Armchair Traveler TV - Episode #1 Top 5 Independent Restaurants in Cleveland, Ohio. I've noticed a dramatic increase in the number and quality of independent restaurants in Cleveland, Ohio. Top 5 (in no particular order)
1. Greenhouse Tavern 2038 E 4th Street. Cleveland, OH 44115 A certified sustainable restaurant in the heart of Cleveland. Cooking is French with lots of items cooked in duck fat. Yumm!
2. Flying Fig 2523 Market Ave. Cleveland, OH. Cosy and casually elegant with a very modern flavor to the decor. Nice outdoor patio.
3. Vaccaro's Trattoria 1000 Ghent Rd. Fairlawn, OH 44333 Hearty homestyle Italian cooking and an Wine Spectator Best of Award of Excellence wine list.
4. Blue Canyon 8960 Wilcox Dr. Twinsburg, OH 44087 "Cowboy Chic" with gourmet version of American Classics.
5. Chez Francois 555 Main Street. Vermillion, OH 44089 Gourmet French food. Elegant dining and an excellent patio.