About correspondent Yvette Zingery is a full-time interior designer and a 24/7 Northeast Ohio food enthusiast. Her food blog, Dreaming of the Next Bite, is ranked No. 1 locally on UrbanSpoon.com. Read more about her and her many food adventures at dreamingofthenextbite.com.
What happens when you take a wildly successful bakery and cafe, known for dishing out some of the most creative gourmet breakfasts around, and introduce dinner service? That’s exactly what owner Michael Bruno of The Blue Door set to find out.
Downtown Akron’s first and only indie cinema, the Nightlight, is a 46-seat theater with premium surround sound, showing a variety of film types including first-run releases as well as older films remade for the big screen.
Do you know where your food comes from? It’s a question you may not be able to answer without naming your favorite grocery store. But how does it get there? Where is it raised? How fresh is it? What is sprayed on the crops? Why are those strawberries so large? You may have asked yourself a few of these questions before, or perhaps you’d rather not think about it.
If it’s July, and you haven’t had ice cream at least once this week, you’re falling hopelessly behind. Stark County boasts a plethora of tasty spots to help beat the heat and load up on sinful calories in the process. Here, we tend not to stray far from the classics — unlike Ohio City’s Mason’s Creamery, a food truck turned brick-and-mortar, churning out original recipes such as Vegan Thai Basil (yes, that’s an ice cream) and Vietnamese Coffee.
Nothing says summertime like barbecue, but if you’re like me, you’d rather be basking in the sunshine than sweating over a hot grill. Luckily there are several BBQ joints in town that are happy to assist. And as the owners of these restaurants will attest, if you don’t put in the time, it’s not real “Q” anyway.
You’ve probably heard the buzz. Tapas 218 on Court Avenue NW has arrived with a whole new ethnic style for Stark County diners. Tapas, a Spanish version of appetizers, are at the heart of a cuisine characterized by sharing small plates, socializing and enjoying wine among friends.
Downtown Wooster has a long list of dining and attractions for even the most urban-seeking Stark-Countian. And, you’ll be pleased to discover that, unlike in other cities, parking’s a breeze. First stop: Spoon Market & Deli on Market Avenue.
I can remember the first time I ate sushi. It was about a dozen years ago when a friend took me to House of Hunan in Fairlawn. It was there I learned the ropes: navigating tiny dishes with chopsticks, gently stirring wasabi into soy sauce, “cleansing my palate” with small pieces of pickled ginger. Indulging in that first tuna roll changed me forever. It was as if I had been inducted into an elite club.
The Repository Select Rite Aid Stores Spee-D Foods Buehler's Fresh Foods Fishers Foods, including 44th Street NW, Tuscarawas St. W, Fulton Drive, Lincoln Way E. and Cleveland Ave. NW locations Aultman Hospital Gift Shop Mercy Medical Center Gift Shop Gervasi Vineyard Marketplace Carpe Diem Coffee Shop, downtown Canton and Belden Village Mall locations News Depot Avenue Arts Marketplace Yum Yum Tree Alliance Grapes in a Glass