The Wanderer | Springing on Sushi Katsu

  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...

The Wanderer: Taco Tuesday

words by Holly Brown, photos by Lia Pietrolungo There are two things I know to be true: Tuesdays are for tacos, and nothing warms you up in the transition to winter quite like authentic Mexican food. For that ...

The Wanderer: Squealing for the Rubber Ducks

  by Holly Brown The month of June has meant nothing more than sports for the entirety of Northeast Ohio. In one of those beautifully timed, yet completely unintentional coincidences, this June marked my...

Of Feta and Kalamata

The Wanderer experiences Vasili’s Greek Cuisine words and photos by Holly Brown There I was, sitting at my table, attempting to hide the anticipation that I felt in the wake of what was about to arrive. They...

The Wanderer: Hanging out on the Front Porch

words and photos by Holly Brown The first time I went to the Front Porch Cafe, it was a beautiful day in April. The sun beat down on the freshly renovated brick building. Everything was quiet with the exceptio...

The Wanderer’s Eggcellent Adventure

words and photos by Holly Brown As my personal idol Ron Swanson (of hit sitcom Parks and Rec) says: “You may have thought you heard me say I wanted a lot of bacon and eggs, but what I said was: Give me all the...

The Wanderer: Bring on the Beer

Words and photos by Holly Brown   What is one to do when one is freezing? One is to drink, that is what one is to do. It was a Friday, there was kind of a blizzard, but hey! Ryan (trusty boyfriend/r...

WWWD: What Would the Wanderer Do?

New Akronite Guide to Food in 2016 by Holly Brown Having successfully completed my first year in Akron this past August, I know what it’s like to be a new Akronite. Here’s a short list of a few (of the many) ...