Generous Helpings is a culinary event in Lorain County

Join others who care about hunger and food insecurity at a fundraiser for Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping those less fortunate. Generous Helpings is 5-8 p.m. Sept. 29 at the Nordson Food Distribution Center at 5510 Baumhart Road in Lorain. Tickets cost $80 each or 2 for $150. Order tickets online at tickets.secondharvestfoodbank.org, or call 440-960-2265. … Continue reading Generous Helpings is a culinary event in Lorain County

Olive Garden adds Lifetime Pass to Never Ending Pasta Passes

Calling all Olive Garden fans! It’s that time of year again. Time to talk about the Never Ending Pasta Pass. But this year there’s a twist. Olive Garden is removing the limits on “never ending” this year with the return of its Never Ending Pasta Pass and the introduction of the first-of-its-kind Lifetime Pasta Pass, according to a news release. “Olive Garden has always been … Continue reading Olive Garden adds Lifetime Pass to Never Ending Pasta Passes

2019 Taste of Lakewood: What you need to know

What: 2019 Taste of Lakewood Where: Madison Park – 13201 Madison Ave, Lakewood 44107 When: 1 pm – 7 pm, Sunday, June 9  Why you should go: The Taste of Lakewood is an outdoor day-long food and music festival that celebrates what Lakewood is known for, food. The event features Lakewood’s mix of restaurants and food along with live music onstage, beer & wine available … Continue reading 2019 Taste of Lakewood: What you need to know

Oak Barrel in Valley View mixes sophistication with a rustic vibe

What: The Oak Barrel – Brasserie and Taphouse, a locally owned farm-to-table style restaurant opened in 2012. Where it’s located: 5975 Canal Road, on the east side of Canal, a few minutes from Interstates 480 and 77 in Valley View. When it’s open:  11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday; and noon to 9 p.m. Sunday Why you should … Continue reading Oak Barrel in Valley View mixes sophistication with a rustic vibe

Barabicu Smokehouse in Parma serves up terrific takes on the barbecue staples

What: Barabicu Smokehouse, a to-go delicatessen style smokehouse with some seating where diners are welcome to chow down. Where it’s located: 5767 Ridge Road, a short drive from Interstate 480 on the south side of Ridge, just north of Snow Road in Parma. When it’s open: 11 a.m. Tuesday through Saturday, until the meat is gone; starting to do a second smoke on weekends for dinner crowd. Why you should … Continue reading Barabicu Smokehouse in Parma serves up terrific takes on the barbecue staples