Fat Head’s Brewery employee tests positive for COVID-19

Fat Head’s Brewery confirmed a Middleburg Heights Beer Hall employee tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday.

Pinzone’s Market Fresh Meats closing West Side Market location after 44 years

Lakewood Truck Park opens today with 8,000 square feet of outdoor dining

Giant Eagle in Garfield Heights reopening to public after only offering curbside pick-up since April

  Cleveland restaurants allowed to expand outdoor dining to public spaces amid coronavirus crisis

  Berea restaurant posts ‘our staff will not be wearing masks’ sign on door amid coronavirus crisis

Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank hosting drive-thru distribution

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  New ghost restaurant offers contactless experience with menu designed for take out

  Food vendors work on a ‘side hustle’ to create more revenue amid social distancing restrictions

  Cleveland City Council sends order to Mayor Jackson to approve extended outdoor seating space for restaurants

  Popular Asiatown neighborhood restaurant closes up shop, denied life-saving PPP loan

Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank hosting drive-thru distribution

Cleveland Heights promoting reopening businesses with Shop Local Bingo

XO Prime Steaks shuts down after coronavirus crisis ‘made it impossible to continue operations’

After nearly 17 years in Cleveland, upscale Warehouse District steakhouse has served its last meal.

Pizza Hut will give away free medium pizza to 2020 graduates

Pizza Hut announced that restaurants will be giving away a free, one-topping medium pizza to the Class of 2020.

  Show off your safe grilling skills this Memorial Day weekend with these tips

Grilling out this Memorial Day Weekend? Here are some safety tips that’ll keep your food (and surrounding area) from catching on fire.

Lakewood passes ordinance allowing restaurants to use public spaces for outdoor dining

The ordinance was unanimously passed 7-0 during Thursday’s meeting.

Ohio bars and restaurants reopen indoor dining areas with restrictions amid coronavirus crisis

  Customers hit the bars across Ohio as the clock strikes midnight

  Special events business at a standstill despite re-opening of the hospitality industry

Gov. DeWine warns bars and restaurants that do not enforce social distancing could lose liquor license

Dante in Tremont giving free family dinners to help those impacted by coronavirus crisis

  Patio dining opens up in Ohio with soft seating removed, disposable menus

  Ohio restaurants and bars with patios ready for soft reopening beginning Friday

Ohio's restaurants and bars can open their patios Friday, with restrictions

Dante in Tremont giving free family dinners to help those impacted by coronavirus crisis

The giveaway is from 3-5 p.m. on Sunday, May 10 at 2247 Professor Ave.

Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank hosting drive-thru distribution

The event is taking place from 3-5 p.m. on Thursday, May 7, at their facility on 350 Opportunity Pkwy.

Mentor Farmers Market set to open as scheduled on June 26 amid coronavirus crisis

Although many traditional summer events in Northeast Ohio have been canceled due to the coronavirus crisis, Mentor residents can still look forward to getting their farm-fresh produce and other fare from over 30 vendors at the Mentor Farmers Market.

  Dunkin’ giving out free coffee, donuts to healthcare professionals for National Nurses Day

Dunkin’ is kicking off Nurses Week by offering a free medium hot or iced coffee and a donut to all nurses and healthcare professionals at participating locations on Wednesday, May 6.

  Latin restaurants around Cleveland hoping for big sales on Cinco de Mayo to make up for lost business

Mexican restaurants are hoping for big sales on Cinco de Mayo to make up for lost business during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Giant Eagle temporarily limiting amount of meat customers can purchase during coronavirus pandemic

Giant Eagle is limiting the amount of meat products customers can buy to preserve supply during the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus can’t cancel corned beef: Slyman’s in Cleveland serves again through takeout orders

Slyman’s near downtown Cleveland is reopening, beginning May 4, for takeout orders only.

Thai Thai in Lakewood opening May 2

The wait is over.

  Cleveland produce wholesaler offering households vegetable and fruit boxes while restaurants remain closed in Ohio

Premier ProduceOne is adjusting their whole fruit and vegetable business to accommodate households and communities, to help get fresh produce to people.

Zoma Ethiopian Restaurant grateful for Cleveland’s support during coronavirus crisis

To show our support to eateries affected by the stay-at-home order, 19 News is highlighting our local restaurants in Northeast Ohio.

Barrio sells out first round of take home build-your-own taco kits in less than a day

Unfortunately, if you didn’t already pre-order your take home build-your-own taco kit to pick up on April 21 at the Strongsville location, you’ll have to wait for the next Taco Tuesday Taco Kit Day.

  Cleveland beer company partners with small businesses to deliver other local products with brews

Platform Beer Co. is offering up their resources to delivery products from other small businesses when they make home deliveries of their beer.

  Cleveland food establishments suing insurance companies in hopes of recovering from coronavirus closures

Hospitality businesses are filing suit against their insurance companies over business interruption claims.

  Carry-out cocktails promise to be a game-changer for many struggling restaurants

Restaurants are hoping that the ability to sell carry-out cocktails will help them stay afloat during social distancing.

  North Olmsted pizza purveyor giving away pies to laid off hospitality workers

The pandemic has left many service industry staff out of work across Ohio, and the nation.

  Cleveland area chocolatiers: Chocolate is essential for baskets and business

Cleveland area chocolate makers are working to fulfill online orders for shipment in time for Easter.

  4 Cleveland-area places to order food you may not have considered

Vendors are offering alternatives to shopping in grocery stores so people can avoid contact and still get essentials.

Cleveland-area businesses offering alcohol sales to-go

Breweries, restaurants, wineries and bars are offering alcohol to go during social distancing.

  Hunger centers in Cleveland seeing 30% increase in need during coronavirus crisis

Cleveland has a hunger problem, according to Aneliza Nader, CEO of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul that runs eight hunger centers in Northeast Ohio serving 14,000 people each month.

Coronavirus crisis: Ohio restaurant industry lost about $698 million in sales, 100,000 jobs in first 22 days of March

A stunning new report from the Ohio Restaurant Association on Thursday showed the impact the novel coronavirus has had on local restaurants.

  Match, Batch, and Dispatch: Geraci’s helping healthcare workers with pizza during coronavirus crisis

Geraci's offering customers the opportunity to donate pizzas to health care workers with their order and Geraci's matches their donation with another pizza

Cleveland butcher shop Saucisson can ‘meat’ your needs as grocery stores struggle to restock

Slavic Village butcher shop, Saucisson, is workinig to adjust their process and meet the meat needs of the locals during this difficult time.

Northeast Ohio party centers pivot to feed the community, keep people employed amid event cancellations

La Vera Party Center, forced to cancel dozens of large scale events, is now during hundreds of take out orders each week to survive the shut down.

Krispy Kreme offering free donuts to doctors, nurses

Krispy Kreme will be offering free donuts to doctors and nurses every Monday until May.

Great American Takeout campaign urging everyone in Northeast Ohio to order at least 1 meal to go today

The Great American Takeout campaign is urging everyone to order at least one take out order today to support the struggling restaurant business.

Virtual tip jar started to support newly unemployed service industry workers in Northeast Ohio

Unemployed service industry workers can now list themselves on a virtual tip jar website.

  How Cleveland’s food trucks are trying to stay afloat amid social distancing and dining room shut downs in Ohio

Food trucks are struggling just like restaurants to make ends meet during the social distancing guidelines and pending "stay at home" order.

Cleveland brewery offers beer for a penny to all emergency responders, health care and service industry workers

To say thanks for their dedication during the coronavirus pandemic, Saucy Brew Works offered up a six-pack of beer for a penny to emergency responders and hospital workers.

Clevelanders: There are thousands of pounds of prepared corned beef to order out for St. Patrick’s Day

Restaurant owners all over the sitting are hoping to sell off thousands of pounds of corned beef they had ordered and prepped for St. Patrick's Day ahead of the mandatory shut down of restaurant dining rooms.

7 places to order take-out in Lake County to support restaurants during the shut down

Lake County restaurants are adjusting operations to offer take out and delivery in order to adhere to the Governor's restaurant restrictions.

7 places to order take-out in Summit County to support restaurants during the shut down

Restaurants in Summit County are adjusting to the "no dine in" rules set by the Governor of Ohio.

Spice Kitchen + Bar in Cleveland’s Gordon Square closes; to reopen as new concept

Spice Kitchen + Bar makes the announcement to close its doors permanently on the first day of a mandatory closure from the Governor

  Slyman’s corned beef: You can still get it to go for St. Patrick’s Day

Cleveland Cooks is a weekly recipe demo featuring local chefs and restaurants showing viewers how to make one of their famous dishes.

Cleveland’s celebrity chef Michael Symon is streaming cooking demonstrations live on Facebook for those stuck at home

Renowned chef Michael Symon will stream live cooking demonstrations on Facebook while many are stuck at home during the coronavirus crisis.

7 places to get take-out in Cuyahoga County to support restaurants during the shut down

More than 20,000 restaurants and bars statewide are shut down to dine in options. Now many are opting for carry-out or delivery to stay afloat.

  Restaurateurs speak out after restaurants, bars close indefinitely due to governor’s orders due to COVID-19 outbreak

Just minutes after Governor Mike DeWine told the state during his Sunday press conference that eating and drinking at all restaurants and bars will cease by 9 p.m. Sunday, owners of affected establishments started speaking out.

  Fish fry season: The Taste Buds recreate a famous sauce for your at-home fish fries

Taste Buds is a weekly video podcast featuring local food experts and chefs discussing timely restaurant industry topics and sharing tips for the home cook.

  Cleveland Cooks: Nora’s Public House

Cleveland Cooks is a weekly cooking demonstration segment, featuring local chefs and restaurants making some of their most popular dishes.

  Taste Buds: maple syrup production

Taste Buds is a weekly video podcast featuring local food experts and chefs sharing tips for the home cook and foodie, and discussing timely restaurant and food industry topics.

  Cleveland Cooks: Der Braumeister

Cleveland Cooks is a weekly cooking demo segment featuring local chefs and restaurants.

Cleveland Clinic opens Northeast Ohio’s first food allergy center

The Cleveland Clinic opened up the area's first center dedicated to treating, studying and preventing food allergies in adults and children.

Mitchell’s is serving ice cream-stuffed paczki at the Ohio City shop to celebrate Fat Tuesday

Mitchell’s Ice Cream is serving up special paczki for one day only to celebrate Fat Tuesday.

  How will you celebrate Fat Tuesday? The best paczki and king cakes on Taste Buds

Taste Buds is a weekly video podcast featuring local food experts sharing tips for the home cook and discussing timely restaurant industry topics.

Out-of-towner gets Archie’s Hough Bakery cake and loses her mind (video)

It appears the Beachwood bakery’s sweet reach extends far beyond Northeast Ohio

Old Fashion Hot Dogs closed Sunday to ‘regroup’ from heavy volume after announcing upcoming shut down

Old Fashion Hot Dogs confirmed that it will be back open for business on Monday, and thanked customers for their patience.

  City of Cleveland requests consultant to improve West Side Market

The city of Cleveland recently put out a request for proposals for consultants to help improve the situation at the West Side Market.

  Executive chef from Progressive Field launches Go Buddha Meals, a plant-based foods delivery service

Cleveland Cooks is a weekly recipe demo segment featuring local chefs and restaurants and popular dishes.

Chocolate-covered grapes, strawberries are now on sale at Malley’s for Valentine’s Day

For a limited time, Malley’s is selling their famed chocolate-covered grapes and strawberries for Valentine’s Day weekend.

  What is the most romantic food? The Taste Buds are talking aphrodisiacs for Valentine’s Day

Taste Buds is a weekly video podcast featuring local food experts sharing tips for the home cook and discussing timely restaurant industry topics.

  Cleveland Cooks: Perfectly Imperfect Produce

Cleveland Cooks is a weekly cooking demo segment featuring local chefs and restaurants.

  What changes should be made at the West Side Market to bring more people in? The Taste Buds discuss

Taste Buds is a weekly video podcast discussing timely restaurant industry topics and sharing tips for the home cook.

  Larder: A Curated Delicatessen walks you through the process of pickling your favorite vegetables

Cleveland Cooks is a weekly cooking demo segment featuring local restaurants and chefs.

  What’s your favorite Super Bowl food? Share your Sunday food plans with the Taste Buds

Taste Buds is a weekly video podcast featuring local food experts discussing timely restaurant industry topics and sharing tips for home cooks.

Bar Louie of Strongsville becomes 2nd Ohio location to shut down

Two Bar Louie locations in the state shut down on this past weekend, including one right here in Northeast Ohio.

Great Lakes Brewing Co. brewpub closing until mid-February for renovations

Big changes are brewing at the Great Lakes Brewing Co. brewpub!

  Fairport Harbor’s The Pompadour Bar dishes delectable cocoa almond stuffed dates

Cleveland Cooks is a weekly cooking segment offering recipe demonstrations from local restaurants and chefs.

  What do you look for when buying cheese? The Taste Buds help with the intimidation of the cheese counter

Taste Buds is a weekly video podcast discussing timely restaurant industry topics and sharing tips for the home cooks.