Tag Archives: Food – Review

Dually’s Gastro Pub serves pub grub and thirst quenchers

Dually’s Gastro Pub is one of those overlooked places, stashed in industrialized north Toledo, but it’s worth a trip to sample the pub fare, sip on seasonal craft brews and meet some good, local folks. Rachel Lovette, owner of Dually’s, embraces an air of friendliness at the restaurant/pub that starts with her and extends to

The Best Local Wurst

The Competitors We’ve just entered peak bratwurst season. As summer slides into Labor Day and fall football rises like a phoenix from the ashes of so many tailgating grills, sausage becomes the focal point of many red, white and blue barbecue traditions. Toledo’s full of grill jockeys who take their meat sports seriously. So where

El Tipico Restaurant Offers Anything But the Typical

Ezekiel Villa, a U.S. Air Force veteran, and his wife Consuela opened south Toledo staple, El Típico in 1968. Today, their daughter and now owner, Dina, carries on her parent’s tradition, maintaining her mother’s recipes while espousing her philosophy of healthy, fresh food. A fresh start “My mother was a lifetime gardener who served healthy

Pizza Cat is about keeping the Colony weird

Pizza Cat owner Matt Wojtowicz has several special skills in life— making delicious pizza is one of them, but another is real estate predictions. Setting up his takeout pizza joint in the Colony, an area of Toledo near Central Ave. and Monroe St., he’s anticipating the explosion of business from nearby developments being orchestrated by

The Black Forest Cafe serves heaping helpings of authentic German food

If you can’t get enough of the annual German-American Festival in Oregon, you don’t have to wait an entire year to enjoy the food. The Black Forest Cafe, a restaurant on the German American Festival grounds is open year-round and serving up a wide selection of authentic German foods. Formerly a private club, the Black