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Q&A: Mayfield grad, restaurant owner helps community

Rick Rhein, owner of Mama Roberto's in Mentor, has helped local organizations by donating food and gift certificates to local organizations.  Rhein also works with Mayfield High School each year to cater the Winter Formal, hosted by Mrs. Czikray and Cats Cabinet.

Kevin Bluffestone, Staff Writer

May 26, 2020

The Paw Print's Kevin Bluffestone had an opportunity to interview Mayfield graduate Rick Rhein about his business, Mama Roberto's, and how the restaurant helps the community. The Paw Print: Your restaurant has been giving back to the community for years. Can you tell me some of the places you give...

Governor’s business shutdown hurts local restaurants

Many restaurants are trying to find new ways to stay open. Crostatas on Bishop Road has now opened up a new patio area to allow customers to come in and dine.

Kevin Bluffestone, Staff Writer

May 19, 2020

On March 15, Gov. Mike Dewine ordered that all restaurants close their doors for dine-in, and since then, businesses haven’t been the same. Many small restaurants have taken a hit during these unprecedented times. Alyssa Ladner, a manager at Smokin Q’s BBQ in Mayfield Village, said, “It’s gre...

Mayfield Village restaurant makes adjustments to stay open

Since mid-March, Pizzazz employees have been offering curbside pickup to limit traffic in the lobby of their restaurant.  Employee Katelyn Kasprisin said,

Makayla DePinto, Staff Writer

May 4, 2020

While many businesses are closing because of lack of income and inability to follow governmental guidelines, restaurants like Pizzazz Pizzeria in Mayfield Village are making adjustments to remain open. Val Gaspar, owner and manager of Pizzazz, has set rules and regulations that all of her employees...

Local restaurant serves authentic Hispanic cuisine

After trying the burrito picante which was stuffed with chicken, chorizo, queso and had a side of mexican rice, this burrito definitely hit the spot!

Morgan Tropf, guest writer

December 3, 2019

If you are looking for authentic Hispanic dining with an urban atmosphere, Tacologist in University Circle is the place to go. The restaurant was beautifully decorated with patterned tiles, giving it a traditional Mexican touch. I felt as if I was in the movie Coco which was filmed in Mexico and sh...

Mama Roberto’s exceeds expectations with food, atmosphere

BAKED WITH LOVE: Mama’s Roberto’s “Chicken Parmigiano” is sure to turn heads with its delicious cuts of chicken, sweet sauce, and melty mozzarella cheese.

Chris Capuozzo and Kevin Bluffestone

November 19, 2019

If you are looking for an Italian restaurant that offers a comfortable atmosphere and scrumptious food, Mama Roberto’s is the place for you. Located on Mentor Avenue in Mentor, the family-owned restaurant offers fresh, homemade Italian meals for a great price. Most of the food we tasted was full o...

Texas Roadhouse serves affordable, tasty food

The eight ounce sirloin steak comes with a loaded baked potato and house salad.

Becca Fritz, Staff Writer

May 10, 2019

Walking into Texas Roadhouse, your experience will be filled with authentic, comforting and tasty food. Right off the bat, the outside look of the restaurant looks appealing because it’s colorful and is well kept. It also may draw people’s attention and have them think ‘this must be a great...

Granite City stuns with quality of food, atmosphere

Top image: The Cracked Pepper Sirloin is served over ancient grain.
Bottom image: The Bock & Cheese Pasta comes with a creamy cheese sauce topped with breadcrumbs.

Juliana Fimiani, Staff Writer

May 9, 2019

Despite the dark atmosphere and the slower service, Granite City Food & Brewery in Legacy Village is the place to get a tasty American meal. When you walk into Granite City, you get the vibe of lots of business workers and couples out for a date night. Most people I saw were dressed up and quietly...

Bibibop serves a unique style of Asian take out

Customized rice bowls with seasoned chicken and crunchy tofu are packed with fresh vegetables and all sauces on the side.

Christina Rufo, Staff Writer

December 5, 2018

If you’re in the mood for quick and healthy takeout, Bibibop Asian Grill located at Pinecrest shopping center is the place for you. With its unique take on Asian Fusion, Bibibop offers a wide variety of customizable meals that are made to order as you go through the line. Upon my arrival, I waited...

Harry Buffalo doesn’t disappoint with outstanding food, service

The Bison Bacon Burger is a popular choice on Harry Buffalo's impressive menu.

Justin Schroeck, Guest Writer

June 15, 2018

If you’re looking for a new affordable family-friendly restaurant, then the Harry Buffalo in Highland Heights is an excellent choice. The Harry Buffalo provides a fun and cozy atmosphere. Free arcade games, bowling, televisions, and dimly lit- but not at all vision limiting, makes this restaurant...

Mulligan’s Pub and Grille serves comfort food to community

With a seat-yourself environment, Mulligan’s offers a variety of comfy dining as well as a relaxing, dimmed atmosphere.

Brianna LaGore, Guest Writer

June 1, 2018

Mulligan’s Pub and Grille in Highland Hts serves American-style cuisine that leaves local residents craving more. Mulligans serves a variety of American comfort food including pizza, chicken sandwiches, and juicy, big and greasy sandwiches. I chose the nachos with chicken to eat since it sounded...

Rustic Grill at Stone Water exceeds expectations with beautiful scenery

The spacious patio features a gorgeous view of the golf course.

Hanna Trolli, Guest Writer

May 23, 2018

If you’re looking for an enjoyable evening with fine dining and a great view, check out The Rustic Grill at Stone Water golf club. The restaurant has a gorgeous inside patio with stone detailing, a great view outside, and makes you feel warm and cozy with the dimmed lights, great service and candlelight....

Hidden cafe in Kent serves fresh, handcrafted donuts

Some donut offerings from Peace, Love, and Little Donuts. Photo from company website.

Christina Rufo, Staff Writer

January 21, 2018

If you’re strolling down the quaint streets of Downtown Kent looking for a quick bite that allows you to watch your creation appear right before your eyes, then Peace, Love, and Little Donuts is just the shop for you. This cafe is unique because it allows you to choose your own flavor of donuts an...

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