1401 East 55th Street • Cleveland, OH

sterles inside copy 2

A Journey of a Foodie in Cleveland

Bite Buff, A Journey of a Foodie in Cleveland It’s suddenly November, and it’s that time of year when I take a glance at my annual “To Dine” list to see what I have left to accomplish before the start of the new year. For 2013, I was left with four restaurants to tackle by the end of next month. …

BOC2013_WinnerLogo4x4 copysm

Sterle’s Wins Best of Cleveland 2013

BEST Restaurant Update, by Cleveland Magazine In the early ’60s, Frank Sterle designed his restaurant to look like his father’s hunting lodge in the Slovenian Alps. Five decades later, new owner Rick Semersky took on a challenge: how to keep Sterle’s Country House thriving. His answer is a smart mix of modernization and even deeper nostalgia. Semersky expanded the bar and beer …


Raise a stein for Oktoberfest at Sterle’s: Gallons of beer later, you’ll think that you’re King Ludvig von Cleveland

By John Petkovic, The Plain Dealer  King Ludwig supposedly lost his mind listening to Wagner. You can lose yours getting down to DJ Kishka. Get crazy, it’s Oktoberfest at Sterle’s, 1401 East 55th St., Cleveland. At 2 p.m. Saturday, the Old World and classic Cleveland joint will roll out a Bavarian-flavored bash on its bier garden. Prosit – it comes with …


Sterle’s Country House adds new mural to Bier Garden, announces next Cleveland Flea market

by Laura DeMarco, The Plain Dealer    Sterle’s Country House owner Rick Semersky isn’t sitting still. In addition to making his first appearance at Cleveland’s Labor Day Oktoberfest this weekend, he’s got some new happenings at his iconic Eastern European chateau on East 55th Street (1401 East 55thStreet, 216-881-4181). On Thursday night, he unveiled two new murals in the cool Bier Garden he …


Sterle’s to Join Oktoberfest This Year

Cleveland’s Labor Day Oktoberfest brings beer, ethnic eats, wiener dogs, oompah bands, family fun and more to Berea fairgrounds By Laura DeMarco, The Plain Dealer — True story: A few years ago, I was driving through Bavaria just as Oktoberfest was starting. But I didn’t want to do anything so touristy, so we kept on driving past Munich – right …


Bike Box, an Innovative Bicycle Parking Station, in Front of Sterle’s

By Michael K. McIntyre, The Plain Dealer  Interested in a re-purposed shipping container made to corral bikes? You’re in luck. LAND Studio is looking to place one last Bike Box in Cuyahoga County. As Tipoff told you last year (second item), the idea for the Bike Box came from Greg Peckham at LAND Studio, a Cleveland nonprofit devoted to parks and public …