Douglas Trattner

Douglas Trattner is a fulltime freelance writer, editor and author. In addition to acting as Managing Editor of Fresh Water, he is the Dining Editor of Cleveland Scene, author of “Moon Handbooks: Cleveland,” and co-author with Michael Symon on two New York Times best-selling cookbooks. His work has appeared in Food Network magazine, Miami Herald, Globe and Mail, Wine & Spirits, Cleveland Magazine and others. He lives in Cleveland Hts. with his wife, two dogs, five chickens and 20,000 honeybees.

Feature StoryChef Doug Katz

chef doug katz doubles down on lee road's luckless diners


Feature StoryMichael Symon's Carnivore book signing at Williams-Sonoma in Beachwood

symon's shadow: a (long) day in the life of an iron chef


Feature StoryKimberly Bork of Sterles Country House serves up a plate of Weinerschnitzel

seeing the world, one delicious plate at a time


Feature StoryGo Go Amy - Photo Team Rockstar Images

fresh filter top pick: ohio burlesque festival


Feature Story48 Hour Film Project

fresh filter top pick: 48-hour film project


Feature StoryCleveland Smokestacks - Photo Bob Perkoski

rust belt chic: the cleveland anthology


Feature StoryMiddle West Spirits - Photo Bob Perkoski

new law opens the door to more craft distilleries


Feature StoryPlayhouse Square - Photo Bob Perkoski

playhousesquare primed for plenty of peak performances


Feature StoryMike Zubal of Zubal Books - Photo Bob Perkoski

the bookseller: four million books right under our noses