Happy Tuesday! I hope all of my fellow CLE runners are recovered from this past weekend! We all did awesome and should be proud even if it was not our best race. Next week is the perfect week for refueling since there are so many great food event going on. Here's a sampling!
*The third C-Town Chow Down will be taking place on Sunday at Lincoln Park!
*Monday May 23 a special Dinner in the Dark will be held at Amp 150 to benefit the Matthew Finkel scholarship fund. Over 15 chefs are teaming up for this event which already sounds delicious!
*The Greenhouse Tavern will be opening its NEW rooftop patio this Sunday at 6:30 with a rooftop beach party. They also will be hosting a Whiskey Dinner on May 25th for $35/person.
*Farmers Markets are opening up throughout Northeastern Ohio. Here is a list cleveland.com has put together. SUPPORT LOCAL FARMERS AND BUSINESSES!
*Washington Place Bistro is holding it's May food and wine dinner on May 26. $60 will get you a five course meal with wine pairing. Also be sure to check out their new patio!
*NAKED SUSHI is back and bigger then before! Tickets for the May 26 event are available for $15 through Stove Monkeys or $20 at the door.
*May 26th is a busy day for Cleveland Food lovers! The 17th Annual Cleveland Magazine Silver Spoon Awards Party will be held on 5/26 at the Cleveland Marriott Downtown. This is the pefect chance to try that restaurant you have been meaning to go to while still enjoying your favorites.
*The Emerging Chefs are bringing the tastes and festivities of New Orleans to Cleveland! Mardi Gras en Mai featuring Chef Chris Quinn will be taking place on May 27 with the West Bank of the Cuyahoga being transformed into the banks of the Mississippi.
*A Memorial Day Weekend tradition in Cleveland will be returning again this year to Nautica Pavilion. The Marc's Great American Rib and Music Festival marks the beginning of summer May 27-31!