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Anthony Piscazzi’s local, handcrafted, small-batch spirits are making a big splash in Northeast Ohio

Anthony Piscazzi, founder of the popular The Merchant Tavern, in Akron’s Merriman Valley, has quite the pedigree. His great-uncle John “The Merch” Piscazzi was the founder of Akron’s beloved The Wine Merchant, while his great-grandmother prepped for the restaurant in her Italian home kitchen. In high school, Anthony bussed tables for...

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Non-alcoholic wine & your health

If you’re deep into your own “Dry January” challenge, how’s it going so far? Last month, we suggested that non-alcoholic (NA) wines might be a way to still enjoy the taste of wine while remaining technically “dry.” As you sip on your soft beverage of choice, here are a few interesting facts about NA wines, courtesy of Jim Sperk of...

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Fig Leaf Coffee brews a better cup of coffee and you don’t have to spend more to take a sip of the good stuff

Try a local roaster in 2023 and find out why it makes such a big difference in your coffee buying and drinking experience. Here are five good reasons to give Fig Leaf Coffee Company a try this year. Our coffee tastes better because it is better. We use fresh, fair-trade beans, and offer water-processed decaf options. We roast in small batches...

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The Starving Chef Recipe: Sweet Potato Sausage Pasta

This wintery pasta is packed with sweet and savory flavor—the perfect weeknight dish. Sweet Potato Sausage Pasta Prep time: 45 minutesCook time: 45 minutesServes: 4 Ingredients 16 oz. yam or sweet potatoes, peeled & chopped2 T olive oil1 t salt1 t pepper1 t garlic powder1 t onion powder4 links chorizo sausage,...

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The event team at The Aviator Event Center & Pub plans and hosts all kinds of custom events, from dream weddings and corporate events to showers, training sessions, and bar and bat mitzvahs

Many couples become engaged over the holidays, making January the official launch of wedding planning season. That means coveted venues like The Aviator Event Center & Pub are right now bustling with brides-to-be making wedding plans for 2023, 2024 and well beyond. Launched last April in the former 100th Bomb Group location overlooking...

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