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Front of the House, Back of the House | Honeymoon Grille

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by Krissy O’Connor Front of the House Name:  Anna Shaffer Occupation: Server Neighborhood: Coventry How long have you been at Honeymoon Grille? Three years What are your top 3 obsessions right now? The Outlander Series. My sister and I are obsessed and watch i... More »

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Akron Pizza Task Force | November 2017

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Luigi’s Restaurant  by Floco Torres 10/30/17 I absolutely loathe when things are hyped up. Everything now is either a “classic” or “the greatest of all time” with no realistic gauge of comparison to its predecessors. Even the rating system has a rating system ... More »

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The Wanderer | November 2017

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Dinner, Drink and a Movie   words and photos by Dave Daly 10/30/17 You know how in some sequels the original star of the first movie is not present in the second? Think ‘Teen Wolf’ and ‘Teen Wolf Too’. This is kind of like that. Holly Brown, original Wanderer,... More »

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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 »

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From Speakeasy to Findeasy: Taking it up a notch with BLU Plate

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words and photos by Lia Pietrolungo After nearly four years of jiving underground, BLU Jazz+ has “taken it up a notch” with the grand opening BLU Plate’s front door on Market Street. “We started out as a speakeasy and we didn’t really mind that people couldn’t... 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 »