When I signed up for a hands-on cooking class with The Loretta Paganini School of Cooking, I was a little nervous. I’d never done any kind of cooking class before—unless you count my mom teaching me how to scramble eggs—and envisioned some kind of “Master Chef” scenario where we’d have individual stations and be responsible for an entire meal.
Even on a weekday night, Savor restaurant in Jackson Township is full of couples. The new date spot, located in what used to house Michael’s Restaurant, promises fresh, organic food with no hormones, additives or chemicals in an upscale setting. It delivers.
Small brewing makes for big business. The craft brewing industry—including breweries, wholesalers and retailers—contributed $33.9 billion to the U.S. economy in 2012, and provided more than 360,000 jobs. Here in Ohio, the industry had an economic impact of $1.26 billion.
There’s been quite a bit of brew-ha-ha this fall about new breweries (four by our count) open now or opening in Stark County through the end of this year. Craft brewing is at an all time high—and Alex Fisher is getting in on the action.
Shortage of stellar bites in Stark County? Hardly. But if you are looking to add a few more outstanding edibles to your list of favorites, look no further. Our foodies dish up their picks for must-eat foods in Stark County. Of the dozen delectables, their choices range from lobster tails to a snickerdoodle cookie to Thanksgiving dinner. Bon appétit!
Not as well known, but equally edible, are products from myriad small local businesses — some that are just one-person operations. On these pages, we will introduce you to 10 of our favorite treats from lesser-known producers.
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