In this weekly feature, C-Notes stretches your dollar at restaurants around the region, because, as it turns out, most bistros don’t accept Monopoly money. The picky bastards. This week …
Fire Food & Drink
13220 Shaker Square, Cleveland, (216) 921-3473, www.firefoodanddrink.com
For Scene’s full review, click here
What $13 got us:
Braised pork crepes with crème fraiche, Argentinean pepper relish and fried egg, and a cup of Columbian coffee.
What else $13 can get you:
A variety of apps, from soups and salads to fruit and yogurt; a variety of sides, including house made breakfast sausage and applewood smoked bacon; most entrees, including a cured salmon plate with Bialy’s bagel, egg salad, shaved onion, and capers ($10); chicken salad with cherries, carrot bread, baby watercress, lemon and olive oil ($12); brioche French toast with roasted apples and Snake Hill Farm maple syrup ($10), house made pancetta, French brie, poached apricots, and baby arugula flatbread ($12); and lemon soufflé pancakes with blueberry compote ($11).
Completely worth crossing a (formerly) Burning River. ...