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The Dish | Lady Beer Drinker visits Two Monks Brewing Co

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words and photos by Emily Anderson If it hadn’t been a stop on my Summit Brew Path Passport, I might not have ever gone to Two Monks Brewing Co., and that would have been a shame. This little brewery almost seems to be hiding over on Akron’s “East End,” just p... More »

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Locavore Lovin’ from the Oven

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Farewell, Spring. Hello, Garlic Scapes! Words and photos by Lia Pietrolungo As the last breeze of June tumbles into what is sure to be a sweltering July, I walked along the Highland Square farmer’s market, now held at Will Christy Park, with a Popsmith Rhubarb... More »

Live @ Lock 4: Beer Garden + Food Trucks + Local Music

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 Summer 2017’s LIVE AT LOCK 4 line-up HOW TO GET TO LOCK 4 | WHERE TO PARK | WHAT’S UP WITH THIRD THURSDAYS? Thurs., June 15, 6 pm to 10 pm: HR3, The DREEMERS and The Admirables Thurs., July 20, 6 pm to 10 pm: LuvAbstract, The Waves and Relaxer Thurs., Aug. 17... More »

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The Wanderer | Queso Happens: An Evening at La Loma

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     by Holly Brown   I’ve said it once and I’ll say it again: tacos are king. They are tiny tortilla hammocks of meat and spices engulfed by sauces so spicy and flavorful that it’s impossible for any element not to shine. The moment of taco consumption is bri... More »

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Cascade Cucina rolls into Downtown next week

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by Kayla Sturm Food trucks will be rolling into Cascade Plaza for your mid-week lunchtime enjoyment every Wednesday from May 24 through September 27 for Cascade Cucina. This on-the-go dining experience is new to downtown Akron. The first lineup includes the fo... More »

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The Wanderer | Springing on Sushi Katsu

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  by Holly Brown   Spring is something I had never truly experienced before I moved to Akron. Having lived in northeastern Massachusetts and up, up, upstate New York (we’re talking twenty minutes from the Canadian border), Spring is basically nothing more than... More »

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CGFS to hold second annual Food Truck Friday Frenzy

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by Lauren Collins   By the time the Food Truck Fridays Frenzy hits its stride, hundreds of laughing and smiling people will be dancing and head bobbing to the live rock music performed by the local band Freeze-R-Burn in the Child Guidance & Family Solutions pa... More »

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Akron Pizza Task Force | Leonardo’s Pizza

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by Stephanie Baker, Kevin Wirth and Justin Lyons (@akronpizzatf)   Skip the food court and grab a pizza on your way home—Leonardo’s Pizza is conveniently located right by Summit Mall.  There aren’t many specialty pizzas on the menu, but Leonardo’s does have a ... More »

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The Importance of Eating Ernest

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Thomas and Sarah experience the Cathedral Buffet by Thomas Skala  11:58 am (In the shadow of giants) We park and exit the vehicle. We stand in the looming shadow of what was once supposed to be a rotating restaurant. There’s no rotating restaurant and the loca... More »

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Akron Pizza Task Force: Mark & Philly’s

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by Stephanie Baker, Kevin Wirth and Justin Lyons (@akronpizzatf)   Mark and Philly’s Pizzeria is our kind of place: quality ingredients, single location and adored by their community. Since opening in 1988, Mark and Philly’s has created a loyal customer base. ... More »