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Pass the suds… from Brew Kettle Taproom and Smokehouse

Mike Suglio, Staff Reporter

March 28, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Food

The Brew Kettle Taproom and Smokehouse is the brewery for brewers. This brewery is quite unique compared to others; not only can you try nine different home brews and 21 different guest beers, but you can also brew beer yourself on the premises. The Brew Kettle is Ohio’s first “do-it-yourself”...

Pass the suds… from the Church Brew Works

Pass the suds… from the Church Brew Works

Mike Suglio, Staff Reporter

March 22, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Food

While many Case Western students took trips to tropical areas for spring break, I traveled to the exotic Pittsburgh, Pa. Here stood one of the most original breweries I have ever experienced, The Church Brew Works. In 1996, the former St. John the Baptist Church was converted to this award-winning brewpub....

Pass the suds… from Lagerheads BBQ Smokehouse and Brewing Company

Mike Suglio, Staff Reporter

March 12, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Food

Breweries come in all shapes and sizes, and can be found practically anywhere. Many breweries I reviewed have been within the city of Cleveland or the suburbs, but not out in the country like Lagerheads Smokehouse and Brewing Company. These establishments are known for creating economic growth in mo...

Chutney Rolls combines community and good eats in University Circle

Chutney Rolls combines community and good eats in University Circle

Allison Duchin, Staff Reporter

February 21, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Food, Top Stories

“Delivering Joy.” This is the mission of the Indian restaurant “Chutney Rolls,” located on Murray Hill Road. Inspired by the CEO of Zappos.com Tony Hsieh, Hrishue Mahalaha, the owner of Chutney Rolls. has opened his restaurant in order to bring more than a food to a dining experience. In an...

Pass the suds… from Rocky River Brewing Company

Mike Suglio, Staff Reporter

February 21, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Food

On yet another cold evening, I drove out to Rocky River in search of delicious beer. This week I checked out Rocky River Brewing Company set in a suburban town, but still easily drivable for Case Western Reserve University students. Upon entering the brewery, several large brew kettles welcome you...

Pass the suds… from Market Garden Brewery

Mike Suglio, Staff Reporter

February 14, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Food

On a warm, crisp, summer day in 2011, I had the pleasure of experiencing Market Garden Brewery when it first opened. As I sat in the packed outdoor beer garden and gazed at the historic West Side Market with a few beer advocates, I realized this was a special place. Hands down this will always be one...

Pass the suds from Fat Head’s Brewery & Saloon

Mike Suglio, Staff Reporter

February 7, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Food

On a cold Monday night when most students were celebrating the first Case Western Reserve University snow day of the academic year, a friend and I decided to venture 30 minutes west to Fat Head’s Brewery and Saloon. With frozen hands and faces, we entered the massive place. But saying the brewery...

A walk down Euclid, a step into Paris

A walk down Euclid, a step into Paris

Jessica Yang, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Food, Top Stories

Coquette Patisserie offers French pastries close to home.

Pass the suds… from the BottleHouse Brewing Company

Mike Suglio, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Food

Waffle sandwiches are one of BottleHouse Brewery Company's biggest attractions. You can get to the restaurant by bus.

Willoughby Brewing Company

Mike Suglio, Contributing Reporter

January 17, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Food

On a sunny, winter afternoon I decided to check out Willoughby Brewing Company, located in Willoughby, Ohio. This brewery is near and dear to my heart as the very first brewery I visited. My grandpa used to pick me up from school and take me to the rejuvenated 115-year-old trolley car repair building...

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