The making of our Feast Awards issue | Behind the Scenes

Everyone loves the Feast Awards issue. And I mean everyone! You may remember in the past, we chose several dishes from different local restaurants to feature in the issue. Last year, we turned it into a competition. As with any competition, there is judging. That’s kinda why we changed the game—we wanted a chance to taste-test before featuring them in the magazine.

Real Wedding: John & Haley Becker

It was all business in the very beginning for Haley Rice and John Becker. In the spring of 2014, Haley had just come back to Canton after attending graduate school in Oxford, Ohio. While she was actively job searching, John messaged her on LinkedIn about a potential job opening. They met for lunch to discuss business, and before the day was over, John asked Haley out for drinks that night. A few days later, he asked her out to dinner. By then, Haley knew this was no longer about business.