It’s fitting that Palombo’s Italian Restaurant looks like a converted house. The Jackson Township eatery is warm, cozy and inviting with food that tasted homemade (in a very good way).
Lucia’s Steakhouse in Jackson Township offers an upscale dining experience and a menu with many enticing choices. The restaurant has a long history in Stark County: The original Lucia’s opened in the 1940s on Mahoning Road as a sandwich-and-soup lunch stop for factory workers.
The food at Meyers Landing Bar and Grill is worth the visit, which came as a pleasant surprise to me. I’m not much of a sports bar fan, and I (incorrectly) had pegged the indoor-outdoor spot in the Meyers Lake Plaza as more of a bar that happened to serve food.
Tozzi’s Restaurant of Magnolia is the best Italian food I’ve had in my four years of living in Stark County. The cozy restaurant, which specializes in steaks, seafood and Italian cuisine, offers a leisurely and delicious dining experience. It would be a great spot for a date or a family dinner.
Alison Matas taste-tests honey barbecue wings, garlic Parmesan wings, boneless teriyaki wings, bacon cheddar fries, onion rings, jalapeño bites, spinach dip, potato skins, the Owens burger and Emerson steak chipotle flatbread at Tiger Town Grille & Pub.
If you’re looking for light, fresh food this summer, we’ve got you covered. And, good news: Fresh doesn’t mean slow or super pricey. Here are four places where you can grab an inexpensive meal and be on your way within half an hour or less.