Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Brynne's Visit (7/22-24/2013)

Tuesday, July 23, 2013
Somehow we decided to follow in the footsteps of Guy Fieri of Diners, Drive-ins and Dives. Today we had lunch at Geraci's (2266 Warrensville Center Road, University Heights):
Guy Fieri was here:
So were Brynne and Paul:
The interior of the restaurant:
Specialties are meatballs and pizza; an open-face meatball sandwich with grilled tomato:
Pizza with sausage and green olives:
The afternoon was spent at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum:

Wednesday, July 24, 2013
Lunch today was at Melt Bar and Grilled (14718 Detroit Avenue, Lakewood, OH) with its art glass:
The menu was almost exclusively grilled cheese sandwiches:
which was pasted to the back of 76 rpm record album covers:
Guy Fieri, and Brynne and Paul were here:
The mural of Cleveland people, places and things:
The Parmageddon (with sauerkraut):
The Big Popper:
Despite having eaten, we continued to the West Side Market (1979 W 25th Street, Cleveland, OH). We started in the produce annex:
Next door was the West Side Market with the Hubbell Bell Tower (1912):
As seen from Market Square:
Market Square Cleveland Public Library Bookbox:
Market Square Wine Bar mural:
The Great Lakes Brewpub:
The Great Lakes Brewery:
The Cleveland Brew Bus:
Okay, enough brewing, let's go in the west Side Market. Kids were getting a kick out of cow parts:
Where are the chicken feet?
Mexican sodas in the Middle East display?
All kinds of Slim Jims/Smokies:
Cake pops:
Yumm, bacon:
You have to love the names around here:
Not just any pasty, a corned beef pasty!
Ah! Here are the chicken feet:
How many flavors of salt are there?
Oh, look at that ceiling!
Purple mashed potatoes:
Wide choice of hot sauces:
Lots of pickles:
Stuffed olives are a big thing:
Several cannoli flavors:
Next door to the West Side Market is a new Market Garden Brewery/Distillery:
They are still working on the distillery part.
The Market Garden chalkboard:
Bike rack:
A short drive brought us to Settler's Landing across from The Flats:
Old railroad bridge:
Alexis de Tocqueville was here?!
The Nautica Queen:
The Superior Avenue Bridge:
It was around here that I stepped into a deep hole and whacked the camera, ending its life.

Monday, July 22, 2013

Maltz Museum (7/7/2013)

Sunday, July 7, 2013
The Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage,The Museum of Diversity and Tolerance:
The Museum's mission is to reach out to people of all cultures, faiths, races and religions to build bridges of understanding between all people.
The Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage is faced with more than 126 tons of Golden Jerusalem limestone shipped from Ashdod, Israel; thought to be the same stone of  the Wailing Wall.