Authentic Greek food in the spotlight during festival in Lorain

In a category of trying something new, a 2018 Greek Food Festival provides a great reason this weekend to visit St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in Lorain.   The festival features authentic Greek food, a gyro drive-thru, a room full of Greek pastries, Greek dancing and a silent auction. Live music sets the stage for fun inside and out. The festival is 11 a.m. to … Continue reading Authentic Greek food in the spotlight during festival in Lorain

Absolutely bowled over by the Korean-inspired Bibibop at the new Pinecrest development

I have a new favorite fast-casual restaurant. I recently visited the new location of Columbus-based Bibibop at the new Pinecrest development in Orange. According to the company’s website, Bibibop — inspired by the traditional Korean dish bibimbap, meaning “mixed rice” — opened almost exactly five years ago. Long a fan of create-your-own stir-fry joints, such as bd’s Mongolian Grill and Stir Crazy, I would describe … Continue reading Absolutely bowled over by the Korean-inspired Bibibop at the new Pinecrest development

Outsiders’ BBQ Recipe Pulled Pork + Bacon Detroit-style pizza is my new favorite

During one of my walks around Heinen’s to figure out Friday night dinner plans, I discovered Outsiders Pizza Company‘s Detroit Style Pizza. The rectangular shape stood out in a freezer of round pies, and the description on the front of the BBQ Recipe Pulled Pork + Bacon pizza drew me in. Smoky Sweet BBQ Sauce – Pulled Pork – Diced Ham – Applewood Smoked Bacon – … Continue reading Outsiders’ BBQ Recipe Pulled Pork + Bacon Detroit-style pizza is my new favorite

Milkshake & Fries ice cream actually tastes better than you would think

OK, hear me out. When you see a pint of ice cream with a crazy flavor for only $6, you buy it because you just need to taste it. (And you know your boyfriend will help you finish it, or convince you to toss it if neither of you like it.) That’s what happened when I came across a freezer of Coolhaus near the checkout lines at … Continue reading Milkshake & Fries ice cream actually tastes better than you would think

Speak of the Devil Lorain draws inspiration from historic recipes

Address: 201 W. 5th St. in Lorain Phone number: 440-434-4286 Website: www.speakofthedevillorain.com Social media: Facebook: www.facebook.com/speakofthedevilcocktails/ A new neighborhood pub in Lorain features handcrafted cocktails created from historic recipes, some as old as hundreds of years. Owners Page and Kurt Hernon bought the early 1900s building in downtown Lorain, renovated it, and on Dec. 16 opened Speak of the Devil. A cocktail historian, Kurt Hernon … Continue reading Speak of the Devil Lorain draws inspiration from historic recipes