The Beachcomber

City Barbeque is Legit

City Barbeque is Legit

Anna Ward, Staff Writer

March 23, 2019

I’m a tough judge of barbeque. As a native of southern Midwest cities such as Omaha and Kansas City, where barbecue is viewed as a badge of civic pride, I’ve had my fair share of some of the best barbecue in the country. I’m unashamed to say I’ve waited two hours for a seat in a barbeque rest...

Big Maxie’s Bites: Slyman’s Tavern at Pinecrest

Big Maxie’s Bites: Slyman’s Tavern at Pinecrest

Max Alter, Online Editor-in-Chief

December 22, 2017

In 1966, Ralph Abdallah purchased Larry’s Ham and Eggs on St. Clair in downtown Cleveland and founded Slyman’s restaurant, named after his grandfather. In 2015, after 49 years serving serving the largest deli sandwiches in Cleveland, current owner Freddie Slyman opened Slyman’s Tavern in Ind...

Big Maxie’s Bites: The Annex

Big Maxie’s Bites: The Annex

Max Alter, Online Editor-in-Chief

October 13, 2017

On its website, The Annex Bar & Grille proclaims itself “The Best Kept Secret in Solon.” I’d have to agree. If you didn’t see the neon ‘Open’ sign on its door, you might mistake The Annex for a townhouse. Found on the corner of Pettibone and Liberty in south Solon, The Annex is a miniscu...

Winking Lizard Creeps Into Science Park

Winking Lizard Creeps Into Science Park

Phil Schnee, Staff Writer

May 11, 2015

The spot many knew as “Winks” in the Science Park area of Beachwood is now the Winking Lizard, a household name for many Clevelanders. I have been going to the Winking Lizard location on Miles Road for many years now, but a new location is more convenient and should attract Beachwood residents. As...

Leave the ‘Wood, Get Some Cannoli

Leave the ‘Wood, Get Some Cannoli

Dalia Zullig, Online Editor-in-Chief

February 21, 2015

There is a stereotype surrounding kids who live in suburbs like Beachwood that we never leave our “bubble.” Honestly, there is some truth to this stereotype. Some of us don’t get out much. But many of us have had the opportunity to explore other cities and even distant corners of the globe....

Street Eats are a Movable Feast

Street Eats are a Movable Feast

Danielle Adelstein, Staff Writer

August 28, 2014

Legacy Village introduced a new attraction this summer called Food Truck Mondays. On rotating Mondays, a flock of food trucks fill the mall’s promenade, offering samples of local cuisine. Sampling six food trucks in an hour and a half didn’t seem possible, but I was up for the challenge. The Gr...