‘Capitalism at work’: Unique Trump gear, drinks selling well at GOP convention | Fox News

‘Capitalism at work’: Unique Trump gear, drinks selling well at GOP convention | Fox News

CLEVELAND – Trump’s wall has come to Cleveland – and it’s made of pickles.

The most popular drink on The Society Lounge’s brunch menu this week, “The Trump,” is a high-quality orange-tinted Bloody Mary garnished with its very own “wall of pickles.” The cocktail is one of several politically themed drinks at the restaurant on East 4th Street and among the myriad irreverent Republican-themed items being sold across Cleveland during the GOP convention.

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Ask a Local: An Insider’s Guide to Cleveland, Ohio | Bon Appétit

Ask a Local: An Insider’s Guide to Cleveland, Ohio | Bon Appétit

“People ask me why I left Portland, and I tell them that Cleveland now is very similar to what Portland was 15 years ago,” said Robert Stockham, general manager at the city’s premiere coffee roaster, Rising Star. Except Cleveland is a city with its own swagger, and a cost of living so low that Stockham said, “You can buy a house for less than a car, and you should never pay full retail price for anything here.” Also: Cleveland is the place for a hipster hotdog hangout that puts Froot Loops on its dogs, a brewery that has residents lining up for Christmas-spiced beer, and one of the world’s best symphony orchestras. Come hungry, and let Stockham be your guide.

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