Puente Viejo Takes the Tried and True Mexican Menu Up a Level in Playhouse Square

Puente Viejo Takes the Tried and True Mexican Menu Up a Level in Playhouse Square

Remember the teen rom-com She's All That, when lady killer Zack Siler, played by the incomparable Freddie Prinze Jr., bets his pal that he can transform any old gal into a prom queen with a few simple moves? Sure enough, that nerdy Laney Boggs, played by the understatedly attractive Rachael Leigh Cook, slowly transforms from pariah to player, just narrowly losing the crown to that bitch Taylor Vaughan, played convincingly by Jodi Lyn O'Keefe of "Nash Bridges" fame.

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First Look: Forest City Shuffleboard Arena and Bar in Ohio City

After nearly a year of construction, Jim Miketo is putting the finishing touches on Forest City Shuffleboard Arena and Bar (4506 Lorain Ave.), a gorgeous...

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Fourk to Bring New Life to Old Matchworks Building in Mentor

The iconic Matchworks Building in Mentor has seen more than its fair share of restaurants over the years. Concepts such as the Perfect Match,...

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Cleveland Chef Jonathon Sawyer Second to Leave 'Iron Chef Gauntlet': UPDATE

Update: Cleveland's own lauded chef, Jonathon Sawyer, was the second contestant chosen to leave the Food Network competition Iron Chef Gauntlet last night. Although he...

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Beachwood Yours Truly to Reopen this Week After a Year of Construction

The wait is almost over. It’s been a year since the Beachwood location of Yours Truly Restaurant was closed for major renovations. Finally, on...

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Old City Soda and Cleveland Whiskey to Hold Pop-Up Cocktail Party

Cleveland Whiskey has teamed up with the folks at Old City Soda for the second event in their 2017 Remix open house series. Dubbed the...

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Hunger Network Announces Details of the Inaugural East Bank Bacon & Kegs Festival

The locally based Hunger Network aims to reduce hunger in Cleveland by providing nutritious food to over 45,000 residents each month, more than 31% of...

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Luca Italian Cuisine to Open Second Location in Westlake

Since the summer of 2013, Luca Italian Cuisine (2100 Superior Viaduct, 216-862-2761) has been attracting lovers of fine food and atmosphere to the Superior Viaduct,...

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Cru, Opening Soon in Moreland Hills, Aims For Nothing Short of Absolute (And Pricey) Luxury

If it wasn't for the table settings, it would be easy to forget that you were touring a public restaurant and not the private home...

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Nawlins City Express Rolls in Cleveland This Summer

It's a tall order to capture the spirit and flavor of New Orleans-style street food unless you happen to be standing on a street in...

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Coming Soon: The Boiler Cajun-Style Seafood Joint in Gordon Square

When Boiler 65 opens in Gordon Square in a couple of weeks, it will be the third such “seafood-in-a-bag” restaurant to enter the Cleveland market...

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Butcher and the Brewer Finally Unveils its Butcher Shop and Market

This week, Butcher and the Brewer (2043 East Fourth Street) finally unveiled its long-anticipated butcher shop, which is located in a space that is separate from...

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Warren Taylor to Give Keynote Speech at CWRU Food Week

Few success stories start with a glass of milk. Even fewer with kefir, the oldest cultured milk product known to man. It's a tart and...

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First Look: Collision Bend Brewery in the Flats

The Watermark restaurant on the East Bank of the Flats closed its doors almost 15 years ago, but the space will once again come...

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Swensons Is Expanding to Cleveland This Year

“Service” isn’t often a concept that comes up when discussing fast food restaurants. In fact, the entire foundation of the category is based on...

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Two Local Teachers to Talk About How Cleveland Helped Invent Professional Baseball

Cleveland Stories Dinner Party is a weekly series that pairs fine food with storytelling at the Music Box Supper Club. The goal of the series...

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Two New Ohio City-Based Fast Casual Eateries Offer Bang for the Buck

When Fady Chamoun, a Lebanese immigrant, opened the first Aladdin's Eatery in 1994, the concept of falafel was foreign to just about every Cleveland diner...

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The Makeovers Keeping Dave's Supermarket in Step With the Times in Ohio City

You wouldn't realize it by looking at the neon marquee, with its checkered, retro-inspired backdrop, but Dave's Supermarket (2700 Carroll Ave., 216-274-2940) recently underwent extensive...

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Date, Chefs Announced for Five Star Sensation

In 2015, longstanding Honorary Chair Wolfgang Puck ceded the reins of Five Star Sensation, a mega-fundraiser for UH Seidman Cancer Center, to Michael Symon. The...

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Chef Steve Schimoler Pens Heartfelt Confessional Regarding Abrupt Departure

In a post titled "Less is More," chef Steve Schimoler shares the painful backstory to his rise — and recent fall — as one of...

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Distill Table to Join Western Reserve Distillery Project

When Kevin and Ann Thomas announced their plans for Western Reserve Distillery, a “grain-to-glass” distillery on Madison Avenue in Lakewood, they stated that a new...

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Now Open: Bakersfield Tacos, Tequila, Whiskey in Ohio City

The nearly three-year wait is over. Bakersfield Tacos, Tequila, Whiskey, a small but growing Cincinnati-based restaurant group, is open in Ohio City. The festive eatery,...

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