Martino’s International Café: A world of flavors

Address: 4415 Liberty Ave., Vermilion Phone number: 440-967-3463 Website: www.martinosinternationalcafe.com Social media: Facebook: www.facebook.com/Martinos-International-Cafe What if the best ethnic cuisine from the Lorain International Festival were available in a restaurant? Owner Jim Trinter launched a restaurant with that idea in 1996 a few doors down, changed the name to Martino’s International Café, then in the fall of 2013 he moved it to the current site … Continue reading Martino’s International Café: A world of flavors

An alternative to margaritas for Cinco de Mayo

If you’re looking to celebrate Cinco de Mayo without the margaritas or cerveza, here’s an option for you. Spicy Milagro Paloma features Mexico-born William Grant & Sons’ spirits, Ancho Reyes Chile Liqueur and Milagro Tequila. The complex, smoky, heated undercurrent of spices in Ancho Reyes perfectly complements the exceptionally smooth, agave-forward Milagro Reposado, according to William Grant & Sons. This recipe is created by by … Continue reading An alternative to margaritas for Cinco de Mayo

A Perfect Circle’s latest not what you’d expect

I had been eagerly awaiting “Eat the Elephant,” the long-overdue third full studio album from A Perfect Circle, the heavy-rock act fronted by Maynard James Keenan (Tool) but also featuring guitarist James Iha (Smashing Pumpkins). After all, it’s been a spell since “Thirteenth Step” in 2003, the follow-up to the band’s excellent debut in 2000, “Mer de Noms.” Released April 20, “Eat the Elephant” is … Continue reading A Perfect Circle’s latest not what you’d expect

Fleetwood Mac will play The Q — with a major member missing

What’s Fleetwood Mac like without guitarist and vocalist Lindsey Buckingham? You can find out in a few months. As you may know, he recently went his own way — or perhaps the band made him simply go away — before it was announced he would not be part of the legendary rock act’s new tour, which comes to Cleveland Oct. 26 at Quicken Loans Arena. … Continue reading Fleetwood Mac will play The Q — with a major member missing

Spring Food truck ‘Round Up’ at Crocker Park

What: Spring Food Truck “Round Up” Where: Crocker Park in Westlake When: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 28 Why you should go: Food truck season is getting underway at Crocker Park, and it’s starting with an event to support the Hunger Network of Greater Cleveland. Patrons are encouraged to round up their bills, with the rounded up amount going to the Hunger Network. Live entertainment … Continue reading Spring Food truck ‘Round Up’ at Crocker Park