We were greeted warmly with what we understand is the “Bulgarian way” by Ricky, a BGSU student who was enthusiastic, knowledgeable, outspoken and helpful. The music that flooded the room had a Greek influence, an active, upbeat tempo with a 1/2 beat.
It’s the perfect time to take a stroll through downtown during lunch hour to fill hungry stomachs to discover Hotbox Bistro, a Cajun-style eatery owned by Toledoan Keitha Sheares, which opened in January on Erie Street near Adams.
Anxious for a patio seat on a beautiful Summer’s evening, we arrived to find the patio area was ‘Under Construction’ (by the time you read this, we were assured, it will be open again).
Tucked into the Orleans Building in the recently named Entertainment District of Levis Commons is a new restaurant, Basil Pizza and Wine Bar.
Maybe we’re overstating our intuitive instincts, but here’s a prediction: summer 2018 will be the season of cocktails. Craft beer had its due, and rosé— while delicious— has enjoyed its time in trend. Cocktails, whether classic, new, or old fashioned with a twist, are here to stay. And we couldn’t be more excited. We consulted local bartenders about our premonition and sipped on their ice-cold advice and stiff recommendations.