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Pass the suds… Butcher and the Brewer

Pass the suds… Butcher and the Brewer

Mike Suglio, Staff Reporter

April 16, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Food, Top Stories

Butcher and Brewer, accessible via RTA, offers small plate options that are great for sharing.

Taking a Bite out of Cleveland… at Fat Cats

Taking a Bite out of Cleveland… at Fat Cats

Teddy Eisenberg, Staff Reporter

April 10, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Food

There aren’t usually many reasons to get excited for a Monday, but “Fat Monday” at Fat Cats in Tremont is certainly one. Fat Cats is one of many cozy eateries in the restaurant-dense Tremont area of Cleveland, setting itself apart with a breathtakingly stunning window view of the downtown skyline...

Pass the suds… From Portside Distillery and Brewery

Pass the suds… From Portside Distillery and Brewery

Mike Suglio, Staff Reporter

April 10, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Food

Portside Distillery and Brewery serves beer that tastes like bacon. If you want to check it out, it's just an RTA ride away.

Happy Dog brings Uptown chef to Underdog for inspired tasting

Teddy Eisenberg, Staff Reporter

April 3, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Food

There are a lot of things to admire about the new Happy Dog at the Euclid Tavern. They restored a legendary institution, and it can now be enjoyed by a whole new generation of Clevelanders. Their business model is based around hiring and helping musicians, because they understand the importance of a...

Chutney Rolls shutters doors due to lack of foot traffic, catering orders

Chutney Rolls shutters doors due to lack of foot traffic, catering orders

Mike McKenna, Director of Print

April 2, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Food, Top Stories

Case Western Reserve University lost one of its most unique restaurants earlier this month when Indian restaurant Chutney Rolls closed its door after a year and a half. Located on Murray Hill Road near Rising Star Coffee and Valentino’s, Chutney Rolls was a quick walk away from the South Residential...

Girl Scout cookies with drinks to match

Tiffany Cheung, Staff Reporter

March 20, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Food

The Jolly Scholar is known for its unique theme nights, drink selection and cheap prices. But on Saturday, March 21, the popular Case Western Reserve University bar will be bringing a popular treat to students: Girl Scout Cookies. From 10 p.m. on March 21 to 2 a.m. on March 22, the bar will host its...

Second Dynomite Burgers location to open in Uptown

Second Dynomite Burgers location to open in Uptown

Teddy Eisenberg, Staff Reporter

March 20, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Food

In Playhouse Square, it’s hard to miss a small, seemingly out-of-place burger shack, which marks the intersection between Euclid and Huron Road. Here, Dynomite Burgers stands, unimposing, at a fork in the road in one of the most iconic locations in Cleveland. Uptown Cleveland is on its way to being...

Pass the suds…

Pass the suds…

Mike Suglio, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Food

For craft beer nerds, Brew Mentor brewery is nirvana. The educational do-it-yourself experiences allows you to sip new brews and learn how to make your own. Located in my hometown, Mentor, Ohio, about 25 minutes east of campus, Brew Mentor was the first on-site brewing establishment to open in this...

Pass the suds…

Pass the suds…

Mike Suglio, Staff Reporter

February 5, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Food

If you ever wanted to experience well-balanced, drinkable beers at a “Mom & Pop’s” brewery, then venture out to Chardon. On a cold winter night, I drove far out east to the “snowbelt” capital of the world. Located within a shopping plaza was this hidden gem of a brewery: the Chardon BrewWorks...

Pass the suds…

Pass the suds…

Mike Suglio, Staff Reporter

January 30, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Food

Roughly a year ago, I first began my exploration of the local craft beer scene. By the end of last academic year I had reviewed all the local Cleveland breweries. Since then several new local breweries have popped up in actual Cleveland, not just the suburbs, and more are on their way throughout 2...

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