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Get to Know the Summit Food Coalition

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How one organization works to connect people and food by M. Sophie Franchi What’s your relationship to food? Do you want to know where your dinner ingredients came from? Maybe you’d like to become a food entrepreneur but you don’t have a comm... More »

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Origin Story: Tabouleh Lebanese Grill

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by Ted Zep The story of Tony and George Kanaan is the story of Akron itself. The 28-year old twin brothers are the owners and operators of Tabouleh Lebanese Grill, which resides just within the confines of The University of Akron footprint. I recently spoke wi... More »

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Akron Pizza Task Force | Kip’s Pizza and Chicken

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by Gray Giaconia This month, I stopped by Kip’s Pizza and Chicken, a small family-owned business at 1309 Brown St, to pick up a pizza and see if it held up to the Akron Pizza Task Force standards. Kip’s operates out of a small building with a faded Ohio State ... More »

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Front of the House, Back of the House | Valley Cafe

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Jenny Armocida & Justin Jones @ Valley Cafe   Front of the House Name: Jenny Armocida Occupation:  Manager, Lead Server Neighborhood: West Akron   Are you on Facebook? If so are you an addict or just a monthly glancer? I’m on Facebook and I would... More »

Burgers and Brews | Caston & Main Brew Yard

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words by Kelcie Erbse Pulling into the parking lot, I could tell this small, rustic looking building was full of thirsty beer drinkers, and as I walked up to the main entrance, I quickly found out why the party was hopping. This month, Caston & Main Brew Y... 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 corn... 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... 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 »