Eric Lynn was a counter clerk 26 years ago when he started working at Heggy’s Nut Shop. Today, he is president of the Canton standby, which has been serving coneys, buttered french fries and hot fudge sundaes from its lunch counter since 1950.
Whether you’re looking for breakfast, lunch or just a tasty treat, Hazel & Rye Artisan Baking Company in downtown Canton has tons to choose from. Stop in for a fresh wrap, $6.95, and a delectable dessert.
My preferred brunch food usually falls in the pancakes/waffles/French toast category, so when I stumbled on a recipe for blueberry pecan pancake bread pudding, I had to try it.
The concept is similar to French toast and cinnamon roll casseroles I’ve made before. You prepare your bread element and then soak it in a custard mixture for several hours before baking the whole thing.
If you’re looking for the best martini in town, look no farther than The Martini Lounge at Market Square in downtown Canton. This chocolate martini is just one of 30 on the menu. The lounge also offers wine, beer and small plates. Stop in for a drink!
For the growing ranks of craft-beer fans, Jen’s Place Craft Beer Tasting Room in downtown Massillon is an oasis. Jen’s Place, at 43 Lincoln Way E, is a tasting room devoted to Ohio-brewed beers, with Ohio wines and snacks rounding out the menu.
Who said you have to choose just one espresso drink? Get yourself an espresso flight at CRéMA Éspresso Bar and Café and try four to five to find out what your favorite is. Add a cannoli or other baked good to your order. The café also offers breakfast and lunch options.