Author Archives: Sally Kennedy

About Sally Kennedy

Sally is the author of North Coast Muse and is a News Herald Community blogger. She is our go-to for local eateries and delicious restaurants.

Gathering Places in Lake County

Lake County has many restaurants that are great gathering places. Whether for a holiday party, meeting friends or a business function, here are a few of my favorites. Yours Truly When my parents come to town we have to visit Yours Truly at least once.  It is my father’s favorite spot for breakfast.  We like

Slice Pizzeria for Thanksgiving

I read somewhere that one of the biggest days for pizza carryout is the day before Thanksgiving.  Family is arriving from all over at different hours.   Everybody knows they will be in the kitchen most of the next day so no one wants to cook a big meal the night before.  It’s the perfect day

Smoke BBQ Grill

Smoke, a good dry rub, and premium quality meat. That’s the simple recipe that draws me back time after time to Smoke BBQ Grill in Painesville Twp.  Beef brisket, pulled pork and pork ribs are the star attractions. On Sweetest Day, my sweeties (husband and son) and I headed to Smoke to get our BBQ

Fairport Family Restaurant

Last month, while running all over Lake County taking photos for the Lake County Visitors Bureau’s InstaTour, my gang stopped for dinner at Fairport Family Restaurant.  This diner-style restaurant is conveniently located just up the hill from Fairport Harbor Lakefront Park Beach and diagonally across the street from the Marine Museum and Lighthouse. We were

Food and Fun at Classic Park

One of our true gems here in Lake County is Classic Park and the Lake County Captains, a Class A affiliate of the Cleveland Indians.  Every game is so much fun!  If you are of a “certain age,” you may even say it is baseball like it used to be.  Promotions at every game, regular

Crepes in the City

The first time I had a crepe was at the West Side Market.  It was a heavenly combination of Nutella and strawberries.   I was so happy when Crepes in the City opened in Downtown Willoughby!  Now I can get my crepe fix right in my neighborhood. My most recent visit to Crepes in the City

Picnic Time! Kuhar’s Carryout and Catering

Spring is finally making herself known in Lake County.  Time to get outside, have fun in the sun, on the beach and in the parks.  It’s also picnic time!  If you don’t have time to prepare your own picnic foods I have the perfect suggestion – Kuhar’s Carryout and Catering in Mentor. For more than