Food News

First Look: Amazonia, Opening Next Week in Lakewood

The craft cocktail bar comes from the good people behind Barroco, Hola Tacos and Pulpo Beer

By Douglas Trattner

When guests start experiencing Amazonia next week, there will doubtless be numerous references to the term speakeasy. After all, to reach the new cocktail bar, guests must enter Hola Tacos on Madison Ave. in Lakewood, wind their way through the restaurant, traverse a small patio, and enter a separate building through a rear door...

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The Most Anticipated Restaurants Opening in Cleveland the Rest of 2023 and Beyond

Sometimes it's hard to keep track of all the new openings that not only have already happened but all the good stuff…

By Scene Staff

 Agave and Rye
28601 Chagrin Blvd., Woodmere

 Agave & Rye opened its first Cleveland restaurant last summer in the former Bar Louie (1352 W. 6th St.) space in the Warehouse District. The Covington, Kentucky-based company is experiencing tremendous growth, with more than 15 restaurants scattered throughout five states. Today the company revealed its plans to open a second Northeast Ohio location, this one in the former Paladar space at Eton Chagrin Blvd. The new restaurant is projected to open next spring. Agave & Rye is billed as a modern tequila and bourbon hall that serves “epic tacos.” The restaurant is known for its double-shelled tacos, which feature crunchy corn and soft flour shells sandwiched together by beans, queso, pimento or guacamole.
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23 Cleveland Clambakes We Love

The weather getting chillier and the leaves changing shades means more than just apple picking and football season here in Cleveland. It…

By Scene Staff

 Teamz Restaurant & Bar
Where:  6611 Eastland Rd., Cleveland  
When: Daily through the season
Menu: Order a dozen clams as an appetizer or order the full clam bake. The clam bake begins with a cup of clam chowder, followed by a dozen clams, and is completed with your choice of half a chicken or steak, served with corn on the cob and a baked sweet potato.
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Photos From the 2023 Crocker Park Wine Festival

One of the region's late-summer staples is the Crocker Park Wine Festival, which transforms the bustling marketplace into a wine oasis. The…

By Emanuel Wallace

2023 Crocker Park Wine Festival
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22 Northeast Ohio Restaurants With Cult-Like Followings

What does it take for a restaurant to go from simply popular to the sort of place that makes its loyal, repeat…

By Scene Staff

Multiple Locations 

Swensons. Few other words can stir the appetites of an entire region like this one. Nostalgia runs deep when it comes to the first Swensons experience, but it's more than fond memories that keep people pulling up and flipping their headlights on for a Galley Boy and potato teezers. It's why Swensons is a Northeast Ohio tradition unlike any other.
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