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THINK GLOBALLY. SOURCING LOCALLY


farm to table | ground to table | vineyard to glass

—  OUR MISSION IS SIMPLE  —
To provide a comfortable and friendly guest experience with delicious, 
locally sourced food,  innovative cocktails, 
and an ever-changing wine list.

The Flying Fig has long been at the forefront of the farm-to-table movement. In our fifteenth year, it remains our goal to support small family farms and local food artisans while creating critically acclaimed menus that evolve frequently to reflect seasonal availability. Our bar features a large, diverse wine list and craft cocktails prepared with local, fresh, and seasonal ingredients. Our atmosphere reflects our diverse neighborhood and is casual and friendly. 


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KAREN SMALL

OWNER/CHEF

Karen Small, a staunch supporter of sustainable agriculture, is the owner and Executive Chef of the Flying Fig. Before opening the Fig in 1999, she worked at the 9th St. Grill in the Galleria, the original Fulton Bar & Grill, and owned Jezebel's, a bakery in South Russell. She loves giving back to the community by working on benefits for local non profits as well as teaching cooking classes, that encourage healthy eating for children and the financially challenged. 


MEET THE STAFF


COMMUNITY

WEST SIDE MARKET

A place where people can still receive personal service and variety. More than one hundred merchants and thousands of products. www.westsidemarket.org

OHIO CITY

One of Cleveland's oldest neighborhoods, and perhaps it's most ethnically diverse, located just across the Cuyahoga River from Downtown Cleveland. Originally home to Irish and German immigrants, now home to more than 15 ethnic groups representing over 10,000 people. ohiocity.org

CLEVELAND INDEPENDENTS

The purpose of the Cleveland Independents is to protect, nurture and promote independent restaurants in northeast Ohio. Members share a commitment to their community and a passion for excellence in food & service. clevelandindependents.com

OHIO CITY FARMS / REFUGEE RESPONSE

The Refugee Response empowers refugees to become self-sufficient and contributing members of their new communities. The Refugee Response was formed to help refugees adjust to life in Northeast Ohio. We work to empower our area's growing newcomer population, particularly those here between three months and five years by providing opportunities to acquire the skills they need to succeed in their new communities. therefugeeresponse.org


We'd like to thank the following local family farms and organizations:

Miller Farms, Covered Bridge, Muddy Fork, Mackenzie Creamery, Snake Hill,
Killbuck Family Mushrooms, Blissful Acres, Woolf Farms, New Creation Farms,
North Union Farmers Market, Weavers Truck Patch, Mitchell's Ice Cream, Lucky Penny Farms,
Laurel Valley Cheese, Mayfield Road Creamery, DeeJay's Processing

 

Receive a 10% discount at The Fig during your stay at:
J. Palen House Bed & Breakfast
 2708 Bridge Avenue, Cleveland, OH
www.jpalenhouse.com