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: March 2009


Fish Fries - Fairport Harbor VFW Post 7754


AN
Nobody says you have to wait for supper to eat your Lenten meal on Fridays.

And, if only because it is such a throwback to the Lake County pre-exurban boom, you’ll love this spot. Gather around a table with picnic-style tablecloths, set among the photos of long-passed veterans hanging on the wall above the wood paneling.

While you’re waiting for your lunch, you can learn how much you really know about walleye. The placemat asks, “True or false: A warm, calm spring generally promotes a good walleye batch while a hot, windy spring may reduce the hatch.” (True.)

Take a moment to soak in the ’60s music playing from a worn boombox in the corner, then bite into a perch sandwich with light breading served on a potatoey bun alongside thin fries and heavily mayoed coleslaw.

Before you leave, make sure to soak in one more piece of trivia from your placemat so you can play Cliff Clavin to your office colleagues or neighbors: Walleyes are carnivores and feed on a variety of smaller fish. With a full belly, it feels good to be atop that food chain. 540 New St., Fairport Harbor, (440) 352-1123; Fridays during Lent, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., 4 to 7 p.m.; Perch sandwich, fries, coleslaw (coffee, iced tea and water included) $6.50 (lunch price

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