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Akron Pizza Task Force | October 2017

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The Score Draft Room  words and photos by Kathryn S. Stephan If you find yourself near the university and craving some pizza, you may not immediately think of The Score Draft Room as a solution to your pizza problem, but we are happy to include its offerings i... More »

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Akron Pizza Task Force | Kip’s Pizza and Chicken

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by Gray Giaconia This month, I stopped by Kip’s Pizza and Chicken, a small family-owned business at 1309 Brown St, to pick up a pizza and see if it held up to the Akron Pizza Task Force standards. Kip’s operates out of a small building with a faded Ohio State ... More »

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Front of the House, Back of the House | Valley Cafe

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Jenny Armocida & Justin Jones @ Valley Cafe   Front of the House Name: Jenny Armocida Occupation:  Manager, Lead Server Neighborhood: West Akron   Are you on Facebook? If so are you an addict or just a monthly glancer? I’m on Facebook and I would say it is a d... More »

Burgers and Brews | Caston & Main Brew Yard

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words by Kelcie Erbse Pulling into the parking lot, I could tell this small, rustic looking building was full of thirsty beer drinkers, and as I walked up to the main entrance, I quickly found out why the party was hopping. This month, Caston & Main Brew Yard ... More »

Akron Pizza Task Force: Emidio & Sons Pizza

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words and photos by Kelcie Erbse If you’re looking to get spoiled, go to Emidio & Sons Italian Restaurant. Since business has increased, the family opened a separate location for dining in Cuyahoga Falls, in addition to the on-the-go pizza shop on the corner o... More »

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Locavore Lovin’ from the Oven | August 2017

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Beet in the Heat with Martha’s Ecuadorian Rainbow Beet Salsa words and photos by Lia Pietrolungo With the anticipation of August’s late-summer produce spilling from my hopeful basket, I padded along the fragrant grass at the Highland Square farmers’ market wit... More »

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Front of the House, Back of the House: Frank’s Place

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Cauleen Welsh & Todd Wetzel @ Frank’s Place  by Krissy O’Connor     FOH:  Cauleen Welsh, Bartender Hometown: Akron How long have you been at Frank’s Place? 8 years   You are on your feet for a lot of fast-paced hours. What is your remedy for taking care of you... More »