Two New Reasons to Leave the House: Ramen in Uptown, Sushi in Mentor-on-the-Lake

Two New Reasons to Leave the House: Ramen in Uptown, Sushi in Mentor-on-the-Lake

The Yee family has been on the leading edge of culinary trends since 1978, when they opened Otani Japanese Restaurant in Mayfield Heights. Back then, sushi was about as exotic as food could get in Cleveland, and Otani was where many local foodies had their first taste of raw fish.

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First Look: Woodstock BBQ in Lakewood

Before speaking to the media about Woodstock BBQ, owner Robert Togliatti said he wanted to have his ducks in a row. That’s probably why you...

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Banter is Hosting a Steve's Lunch Pop-Up on Thursday

It was with a heavy heart that we reported the news of the fire that destroyed Steve's Lunch last year. We miss the place, like...

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New Generations Continue to Discover Italian Gem Geraci's as It Celebrates 60 Years

Walk into Geraci's (2266 Warrensville Ctr. Rd., 216-371-5643) and it might feel like time stands still. The old school cash-only register, the dimly lit dining...

Food Features

40-Year-Old Mad Greek to Close. Cedar-Fairmount Space Goes to Barrio Tacos

The year was 1976 when Loki Chopra opened up the Mad Greek restaurant at the Coventryard Mall in Cleveland Heights. The owner had an idea...

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Chef Michael Symon Back into Production for New Season of "Burgers, Brew & ‘Que

Today, the Food Network announced that Michael Symon is going back on the road as host of the popular "Burgers, Brew & 'Que." The new...

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Now Open: Parker’s Downtown at the Kimpton Schofield Hotel

The Kimpton Schofield Hotel has been renting rooms for about three months now, but doing so without the support of the property’s flagship restaurant....

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On the Rise Bakery Unveils Expansion That Doubles Footprint

It’s been a little more than a year since we first reported on the expansion project that would double the size of On the Rise...

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Bloom Bakery Will Stay Open 24 Hours During the RNC

The only thing better than muffins are muffins 24/7. Plus everything else Bloom Bakery has to offer, which is why it's good news that the...

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CLE Urban Winery Opens Tonight in Cleveland Heights

Update: CLE Urban Winery opens tonight. *** (Original story 11/18/15): If Destiny Burns has her way, Cleveland Heights will become the newest “Wine Country” region...

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Barabicu Smokehouse to Bring the Art and Science of Smoked Meats to Parma

If 2016 feels like it's been the year of barbecue, just wait: there are at least two more spots that will open before the end...

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Welcome to Cleveland. Now Eat and Drink Like a Local for a Few Days

By now you've likely been besieged with tips and guides on what to eat and where to drink while visiting The Championship City. But since...

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Coastline Bowls Brings West Coast Superfruit Concept to Cleveland

Two years ago, Tricia Reddy was strolling through La Jolla, California, when she saw her first pitaya bowl. Immediately her thoughts turned to how many...

Food Features

Washington Post Food Critic Visits Cleveland; Slams Service Staff and Cabbie

Tom Sietsema, the longtime Washington Post food critic, recently was in town on a whirlwind eating and drinking research expedition in advance of some RNC...

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Choose The Best of the Wurst at Banter During RNC

Now more than ever, Clevelanders need a healthy sense of humor, and Matthew Stipe and his partners at Banter Beer & Wine have that in...

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Cleveland Caterers and Restaurants See Cutbacks and Cancellations for RNC-Related Events as Kick Off Approaches

Ever since Cleveland learned that it would be hosting the Republican National Convention, there has been non-stop chatter about the piles of cash that...

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Chef Sawyer Will be Both Tenant and ‘Curator of Food Experiences’ at Van Aken

First a big "Chopped" win and now this. Chef Jonathon Sawyer of Greenhouse Tavern, Noodlecat and Trentina restaurants will partner with RMS Investment Corp., the...

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First Look: Nuevo Modern Mexican on the E. Ninth Street Pier

In terms of bar and restaurant settings, there have been some pretty spectacular entries into the local marketplace of late. From Bar 32 floating...

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A Former Little Caesars Chain Owner Picks Glenville for Fast-casual, Affordable and Healthy Urban Chicken Grill

Survey the restaurant scene in Cleveland's Glenville neighborhood and you'll be hard-pressed to find a single healthy option. Located within walking distance of the high...

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Luxe Kitchen Draws Inspiration from the Far East and Near West

Two years into his role as executive chef at Luxe Kitchen and Lounge (6605 Detroit Ave., 216-920-0600, luxecleveland.com), Dallas Martinez has noticed a change in...

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Cleveland's Newest Brewery, Goldhorn, Just Days From Opening

Cleveland’s newest brewery is just days from opening. Goldhorn Brewery (1361 E. 55th St.), which sits immediately adjacent to Sterle’s Country House, is phase two...

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Want to Know What Bars and Restos are Open or Closed During the RNC? Read This

Lately here at Scene, we are getting asked the same question over and over: What bars and restaurants are closed for private events during the...

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