Markko's is an estate winegrower of Chardonnay, Johannisberg Riesling, and Cabernet Sauvignon. These wines demonstrate the character and potential of the Lake Erie region. The Gadding Vine newsletter covers wines and events. Markko's wines are sold at the winery and can be shipped via UPS.
Every college campus needs a nearby spot like Mama Santa's, with its retro vibe, cheap wine, and stunningly inexpensive Italian eats. Thin, greaseless, crisp-crusted pizza is the specialty of the casa; when you and the gang can score a 15-incher for less than 10 bucks, who cares if there's a wait for a table?
Newly renovated in 1999, the Madison Country Club offers a championship 18-hole golf course, swimming, tennis, and fine dining. Banquet facilities for up to 400 are available as well as meeting rooms and tableside-dining facilities.
Once you get past the fact that this restaurant is in an upscale fashion mall and nowhere near our real Little Italy, youre likely to enjoy the elegant, 1950s-style decor and the big menu of well-prepared southern Italian standards served in oversized portions just right for sharing. Private parties, banquets, and corporate events are other house specialties.