Crocker Park News

Bistro 83 scores three Best of the West nominations

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

Bistro 83 has been nominated in three categories in the ninth annual Best of the West contest.

The restaurant has been nominated for Best Happy Hour; Best Patio for the second year in a row; and Best Bartender for friendly mixologist Jeffrey Gresko. Votes will be tallied and winners will be announced at a later date.

Bistro 83’s happy hour runs from 3 to 10 p.m. at …Read More

Impress your valentine with these sweet holiday specials

Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

This Valentine’s Day, show off your classy side. Treat your sweetheart to dinner at Chez Francois or Touche.

A special menu will be offered at both Chez Francois and Touche in Vermilion from 5 to 10 p.m. Feb. 13 and 14. Dinner begins with an amuse-bouche of cream of cauliflower soup topped with goat cheese foam and freshly grated nutmeg. Your choice of hors d’oeuvres includes Maine …Read More

Join in the fun for good cause at annual Super Bowl event

Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

The 12th annual Rise Above It (RAI) Super Bowl Benefit takes place on Feb. 1, 5 p.m. to closing, at the Ironwood Cafe in Westlake.

Tickets, priced at $35 in advance and $40 at the door, include beer, wine and food, live entertainment and door prizes. The evening’s menu includes a chili and nacho station, “Hodge Podge” station, burgers, bratwurst and hot dogs, boneless chicken wings …Read More

Holiday dining events help add sparkle to the season

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

Holiday dining events help add sparkle to the season

Bistro 83 is hosting its first annual wine and beer holiday event from 1 to 4 p.m. on Dec. 7.

Mingle with wine and beer enthusiasts, and enjoy an afternoon of tasting and an hors d’oeuvre buffet. Talk to wine specialists and increase your knowledge by learning about wine aromas, complexities and origins. The tasting features 14 different …Read More

October is Beer Fest month at the Winking Lizard Tavern

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

The Winking Lizard Tavern continues its celebration of beer with a special Beer Fest menu, available through Nov. 9.

Warm Bavarian beer pretzels are served with cheese sauce and spicy brown mustard ($7.79). Beer cheese dip made with hoppy IPA beer and spicy red pepper, white cheddar and cream cheese is accompanied by warm crostini ($8.24). Homemade potato and cheese pierogi are covered in beer cheese …Read More