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Best of…. restaurants for a date

Isabel Torres-Padin, Staff Reporter
September 9, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Food

With summer coming to a close, those fun—and usually cheap—outdoor dates to concerts, gardens and romantic walks we have all come to know and love will also come to end. With fall and winter comes the advent of more time indoors, so step up from the cliché movie and a date—or Netflix and whateve...

Education, food and booze at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History

Isabel Torres-Padin, Staff Reporter
September 2, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Fine Arts, Food

https://www.cmnh.org/calendar/birds-beasts-brats-beer Friday September 2 from 5:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Tickets are $30 (members) or $35 (nonmembers) If you are over 21 and enjoy beer, bratwurst, animals or all of the above, head to the Cleveland Museum of Natural History on Friday, September...

The Local Flavor – The Best Uptown Restaurants to Satisfy Your Palette

Lars Torres, Staff Reporter
August 19, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Food

Food: it is an integral part of any person, both in health and in cuisine preferences.  In the moderately-sized sprawl of Uptown/University Circle, there is a good deal of restaurants, big and small, that can serve as major staples for the foodies among the incoming and returning students of Case West...

Blue Fig Hookah bar closing

Sarah Lisk, Staff Reporter
April 22, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Food

After more than eight years in business, Blue Fig Hookah Cafe will close its doors at the end of April. According to manager Karim Almadi, the impending closure is the result of the building having new ownership, not Cleveland’s new Tobacco 21 ordinance. On March 22, 11619 Euclid Monmouth LLC pu...

Cider, perry and Snakebites

Cider, perry and Snakebites

Mike Suglio, Staff Reporter
April 22, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Food

As the semester comes to an end, so do my reviews of local breweries. Like this time last year, some new breweries may come to fruition by the end of this year, and some may emerge from under-the-radar. Even though every brewery is different, there are many similarities in the experience as well...

A brewery tucked between factories

A brewery tucked between factories

Mike Suglio, Staff Reporter
April 15, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Food

Cleveland is a classic Midwestern city. Although a lot of industry jobs and factories have left over the years, many still remain and continue to maintain the rusty, gritty tone of the city on the lake. Cleveland’s booming brewing industry is a sincere throwback to what the city and region was built ...

Food Week offers a taste of food issues

Food Week offers a taste of food issues

Isabel Torres-Padin
April 15, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Food, Top Stories

Do you live to eat or eat to live? Although everyone needs to eat, according to many campus groups, Americans don’t give enough thought to where food comes from. These campus groups are attempting to get people to slow down, eat quality food and become educated on the issues surrounding food, includ...

Lakewood’s Bottlehouse Brewing offers beer, mead

Lakewood’s Bottlehouse Brewing offers beer, mead

Mike Suglio, Staff Reporter
April 8, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Food

Lakewood is the shining star of Cleveland suburbs. Many suburban hangouts offer the same American family dining where waiters with tons of flair offer you a plethora of domestic beers alongside various fried appetizers; but not Lakewood. This city offers tons of locally owned and unique bars and pubs...

Market Garden Brewery opens its doors

Market Garden Brewery opens its doors

Mike Suglio, Staff Reporter
April 1, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Food

The long-awaited Market Garden Production Brewery, Tour and Tasting Room opens this summer. This colossal 35-barrel system will produce 8,000 barrels each year and provide Clevelanders with their favorite Market Garden Brewery beer at retail outlets and bars throughout Cuyahoga County starting April...

Cleveland Brewery offers taste of the city

Mike Suglio, Staff Reporter
March 18, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Food

The Cleveland Brewery is the best hidden brewery in the city (emphasis on the hidden). Tucked away on East 185th St., the brewery blends in with several small businesses in the area, and is easily overlooked. After locating the brewery, I entered into a packed party. Though it was quiet and dark outside,...

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