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Who would have thought that Cleveland would become a food mecca and home to some of the best chefs and restaurants in the world?  We would!  With almost 120 distinct ethnic groups in Cleveland it was inevitable that the great recipes and techniques that have been passed down for generations would surface.

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  • Food industry entrepreneurs
  • And more

ClevelandCooks features the best restaurants and chefs in Cleveland and NE Ohio and lists our favorites in a variety of categories (looking for great dim sum anyone?)

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Featured this Week

Making Happy Chinese New Year Dumplings

Learning the skill of dumpling making
Learning the skill of dumpling making


On January 31st, the Confucius Institute at Cleveland State University held the first workshop in the Chinese Culture Workshop Series; making dumplings to celebrate the approaching Chinese Spring Festival which will be held on February 16, 2018 and Chinese New Year Celebration which will be held on February 24, 2018.

Chinese cuisine enjoys worldwide prestige. Dumplings, are a traditional, mouth- watering comfort food, which make dumplings attractive to students on campuses and citizens around the world. See more on the Chinese Dumplings class.

Video of the Week

One of the favorite foods at the 2018 Maslenitsa celebration at the Cleveland Greenhouse sponsored by the Russian Cultural Garden of Cleveland was the Shashlyk. Shashlyk is like shish kabob and can be chicken, beef, pork, lamb and even fish. The meat is marinated and put on skewers and grilled on an open flame.

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