Carryout in the time of corona: Angelo’s Pizza in Lakewood

Angelo's Pizza | 13715 Madison Ave | Lakewood Credit: Angelo's Pizza on Facebook Just last weekend, even before Ohio’s “Stay-at-Home” order was officially imposed, the missus and I were feeling a bit stir crazy. And hungry. Stir crazy and hungry … not a winning combination.  To combat this, we decided to go for a drive and … Continue reading Carryout in the time of corona: Angelo’s Pizza in Lakewood

Mexican in Cleveland: Bakersfield Tacos, Tequila, Whiskey

Bakersfield Tacos, Tequila, Whiskey | 2058 W 25th St| Cleveland https://youtu.be/8maH3wVGcE0 A video summary of Bakersfield. Have you ever had a day where you have insatiable cravings? That was me on Sunday. First it was a bagel sandwich from Dunkin' Donuts when I woke up. Next was a New York-style pizza from Domino's for lunch. Then … Continue reading Mexican in Cleveland: Bakersfield Tacos, Tequila, Whiskey

A Wild Night in Downtown Cleveland

Today's entry is a guest post from my wife Tiffany. I'm 120 pounds of Christmas fury, as you'll soon find out. On a balmy 32-degree December evening, my brother John and I headed downtown to meet up with Steve and a few friends (shout out to Turk, Nate and Megan) to celebrate his new job. … Continue reading A Wild Night in Downtown Cleveland

A Love Letter to Northeast Ohio’s Libraries

This is an update to an article I originally wrote in September. I've been the communications coordinator for Cuyahoga County Public Library (CCPL) for 3-plus years. In addition to a bunch of stuff that I won't bore you with, one of my main responsibilities was running the library's social media accounts. I had a blast … Continue reading A Love Letter to Northeast Ohio’s Libraries

Cleveland Restaurant Spotlight: Balance Pan-Asian Grille

Balance Pan-Asian Grille |  515 Euclid Ave. | Cleveland, OH For all that I complained about when I worked downtown—traffic, parking and the atmosphere at Tower City and Public Square—there's a lot that I miss. Chief among them is the Cleveland restaurant scene. So, when I was invited by a former co-worker to meet her downtown for … Continue reading Cleveland Restaurant Spotlight: Balance Pan-Asian Grille

Restaurant Spotlight: Citizen Pie

Citizen Pie |  2144 W 25th Street | Cleveland, OH Citizen Pie may have the best slogan of all time: Pizza for the People! I consider myself a a bit of a pizza snob. For years I've been on a never-ending search to find something that could rival the pie I grew up on—the now … Continue reading Restaurant Spotlight: Citizen Pie

Northeast Ohio: Upcoming Events

Friends, I'm headed to Atlanta for the weekend. That said, I take my duty as the 39th best blogger in Cleveland very seriously. 😉 So, before departing, I wanted to let you know about some exciting happenings coming up in Greater Cleveland. There is tons of fun stuff coming up in Northeast Ohio. Spooky Pooch … Continue reading Northeast Ohio: Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events: Christmas Beer Release Parties

Thirsty Dog in the Flats is the place to be this Saturday. Image via thirstydogeastbank.com I always complain when stores put up Christmas decorations in September and October. Don’t get me wrong, I love Christmas—it’s my favorite holiday. I just think the beginning of fall is too early for retailers to display Christmas merchandise. What … Continue reading Upcoming Events: Christmas Beer Release Parties

Event Spotlight: Eat Like a Kid Again

Eat Like a Kid Again | Cleveland Museum of Natural History | Cleveland, OH Eat Like a Kid Again took place 9/26 at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History. I was fortunate enough to be given two complimentary tickets by Children’s Hunger Alliance to their Eat Like a Kid Again event this past Thursday at … Continue reading Event Spotlight: Eat Like a Kid Again

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