Me: ”Hi, I’m meeting some friends here… it’s going to be five ladies…” Hostess: ”For a book club?” Me: “Um, no… we’re more of a wine club…” Hostess: “hmmmm, no one here like that quite yet.” Me: ”Oh, okay. So how about I just get a table for five in . . . → Read More: word-full wednesday: welcome to The Oak Barrel
This past weekend, my friends Erin and Brian were up from Columbus and we were overdue for one of our Cleveland nights out. This time, instead of sending over my list of potential suggestions, Brian had his heart set on a Northeast Ohio favorite: Michael Symon’s Lolita in Tremont.
Our previous visit to Lolita was three years . . . → Read More: CLEfood: Michael Symon’s Lolita Restaurant
Some folks put serious time and consideration into their recipe creations. My slow cooker recipes stem for a place of “what the hell do I have in my pantry?” This is one of those recipes.
Poor Hans. Per the conversation we had that morning, he thought he was getting something with Italian flavors. But upon discovery . . . → Read More: recipe: slow cooker chicken tortilla soup