Best of Cleveland 2012

Shops & Wares

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Best Tobacco Supply Shop

Cheap Tobacco

Seems like there aren't many places these days where smokers can find a little lovin'. But that's just what you'll get at Cheap Tobacco, where you can legally roll 200 tasty cigs of your own for less than half the cost of a name-brand carton. Besides the rolling stock, Cheap Tobacco's numerous Northeast Ohio locations also carry a full line of cigars and e-cigarettes for today's tech-savvy smoker.

Numerous locations throughout Northeast Ohio

Staff Pick: Cheap Tobacco

Best Health Food Store

Whole Foods Market

Gluten-free, wheat-free, soy-free, vegan? Natural, local, seasonal, organic? Whole foods, super foods, vitamins, and supplements? Yes, yes, and yes — along with eco-safe cleaning products, triple-milled soaps, and probiotic cleansing creams. No wonder our two East Side Whole Foods Markets are Cleveland's picks for good health.

13998 Cedar Rd.,University Heights, 216-932-3918; and

27249 Chagrin Blvd.,Woodmere,


Staff Pick: The Mustard Seed

Best Chocolate Shop


If you're a Clevelander, chances are the chocolate bunnies, buttercream eggs, and marshmallow peeps in your Easter basket come from Malley's, a family-owned and operated enterprise since 1935. Fortunately, with 21 Northeast Ohio locations, our next Malley's fix is never far away.

Various locations including

14822 Madison Ave., Lakewood,


Staff Pick: Lilly Handmade Chocolates

Best Bakery/Sweet Shop

A Cookie and a Cupcake

This tiny Tremont bakeshop is sweet as can be, thanks to the beautiful treats coming out of the kitchen — everything from red velvet cupcakes and oatmeal cookies to towering wedding cakes. Baker-proprietors SynDee Klingenberg and Wendy Thompson are ever-so-happy to indulge your cravings, whether it's for a quick snack to brighten up your afternoon or a gorgeous creation to brighten up your wedding day.

2173 Professor Ave., 216-344-9433,

Staff Pick: BonBon Pastry & Café