ROXU Restaurant and Bar Set to Mix it Up in Uptown Lakewood

Lakewood, OH, October 1st, 2015– A traditional suburb known for its emerging restaurants and bars has a new addition to the mix. Roxu a modern fusion eatery, will bring a fun yet sophisticated flare to Lakewood. This new suburban hotspot will open its doors to the masses on Thursday, October, 1st, 2015.  Opening activities include an infused Sake tasting and culinary eats that will inspire guests beyond the typical.  Special guests of note include Green City Growers and Old City Sodas, who will be joined by representatives from numerous beverage distributors.

Running the show, Executive Chef, Robert Dippong, will please your eyes and your palate with exceptional culinary skills, familiar favorites, and creative twists to the ordinary. For the novice, land-lovers, and younger connoisseurs, Chef Dippong has created an outstanding selection of poultry, beef, and various entrees and small plates, paired with fresh local produce.  Fish entrees include the freshest Salmon from the Northwest and Ahi and big fish selections from Hawaii.  Vegans too can dine on Cleveland Tofu fused with flavors beyond expectations.   Roxu’s Cleveland Fusion menu is about Cleveland which is all about you.

Roxu also boasts a private Sake Dining Room large enough to host intimate parties and business meetings alike. In addition, Roxu’s expansive bar prepares original cocktail recipes. So, get ready for hand muddled cocktails such as the Kyushiki, Cucumber Gin Lime Fizz, and Tamarind Mojitos.  Of course, you must experience the “Roxu like a Hurricane” specialty drink. This Roxu favorite is made using rum, blood orange, raspberry Sake, freshly squeezed orange juice all topped with a lime twist. This is just one example and once you try one of these, we ensure that you will be back for more.  Featuring a wide variety of sakes, guests can expect a flavorful fusion experience.

Roxu hosts two happy hours – Monday through Saturday.  Patrons can relax from 4pm to 8pm in a spacious bar area featuring discounted drink prices and $3 steam buns, $5 lettuce wraps, and $4 grass fed beef sliders.   On weekends, mixology enthusiasts can light it up at the Roxu, “Light Your Fuse” happy hour featuring personal mix cocktail options.  From 10pm till 2am, Fridays and Saturdays Patrons can create their own unique cocktails selecting from revolving fusion drink ingredients lists.  Fusion food specials accompany this one of a kind Lakewood experience. 

The Grand Opening of Roxu comes after a historic restoration of the R.M. Sorrus building once a Lakewood landmark.  Mixing the old with the new, look for Roxu’s famous green LED sign as you traverse Madison Avenue.  You’ll find this new spot at the corner of Lakeland and Madison - 15607 Madison Avenue. Reservations may be placed online at roxufusion.com, yelp.com or call 216-920-5060.

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Roxu is a locally owned business and a member of Cleveland Independents. Inspired by all things Cleveland, Roxu’s fresh flavors and table cloth service are designed to provide customers with unforgettable experiences.  Fusion cocktails and Pan-Asian inspired small plates, main plates, and bowls fuse with Cleveland favorite ingredients that delight and engage your senses. If you would like more information, please contact Kim Novotney at 216-402-1596 or email at kim@roxu.net.  Local sustainable food $$-$$$

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