I assume that Sparta Steak House & Lounge has—with the exception of new televisions—looked exactly the same since about 1975. It’s the definition of old school with well-worn vinyl booths, carved wood fixtures and hanging greenery.
It’s my second Thanksgiving as About’s official Test Kitchen writer, and I am seizing the opportunity to try out another side dish. I think you’ll love this month’s Brussels sprouts gratin—a recipe that was selected not only because it sounded delicious but because the green will look pretty on a Thanksgiving dinner table.
Retired NFL defensive end Kenny Peterson enjoyed overnight success when he opened a Nothing Bundt Cakes in his hometown a year ago. “It was shocking. It makes me feel good the amount of support that the city has given us,” Peterson said about the instant popularity of his bakery at 4468 Belden Village Street NW in Jackson Township, which is a franchise of a Texas-based company and employs 20 people.
With seven locations throughout the area, Grinders Above & Beyond offers dine-in, carryout and catering. Stop in for lunch or dinner, and choose from an overflowing menu sure to please any guest. Get soup and a croissant or try a salad, wrap, flatbread, burger, pizza or entree. Grinders also has a hearty menu of sides.
I’ve never had luck with working out before work. I just can’t bring myself to leave my cozy bed to take on the task of working out, showering and getting ready all before heading to work. It sounds exhausting.
Tony Ly was sitting in an economy class at Ohio State University with a guy sleeping on his one side and a guy reading an ESPN magazine on the other. That’s when Ly realized he really didn’t want to be an accountant.
Looking for primitive, early American and colonial décor? Look no farther than Pine Cone Gift Shoppe in North Canton. Pine Cone is a quaint and cozy shop offering home décor, furnishings, custom-made farmhouse tables and chairs and all kinds of pantry goodies, including hearty soups, brownie mixes and more.
Certified sommelier Wanda Haynes wants you to stop buying the same $5 bottle of wine every time you go to the grocery store. She understands that people often don’t know what to choose from the wine aisle, so they end up drinking one wine over and over and over again. But don’t worry; she’s here to help.
Erin Mingus is a mom of two handsome boys and the proud owner of The Birch Tree Furniture and Boutique. Beauty, fashion, design and all things creative and outside of the box are her thing. Learning to love and understand all things in this lifetime are her goals. She believes, “If you’re not growing or learning, you are going nowhere!”
In the fall of 2018, Rachel Paul was working at a convenience store in Canton when the business was robbed at gunpoint. Paul wasn’t physically injured, but the incident left her badly shaken. Little did she know at the time that it would lead to a new mission for her and her mother, Sharan.