CLEVELAND, Ohio – Monarca Cantina, Kitchen Social and Wine Spectator awards for local restaurants make our 5-minute food-drinks chat with WTAM’s Bill Wills.
Monarca Cantina open in Medina
Medina has welcomed an upscale Mexican restaurant to its square – Monarca Cantina. The menu is based on regional choices, and more than 70 tequilas are offered. Décor is tasteful with cool artistic pieces throughout: About Monarca Cantina – story, photos
Kitchen Social open in Pinecrest development
The owners of Kitchen Social, which opened this month in the Pinecrest development in Orange Village, have redesigned the previous space into an open restaurant. The restaurant – formerly Next Door – has huge garage doors, open kitchen and a curvy bar. It’s the first Kitchen Social outside of Columbus. About Kitchen Social – story, photos
NE Ohio restaurants honored with Wine Spectator awards
Twenty Northeast Ohio restaurants earned honors from Wine Spectator, which annually ranks restaurants based on three levels of excellence for wine lists. It’s a good gauge of quality lists and the types of wine service you can except when dining out: About the local restaurants on Wine Spectator’s list
Bon appetit and cheers!
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