George’s Lounge

My Local Faves

The idea of local pride and celebrating local businesses is nothing new, but it seems to have grown in recent years. Or maybe I’m just now realizing how great local businesses are. In honor of this month’s Local Faves issue, I want to focus on my favorites in the food category.

Melissa’s five local picks

Melissa Kath moved to Stark County seven years ago, after her husband accepted a job as a professor at Walsh University. Originally from Minnesota, the teacher at Fairless Elementary School lives in downtown North Canton—a location that gives her quick access to many of the things she loves about Stark County.