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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 »

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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 »

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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 »