Celebrate St. Paddy’s Day with some Irish Coffee

We’re gearing up to celebrate all things Irish this weekend, and what better way to get started than with a nice mug of Irish Coffee? This recipe comes from Tullamore D.E.W. Irish Whiskey: Slainte.   Irish Coffee 1 ½ parts Tullamore D.E.W. Original 1 ½ parts strongly brewed coffee (Tim’s Pick: any premium dark roast) ½ part sugar (Tim’s Pick: Demerara Sugar) Lightly whipped heavy cream … Continue reading Celebrate St. Paddy’s Day with some Irish Coffee

FireFish arts festival emerges in Lorain

Dust off memories of FireFish Festival of days gone by, share the stories and then tuck them away. This year the arts extravaganza will blaze new expressions from talented youngsters and old masters wielding paint, metal, music, dance, food, fire and light both individually and in groups. The festival opens 4 to 11 p.m. Sept. 21 on Broadway Avenue between Erie Avenue and 5th Street … Continue reading FireFish arts festival emerges in Lorain

Pupuseria Katarina for your Salvadoran fix

Ever get in the mood for some Salvadoran food? Yeah, you know what I’m talking about. What? You don’t? Well, to be fair, it’s not as common as Mexican or Chinese cuisine but there are a couple of options in Northeast Ohio and those include Pupuseria Katarina at 1409 Brookpark Road on the Cleveland/Parma border. Now, to put it in Northeast Ohio-speak, pupusas are corn … Continue reading Pupuseria Katarina for your Salvadoran fix

Momocho puts new spin on margarita – black ant salt

Black ant salt. I was going to give this article a more narrative start but in the journalism biz that would be called “Burying the lede.” So… black ant salt. Not wanting to deal with the crazy, drunk, green-clad bar crowds celebrating St. Patrick’s Day, Jeannene and I  decided to “counterprogram” and go to a Mexican place, one of the best in the Cleveland area … Continue reading Momocho puts new spin on margarita – black ant salt