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Café Arnone: An authentic Italian coffee bar

When I first saw the big, orange sign go up on the front of Fairlawn’s new Café Arnone, I thought, “Oh, great; another national chain.” It looked too polished, too organized, too modern to be locally owned, but it is. And it’s polished because the two young men running it, co-owners and first cousins Michael Maghes and Rocco LaRose,...

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The Starving Chef Recipe: Sweet Potato Marshmallow Cookies

This holiday season, I’m making sweet potato marshmallow cookies. It’s how I imagine sweet potato casserole should be served—as a dessert and not a side dish. For step-by-step instructions with photos, click here. Sweet Potato Marshmallow Cookies Prep time: 15 minutesCook time: 10-12 minutesMakes: 24...

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Gandalf’s Pub & Restaurant has packed its menu with magical fall fare

Located in a historic home built in the late 1800s, which was once a general store with hitching posts out front, Gandalf’s Pub & Restaurant evinces a homey atmosphere—making it ideal for hosting private parties. With separate dining spaces, an all-season room and expansive outdoor patio, the house-turned-restaurant is the perfect...

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The Starving Chef Recipe: Cinnamon Rolls

Today we are making pumpkin butter apple pie cinnamon rolls with a maple cream cheese frosting. They’re all of the quintessential flavors of fall, rolled up into a delicious cinnamon bun. For step-by-step instructions with photos, click here. Pumpkin Butter Apple Pie Cinnamon Rolls Prep time: 15 minutesCook time: 45...

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Cocoa is Medina’s new destination for all things chocolate

When I saw the sign gracing the newest store on Medina Square, I knew that with a name like Cocoa it has to be good. And when I stopped in during the October grand opening, I can attest that this chocolate boutique lives up to its name, and then some. I do have to admit that I am a bit of a chocoholic. However, you don’t have to be a...

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