Cleveland

Tony visits Cleveland, Ohio, and despite his initial cynicism, he finds a soft spot in his heart for Cleveland, especially the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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The Ritz Carlton

1515 W. Third Street, Cleveland, OH 44113

 
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Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame

Tony tours the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame with famed musician and member of The Ramones, Marky Ramone.

1 Key Plaza, Cleveland, OH 44113

 
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Lola

Tony and Marky Ramone visit Lola for some walleye, sturgeon poached in smoked butter, beef-cheek pierogie, foie gras bratwurst, turnip kraut, stout/cheddar soup, pig's feet, poached egg with crispy pig ear, and ice cream to top it off.

2058 E 4th St., Cleveland, OH 44115

 
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Sausage Shoppe

Tony visits this old-school sausage shoppe and gets a firsthand look at the art of making sausage and cured meats. Tony samples sausages, hams and pâtés.

4501 Memphis Ave., Cleveland, OH 44144

 
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Skyline Chili Restaurant

Upon Tony's arrival in Cleveland, he and Michael Ruhlman enjoy a meal at Skyline. Tony tries the classic Three Way Chili, made with chili (spiced with cinnamon), spaghetti and cheddar cheese, along with sweet tea and oyster crackers.

5706 Mayfield Road, Lyndhurst, OH 44124

 
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Sokolowski's University Inn

Tony, Ruhlman, Harvey Pekar and Toby Radloff indulge in a traditional meal of Polish food. They dig into pie, head cheese, wedding cake, chicken paprikash, stuffed cabbage, Polish noodles, bratwurst, pigs feet and beaten mushroom barley soup.

1201 University Road, Cleveland, OH 44102

 
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Zubal Books

Zubal Books is the world's largest bookstore and a former Twinkie factory that houses over 500,000 books online and endless shelves of vintage and contemporary prints. Tony, Michael Ruhlman and Harvey Pekar tour the bookstore with owner John Zubal.

2969 W. 25th Street, Cleveland, OH 44113

 
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West Side Market

Tony and Ruhlman shop at the West Side Market, built in 1912, to buy ingredients for a home-cooked Sunday dinner. The meal consists of salad, charcuterie, pork and pork-filled cassoulet.

Corner of W 25th St. and Lorain Ave., Cleveland, OH

 

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