As a lifelong fan of the Cleveland Browns, celebrity Michael Symon is well-versed in the idea of comfort food. After all, the Browns haven’t given their fans a whole lot of reasons to celebrate since, well, the 1980s.
But Symon isn’t planning on abandoning his beloved team anytime soon — even after last year’s false-hope season.
“Been a fan as long as I can remember, born and raised Clevelander,” Symon, 50, told Yahoo Sports. “I’m always optimistic.”
Symon has built a food empire and can be seen regularly on Food Network (check out “Symon’s Dinners Cooking Out” at 12:30 p.m. ET on Sundays), and he previously had a long run as co-host on ABC’s “The Chew.” He also oversees 12 restaurants — half in the Cleveland area, including the incredible Mabel’s BBQ downtown — that bear his name and serve his food.
This means Symon is a very busy