Two-Tank Trip: Pittsburgh

Stark County is uniquely positioned such that big Ohio cities such as Cleveland and Columbus are easily accessible; so it’s almost unfair that it also is close to fun spots in neighboring states, such as Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

In the Kitchen with Chef Jon Schuster

Looking to share more than conversation at dinner this week? Grab a few of your best friends and head to Table Six Kitchen + Bar, where Executive Chef Jon Schuster has created a menu and dining experience new to North Canton, and meant for sharing.

Wonderful Wine Award | Feast Awards 2015

A Barrel Room favorite, the Gauchezco Plata Malbec 2010 is gold for a variety of wine drinkers. Those who prefer wines such as pinot noir, grenache or blush will be pleasantly surprised with Plata because of its sweet, fruity flavors.

Casual Dining Award | Feast Awards 2015

TD’s Tailgate Grill quickly became a favorite casual-dining restaurant when it opened its doors a few years back. With more televisions than you can count, weekly happenings and a fantastic patio, there seems to always be a draw to stop in.

Roam Date: Coshocton & Tuscarawas

Travel a little farther south to experience a day, or two, getting “away from it all.” Sometimes your relationship needs a little more TLC than a date night, and a trip to the foothills of Appalachia wine country can do just that.

Roam Date: Akron

Our northern neighbor has an incredible variety of date night options, and more importantly, a variety of options throughout any month and season. During the warmer months, enjoy one of the fantastic sports venues, and don’t forget the handful of wineries spread across Summit County.

Roam Date: Cleveland

For a truly culture-filled date, head straight to University Circle in Cleveland. The up-and-coming, eastside neighborhood is full of high-class eats and top-notch museums, thanks to a rich history and the Case Western Reserve University.

Youngstown Gems

If you find yourself in Youngstown, fear not—there is fun to be had. Whether visiting friends or family, or stopping in on your way to Pittsburgh, there is an understated portion of Youngstown worth a visit.

Meal of the Month: 3 Palms

Tucked within Hudson’s pride and joy, First and Main, 3 Palms is a trendy pizza joint with a rustic-industrial interior and a cozy, warm atmosphere. Moderate in size, the pizzeria and bakery seem to draw quite the crowd, and after one visit, it’s apparent why—everything is really fresh, and really good.