Nine times out of ten when you go to a restaurant, you’re probably going for the food. But if those restaurant walls could talk, what kinds of stories would they tell? Join ideastream’s Lauren Wilson as she travels all over Northeast Ohio checking out some of the craziest and most interesting stories about how these eateries became what they are. Beyond the Dish delivers a new serving the first Thursday of each month on Applause.
We meet Margret Mueller, whose business plan went from collecting rent to pocketing tips.
Chef Jonathon Sawyer is known for his efforts in environmental sustainability.
We visit Pickle Bill's, about 30 miles east of Cleveland.
Chef Steve Schimoler of Crop Bistro pays homage to the early 1900's with his restaurant.
We visit a place where dining is inspired by one of the oldest civilizations on Earth.
Special thanks to the Oberlin Conservatory of Music at Oberlin College for the use of their Steinway Piano.
Production of arts and culture programming on ideastream is made possible by grants from:
By residents of Cuyahoga County through a public grant from Cuyahoga Arts & Culture.
The Cleveland Foundation; The Dominion Foundation; Eaton Corporation Charitable Foundation; The George Gund Foundation; The George W. Codrington Charitable Foundation; The Kulas Foundation; The John P. Murphy Foundation; The Robert O. and Annamae Orr Family Foundation; and The Nord Family Foundation.
The Ohio Arts Council helped fund this program with state tax dollars to encourage economic growth, educational excellence and cultural enrichment for all Ohioans.
Applause is an Emmy award-winning locally produced TV show that celebrates artists and cultural groups around Cleveland and Northeast Ohio.
The Sound of Applause, ideastream’s weekday radio magazine, celebrates the visual and performing arts, explores cultural trends, and examines current events through an artistic lens.
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