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May 2008

Food + Drink

2008 Silver Spoon Award Winners

Annie Chiu

Sun Luck Garden


Brandt Evans

Blue Canyon kitchen & Tavern

Dante Boccuzzi


Defined Tastes

2008 Silver Spoon Awards

Defined Tastes: 2008 Silver Spoon Awards

Douglas Katz

Fire Food & Drink

Drawn Together

The Justic Department sued Euclid under the Voting Rights Act to give candidates like Kandace Jones -- Euclid's first black city councilperson -- a fighting chance. Now Euclid itself has an opportunity to move beyond old divisions.

Eric Williams


Heather Haviland

Lucky’s Cafe

John Kolar


Johnathon Sawyer

Bar Cento

Jonathan Bennett


Karen Small

Flying Fig

Marlin Kaplan

One Walnut, Luxe

Michael Symon


News Bites

Rocco Whalen



Shawn Monday

Downtown 140


Steve Schimoler

Crop Bistro & Bar



The Final Out

When Mark Winegardner moved to Florida 11 years ago, Indians spring training became one of his last connections to Cleveland. Now his son is off to college and the Indians will train next year in Arizona, cutting his final ties to the only place that e

Tween Angst

What do you do when it’s time to grill, but not full al fresco dining season?


Zack Bruell

Parallax, Table 45

In the CLE

Bringing the Pain

Cleveland needs more activisits like Ed Hauser to strip the facade from our government  and reveal the awful truth of how insiders manipulate the public.

Health Kickoff

Prevention editor-in-chief Liz Vaccariello returns home this month.

Last Chance

May 2008 Letters

Mom Times Seven

 As Jennifer Hanselman celebrates her fifth Mother’s Day with multiples, we asked her what she’s learned from mothering seven little ones (including six 4-year-olds).

Off-Road Warriors

Play Dates

Pulling a 22-ton locomotive

Fairview Park’s Don Pope is among the strongest men in the world. When he’s not pulling a train, lifting an SUV or carrying two refrigerators at the same time, he works as a facility manager for valet and parking at the Cleveland Clinic.

Table Talk

We Tried It


All-You-Can-See Buffet

Caught on Tape

You don’t want to be on the business end of Carl Monday’s microphone. As the television sweeps period arrives this month, we talk to the city’s veteran investigative reporter about the finer points of literally chasing down a story.

Gray Matters

Philip Metres immortalizes our town’s gloomy days in “A Cleveland of the Mind.”

Holy History

Punk Talk

Reviews | Music

Time Anew

A new MOCA exhibit looks at time through the eyes of a cancer survivor.


Ask Frenchye

Get Your Kicks Here

Indulge your shoe fetish with funky, hard-to-find labels at Amy’s Shoes.

Travel & Outdoors

Big Country, Small World

Turns out, our neighbors to the north know how to throw a party — and everyone’s invited


The New Independents

Leave the ‘R’ word out of it.
New ideas for housing geared toward mature adults lure them from the nest sooner.


Seniors at retirement communities are flocking to Wii gaming systems to relive old sports memories, get active and keep their minds sharp.byJeannie Robertsdiane bondareff