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Kantina offers kosher food and a welcoming atmosphere

Kantina offers kosher food and a welcoming atmosphere

Isabel Torres-Padin, Contributing Reporter March 18, 2016

Crispy on the outside, soft and sumptuous on the inside, the falafel at Kantina is the best I have ever had. Despite never having eaten kosher I thoroughly enjoyed my meal and would willingly eat my meat...

The restaurant offers large portions of delicious food like the Classic Gyro, which is topped with house-made Tzatziki sauce.

Greek food at its simple best

Alex Tomazic, Staff Reporter February 12, 2016

With Uptown flourishing, it is becoming easier for students to choose something different to eat besides dining hall food. There are many cuisines to sample: everything from pizza to sushi is represented...

The restaurant combines Italian ingrediants with French techniques.

Nora brings a fresh take on Italian cuisine

Tiffany Cheung, Staff Reporter October 23, 2015

Aromatic herbs, dim lights and friendly smiles are the first things you encounter when you walk inside this intimate Italian restaurant. Few may remember Il Bacio, the Italian restaurant located at the...

Get social at new restaurant in the Flats

Lars Torres, Staff Reporter October 2, 2015

Along the waterfront of the Flats, in the heart of Cleveland, a new hybrid business has opened. Two weekends ago, this new establishment graced the people of Cleveland with its ambitious concept: a combination...

The restaurant provides a variety of options with which to build your meal.

Chapati is an Indian Chipotle

Rachel Payne, Contributing Editor August 28, 2015

Uptown has expanded to include Chapati Indian Grill, which has recently opened right next to Jimmy John’s and Inchin’s Bamboo Garden Express (another new restaurant). It is set up just like Chipotle,...

Terrific tacos take over Tomlinson

Eddie Kerekes, Contributing Reporter August 28, 2015

Crunch. The hard taco shell crumbled in my mouth quickly followed by the infusion of flavor from various meats, spices and vegetables. It was not the best taco I ever had, but it came pretty close. You...

Inchin’s Bamboo Garden: A tasty trek with a high price

Lars Torres, Contributing Reporter August 28, 2015

Asian cuisine has always been a great delicacy of mine and is a treat to behold. It has almost never failed to impress me, although there have been exceptions to this. Thankfully, for the most part, Inchin’s...

Kenko: A Long Awaited Asian Fusion Restaurant

Holly Chen, Contributing Reporter August 21, 2015

When I first came to Case Western Reserve University, I was disappointed by the lack of Asian restaurants around campus. Kenko, an Asian fusion restaurant that specializes in sushi, teriyaki and bubble...

New brewery Brick and Barrel offers a laid-back environment in the historic Flats district.

Pass the suds… From Brick and Barrel

Mike Suglio, Staff Reporter April 23, 2015

My parents always spoke fondly of the Flats. When they were roughly my age, they met at the flagship restaurant and bar, Fagan’s, which had a large blue neon above its entrance and gently reflected on...

The Butcher and the Brewer offers visitors a retro experience with their drinks.

Pass the suds… Butcher and the Brewer

Mike Suglio, Staff Reporter April 16, 2015
Butcher and Brewer, accessible via RTA, offers small plate options that are great for sharing.
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