Zoe Oswalt delivered mail for 14 years before she launched her own bakery selling custom wedding cakes. She had been making wedding cakes for her friends and family while living in Fort Benning, Georgia, where her husband, Ed, a major in the U.S. Army, was stationed.
This is the second year of the annual Cupcakes and Cocktails event organized by Abby Salvino, owner of Salvino Dolci Bakery. This event was created as a fun way to celebrate and raise money for the Stark County Hunger Task Force.
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.
When I wrote in this space a few months back about joining a book club, I neglected to mention one delicious little detail. The cupcakes. The sister of a woman in our club recently started a cupcake business out of her home, so our monthly club acts as a guinea pig for new flavors.
Remember when cupcakes were just something your mom baked as a classroom treat for your birthday? The cupcake universe has expanded greatly in recent years. Cupcakes are chic, cheeky and creative confections.
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