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At the freshly anointed Marion’s Mediterranean Restaurant and Tapas Bar, Chef Marion Smith flexes his creative culinary muscle

If you ask Marion Smith what he does for a living, he’ll probably tell you he’s a dishwasher. And that would be fine, if it were true. This humble guy is, in fact, head chef of Marion’s Mediterranean Restaurant and Tapas Bar located at the Holiday Inn Cleveland Northeast in Mentor. “It’s been quite a journey to this point,” says...

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Creative fun for the whole family happens at Art in the Park on Saturday, August 11th

Art in all of its forms is taking over Veteran’s Park in Painesville. Art in the Park festival will be held on Saturday, August 11, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Live music, food trucks and kids’ entertainment and crafts will fill the square, along with over 60 vendors selling pottery, jewelry, paintings and more. “We love to celebrate...

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Salmon Dave’s is featuring the best sustainably caught seafood from the frigid waters of the Pacific Northwest

Cracking into colossal king crab legs, tasting the first wild salmon from Copper River or enjoying delicate halibut that was swimming days before in the Bering Sea are all signs that summer is here—and the best of Alaska’s seas is on its way to Salmon Dave’s Pacific Grille in Rocky River. The talented culinary team has...

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The Starving Chef Recipe: Pineapple Salsa

If you are looking for an impressively easy salsa for your next cookout, look no further than this pineapple salsa. I had a hankering for salsa but didn’t have any tomatoes or hot peppers. I raided my fridge to see what I had on hand and ended up with possibly the best salsa I have ever made. It’s made almost entirely from...

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Meet the Artist: Mark Langan, Langan Art

The next time you start to toss out your used cardboard boxes, consider giving them a second glance. Local artist Mark Langan found his vision in corrugated cardboard, a distinctive and interesting medium resulting in a uniquely beautiful finished masterpiece. “As an artist who has worked with a majority of mediums throughout my life, I find...

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