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

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

Event Spotlight: Lakewood Chocolate Walk

Lakewood Chocolate Walk | Detroit Ave. | Lakewood, OH Willy Wonka passed out chocolate as we awaited entry to the event. Sometimes we’re all prisoners of the moment, or, at the very least, affected by recency bias. Heck, look at me—I called for Freddie Kitchens to be fired as Browns’ coach after game one of … Continue reading Event Spotlight: Lakewood Chocolate Walk

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: Blue Ginger Asian Bistro

Blue Ginger Asian Bistro | 1061 W. Pleasant Valley Rd. | Parma, OH Don't be fooled by Blue Ginger's unassuming exterior. Greetings, friends. In a recent post, I expressed excitement at finding a new go-to happy hour spot. Well, I may have found another go-to spot, this time for lunch. Best of all, it’s close to … Continue reading Restaurant Spotlight: Blue Ginger Asian Bistro

Happy Hour Spotlight: Austin’s Wood Fire Grille

Austin's Wood Fire Grill | 8121 Chippewa Road (Rt. 82) | Brecksville, OH Austin's sits in a shopping center off Route 82 in Brecksville. Friends, I’m excited. I think I found a new go-to happy hour spot. It’s close, easy to get to, has impeccable service and is highly rated (4.4 stars out of 292 Google … Continue reading Happy Hour Spotlight: Austin’s Wood Fire Grille

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: Square 22

Square 22 | 13485 Pearl Rd. | Strongsville, OH Square 22 is a Strongsville hot spot. A couple years ago—in my single days—I went to Square 22 in Strongsville on a first date with a girl I met on Bumble. The date was forgettable, but the restaurant was anything but. I remember commenting that Square … Continue reading Happy Hour Spotlight: Square 22

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