This Month's MagazineDining and SpiritsArts and EntertainmentTravel and LeisureHome and Real EstateHealth and WellnessShopping & FashionEvents and PicsElegant Wedding Magazine

Bookmark and share

Issue Date: February 2014


News Bites

Culinary updates from around the city

Mystery Meal

Celebrate Valentine's Day early by scoring a seat at this month's Dinner in the Dark, held Feb. 10 at Crave in Akron. The foodie in your life will be impressed by this secret six-course meal created by local chefs. In the past, guests have dined on dishes from Rockefeller's Jill Vedaa and Crop Bistro & Bar's Steve Schimoler. "It gives chefs the opportunity to work with products they can't usually work with," says Brian Okin, event co-founder and owner of Cork & Cleaver Social Kitchen. "The chefs are free to do whatever they want." Ticket proceeds go to a charity selected by participating chefs.

Culture Club

Paladar Latin Kitchen & Rum Bar is ready to party Feb. 24 through March 4. The restaurant will celebrate with a Carnaval menu, a twist on the Brazilian festival held before the start of the Lenten season. Look for several Latin street food-themed dishes, such as sweet and sour steak skewers and salmon ceviche, and drinks, such as passion fruit caipirinhas. "Come as a group," suggests chef Robert Cabrales. "The more people you bring, the more things you can try without getting too full."

Southern Hospitality

Rocco Whalen is heading south for the winter — but for a good reason. The second location of his popular Tremont restaurant, Fahrenheit, opens later month on the rooftop of Skye Condominiums in Charlotte, N.C. Guests will get a taste of Cleveland thanks to favorites from the original spot such as braised short ribs and pork tenderloin. "Cleveland made me who I am from a culinary standpoint," Whalen says.


Comments. All comments must be approved by our editorial staff.
 
Choose an identity
Other Anonymous
 
Name 
Website 
All of these fields are optional.
CAPTCHA Validation
Retype the code from the picture
CAPTCHA Code Image
Speak the code Change the code
 


Home | Subscribe | Archives | Advertise | Newsstands | Contact Us | Jobs | Legal
© Cleveland Magazine 2014 | P: (216) 771-2833 | F: (216) 781-6318 | 1422 Euclid Ave. Suite 730 Cleveland, Ohio 44115
This site is a member of the City & Regional Magazine Association