The Brew Kettle
8377 Pearl Road, Strongsville, 440-239-8788, thebrewkettle.com. Restaurant and brewery with 31 beers on tap. Brew your own beer or make your own wine.
The Blonde — Martini & Wine Establishment
6901 Rockside Road, Independence, 216-328-8780, gototheblonde.com. "Classy little joint," serving martinis, wine and cocktails.
1038 North Court, Medina, 330-723-4100, 1954 Buchholzer Blvd, Akron, 330-633-0100; 15323 Pearl Road, Strongsville, 440-238-9555; 7729 W Ridgewood Drive, Parma, 440-845-0600, johnnymalloys.com. A local sports bar chain where the game's always on the big screen.
Harpo's Sports Café
5777 Smith Road, Brook Park, 216-267-7777, goharpos.com. Packed with 82 TVs that can be programmed to show your game right in front of you. It's a man cave, only better.
Panini's Bar & Grill
5530 Brecksville Road, Independence, 216-524-5240; 14952 Pearl Road, Strongsville, 440-878-2200; 480 W Aurora Road, Sagamore Hills, 330-468-6200, paninisgrill.com. Local hangout known for its signature sandwiches.
Thirst & Ten
15299 Sheldon Road, Cleveland, 216-362-8000; 786 Front St, Middleburg Heights, 440-234-1010. A sports bar that shares our obsession with every win and loss.
5746 State Road, Parma, 440-888-2337. A blue-collar crowd mixes with business professionals at this comfortable beauty of a bar.