Dining Out: Restaurant Reviews

Whiskey & The Wolf

Building a following with craft cocktails and gastropub fare

Bene Italiano Brings 40 Years’ Experience To A New Table

Bene Italiano is one of the Franklin Park area’s newest restaurants, and it’s already making a big impression. A recent Sunday night saw a steady stream of customers, all of whom— including a walk-in party of 12— were easily accommodated thanks to the ample dining room and plenty of wait staff at the ready. The

Riverside Dining At H2O Cafe

A new addition to the downtown scene, the Cafe behind Imagination Station might be easy to miss without taking a stroll along the Maumee River. H2O Cafe is the perfect spot to kick back and enjoy the summer weather, offering cocktails, tasty appetizers, desserts and sandwiches that will keep you coming back for more. There

Golden City Offers Four Decades Of Experience Serving Chinese Cuisine

Golden City, A Point Place treasure, in operation since 1965, has been owned by four generations of the Wong family. Jimmy Wong took over operations four years ago after his aunt’s retirement, and he has 30 years of memories from working in the restaurant. Wong proudly showed us the original menu — early patrons might

Nagoya’s New Take On Traditional Cuisines

Mel and Barb Ayers created Nagoya Japanese Steakhouse & Sushi to present their favorite aspects of Asian fusion as a fine dining experience in Northwest Ohio.

Exemplary Italian Food & Relaxing Atmosphere At Biaggi’s

Exemplary Italian food and a relaxing atmosphere at Biaggi’s Ristorante Italiano in Perrysburg’s Levis Commons.

Ventura’s Mexican Food And Margaritas In friendly Surrounds

Ventura’s mexican food and margaritas in friendly surrounds.

Fowl & Fodder—Healthy Dining, Locally Sourced

Everybody, it seems, makes healthy-eating resolutions this time of year. How well we fulfill those good intentions depends a good deal on how much we challenge our taste buds. Cottage cheese, while a wholesome choice, is about as exciting as, well, cottage cheese.

Tradition Tastes So Good at Sidon Lebanese Grille & Bakery

Ah, that pita. Deservedly a customer favorite, this pillowy treat arrives at your table hot and fresh from that stone oven, accompanied by a dish of seasoned olive oil. Losing yourself in this simple perfection, might make you forget that you still have an entrée coming!

Holy Cow! Smokey’s Heavenly BBQ

Just a brief trek over the High-Level Bridge from Downtown Toledo, Smokey’s Barbecue Roadhouse represents an East-side outpost hosting some of Toledo’s best barbecue. Couple the outstanding food with its fastidious service, and Smokey’s shines a paragon of barbecue excellence.