Artisan Coffee celebrates five years in Ellet

Reporting and writing by Laura Lakins Owners Tim and Emily Bechtel opened the doors to Artisan Coffee back on Oct. 1, 2015. What had started as a hobby of home-roasting coffee and creating syrups turned int...

Dave’s Dinners perfects the shrimp-stuffed burger

by Nick deCourville Is there anything in life better than fried food and cheeseburgers? Probably. But for me, fried foodstuffs and cheese can mend any heartache or bandage any emotional wound. Dave Quarterm...

Jamaican Flavor is hiding in the Valley

words and photos by Charlee Harris If you blink, you may miss the hidden gem that is the Flavor Grille. It is nestled in Merriman Valley surrounded by the Cuyahoga Valley National Park. Although tiny in si...

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...