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Food rundown: Hodge’s Cleveland

Jack Behrend, Food Reporter / Copy Editor

March 22, 2013


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Food

Created by Food and Wine Magazine’s “The People’s Best New Chef Award 2013” nominee Chris Hodgson and restaurateur Scott Kuhn, Hodge’s Cleveland presents a delightful blend of modernity and comfort food at a price reasonable for a middle to upscale outing. For those who may be a bit shy about...

West Side Market Celebrates Centennial

Grace Francisco, Food Reporter

October 13, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Food, Local Events

“Wake up to life!” a vendor snaps. The pace inside the West Side Market on the intersection of Lorain Road and West 25thStreet does not slow for anyone. Packed wall-to-wall are over 100 vendors in this historical space. A continuous stream of bustling customers eagerly wait to purchase the gleaming...

From Hodge Podge to Hodge’s

From Hodge Podge to Hodge’s

Grace Francisco and Katy Witkowski

August 31, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Food

Squeezed along the busy side street of Euclid Avenue lies Hodge’s, an eatery that just opened this past spring, serving elevated comfort food to the masses. When coming to Hodge’s, expect the unexpected. At this comfortable alcove, each dish is served with visual flare and prepared with care....

Hungry for so me real food? Ditch the dining hall and go get something worth eating

Katy Witkowski and Grace Francisco

August 23, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Food

Little Italy   Right up Mayfield Road (an easy walk from North Residential Village) is Little Italy, a hub of pasta and pizza. Many of the restaurants offer favorites like ravioli and manicotti, but each puts a unique spin on the traditional Italian cuisine. Be it Mama Santa’s pizza or P...

Going rogue: the art of residence hall cooking

Tyler Hoffman, Editor-in-Chief

August 23, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Food

While the opening of the dining hall may come as a welcome reprieve to the food fare of orientation, sooner or later the magic will fade. Menus will become repetitive, forks will become short in supply, and the winter months will make the walk for food a chilly excursion. However, the dining hall...

Hidden in the golden plaza: Ha Ahn

Hidden in the golden plaza: Ha Ahn

Grace Francisco, Contributing Reporter

March 22, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Food

Upon entering the Golden Plaza on Superior Rd., dim lighting and russet-colored tiles lead to a glass pane wall where little hanging holiday lights illuminate enticing close-up photos of fare offered by Ha Ahn, an eatery specializing in Korean cuisine. Unable to resist the vibrant images, one can...

This Friday Night: Greenhouse Tavern Restaurant

This Friday Night: Greenhouse Tavern Restaurant

Sam Lehnecker, Contributing Reporter

March 2, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Food

Rating: 4.75 out of 5 meal swipes Price: 2 to 5 work study hours   A 15-minute ride on the RTA Healthline is the only thing separating you from a meal that is sure to be one-of-a-kind. Located on lively E. 4th street in the heart of downtown Cleveland, the Greenhouse Tavern sits a ston...

Asian-Fusion Food Fun: Popular campus food truck slated to open restaurant in February

Asian-Fusion Food Fun: Popular campus food truck slated to open restaurant in February

Rachel Hunt, A&E Editor

January 27, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Food

It’s not a big secret that college students are hungry. Factor in the freshman 15 and the crummy food served up by campus cafeterias such as our own Leutner and Fribley, and you’ve got a recipe to wrangle one of the best customer bases in the U.S. to do your bidding. Sell food and they will come,...

CARES hosts vegan feast, panel in hopes of debunking myths, addressing concerns

CARES hosts vegan feast, panel in hopes of debunking myths, addressing concerns

Rachel Craft, Staff Reporter

November 19, 2010


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Food

Last Friday, Nov. 12, the Case Animal Rights and Ethics Society (CARES) held its biggest event of the semester, Compassion Feast and Ask-a-Vegan Panel. About 75 students and community members attended to share an entirely plant-based dinner, after which the panel was opened for discussion. Most guests...

Pizza Pizza! USG’s Pizzalympics draws mass of guests, 12 vendors run out over 250 pizzas

Pizza Pizza! USG’s Pizzalympics draws mass of guests, 12 vendors run out over 250 pizzas

Melanie Sayre, Staff Reporter

November 19, 2010


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Food

When I’m talking about the line at the 4th annual Pizzalympics, I’m talking about a line, twenty minutes before the opening of the event on a chilly Friday at 12:30, which extended down the flights of stairs and nearly out the door. This year the event was opened to everyone at Case Western Reserve...

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