban Kitchen (9751 Chester Ave., 216-264-0124, urban-kitchen.letseat.at) in the quickly developing Upper Chester neighborhood. This restaurant...

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New Dates for Annual Cleveland Restaurant Week, Now Happening in October

For the first time in its 12-year run, Cleveland Restaurant Week will not take place during the first two weeks of November. In an...

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Orale Contemporary Mexican Kitchen in Ohio City Closing This Sunday

You've enjoyed their salsas and empanadas and assorted Mexican goodies at Orale's West Side Market stand, and hopefully you've enjoyed their full-fledged menu at the...

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Cleveland (and This Writer) Gets First Taste of UberEATS

UberEATS, the new food delivery platform that makes ordering restaurant food as easy as hailing an Uber ride, has landed in Cleveland. Naturally, I had...

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L.B.M., a Cocktail Bar and Kitchen, to Open in Birdtown District of Lakewood

For the past six years Eric Ho has worked at Melt in Lakewood, making his way up every rung of the industry ladder, with stops...

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For Authentic Tacos and Guatemalan, Two Northeast Ohio Shops Worth Your Time

I went to El Rinconcito Chapin in search of pupusas, but left a newly minted fan of garnachas. About eight months ago, Engel Godinez left...

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The Old Brooklyn Cheese Company is Cheese Heaven on Earth

Prepare yourself to boldly go where few Cleveland cheese connoisseurs have gone before. Owner Michael Januska isn't reinventing the cheese wheel, but he'll be providing...

Drink Features

Citizen Pie Inks Deal in Ohio City for Second Location

Two months shy of its one-year anniversary, the popular Neapolitan-style pizza shop Citizen Pie (15710 Waterloo Rd., 216-417-2742) has announced that it is expanding....

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Kingfish Seafood from Hospitality Restaurants Eyes October Opening

Hospitality Restaurants is just weeks away from adding a new concept to its already stuffed portfolio of properties. Currently, the 25-year-old restaurant group operates such...

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Larder: A Curated Delicatessen & Bakery Pop-up at The Bottlehouse

What with the Tribe back in town, tailgating for the Browns game, Scene's Oktoberfest taking over Public Square, the Barking Spider's 30-year anniversary/closing its doors party,...

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Hansa Brewery in Ohio City Now Open

Update: If you've been checking in on this project over the years, the news last month that Hansa was nearing the finish line was...

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Café Falafel, the Popular Middle Eastern Shop in Kamm's Corners, is Closing Tonight

Café Falafel, the popular three-year-old Middle Eastern eatery by Fairview Hospital, has closed. Its last day of service was Wednesday. The small mostly carry-out spot...

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Ratatouille Restaurante (née Valenti's) in Beachwood Closed Yesterday

Back in March, Valenti's Italian Restaurant (3365 Richmond Rd.) in Beachwood closed its doors after three years, but the move was temporary. Days later, the restaurant reopened...

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A Menu and Atmosphere Seek Harmony at Arcadian Food & Drink

After waiting breathlessly for three long years for Arcadian to bloom, one has to admit that a menu populated with pizza, fried chicken, french fries...

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The 5 Dishes That Made Me: Joseph Zegarac, Chef-owner of Chow Chow Kitchen

Exhausted by the Downtown fine dining scene, Joe Zegarac found inspiration in an unlikely place: the kitchen of Parkview Nite Club, surrounded by house-smoked meats,...

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