Unroll a map and plot your culinary course as we discover 30 worldly dishes — from Malaysian banana leaf-wrapped stingray to a twist on French rabbit pie — that have become a part of our dining culture. Plus, three Clevelanders share their family recipes, and chefs reveal ethnic ingredients they love.
The Last Houses
In Cleveland's days of prosperity, its neighborhoods were thriving, vibrant and dense. Now at half of its former population, the shrinking city is left with patches of vacancy and decay. On streets such as Norman, Holton and Hawthrone avenues, it's even worse. They're almost completely abandoned. This is what it's like to live in those places — in the last houses on a city block.
Man in the Middle
Kevin Love — the final piece of the Cleveland Cavaliers' Big Three — may be the most important. The three-time All-Star wants to be the 'glue guy' between LeBron James and Kyrie Irving, the guy who can finally help this city capture the title that always seems to slip through our grasp.