Food

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Sandy Sips: Akronym Brewing

by Sandy Maxwell I’m a big fan of places that are off the beaten path. Having grown up on the fringe of a large metro city, downtown parking and crowds are something I try to avoid these days. So I was reli...

The Akron Pizza Task Force visits Rocco’s

by Laura Brink, Akron Pizza Task Force APTF recently visited Rocco’s Pizza Shop, which gives off a mom-and-pop pizza shop vibe. When you enter the Cuyahoga Falls restaurant, there is counter to order yo...

LIFT Akron: Try New Foods

The Devil Strip staff This month, our LIFT Akron task is an easy one: Visit a new restaurant and try a new type of food. We have dozens of cuisines represented in greater Akron’s restaurants. From jerk c...

The Akron Pizza Task Force visits Lembo’s

by Cole Shupe, Akron Pizza Task Force This month, the Akron Pizza Task Force went to Lembo’s Italian Restaurant in Springfield Township, just outside Ellet. We were greeted by a friendly waitress who...

Akron’s last trolley stop is now a warm, inviting bar

by Allyson Smith “Welcome to the Old 97, and let me tell you about this magical place!” said Keefe Malony, a bartender at Old 97 Café. Located on a somewhat forgotten strip of Kenmore Boulevard is a 10-y...