Cleveland Metroparks will showcase local food, beverages, arts, and music with the first-ever Taste on the Lake at Edgewater Park. For $20, you get one beverage ticket and one food ticket, to taste samples from restaurants, including Bloom Bakery, Market Garden, Merwin’s Wharf, Toast and Tremont Taphouse. Additional samples will be $3 to $5. About…

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Pack a picnic and wow your date on the shores of Lake Erie. The concept is deceptively simple: a little food al fresco. But a picnic shows your thoughtfulness. Add a plaid blanket in a classic basket, and you’ve got a picturesque setting that will make your Instagram followers swoon. We haven’t quite reached beach…

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Meet Chris Hawk, Cleveland transplant from Atlanta (via California) and new chef at the Great Lakes Science Center. Hawk has worked in radiology and the music business. And he never went to culinary school. He’s self-taught and driven by experience.  The museum hired Hawk with Chicago-based Levy, which handles food and beverage for the Huntington…

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Great Lakes Science Center is revamping its café. And it’s considering hosting happy hours and Cleveland Browns tailgate parties on its sprawling patio, with an impressive view of Lake Erie. The cent er already hosts plenty of weddings and private events. But it wants to attract the young professionals who live and work downtown –…

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