Broadview Heights Happy Hour Spotlight: Valenti’s Ristorante

Valenti's Ristorante | 203 E. Royalton Rd. (Route 82) | Broadview Heights, OH Valenti's is the latest addition to the Wellpointe retail plaza in Broadview Heights. Greetings, friends and thanks for stopping by. Do you mind if we stay local (at least for me) today? What do you say we check out Valenti's Ristorante in Broadview … Continue reading Broadview Heights Happy Hour Spotlight: Valenti’s Ristorante

Happy Hour Spotlight: Fast Eddie’s

Fast Eddie's | 7729 W. Ridgewood Dr. | Parma, OH Fast Eddie's is a Parma staple. Greetings, friends. In my last blog, I wrote about an excellent lunch I had at Blue Ginger Asian Bistro in Parma. Today’s post again finds me in Parma, this time for happy hour. I guess you can call me Mr. … Continue reading Happy Hour Spotlight: Fast Eddie’s

Restaurant Spotlight: Beerhead Bar & Eatery

Beerhead Bar & Eatery | 1156 West 11th St. | Cleveland, OH Beerhead has been a cornerstone of the Flats since 2015. One of the advantages of being a midlevel employee for a large nonprofit entity—besides my exorbitant salary (lol)—is the fact I get to work four 10-hour shifts. I know what you’re thinking—oh cool, … Continue reading Restaurant Spotlight: Beerhead Bar & Eatery

Happy Hour Spotlight: BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse

BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse | 3265 W Market St. | Fairlawn, OH BJ's sits in front of Summit Mall. I’m a big fan of the Fairlawn/Copley area. It’s in a great location and has tons of restaurants and shops. In fact, I usually find myself there at least once a week. To that end, I … Continue reading Happy Hour Spotlight: BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse

Happy Hour Spotlight: Tavern of Independence

Tavern of Independence | 5530 Brecksville Rd. | Independence, OH A view of the bar. The Happy Go Lucky’s—my mom’s collection of friends who reside in Independence and explore Greater Cleveland’s happy hours—are back. Recently, the group ventured to … Independence. Their establishment of choice was … Tavern of Independence. Are you noticing a theme? … Continue reading Happy Hour Spotlight: Tavern of Independence

Happy Hour Spotlight: Bahama Breeze Island Grille

Bahama Breeze | 3900 Orange Place | Beachwood, OH The exterior of Bahama Breeze Do you have any restaurants you take for granted? For me, the answer is Bahama Breeze. I always see it on the highway. I always see it when I visit Pinecrest. But the truth is, until recently, I hadn't been there … Continue reading Happy Hour Spotlight: Bahama Breeze Island Grille

Happy Hour Spotlight: Houlihan’s Restaurant and Bar

Houlihan's | 2 Southpark Ctr. | Strongsville, OH The exterior of Houlihan's Confession: I have Indians fever. I’ve been emotionally invested in the team all summer and, prior to injuries to Corey Kluber and Jose Ramirez, thought they were going to win the Central Division. Sunday, then, proved especially tough—the team overcame a large deficit … Continue reading Happy Hour Spotlight: Houlihan’s Restaurant and Bar

Happy Hour Spotlight: Bold Food & Drink

Bold Food & Drink | 1121 W. 10th St. | Cleveland, OH The exterior of Bold I've been hanging out in the suburbs a lot lately. With summer flying by, I decided it was time to head to a restaurant downtown. What better place to go than Cleveland's premier entertainment district, the Flats East Bank. … Continue reading Happy Hour Spotlight: Bold Food & Drink

Happy Hour Spotlight: Mitchell’s Fish Market

Mitchell's Fish Market | 28601 Chagrin Blvd. | Woodmere, OH I don't think the marlin is big enough. One of my biggest regrets when I lived in Columbus was rarely eating at any of noted restaurateur Cameron Mitchell's restaurants. Fortunately for me, one of his most popular concepts—Mitchell's Fish Market—exists in Northeast Ohio. Also fortunate … Continue reading Happy Hour Spotlight: Mitchell’s Fish Market

Happy Hour Spotlight: Olesia’s Place

Olesia's Place | 11204 Royalton Rd. | North Royalton, OH Credit: John Petkovic, cleveland.com SettingI'm starting to notice a theme with these posts: Don't judge a book by its cover. Olesia's Place—which sits atop a hill in front of a Shearer Equipment building—resides in an industrial strip along Route 82 in North Royalton. Nothing fancy, … Continue reading Happy Hour Spotlight: Olesia’s Place