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Food + Drink

Cheer Leaders

Try our ultimate local six-pack of Christmas beers.

Gobble Up

Loosen your belt for Melt Bar & Grilled's New Bomb Turkey.

Island Vibes

Santorini Greek Taverna proves authentic ethnic cuisine can be a 21st-century experience.

Nut Case

From almonds to pecans, we've cracked the code on these energy-boosting foods.


Taking the Cake

Cake Boss Buddy Valastro shows us how to decorate with authority.

Thanksgiving Chef Hacks To Save You Time and Energy

Spend more time with family and less in your kitchen by incorporating these chef tricks into your Thanksgiving Day routine. By Laura Adiletta

Thanksgiving Myths: Busting the Age-Old Turkey Daze Phenomenon

Cleveland health experts bust the tryptophan myth in time for the holidays. By Cleveland Magazine Staff

The List: Turkey Farms

The Must-Eat List: Bac Asian American Bistro & Bar

The Must-Eat List: Barrio

The Must-Eat List: Cured Meats

The Must-Eat List: Dante

The Must-Eat List: Fahrenheit

The Must-Eat List: Flip Side

The Must-Eat List: Greenhouse Tavern

The Must-Eat List: La Plaza Supermarket

The Must-Eat List: Lago

The Must-Eat List: L'Albatros Brasserie & Bar

The Must-Eat List: Lola Bistro

The Must-Eat List: Lolita

The Must-Eat List: Miega Korean BBQ

The Must-Eat List: Momocho

The Must-Eat List: Pizza

The Must-Eat List: Soho Kitchen & Bar

The Must-Eat List: Sokolowski's University Inn

The Must-Eat List: Sterle's Country House

The Must-Eat List: Swensons Drive In

The Must-Eat List: The Market at Flying Fig

The Must-Eat List: The Standard

The Must-Eat List: Toast

Turkey Farms

Use Your Noodle

Jonathon Sawyer streamlined his Noodlecat menu with ready-to-eat options.

In the CLE

Facial Recognition

Finding My Pack

A writer kicks a hounding fear of canines.

For Tamir

While Samaria Rice searches for justice in the death of her 12-year-old son, she’s rebuilding the community, advocating in his name and working to prevent similar tragedies from happening.

In 1959, the Pipers Were Champions of the National Industrial Basketball League

The team played under the direction of John McLendon, the first African-American head coach in the modern era of professional sports.

Making Sense

Modern Mart

Charles Stack has created a new kind of workspace for startups in the city's most iconic building.

Natural Fit

Off the Wall

Street artist Victor Ving delivers "Greetings From Cleveland."

Smoke Screen

We light up a heated debate on Issue 3.

The Must-Eat List

The Must-Eat List

The Must-Eat List: Bar Cento

The Must-Eat List: Crumb & Spigot

The Must-Eat List: Fire Food & Drink

The Must-Eat List: Gigi's on Fairmount

The Must-Eat List: Happy Dog

The Must-Eat List: Jack's Deli and Restaurant

The Must-Eat List: Lucky's Cafe

The Must-Eat List: Pier W

The Must-Eat List: Superior Pho

Trust Issues

With Cleveland's crime numbers on the rise, the need to reform our city's police department is more important than ever.

We Got Next: Beat Cycle

When there's a break on the court, DJ Steph Floss pumps up the volume — and the crowd. 

We Got Next: Digital Drive

3 must have apps for every diehard Cavs fan.

We Got Next: Gum Shoe

Match the Cavs player to their kicks.

We Got Next: Iman Shumpert

4 things to know about the Cav's guard, Iman Shumpert.

We Got Next: Is This Our Year?

ESPN the Mag contributing writer Mark Winegardner examines the Cavaliers odds of winning it all. 

We Got Next: James Blair

James Blair reflects on how he felt after his love-driven stunt to Lebron James during a finals game, and how he felt about the King's return to Cleveland.

We Got Next: Joe Haden

Brown's cornerback, Joe Haden shares his love on basketball and the Cavs.

We Got Next: Mo Williams

4 things to know about the Cav's point guard, Mo Williams.

We Got Next: Q Tips

Cavaliers' hype man Ahmaad Crump assists with tips on ...

We Got Next: Richard Jefferson

4 things to know about the Cav's small forward, Richard Jefferson.

We Got Next: Social Sweet

Our favorite NBA-related social media accounts.

We Got Next: Squad Goals

We follow a dance team hopeful as she auditions for the Cavalier Girls.

We Got Next: Timo Says

A few words from Timofey Mozgov.

We Got Next: Wild Pair

With the help of in-arena hype man Ahmaad Crump, we attempt to settle the score between the two Cavs mascots.

Whisker Away

Put your fresh-faced days behind you and join the Movember movement with our guide to beards, goatees and mustaches.


Art Share

Underdog artists get a spotlight with the Maria Neil Art Project.

Cruise Control

After more than 50 years of making music, Smokey Robinson still has a hold on us.

Fly By

Air Play flows in and out of reality with a show that's part circus, part art

Mystery Machine

Novelist James Renner is back with a twisty-turny thriller.

Recovery Act

Jessica Fechtor whips up a memoir about how cooking healed her.

Tread Heavily

Chakaia Booker's tire sculptures roll into the Cleveland Institute of Art.

Weather Channel

At Home

Space Lift

Make your house jollier with these staples from Metro Home.


Artistic Endeavors

Ohio City's Blackbird Fly Boutique shows off its creative side with an eclectic mix of clothing and accessories.

Fresh Outfit

The Geiger brothers are redressing downtown with a new clothing store this month.


Project Runway designer Valerie Mayen breaks down a look from her Hullabaloo fashion show.


Living Social

Senior living facilities are finding new ways to keep residents active and engaged.