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Monthly Archives: February 2010

Video from the January 21st State of Downtown Forum

Back in January, DCA and City Club New Leaders brought together a lively panel to discuss the issues and trends facing downtowns in Ohio. The panelists also talked about which development projects are currently moving forward in Ohio cities, and how we can continue to develop the urban core in the midst of the current economy. The panel included:

Joseph Marinucci – President & CEO of Downtown Cleveland Alliance
Cleve Ricksecker – Executive Director of Capital Crossroads Columbus
Ned Hill – Dean of the Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs at CSU

Special Wine Dinner at Sushi Rock Tomorrow!

What could be better than enjoying a great selection of Restaurant Week menu items at Sushi Rock AND enjoying a special 3-win course to complement your meal!? This Thursday night, Sushi Rock will host Rebecca Loewy, wine enthusiast and educator from Old Bridge Cellars, as she leads guests through three wines for just $10! Guests will sample the Shoofly Chardonnay, Innocent Bystander Shiraz and Innocent Bystander Pink Moscato.

This event was designed to be an easy and approachable wine event for everybody – whether you’re a wine enthusiast or novice.

Sushi Rock Downtown Cleveland is located at 1276 West 6th Street, Cleveland, OH 44113, p.216.623.1212. Make your reservations ahead to reserve a table.

DetermiNation – Cleveland Networking Event

On Tuesday, March 2nd (6:00 – 8:00pm) there will be a networking event at the Winking Lizard Independence (6901 Rockside Rd….typically we don’t promote events outside downtown, but this is a good cause and for a signature event for our region).This event will be an opportunity to network with fellow runners and learn more about DetermiNation Cleveland.

Snow+Fun = Brite Winter Festival

2010 Brite Winter Festival will take place on Saturday, February 27th! The festival will feature, music, art, fire (you have to keep warm after all), food, sporting fun and much more. The event is from 5pm – 10pm

Meet chef Jonathon Sawyer from The Greenhouse Tavern

Chef Jonathon Sawyer, a Cleveland native, first learned to cook at the age of 13. After attending the University of Dayton and graduating from the Pennsylvania Institute of Culinary Arts, Sawyer went on to work at The Biltmore Hotel in Miami. One year later, he was working alongside renowned Chef Charlie Palmer in New York [...]

Meet the Chef from Encore

Chef Shawn Brozic began his culinary career in 1993, working in local restaurants in northeast Ohio.  Upon graduating from Pennsylvania Culinary in 1996, he worked for William Penn Hotel, Pittsburgh’s Prestigious Grand Old Lady.  In 2001, he moved back to Ohio and joined the Ritz-Carlton Cleveland holding the titles of Chef Tournant, Banquet Chef and [...]

Entertain at Home with Morton’s

Can’t always make it downtown for Morton’s the Steakhouse’s fabulous food and hospitable service? When people think of a meal from Morton’s The Steakhouse, the first thing that comes to mind is the signature interior, with rich mahogany inlays, the famous ‘pig lamps’ and of course, the famous Morton’s menu presentation. What may not come [...]

Sushi Rock Wine Dinner during Restaurant Week!

Sushi Rock is putting the Wine in Cleveland Restaurant Week!

On the Thursday of Restaurant Week, 2/25, Sushi Rock is hosting a special Restaurant Week Wine Dinner at our downtown Cleveland location. Rebecca Loewy, wine enthusiast and educator from Old Bridge Cellars will be at Sushi Rock! For only $10 in addition to the $30 prix fix menu – guests can participate in this wine dinner. Guests will sample three wines perfectly paired with the restaurant week prix fix menu; the Shoofly Chardonnay, Innocent Bystander Shiraz and Innocent Bystander Pink Moscato.

Party at Fat Fish Blue

With Valentine’s Day and Fat Tuesday coming up….Fat Fish Blue is where the party is going to be!
Valentine’s Day

If you don’t have plans for Valentines Day, make your reservations today and enjoy a selection of special menu items including:

Appetizers: Fried Green Tomato “Napolean”, Guiness Oyster Stew, Eggplant Baton Rouge or Mussels Katherine

Grilled Halibut – with Hopin John and Lobster Bernaise sauce
Wild Mushroom Ravioli – tossed in Marsala cream sauce with sauteed shitake mushrooms & fresh herbs.
16 oz T-bone steak – Brandy Cream sauce, served with cheddar chive mash potatoes and fresh veggies
Herb Roasted Airline Chicken Breast – served with sauteed vegetables and mash potatoes topped with Chicke-Demi

Got City GAME Winners Announced!

They flung frozen turkeys, bagged worm poop, and bucked a mechanical bull to earn points. They answered questions about Cleveland’s business, education and neighborhood assets. And they collected votes from viewers around the world.

Kim Sullivan and Alex Hamberger, represented LiveCLEVELAND!, an organization marketing the livability of Cleveland neighborhoods. As Team LiveCLEVELAND!, they proved they have “City GAME!” by collecting the most combined points and votes in season one of Got City GAME! Cleveland (GCGC). – the city’s online global game-show,

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