This Month's MagazineDining and SpiritsArts and EntertainmentTravel and LeisureHome and Real EstateHealth and WellnessShopping & FashionEvents and PicsElegant Wedding Magazine

Bookmark and share

Issue Date: May 2012


Hip Spot


Jim Vickers
vickers@clevelandmagazine.com

The Hipp // Chef Jae Stulock's Umami Moto food truck hasn't stopped rolling, but mobile eats aren't all he's up to these days. His new restaurant inside the Agora Theatre complex is a large, mostly unadorned space with plenty of seating and an enormous historical photo of the Hippodrome — a theater once located at 720 Euclid Ave. — on the far wall. Visitors are greeted by the menu on a large chalkboard, and you place your order at a counter. The simplicity in decor and concept is contrasted by an inventive menu of burgers, sandwiches (incuding vegetarian options) and comfort classics such as meatloaf and ramen. If you don't opt to BYOB (build your own burger), the Parma Burger ($9), topped with a house-made sauerkraut-and-potato-stuffed pieorgi, grilled onions and cheese sauce, is a tasty and filling option. We also liked the grilled chicken wrap ($8), which was elevated by Brie, pear and garlic aioli alongside the standard bacon and lettuce. One bit of advice: Spring for the side of fries ($2). Our side of chips, which come with most orders, appeared to be from a bag. It's a lone and forgivable gripe for a place that is doing tasty and inventive food, whether you want to build a monster burger or eat meat-free.

The Hipp, 5000 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, 216-361-9700


Comments. All comments must be approved by our editorial staff.
 
Choose an identity
Other Anonymous
 
Name 
Website 
All of these fields are optional.
CAPTCHA Validation
Retype the code from the picture
CAPTCHA Code Image
Speak the code Change the code
 


Home | Subscribe | Archives | Advertise | Newsstands | Contact Us | Jobs | Legal
© Cleveland Magazine 2014 | P: (216) 771-2833 | F: (216) 781-6318 | 1422 Euclid Ave. Suite 730 Cleveland, Ohio 44115
This site is a member of the City & Regional Magazine Association