In an area dominated by national chains, it’s exciting to see locally owned restaurants that are not only thriving but also vibrant and ever-evolving. While different in look and feel, the 91 locations in Jackson Township and North Canton certainly seem to have inventive food and cocktails, lively crowds and full parking lots in common.
The odds seemed stacked against Ashley Fockler when she decided to open a new restaurant in North Canton at just 21 years old. And it wasn’t just any restaurant she wanted to open — she and partner Mike Roberts wanted to create a different type of business that served healthier food. Six years later, BAM!