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Ohio City is Just the Start of Choolaah's Ambitious Expansion Plans, Which Will Include Boardman and Westlake

Last year was a challenging one for all restaurants, Choolaah included. The pandemic delayed the Indian eatery’s planned expansion into Ohio City, which was...

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Popular Glenville-Based Capo's Steaks to Open Second Location in University Circle This Spring

For more than five years, Capo's Steaks (10509 St. Clair Ave., 216-721-3219) has been chopping up and dishing out some of the best Philly cheesesteaks in town...

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Former Ice Cream Joy Space in Lakewood to Become Lakewood AF, a New Venture from Owners of Fear’s Confections and Dang Good Foods

Unbeknownst to each other, both Cassandra Fear and Daniel Ang have been angling for the Ice Cream Joy space (15210 Madison Ave.) in Lakewood....

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With Eugene and Soon-to-Open Farmer's Feast, BottleHouse Brewery Has Food Covered East and West

BottleHouse owner Brian Benchek has now squared away the food service at both the east and west locations of his brewery. In Lakewood (13368...

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Pizzeria DiLauro Proves There’s Always Room for More Great Pie in Northeast Ohio

I don’t live anywhere near Bainbridge, so the inside of my car is a hot mess right now. That statement might not make a...

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Great Lakes Brewpub Reopens Again

Chances are pretty good you haven't yet enjoyed the major renovations and menu revamps Great Lakes debuted after temporarily closing during the winter of...

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Coming Soon: Acqua di Luca, a Seafood-Focused Italian Eatery from the Owners of Luca and Luca West

When the doors open to Acqua di Luca, the latest restaurant from Lola and Luca Sema, diners will experience an interior that bears almost...

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Velvet Tango Room to Reopen on Monday, April 5

Back in February we reported that the Velvet Tango Room, Cleveland's storied cocktail lounge, had changed hands. Some 25 years after opening the Duck...

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Mason's Winter Ramen Season Ends This Saturday, Ice Cream and Spring Around the Corner

Masons' Creamery's annual transition from ice cream shop to ramen shop for the winter season comes to an end this Saturday, April 3rd. So...

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The Black Pig in Ohio City to Permanently Close After April 11th

The Black Pig in Ohio City will permanently close as of April 12th, Chef Michael Nowak announced today. "We have operated for almost 9...

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North Union Farmers Market at Shaker Square Kicks Off Outdoor Season Saturday April 3

For 25 years, the arrival of spring in Northeast Ohio has been marked by the relocation of the North Union Farmers Market at Shaker...

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16-Bit Shutters its Lakewood Location After 6 Years in Advance of Opening New Combined 16-Bit/Pins Mechanical in Ohio City

It's "Game Over" for the Lakewood location of 16-Bit, which opened in August of 2014. The popular "barcade" closed earlier this week. The announcement,...

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Jeni's Ice Cream Announces 'Strawberry Pretzel Pie' Flavor Honoring Dolly Parton

Columbus-based Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams has announced its new collaboration flavor inspired by music icon Dolly Parton. And while it's not a "pint of...

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Barley House Remains Open as Nightclub Appeals Liquor License Revocation Order by State

The Barley House restaurant and nightclub remains open in the Warehouse District after a Franklin County judge granted a motion to stay the revocation...

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Prosperity Social Club To Host Socially Distanced Dyngus Day Celebration

The pandemic wiped out last year’s Dyngus Day celebration at Prosperity Social Club, but this year, the club has made adjustments for social distancing...

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Eric Williams Has Reopened El Carnicero and Momocho for Dine-In Service

Apart from a brief couple of weeks last fall, both Momocho and El Carnicero have been closed to dine-in customers, relying solely on carry-out...

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With the Addition of Pearl's Kitchen, Sauce the City Food Hall in Ohio City is Fully Occupied

In 2018, Tiwanna Scott-Williams had the confidence to step away from her career as a cardiothoracic surgical nurse to pursue food fulltime. After juggling...

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Doug Katz will Reopen Zhug in Cleveland Heights for Dine-In Service this Month

If industry watchers are looking for signs of recovery in the restaurant world, there are worse people to observe than Doug Katz. The Cleveland...

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Twisted Taino’s Twisted Path to Fruition Comes With a Tasty Payoff for Cleveland Diners

For nearly a decade, Jose Melendez has been steadily marching toward his goal of opening a Latin-inspired restaurant, overcoming setbacks with the full force...

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Black Pig to Host Weekend of Collaboration Dinners with All-Star Lineup of Prior Chefs

Many of Cleveland's finest chefs have worked their way through the kitchens of The Black Pig (2801 Bridge Ave., 216-862-7551) in Ohio City. They...

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Texas Roadhouse CEO Takes Own Life After Suffering 'Unbearable' COVID-19 Symptoms

Kent Taylor, founder and CEO of the Texas Roadhouse restaurant chain, died by suicide last Thursday after suffering from severe post-COVID symptoms, according to...

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