Farenheit owner and chef Rocco Whalen learned his craft under renowned chef Wolfgang Puck. He returned to his hometown of Cleveland 15 years ago to open Farenheit, which was an immediate success. Three years ago, developers of a downtown Charlotte office tower approached Chef Whalen to bring his unique cuisine to the 21st floor.Read more
On the Road with LPC
We spend a lot of our time on the road and are known to savor a good meal. Here are some our favorites. Enjoy!
I thought I had eaten at some of the best steak houses in Chicago – Gibson’s, Gene and Georgetti, Smith & Wolensky, and Kinzie Chop House to name just a few. But RPM Steak in the city’s River North neighborhood takes steak to another level. Although expensive (and what steak house isn't these days?) the experience.Read more
If a chef from Florence, who worked in several of Italy’s most prominent restaurants, and arrived in Cincinnati via the Savoy Hotel in London, does not qualify the Via Vite as an authentic Italian restaurant, then the definition of “authentic” needs to change. Cristian Pietoso has been the chef here since opening day in 2007, and.Read more
Don’t let the name or the décor fool you: the meal you will enjoy at Poole’s Diner is far from the “greasy spoon” fare you might expect. Instead you will be treated to upscale Southern cuisine, made all the more special by the relaxed surroundings. Poole’s has been in the same spot since 1945, which says.Read more
In a city with a thriving restaurant community, Capriccio is an anachronism. Unlike many of the arriviste bistros in the Federal Hill section of Providence, “The Cap” has been serving great food in the heart of the city for 40 years. Like the wine in the restaurant’s extensive cellar, Capriccio has aged magnificently. I last dined.Read more