The Observer

Katz Club Diner

Zsolt Bogar, Contributing Reporter

September 27, 2013


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Food

Most of the Case Western Reserve University community is probably not aware of an elegant, authentic gem located just east of campus on Lee Road between Mayfield and Cedar Roads— the Katz Club Diner, which has been open only since May. The concept combines four establishments in one unified brand—...

Escape the heat, without lake diving

Katy Witkowski, A&E Editor

August 23, 2013


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Food

Here's a round-up of all your future favorite local ice cream shops.

An outsider’s perspective: Indian Flame

An outsider’s perspective: Indian Flame

Jack Behrend, Copy Editor

April 12, 2013


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Food, Top Stories

Indian Flame is located on Euclid, just a short walk from the freshman dorms.

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 14, 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 24, 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 24, 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 23, 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...

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