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JSTYLE | Winter 2012

Fashion Cleveland Cavaliers’ Omri Casspi on Fashion, Single Life and Living in Downtown Cleveland

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Winter Wear: Face cold weather in high style Traveling Fashionably: Packing is both stylish, functional Fashion Forward: Q&A with Cavs forward Omri Casspi Big or Little? Finding hard to find sizes Adding Flair to the Familiar: Comfort food with a twist Holiday Vintage: Tannenbaum Trail offers unique wine experience Eight Crazy Gifts: Special holiday presents Cozy Coffees: Warm up at Cleveland’s coffeehouses Gearing Up For Winter Sports: Stay warm, dry and visible while working out Pursuits: Pinterest plans the party

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StaffPick • Pair fur with a colorful print blouse (Rebecca Taylor). Remove detachable leather and wear the all-fur side. Pair a bright knit long-sleeve shirt (Theory) with a colorful scarf (Missoni). Remove detachable leather, and reverse to the wool and fur-trim side. •

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alk into the Inn at Holiday Valley in Ellicottville, N.Y., and you’re apt to find families or friends gathered around a roaring fireplace, melting off the bitter winter chill with warm beverages and crock pots of piping-hot soup. Beyond the fireplace sits a gorgeous spiral wooden staircase in the middle of the lobby, stretching up to a cathedral-style ceiling in an environment visitors call luxurious and comfortable. But Holiday Valley is a complete resort, and as tempting as hot cocoa and harvest pumpkin bisque sound, the real action is on the slopes.

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Stay a while Located 179 miles northeast of Cleveland, Holiday Valley is the farthest ski resort within a three-hour drive. Nevertheless, Rocky River resident Marilyn Buckholz said the resort offers “the best, closest skiing around.” The resort features 58 ski slopes, 13 ski lifts and two surface tows. The Inn offers 95 rooms and seven suites, while the four-yearold Tamarack Club boasts 138 condominium-style rooms, ranging from deluxe hotel rooms with a queen bed, sleeper sofa and mini kitchen to three-bedroom condos. Rates for the Inn and

the Tamarack range from $161.59 a night to $1,229 for three nights, depending on the time of year. The resort also operates a rental management service for 250 townhouses, chalets and condos in the Ellicottville area. Monica Matia of Cleveland Heights bought a house four miles from Holiday Valley that she visits year-round with her husband Dave and children Meredith, Laurel and David. “There are many of us from Cleveland that drive up I-90 on Friday afternoons,” Matia said. “Me not having grown up skiing, it’s just an awesome, awesome thing

to do. There’s not enough time in the day up there.” While her children take lessons, Matia and her husband share appetizers and wine with friends in the Inn lobby. “There’s something for everybody – all levels of skiing for sure,” Matia said. “They put a lot of money back into the resort.”

Family ties Edna and Wilbur “Doc” Northrup founded Holiday Valley in 1957, 22 years after Doc started the first organized skiing program in Ellicottville. “We’re right near Alleghany State Park,” said Most lodging at Holiday Valley is designed for skiers, with lockers for skis and hooks for coats, goggles and hats.

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Eventually the Northrups stumbled across a perfect skiing valley and decided to open a public resort. “Doc would take people around in his Jeep up on the hill and Edna and her friends would sit at the bottom of the hill and try to sell stock in the resort,” Eshbaugh said. “They ended up with 100 stockholders. They started with three small slopes and built a lodge and a T-bar.” That T-bar – a kind of seat specific to ski resorts – holds special meaning for Buckholz, a 47-year skiing veteran who learned on some of the same Ellicottville slopes in use today. “When I first went there, I was climbing up a T-bar in the Tannenbaum area, which is probably the most picturesque part of Holiday Valley,” Buckholz said. “The

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Jane Eshbaugh, director of marketing at Holiday Valley, said the resort’s 13 ski lifts and two surface tows were “super non-intimidating and super gentle.”

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Clockwise from top left: The Betsey Johnson line at Dillard’s includes this tote. Vivid stripes are available in duffel bag and upright by Dillard’s Park & Preston. Tom Clancy’s Fashionista collection at Brighton includes luggage, purse, iPad case, tote and suitcase. Heys Novice at Dillard’s features multi-color hearts on this hard-shell luggage piece.

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Road Warrior’s collapsible luggage at Dillard’s offers practical storage.

“Ultimate Traveler,” which includes compartments for shirts, a camera, pens and a laptop, and can be carried like a backpack. For people who haven’t purchased luggage in several years, the latest suitcases are filled with pleasant surprises, according to

Dianna Kulwicki, Dillard’s registry specialist. “They’re amazed when they pick them up how much lighter they are. They will twirl them around to see how they operate, and push them in the aisles. Now, even with two wheels, they spin 360 degrees.” Luggage is a great gift for young marrieds getting ready for their honeymoon, Kulwicki says. “We suggest that brides put luggage on their registry.” Totes are frequent sellers, Kulwicki says, and make great carry-ons. “Duffel bags are very popular for all ages. You can get a lot in them, and there’s no shifting as in a suitcase. They’re now on wheels and some have side

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Designer luggage Brighton, in Beachwood Place, features designer lines of fashion luggage. Tom Clancy’s “Fashionista”

line, featuring travel-themed drawings, includes a hardshell suitcase, tote, iPad case and coordinating jewelry. “We started last summer with Fashionista and have expanded it since then,” says assistant manager Robin Tomaselli. “Tom does sketches free hand so every bag is unique.” The store also has its own signature line of softer luggage “designed for women by women,” Tomaselli says. The zipper pulls are curved to make it easier for a woman with smaller hands to pull. The luggage also features a scroll fabric with red-on-red design, adjustable handles, ballbearing wheels with jewelrylike hubcaps, heart designs, and black leather. js

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Forward Sinking into the folds of a dark brown leather sofa

in the players’ cafeteria at Cleveland Clinic Courts in Independence, Cavaliers forward Omri Casspi jawed good-naturedly with teammate Daniel “Booby” Gibson. “GQ for real, damn!” Gibson said, pointing to Casspi’s stylish, custom-made gray suit. “You clean up good, homie. You clean up real nice.” Casspi turned toward me. “See? They’re giving me a hard time.” He turned back to Gibson. “Hey, Booby! Don’t give me a hard time, man!” Casspi sat down with JSTYLE to talk fashion, the single life and his move to downtown Cleveland from Lakewood. Turn to the next page for our Q&A.

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he 6-foot-9 Israeli looked infinitely more comfortable than he did at training camp a year ago, following a trade to Cleveland from the Sacramento Kings and a 149-day lockout. Maybe it was the new environment or the truncated schedule that affected him then, but the aftermath of a disappointing season melted away in the summer heat once Casspi had time to gel with the city and its fans. He teamed up with Tamir Goodman, dubbed the “Jewish Jordan” by Sports Illustrated, for a series of youth basketball camps and spent time scouting out a new pad on West 9th Street, eager and determined to return to the hardwood floor refreshed and ready for action. And through everything, he emerged victorious. Despite rumors in August that the team would buy out his contract, Casspi looked happy just living in the moment, sprawled out on the dark brown leather sofa after wrapping the photo shoot. Casspi shed his suit jacket and walked through the training court on his way to the locker room. He paused, bent over and picked up a basketball, methodically practicing his layups. Four with the right hand, four with the left. His smile belied his fatigue, but he looked loose and at ease. Any bad thoughts, any negative feelings from last season seemed to fade into nothingness, their very existence like a dream.

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JStyle Looks like you’re catching some flak from your teammates. Omri Casspi Yeah they’re giving me a hard time, especially now we’re in the practice facility and they look at me dressed up in all my clothes. JS Who’s the most fashionable guy on the team? OC I’d say Tristan Thompson. I like Tristan’s style. He likes to dress up. Especially now with the dress code, everybody likes to dress up. JS Do you take fashion advice from him? OC Oh, no, no, no, no, no. (laughs) I’ve got my own private style and I like doing my own thing. JS Do you have a tailor here in Cleveland? He’s based in Columbus. He comes up twice a year to do my suits and whatever else I need.

JS What’s your personal philosophy when it comes to style? OC I like to get dressed up. I think it’s very important. Obviously, we’re playing in the NBA and we have a dress code, but at the same time, even if we didn’t have that, it would be very important for me. You have to treat yourself the way you want people to look at you. If you dress nice and respect the game of basketball and respect your fans, people look at you in a respectful way. JS How has your sense of style changed since coming to Cleveland? OC It changed more when I got to the NBA. We have tailors that make our suits and I really built my closet from scratch. When I was 21, 20, coming from Israel, I didn’t really have any sense of any style.

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JS Have any players in the league influenced your style? OC My rookie year, I was good friends with Francisco Garcia in Sacramento. He was the one that got me into my tailors and got me into fashion and looking nice for the games. JS How have things changed after moving from Lakewood to West 9th Street? OC It hasn’t changed much. I usually hang out more at my place. Lakewood is obviously a little more laid back. Downtown, things are a little bit more alive here. I can go down the street, have some dinner. Everything is within walking distance. JS Which area did you enjoy more? OC Both places have their benefits. Being in Lakewood, my brother Eitan and my sister-in-law Michal lived with

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me. It was better for us at the time to relax and be around together. Here, I’m by myself, so having a condo is a lot more convenient for me. JS Is it pretty easy for you to meet people when you go out? OC I mean, obviously it’s not Israel, but we have a very big Jewish community in Cleveland, which is very welcoming and warm; it’s nice. JS We’ve got women reading this who want to know: are you single? OC (laughing) Yes, I’m single. JS Who approaches first, you or the girl? OC I’m usually the one to approach, but I don’t go out a lot. We have a very tight schedule, especially when we’re on the road. But I try to have fun.

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ou have to treat yourself the way you want people to look at you. If you dress nice and respect the game of basketball and respect your fans, people look at you in a respectful way. JS What are your guilty food pleasures? OC I’m a big fan of pizza. I’m a big fan of Italian food. I don’t think pizza is as bad as people think it is, but that’s something that I really like. It’s an out-ofthe-diet type of thing. JS Do you go crazy with the toppings? OC Nothing too crazy. Just cheese, mostly. JS Walk me through a typical night out for you and your friends in Cleveland.

relax. Maybe take a nap. We go through so many games during the season. We go through a lot of stress. But when I get home, I try not to think about basketball all the time. I take my mind somewhere else. JS What’s one thing you miss doing as a kid that you don’t have time for OC I’m more of a low-key today? type of guy. We go have OC I don’t know if there’s a nice little dinner, maybe one thing. When you’re a drink a little bit of red wine. little kid you don’t have to Other than that we just lay worry about anything. You low, that’s what most of our just kind of live your life. nights out look like. JS Best show on television You’re not worried about anything. You go to school, right now? that’s about it. Now you’re OC I like Homeland. I like under a lot of pressure to Boardwalk Empire, too. That perform all the time and one’s very interesting. play well, and you’re far JS How do you unwind from your family. It’s a little after a stressful day? different. js OC I just like to lie down at my house, watch some TV,

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No Problem at Specialty Shops By Sue Hoffman

by the store include Munro American, which come in or Sherrie Fleeter, of size 4A to 14EE for women, Beachwood, Mar-Lou and men’s Ecco shoes, which Shoes is a sure place go up to size 16 or 17. Allen to shop for footwear. Edmonds men’s tassel loafers “They always have my size,” said Fleeter, who wears are carried up to size 16, and Naot women’s flats, made in size 8-wide shoes. “If they Israel, in sizes 5 and up. don’t, they order it.” “Sixty to 70 percent of Fleeter was trying on a our business is done outside few pairs of black shoes department-store sizes,” recently while her four Ungar said, referring to typical children, ages 9 to 15, were sizes of 6 to 10 medium for scattered at three different women and 8 to 11D for schools – Gross Schechter men. “That’s really our sweet Day School in Pepper Pike, Fuchs Mizrachi in Beachwood spot. It makes us different. It also makes us necessary and and Laurel School in Shaker relevant.” Heights. Bud Ungar started the In addition to Mar-Lou’s wide selection, Fleeter lauded store in The Arcade in downtown Cleveland in the store’s service. “It’s a friendly, helpful staff always.” 1958, naming it after his wife Marcia Lou. Daniel, who Good service, as well as a variety of styles in all sizes for remembers selling shoes at age 4 while sitting on his men and women, is exactly father’s lap, started his career what Mar-Lou strives to with the store in 1989. The offer, according to president store moved to its current Daniel Ungar, who co-owns the store with his father, Bud location at 5471 Mayfield Road in Lyndhurst on Election Ungar. Typical brands carried

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Day a year ago after 15 years on Wilson Mills Road near Richmond Town Square. “It was important that we opened on a Tuesday,” said Ungar, who belongs to Solon Chabad. “It’s supposed to be a mitzvah. We made sure we rang a few sales.” The day turned out to be an auspicious beginning. “It’s been incredible. Every month since the move we’ve had double-digit increases,” said Ungar, who had just completed a sale of eight pairs of Munro American shoes to two women from Avon Lake. “Our traffic count is up over 30 percent. “For many years, when people thought of hard-to-find sizes, they thought ‘old,’” Ungar said. “By definition, people who are in their teens and 20s don’t want to admit a shoe is uncomfortable. By their late 20s, they’ll be open to a shoe for comfort. Then they’re hooked. They realize how important it is that the

shoes fit.” Ungar said it’s ironic that people whose correct shoe size is an 8 wide stuff their feet into a 9 medium. “You can’t imagine the number of men and women who have corns, hammer toes, bunions, or have plantar fasciitis, which involves pain near the arch,” Ungar said. “We as shoe fitters care that the arch length of the shoe matches the arch length of the foot. That means the widest part of their foot fits in the widest part of the shoe.” Another important measurement is toe length, so the toes have room to wiggle, Ungar said. “It doesn’t matter if they’re a hard-to-find size or width. Their foot deserves to be fitted correctly. So many customers come in saying, ‘My feet are killing me,’ and go out with a smile.” Customers won’t find a lot of spike heels at MarLou. “High-heel shoes

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kept podiatrists in business for many years. Women have become much more sensible.” Shoes with 2- to 3-inch heels are common now, he said. While people can find nearly every size available on the Internet, “you can’t try on a pair of shoes through a computer,” he said. “Every shoe varies. Not only do they vary across the lines of shoes, but within the lines, according to the style.”

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Special-sized clothes Besides shoes, clothes can present a challenge to women looking for small or large sizes, especially in special-occasion dresses for weddings and other events. “If a woman comes in needing a silver dress, we purposely carry designers

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Left: Mar-Lou Shoes owner Dan Ungar shows the different sizes in the store’s inventory. Right: Lisa Moran Ltd., at Eton, features clothes of all sizes; Far Right: Sherrie Fleeter, of Beachwood, shops at Mar-Lou Shoes.

that will make a dress in whatever color they want, in whatever size they need or according to their measurements,” said Mary Simoncic at Lisa Moran Ltd., at Eton Chagrin Boulevard in Woodmere. “That applies to smaller sizes, too. “No matter what size a woman is, we can find her a gorgeous gown,” said Simoncic, who serves as assistant to owner Lisa Moran Dottore. “We carry designers that will either take measurements or sizes.”

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“Most plus-size clothing is on the lower end,” Simoncic said. “What we offer are beautiful, high-quality fabrics from high-end designers.” Gowns start at $700. Lisa Moran also carries sportswear, sweaters and suiting from “bridge” collections that are not quite as high-priced as designer clothes. The store’s wide selection also includes the Basler collection, Duna hand-loomed sweaters and Magaschoni cashmere sweaters.

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The store’s Lafayette 148 collection offers wide appeal, Simoncic said. While the store does not carry petites, customers can order them from Lafayette 148 and other collections. Lane Bryant, one of the most recognized names in plus-size clothing, has several locations in Northeast Ohio, including the Pavilion Shopping Center in Beachwood. The stores carry a full line of business, casual and dress clothes in sizes 14 to 28 at moderate prices. js

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Comfort Food with a Twist By Carlo Wolff

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ou know it when you see it. The appreciation swells when you smell it, and the deal is sealed when you taste it. “It” is comfort food, an ongoing favorite in the Midwest. It’s heartland cuisine, all dressed up. Owners and chefs from some of Greater Cleveland’s most inviting restaurants say part of the reason for their success is they deliver food that’s familiar but also distinctive. Each of these restaurants has a specialty. Let’s start with Luxe Kitchen & Lounge, in the fashionable Gordon Square Arts District on the West Side. It’s the pasta that stands out to Luxe owner Melissa Cole, particularly the gnocchi. Homemade and handmade, it consists of potatoes, salt, flour, “a little egg and Parmesan,” yielding “pillows of melt-in-yourmouth loveliness,” she says. Topped with a light cream Gorgonzola sauce, people “go wild over it.” Cole also tips her hat to Luxe’s pork osso bucco, a variant on a dish traditionally made with veal. Pork is, after

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think the city definitely loves comfort food, and that’s evident in pretty much every restaurant from the low-end places to the high-end places.” Nolan Klonoski, chef and co-owner, SOHO Kitchen

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all, the “other white meat,” and Luxe does it bone-in, yielding flavor that “stands up” to fall weather. Luxe relies on local food sources and runs on a philosophy of scratch cooking. “Everything is from the earth, everything has integrity, there’s nothing we are using out of cans or jars as far as the main staples on a plate,” Cole says. Luxe doesn’t use frozen foods, and all the meat is cut and butchered and all the bread baked in-house.

Finding that special flavor For a southern variant of designer comfort food, try West 25th Street eatery SOHO Kitchen & Bar, just north of the West Side Market. Open for a year, SOHO Kitchen features cuisine based on the southern palate, said Nolan Klonoski, chef and co-owner with partner Molly Smith. A veteran of Momocho, Tartine Bistro and Lopez y Gonzales, Klonoski and Smith surveyed the local scene and saw an opening for the SOHO menu of fried green “tomaters,” autumn pot pie, shrimp and grits, and veggie and peanut “meat” balls. By far the most popular dish is their version of fried chicken. “I think the city definitely loves comfort food, and that’s evident in pretty much every restaurant from the low-end places to the highend places,” Klonoski says. Because this is the Midwest, comfort food may be more popular here than on the East Coast, but “there’s also a foodie mentality,” he adds. “People want comfort food, but they want to be excited about it.”

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Also stoking the foodie buzz are East Side restaurants Grovewood Tavern and Bistro 185. What tickles Grovewood owner Beth Davis-Noragon’s is Grovewood’s zinfandel short ribs. What knocks out Ruth Levine, Bistro 185’s owner and executive chef, is the boeuf bourguignon, a great seller no matter the season. A boneless short rib, brined and braised in red zinfandel wine and cranberries, the Grovewood dish is “very homey, very comforting and made with certified Angus beef,” Davis-Noragon says. Grovewood at times deleted it from its ever-changing menu, but there was such a protest it’s now a fixture. Grovewood also serves a more unusual type of comfort food, the maple adobo pork shank, made with maple syrup from Chardon. It’s a hybrid, she admits. “We spent a lot of the 1980s and 1990s doing all kinds of what used to be called ‘fusion,’ and apparently fusion is now a bad word,” Davis-Noragon says. “They

call it ‘mash-up’ instead. It’s the same thing. It means looking around and being inspired by other cultures and cuisines and applying the best things that you can find. “A really great example is a Korean barbecued short-rib taco.” Where does one find that? “Los Angeles.” Trained in French and Asian cuisine, Ruth Levine says comfort food with flair was a guiding principle when she and her husband Marc opened Bistro 185. The boeuf bourguignon – slow-braised with red wine, homemade beef stock, onions and aromatics including cinnamon and allspice – sells whether

Far left: SOHO Kitchen’s mornin’-style fried chicken; Top: Grovewood’s short ribs; Above: Bistro 185’s gravlax and potato pancakes

it’s 90 degrees or minus 10. That, the gravlax with potato pancakes (“the ultimate Jewish comfort food”) and the coconut cream pie are perennial favorites, she says.

It’s the economy, stupid If “mash-up” is one factor in designer comfort food, the economy is another. When the market nosedived four years ago, high-end restaurateurs lost business, so they “started making their

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food more casual,” says Mike Sanson, editor of Restaurant Hospitality, a Penton Media trade magazine. Comfort food “provides comfort in tough times, and because of memories you had when you were younger.” Chefs began to use more of the animal – “from snout to tail,” as Sanson puts it – and, in general, “dropped the level of their food to make it more affordable. But they didn’t want to make meatloaf.” Calling this cuisine “casual luxe,” Sanson cites the crispy chicken wings confit Jonathon Sawyer offers at his Greenhouse Tavern on East Fourth Street. These are wings with roasted jalapeno, lemon juice, scallions and garlic. On a related note, Cleveland chef Michael Symon has

brought the hamburger to another level, Sanson says. “What he’s done is create a whole chain of restaurants based on the concept that hamburgers are comfort food, but he’s elevated the concept to the B Spot. He’s done burgers but he’s sourcing his meat from Pat LaFrieda, one of the premier butchers and sources in New York.” Symon’s burgers are “very sophisticated and probably under $10. But they’re not $5.” Things have indeed changed since Bistro 185 opened in 2006, when the economy was booming. Because people are not as ready or eager to spend money, restaurants must offer less expensive dishes, stressing short ribs, say, instead of a pricier cut, Levine says. “It’s a piece of

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verything is from the earth, everything has integrity, there’s nothing we are using out of cans or jars as far as the main staples on a plate." Melissa Cole, owner, Luxe Kitchen & Lounge meat that is not $12 or $13 a pound in a store or $20 like filet mignon,” she said. “It’s more in the $7 range. “To turn this into something really delicious, you’ve got to know how to handle it. That’s why you’re going to take this piece of brisket and braise it very slowly… to make this wonderful, flavorful piece of meat as opposed to doing a tenderloin costing three and four times the amount – and the profit isn’t going to be the same as on a short rib.” The sweet spot for an entrée is $20 to $25, she says.

Familiar but special At SOHO, the big seller is the fried chicken, served in both “mornin’” and “evenin’” styles, says chef/ co-owner Klonoski. The early version arrives with waffles, the later one with mashed potatoes. Both feature Ohio-raised chicken, 24-hour brining in a juice blending cider vinegar, brown sugar and “a slew of other stuff,” and frying in buttermilk and seasoned flour. “They’re both very classic,” he says. “But very different.” js

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hile “chestnuts roasting on an open fire” grow in popularity during the holiday season, there are other – often more delectable and pleasurable – options. Perhaps it’s sharing a bottle of white wine with friends while catching up with one another and watching snowflakes softly fall on the open countryside outside a frosty window. Or it could be enjoying a glass of red wine while wrapped up in your favorite sweater and seated close to your significant other in front of a crackling fireplace. Luckily for area residents and visitors, Northeast Ohio offers both of those options and many more as part of the Tannenbaum Trail, a wine-themed event held over three weekends in late November and early December involving many of the wineries in Ashtabula, Lake and Geauga counties. “People just enjoy the idea of it,” says Larry Laurello, owner of one of the wineries on the trail, Laurello Vineyards & Winery in Geneva. “It’s really nice this time of year because we get a lull between the harvest and the holiday season,” he says. “It’s really nice for the people coming out because it gives them something to do late in the year when all the other events in Northeast Ohio have finished for the season.” The Tannenbaum Trail is an enjoyable way for longtime wine enthusiasts and newcomers alike to enjoy what Northeast Ohio wineries have to offer, says Ken Tarsitano, owner of Tarsitano Winery & Café in Conneaut. “We’re excited to be back on the trail this year,” Tarsitano says. Oftentimes, the wineries use the trail to introduce new wines – much to the delight of trail goers, says Donniella Winchell, executive director of the Ohio Wine

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Producers Association. “A lot of 2010s will be ready for this holiday season,” she says, characterizing that as a good year for local wineries due to the mild temperatures late into the growing season. “There was a long enough season to have the vine mature and the fruit come off before the heavy frost,” Winchell says. “Northeast Ohio is a cool-climate region, and because of our severe winters, we’re limited in some of the cool-climate varieties we can grow.” The region produces everything from Syrah to cabernet on the red side to pinot grigio and Vidal blanc on the white, she says. While Ohio has been known for its sweeter varietals, like Catawba, in the past several decades it’s developed vintages more in line with and of a quality rivaling major wine-producing states like California and Washington. That Tarsitano’s winery is certified organic offers visitors a “unique experience,” he says. “We’re maybe more of a mom-andpop winery. We make our own food and grow our own grapes.” That experience also includes the acres of scenic farmland and rolling hills that can be seen from every window of Tarsitano’s Café, a barn converted from the days when the winery was

Tannenbaum Trail wineries such as Laurello Vineyards and Tarsitano Winery & Café offer visitors a warm and inviting setting to catch up with friends or take in the scenery.

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his great-grandfather’s dairy farm. While Laurello hasn’t yet decided what wines will be highlighted for the Tannenbaum Trail, trail goers can expect an inviting and vibrant atmosphere inside Visitors to Laurello Vineyards can also expect a one-on-one tasting experience, he says. “We like to have two girls sit there and do the tasting with (trail goers),” Laurello says. “We like to talk one-onone about the vintages, the grapes and what’s coming out of the vineyard year after year.”

How it all started The Tannenbaum Trail has been held for the last 12 years, Winchell says. “It started based on some ideas we literally stole from our friends on the Finger Lakes,” Winchell adds. “They host a huge event that attracts 1,500 people every year called Deck the Halls.” From 1,200 to 1,300 people are expected to participate in this year’s Tannenbaum Trail. “We usually don’t sell out until a weekend or two before, but we usually do sell out,” says Winchell, adding that “each of the wineries tries to put something special together for the event.”

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In part, that includes providing unique, collectable items – like wine corks – at each winery along the trail that can be added to a 15inch table-top Christmas tree that trail goers will receive at their first stop – along with a Schott Zwiesel crystal wine glass. “(The Tannenbaum Trail) was designed to celebrate the holiday season, but more than that, to provide a season extension for the wineries,” Winchell says, explaining that the end of the calendar year is typically a slower time for wineries. “In the Finger Lakes, they were just looking to drive traffic when no one was coming,” she says. “We’re trying to build awareness of wines around the state, but certainly in Northeast Ohio, the wineries are interesting and fun.” Oftentimes it works, Winchell says, noting that over the years she’s heard reactions from trail goers that range from delight to surprise to planning a return trip. “‘I don’t believe Ohio wines are this good,’ ‘It really wasn’t that far from Cleveland,’ or ‘I’m going to go back and sit on the patio this summer and watch the stars,’” she says, recounting some of the feedback she’s received.

In addition to enjoying the wineries, trail goers are sometimes inspired to search for gifts at some of the nearby shops or take in some of the area’s scenic countryside. “Lots of times, they take an entire weekend,” she says. “There are lots of antique shops and lots of covered bridges that are beautiful, so there are lots of places to visit.” Winchell emphasizes that “access to quality wines ... at a time when local food is so much a part of

the trend” in Northeast Ohio is something that a growing number of people who visit area wineries are recognizing, and, she adds, those who take part in the Tannenbaum Trail will get a firsthand look at – or taste of – the trend. “It’s nice to see the wines keeping up with the food,” she says. “It’s very exciting to be part of Northeast Ohio’s food scene, which is very vibrant, and it’s exciting to see the quality of wine being recognized for what it is.” js

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Participating wineries: Bene Vino Urban Winery............................. 4199 Main St., Perry Village Biscotti’s Family Winery............................. 724 Whitney Road, Conneaut Buccia Vineyards.............................................. 518 Gore Road, Conneaut Chalet Debonne Vineyards..............................7840 Doty Road, Madison Deer’s Leap Winery................................ 1520 Harpersfield Road, Geneva Emerine Estates..........................................5689 Loveland Road, Jefferson Ferrante Winery.........................................5585 State Route 307, Geneva Goddess Wine House......................... 3054 W. Prospect Road, Ashtabula Grand River Cellars...............................5750 S. Madison Road, Madison Laurello Vineyards.....................................4573 State Route 307, Geneva Maple Ridge Vineyard..................................6326 Dewey Road, Madison Old Firehouse Winery.................... 5499 Lake Road, Geneva-on-the-Lake Old Mill Winery................................................403 S. Broadway, Geneva Saint Joseph Vineyard.............6060 Madison Road, Thompson Township Tarsitano Winery & Café.............4871 Hatches Corners Road, Conneaut The Winery at Spring Hill.............................6062 S. Ridge Road, Geneva Virant Family Winery........................................541 Atkins Road, Geneva The cost is $50 per couple or $40 per individual. Tannenbaum Trail reservations can be made by calling 800-227-6972. For overnight stays, the Ohio Wine Producers Association has partnered with The Lodge at Genevaon-the-Lake. For details or reservations, call 440-466-7100 or visit www. TheLodgeAtGeneva.com. Promo code: TANNENBAUM

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he festivities that surround Chanukah aren’t just about the gathering of friends and family to celebrate an ancient miracle. Both the nightly lighting of the menorah and the sharing of a meal with family and friends are important elements in the holiday. So, too, are giving and receiving presents. Whatever your gift-giving traditions may be — big or small, one or many — have fun and make the most of your gift-giving experience. Top Pick: Religious Is it a dreidel? A menorah? The dreidel/menorah is two gifts in one. Those who love toys assemble it and arrange the pieces for a menorah, then put it back together as a dreidel after use and for display. It comes in multiple colors so it’s good for both sexes. The eight-square candleholders can be arranged in any form for the menorah and the top and bottom stacked together make the shamas. Treasures Gift Shop at Mandel JCC and the Siegal Facility carry them for $96. Start someone on a dreidel collection and you can keep adding dreidels on future occasions for easy gift-giving! For more information, call 216-831-0700, ext. 1441.

Top Pick: Sports You can’t get Morgan Pressel or Corey Pavin to give you a golf lesson, but here’s the next best thing. The David Leadbetter Correct Grip Glove is the only glove that conforms to the rules of the USGA. The glove's patented markings provide the golfer with visual feedback and ensure a correct grip on every shot. The markings help the golfer with palm, shoulder, hand and grip alignment. Improve your distance and accuracy for only $19.95. Order online at www.correctgrip.com.

Top Pick: Ladies’ Jewelry If diamonds are a girl’s best friend, you can be assured of being her BFF with the gift of diamond eternity bangle bracelets in 18-karat yellow, white or rose gold. Chad and David Schreibman will take great care of you at Alson Jewelers. Bracelets are $17,780 each. For more information, stop by 28149 Chagrin Blvd. in Woodmere, call 216-464-6767 or visit www.alsonjewelers.com.

Top Pick: Ladies’ Accessories Keep your hands warm and your fingers free with these 100-percent cashmere fingerless gloves with genuine Danish mink cuffs by Belle Fare from Fringe Boutique. They’re available in black, brown or grey. One size fits all, and they’re perfect for texting. A pair of gloves costs $70 each. Stop by 34105 Chagrin Blvd., Suite J, at Moreland Towne Centre in Moreland Hills. Call 440-465-5440 or visit www.fringe-boutique.com.

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Top Pick: For the Man Cave Does your man deserve a place to unwind and call his own? No “man cave” is complete without a recliner. Let Larry Weisman at Sheraton Furniture and his expert staff find the perfect piece to compliment your man cave or your living room furniture. Our pick is the Lane’s Hogan HighLeg Recliner, which features a classic pub-back style with tapered block leg and a merlot finish. Weisman has served Cleveland Jewish News readers for 50 years from his Willoughby store at 3806 Erie St. For more information, visit www.sheratonfurniture.com.

Top Pick: Photography If the best gifts come in the tiniest of packages, then check out Jean Schnell’s original photography collection. These “small treasures” are a distinctive collection of her original photography, including many beach scenes, nature subjects, lighthouses, landmarks, flowers and travel destinations. They are a reminder of the joy of living. Each piece is uniquely framed. Each is beautifully crafted and affordably priced at $20, including shipping. Order online at www.JeanSchnellPhotography.com.

Top Pick: Art Looking for a truly authentic gift of Israeli art? Check out Pennello Gallery in the heart of Cleveland’s Little Italy neighborhood for the best selection of items from contemporary American, Canadian and Israeli artists. The Ella Almog hand-sewn metal wall hanging makes a unique and special gift for your loved one. Visit www.pennellogallery.com or call Sue or Jacquie at 216-707-9390.

Top Pick: Men’s Accessories Your man’s outfit will be finished off perfectly with a pair of cufflinks from the Men’s Collection from Charriol Stainless. These stainless steel cable and 18-karat yellow gold cuffs, which cost $250, will be a keepsake he’ll remember every holiday. Mann Jewelers at Beachwood Place has these and other stylish cufflinks to compliment the bracelets you purchased at Mann last holiday season. For more information, stop in, call 216-813-1119 or visit online at www.mannwatches.com.

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Cozy Coffees

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s Northeast Ohio’s chilly autumn days grow blustery and bitterly cold during winter, Greater Clevelanders increasingly turn to the inviting warmth of coffeehouses. Unique shops on both sides of the Cuyahoga River provide the area’s most delectable offerings. Story & Photos by Michael C. Butz and Gina Fabian

Algebra Tea House 2136 Murray Hill Road, Cleveland

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ne may be surprised that Little Italy offers more than just delicious Italian eateries and a Roman Catholic church. This historic neighborhood has a large variety of charming art galleries and artist studios, clothing boutiques and restaurants to please any appetite. Upon entering, visitors are greeted by a friendly waitress and an assortment of teas from around the world. The menu offers more than just freshly brewed teas and coffee, but also a large selection of Middle Eastern delicacies. The eccentric but relaxed atmosphere is perfect for a study session with friends, or a weekend brunch following a long evening out on the town. Signature cold-weather drink: House chai tea Unique feature: Algebra is not just a teahouse but also an art gallery. Everything from the furniture to the teacups is handmade by the owner.

Civilization 2366 W. 11th St., Cleveland

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ivilization has been a staple in Tremont since well before the Near West Side neighborhood gained a reputation as one of Cleveland’s trendiest destinations. Whether taking part in the Tremont ArtWalk,

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which is held the second Friday of every month, or participating in an event at Lincoln Park, Civilization is close to the action – and surrounded by Tremont’s many well-known restaurants, shops and art galleries. Civilization roasts its own coffee via City Roast, which also has a stand at the West Side Market. Tables are kept out on the sidewalk even during the winter for families with children that wish to sit outside and sip hot cocoa. Signature cold-weather drink: Café mocha, featuring cinnamon-and-almond-filled Mexican chocolate that arrives in bars and is grated by Civilization employees. Unique feature: Civilization is in a former neighborhood drug store that dates back to 1881, and all the original cabinetry remains.

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he Coffee House is within walking distance of Cleveland’s world-class museums as well as several restaurants. The neighborhood’s newest additions are Uptown Alley, a mixed-use development, and the Museum of Contemporary Art’s Farshid Moussavi-designed

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new home. Located in the heart of Case Western Reserve University’s campus, The Coffee House is a common stopping ground for professors and students. You will find a wide selection of Torani flavored syrups, coffee beans and gourmet pastries. Signature cold-weather drink: Café mocha, with a hint of peppermint. Unique feature: Pastry chef Ian Chalkins operates Scratch Pastry and Cake out of the kitchen. Customers can enjoy everything from a basic croissant to an intricately detailed fruit and custard tart.

Dewey’s Coffee & Popcorn Shop Factory 13201 Shaker Square, Cleveland

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haker Square offers an eclectic mix of businesses, from a movie theater to a variety of independently owned restaurants and bars. Dewey’s is nestled between an art gallery and drug store, and is within walking distance of the Larchmere Antique and Arts District. Dewey’s markets itself as a gathering house rather than a coffeehouse. While the aroma of fresh popcorn and espresso is heavenly, the cozy fireplace makes it a perfect place to sit back and relax during the cold months. Signature cold-winter drink: Little Red Corvette, a café mocha made with white chocolate and raspberry. Unique feature: Live entertainment every Friday night brings in a diverse line-up of musicians.

steamed milk. Unique feature: Works by Cleveland-area artists adorn the walls, and anyone can present their work for consideration.

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ith the emergence of the Gordon Square Arts District, the Detroit-Shoreway neighborhood has become Cleveland’s latest entertainment destination. Gypsy Beans & Baking Co. finds itself in the middle of the action, surrounded by art shows and theater performances as well as new restaurants, bars and shops. A European-style coffee shop, Gypsy Beans focuses equally on its coffee, pastry and food. From its blueberry muffins and granola to its salad dressings and hummus, everything is made in-house. Gypsy Beans opened its second location on Nov. 1 at the Beck Center for the Arts in Lakewood. Signature cold-weather drink: The Syracuse: Real peanut butter blended with homemade mocha mix, which is then blended with Gypsy Beans espresso. Unique feature: Gypsy Beans offers 16 specialty lattes.

Erie Island Coffee Co. 2057 E. Fourth St., Cleveland 19300 Detroit Ave., Rocky River

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he restaurants and performance venues that comprise the city’s trendiest street surround Erie Island’s downtown Cleveland store. Visitors there to enjoy a meal or take in a show can warm up at Erie Island either before or after. In addition, the downtown store also serves as a neighborhood hub for the increasing number of Clevelanders who call the buzzing entertainment district home. The knowledgeable baristas will happily help you choose a drink, and the crowd inside is often as lively as the action on East Fourth. Signature cold-weather drink: Honey Clove Latte, made with honey, clove, espresso and

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hoenix Coffee’s flagship café is in the heart of Cleveland Heights’ Cedar Lee District, which offers a variety of specialty stores, ethnic eateries, and performing and visual art centers. With two other locations in Northeast Ohio and its roastery on the outskirts of downtown Cleveland, Phoenix Coffee has had quite an impact on the local coffee scene. The Lee Road store offers a friendly vibe and great baristas who ensure excellent drinks and service. Signature cold-weather drink: Red Tea latte, made with Rooibos tea, black pepper, cinnamon and honey. Unique feature: Phoenix Coffee sells custom-made gift packages of coffee, tea and utensils. js

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hort, dreary winter days make it more difficult for motorists to see runners and walkers. “One thing we’re preaching this year is safety,” says Jeff Fisher, co-owner of Cleveland Running Company. Many jackets are bright with reflective materials on them. Fisher’s store sells one in an iridescent pink for women, and offers a men’s version in bright yellow or orange.

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Versatility is also important. Many shirts have half-zips that can be unzipped for ventilation after you warm up in intermediate weather. “We have jackets where the sleeves come off and it becomes a vest,” Fisher says. “The arms store in the back pocket of the vest.” He suggests evaluating whether a clothing item works in layers with pieces on top of or beneath it. “Against your skin you want something that moves moisture from your body,” says Fisher, who recommends polyesters and SmartWool. Wearing regular foundation during workouts can irritate the skin, but Bobbi Brown’s BB Cream “gives you a lightweight coverage that doesn’t clog pores,” says Bridget Horesh, store manager at Bluemercury in Woodmere. “It’s one of Bobbi Brown’s bestselling products.” Its “very moisturizing” quality is good for drier weather, and the SPF 35 makes it suitable for outdoor workouts. After exercising, check out skin care products from Dermalogica. This “facial line you can use for playing sports,” says Horesh, “is often recommended for acne-prone or sensitive skin.”

She suggests the essential cleansing solution and multiactive toner. Keep your hair out of your face with Violet Love Headbands by Rebecca Michaels. “They are unique, comfortable and headache free,” says Corinne Dodero, owner of The Black Orchid Accessories & More in Woodmere. Their motto is “Love me, wear me, don’t dare to share me.” The washable headbands are available in a variety of colorful prints, and they don’t stretch out. “They can be worn multiple ways,” Dodero says. “And they’re made in the USA.” “I’d recommend the Nike Free Run as a great option for cross-training,” says Colleena Patterson of Fleet Feet Sports in Pepper Pike and Northfield. “This shoe is extremely lightweight and flexible and allows the wearer to interact easily with the ground, especially during classes or weight-lifting workouts.” Because feet and needs vary, Patterson recommends a fitting process for athletic shoes that will be used for running, walking or working out. For Bikram yoga, which is done in a heated room, Jeannine LoConti says

she is attracted to brands specifically designed for hot yoga, such as Shakti. The owner of Bikram Studio in Shaker Heights, LoConti sells different pants and shorts, but Shakti’s side-string shorts are her favorite. ”They’re short but not too short, they don’t move around, and they absorb sweat well,” she says. “I think they look great on everybody.” Going to yoga class? Carry your mat with the Namaste yoga tote by lululemon athletica. Ilene Friedman, retail buyer for Cleveland Yoga, says it is a best seller for her studio. “This is functional and easy to get the mat in and out of,” she says. “It has an inner pocket, it’s easy to throw over your shoulder, and it has a nice wide strap on it, which makes it comfortable to carry.” The bag has holes to let a sweaty mat breathe, and the durable nylon fabric dries quickly. js

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Fashion lesson: Always wear a good bra! My mother owned a women’s intimate apparel store in New Jersey. Favorite seasons: Fall and winter. The fabrics are more luxurious and have a better staying power. Fashion ideal: Lisa Moran of Lisa Moran Ltd. Must-have: The fabulous jewelry from Pennello Gallery. Very often we go from day to evening hours, so we need to be able to change our earrings or necklaces to dress our outfit up! Last purchase: Lots of cashmere. Trend you wish never existed: Grunge. Shopping in CLE: Lisa Moran Ltd. and Amy’s Shoes. The girls-nightout look: A great long sweater, leggings, boots and a fun necklace. Fashion advice: Lisa Moran, because she can get me ready for a special event at the gallery or my daughter’s wedding. Lafayette 148 sweater available at Lisa Moran Ltd., earrings by Israeli designer Dori Csengeri, and hair by Karrie Kuhnle, Arra Salon

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Must-have: Black leggings and black V-neck tee. Shopping in CLE: Lisa Moran Ltd. and Amy’s Shoes. Fashion lesson: Always accessorize! Favorite seasons: Fall and winter because of the rich colors and fabrics. Fashion ideal: Donna Karan – signature black, modern comfortable, feminine and sophisticated. Favorite current trend: Jewelry from Pennello Gallery. One trend you wish never existed: Bubble skirts. Latest fashion purchase: Leather pants. Fashion advice: Lisa Moran because she “gets my life.” Magaschoni Design available at Lisa Moran Ltd. and necklace by American Artist Kinzig Design

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My style: Modern, classic and comfortable. Favorite fashion season: Summer by far. I love all the variety of summer dresses, skirts, shorts and opentoed shoes! I shop almost weekly in the summer because I enjoy the clothes so much. Must Have: Boots – from ankle to knee. Your look: While I’ve been working on incorporating more color over the past few years, I tend to lean toward a lot of black. I feel it’s genetic.

Fashion lesson: “Don’t go for middle-of-the-road, don’t be concerned about what other people think; create your own style,” from Jack Madda of J3 Clothing Company My style: Classic with a twist, uncluttered, frivolous, raw, clean, uncomplicated – minimal. Favorite season: Spring, because of robust color, fresh and fragrant aromas and new pure clean.

Favorite current trend: I love black skinny pants – they are so versatile and can be dressed up or down and paired with flats, heels or any length of boot.

Must-Have: My Gucci belt and Donald Pliner boots.

Trend you wish never existed: Not sure it’s a trend that really ever existed, but I refuse to ever wear denim on denim.

Trend you wish never existed: Tattoos and piercings.

Latest fashion purchase: New black skinny pants. Girls-night-out look: During the colder months, a shirt or sweater-dress with boots or jeans dressed up with a fun tank top and cardigan. When it’s warm, I always go for the cute and comfy summer dress.

Shopping in CLE: Kilgore Trout. Fashion ideal: My dad. He had his own style.

Latest fashion purchase: Donald Pliner boots. Most trustworthy source for fashion: Me! I’m the only person I trust, hands down!

Most trustworthy source for fashion: My cousin. She’s younger, from a bigger city, and always tells me the truth. Black skinny denim pants Adrianno Goldscheid; Flats with bow and stud by Jeffrey Campbell ; Black and white cardigan by Matty M all from Knuth’s; Royal blue peplum tank By Plenty by Tracy Reese from Lizzy and Jane

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Fashion ideal: Although I appreciate Richard Gere’s fashion sense, I do my own style. I like to be contemporary and to pair textures and patterns. Being visually impaired, I use a color reader to tell me the color and texture of the item I am holding. Signature style: People know me for my black turtleneck, Seven For All Mankind skinny jeans and Ferragamo shoes. Trend you wish never existed: Four-button suits. Latest fashion purchase: A three-quarter-length leather coat with a shearling lining and black Prada sunglasses. Most trustworthy source for fashion: My colleague London Williams, business travel manager. She knows and appreciates my style, and is honest with her opinion. Seven For All Mankind skinny jean; Prada sunglasses; Ferragamo loafers: all from Saks Fifth Avenue Beachwood

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Ž Bonnie’s Goubaud: Organza plaid shirt- jacket, perfect for evenings!  Fringe Boutique: Amanda Uprichard Silk Tank and Parker Silk Blazer

“ Fringe Boutique: Robert Rodiriquez Silk and Jeweled Skirt and Silk Blouse ” Fringe Boutique: Elizabeth Cole Necklace • Clothes Mentor: Fahrenheit Brown heeled ankle boots with gold flower

 Lisa Moran Ltd.: Multi Floral Mad Men Inspired Cocktail Dress

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‘ J3: Best selection of men’s quality leather and technical outerwear.

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Handbags & Scarves ΠTen Thousand Villages: Skies Scarf

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A vintage restaurant that radiates charm and features fresh innovative cuisine, Gamekeeper’s Taverne’s fireside/courtyard dining attracts diners from miles around. Gamekeeper’s is also the home of The Inn of Chagrin Falls, a charming 15-room country inn, and of 87 West Wine/Martini Bar. Be sure to check out West End Bistro and the Sunday brunch.

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Roger L. Cohen General Manager Over 18 Years of Lexus Experience!

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