Yesterday I was enjoying the sites and sounds of Downtown Cleveland with my mother, getting in good some quality time. It
was a beautiful day, so why not take a walk and enjoy it. The city was filled with many new faces all visiting here for the
9th Annual Gay Games that Cleveland is hosting this year. The temperature was just right, and there was not one cloud
in the sky. So after an hour of site seeing, the hunger pains started to kick in…so now where to eat? We we came upon
A Soul Fusion Experience called StoneTown located on Prospect Avenue. While trying to peak through the windows, I
notice two well known soul food restaurant names on the window, that I have dine at before. If you are from Cleveland 9
times out of ten you recognize the names Angie’s and Zanzibar. After reviewing the menu which was displayed in
the window, we decided to give it a try.
So we walked in and was greeted by a hostess then seated. There are different seating options available. We opted for
the 2 person tall tables.There were groups of 4, 6, and more dining this Saturday afternoon. So If you have a large groups or
of if you just wanted to come in and sit at the bar, which is a nice size with all the top shelf brands they can accommodate you.
A very open space with so much natural light coming from the windows. Decor is simplistic and rustic. With motivational quotes
throughout the restaurant and pictures of the greats gracing their walls. Flat Screens were also through the restaurant with soulful
90’s R&B playing in the background. So now what to eat?
Well let me say this first. I rarely eat healthy when I’m out. I do not cook fried foods often, so just imagine my delight,
when I saw Chicken and Waffles on the menu. Not just any waffles…. red velvet waffles, which was served with powered
sugar and grits. I got mine cheesy. So my decision was easy. My mother opted for the fried chicken wings (4) and
Mac and Cheese. Now don’t get me wrong, there are healthier options like salmon, salads or having your meat grilled
versus fried. But lets be honest when eating soul food who really wants to eat healthy. You can check out the lunch,
dinner and brunch menu (here). So here is my honest opinion. This was my first time eating chicken and waffles.
And I’m happy to say that my first experience was here. The food was great, I had no complaints. My mother felt her
wings were cooked a little to long and was a bit dry, but the mac and cheese was one of the best she has ate before.
Will I come again…. Yes! I’m looking forward to try some of the other menu items.
I am a vino lover and was amazed of the beautiful display that was holding a huge variety of wine. So I will be back
at night to enjoy the bar and wine selections. And they have a Scandal watch party on Thursday, cant wait until the new
season start. Click (here) to visit there site and make a reservation! Have you been here before, if so how was your
expierence leave a comment….
Until next time,