The 10 Most Popular Scene Restaurant Reviews of 2023

Scene dining editor Doug Trattner ate and ate well once again this year. What were you most interested in? A mix of fresh looks at new openings and stories of classic joints that help make up the backbone of the dining scene; everything from high-brow tasting menus to sub-$15 sandwiches. Here are the 10 most popular reviews of 2023.
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Watami in Parma, Ohio's Only Conveyor-Belt Sushi Bar, is a Non-Stop Thrill Ride
Paradise Biryani Pointe is Expanding What Cleveland Has Come to Expect From Indian Cuisine
Cleveland Classics: Little Bar is the Beloved Melting Pot of the City
In a Crowded Taco Field, Paloma is Doing It Differently and Better
Eight Years In, Herb’n Twine is Serving Up the Most Coveted Sandwiches on the West Side and Still Doing It Their Way
Poppy is a Big Test for the Salt Team. They’re Passing With High Marks So Far
Review: Wolf Pack Chorus Delivers Unpretentious Fine Dining in Little Italy
Review: The Reserve, the Newest Jewel of Chagrin Falls, Will Make You Forget About Umami
At Coppia in Chesterland, a Fine Dining Gem Worth the Journey
After Losing a Decade-Old Mainstay, Playhouse Square Scores a Hit With Sushi En