From pizzas to tacos, New American comfort food and tightly packed sushi to decadent multicourse meals, the Cleveland food scene is finding new ways to thrive. Plus, the up-and-coming chefs we're most excited about.
Food & Drink
The massive new restaurant from owner Andrew Watts and chef Vinnie Cimino, one of the most anticipated openings of the year, is a testament to Midwest eating and Ohio tenacity.
These are the places we go in Northeast Ohio to get brisket, ribs and more.
With its first Cleveland location, the Detroit-based small business aims to be a model for Black businesses while popularizing West African cuisine.
The owner of the 16-year-strong grilled cheese restaurants says it’s a good time to eat in Northeast Ohio.
The vice president of the Willoughby-based brewery, which opens a Crocker Park brewpub this month, taps into her chemical engineering background working at a bottling and canning line.
After launching first as a ghost kitchen and then as a pop-up, the popular sushi experience is staying put at its brick-and-mortar location in the Flats.
A health scare prompted Michael Killik to develop his brand.
Muddy Waters in Lakewood, Ohio’s seminal kava bar, promises a hand-picked selection of herbal libations that some users claim causes euphoric, energetic and sedative effects similar to alcohol or stimulants.
The small storefront, which is the first and only Kelsey Elizabeth Cakes to serve fudge, is a sweet addition to the waterfall-centric tourist town.
We've got beloved old-school bites, such as Honey Hut and Bearden's, and new favorites, like Dynamite Dawgs, that will get you in the summer spirit.
The new restaurant concept from Sam McNulty and Mark Priemer, which opens ahead of the forthcoming Bird of Paradise, honors its Bier Markt/Bar Cento roots while looking forward.
Chef Karen Small has partnered with Jill Davis to launch a new concept centered around natural wines and a rotating menu of seasonal bites.