Hurry to Hodge’s in Downtown Cleveland

Nothing floats my boat and trips my trigger like spectacular food and awesome interior design. When those elements combine with urban vibes, rustic flair, down-home hospitality and the charisma of local community … I’m pleased as punch. I had the pleasure of attending an evening open house at the new Hodge’s restaurant in downtown Cleveland. …   Continue Reading

Time to make the sausage

Week 2 of the Great Food Truck Race took seven mobile, motorized kitchens and Chef Chris of the Cleveland-based Hodge Podge Truck from Las Vegas to Salt Lake City.  Unlike most follow-up episodes, (does anybody remember the SECOND installment of Small Wonder? Didn’t think so), this one gave us much more than its predecessor. For …   Continue Reading

Start your engines

(photo from Food Network’s The Great Food Truck Race)   If The Great Food Truck Race was a dinner, our staff here at GoRare.com would have just cleared the appetizer course. The premiere episode of the reality show satisfied a vacant niche on our palates and left us eager for more. There is drama. Lots of …   Continue Reading

Truckin’ and the grateful fed

Throughout history, mankind generally has had limited options when it came to dining out. In the early days, if the Neanderthal Jones family didn’t want to stay home and feast on grubs and stewed gravel, they could hitch a ride on the back of a Triceratops and roll through the drive-thru at McDinos or Tyrano …   Continue Reading