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The Starving Chef Recipe: Marshmallow-Stuffed Hot Cocoa Cookies

Personally, I drink hot chocolate only as a means to eat more marshmallows. These extra chocolatey hot cocoa-inspired cookies are stuffed with ooey gooey goodness. For step-by-step instructions with photos, click here. Marshmallow-Stuffed Hot Cocoa Cookies Prep time: 10 minutesCook time: 10-15 minutesMakes: 24...

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La Crepe Bakery & Cafe serves up sweet and savory crepes along with a host of other delicious menu items

Reminiscent of a European café, La Crepe Bakery & Café invites you to come in and linger with friends and family—whether enjoying a meal or just stopping by for coffee and dessert. Olena Firman and Mariia Grygorchuk opened this quaint eatery specializing in crepes two years ago, elevating the delectable European staple to the status it...

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Downtown Akron's Crave has an eclectic menu filled with surprises

If you ask chef/owner Aaron Hervey what kind of restaurant his downtown Akron Crave is, he’ll hesitate, then say, “New American” or perhaps, “Eclectic.” That’s because Crave cannot be pigeon-holed. It’s American, yes, but also Latin, Thai, Cajun, Italian, Hawaiian, etc. It’s fine dining, yet casual, and it’s busy at both...

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The Brick Oven boldly puts their own spin on traditional Italian and Eastern European cuisine

When Jennifer Gentile was studying culinary arts and hospitality management at the University of Akron, the door in her college dorm room was always open and it became the hangout place for students to gather. Now, more than a decade later, she is opening the door to her new restaurant, The Brick Oven in Southland South plaza, with that same...

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Love is in the air (and it smells like coffee)

How should you brew your joe? There is a profusion of confusion on the best coffee infusion; however, it all comes down to preference: In the 16th century, folks simply boiled it three times in a pitcher (or ibrik) in the desert sand. No desert handy? It can be made this way on a stovetop as well. It comes out thick, chewy, offensive to the...

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