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Luca West brings the flavors and the feel of Tuscany to Northeast Ohio

Chef Luca and Lola Sema—owners of Luca West—are kicking off summer this month by opening their courtyard patio and introducing warm-weather dishes to the menu. The fine dining establishment brings to life an old-world Tuscan estate, with bleached flooring, rough-hewn, wood-beamed ceilings, and stately sculptures and artwork...

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The Starving Chef Recipe: Jalapeño Cornbread Doughnuts

I love taking run-of-the-mill recipes and transforming them into something completely different, like these jalapeno cornbread doughnuts. Yes, you read that title correctly. These delicious cornbread doughnuts are spiked with jalapenos to give them a nice kick. For step-by-step instructions with photos, click here. Jalapeno Cornbread...

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The Grace Brothers Nursery CSA program is bigger than ever before

The Crop Report is in. Ohio’s weak El Nino winter—with slightly above average temperatures and above average precipitation—means we can expect a beautiful, bountiful, bumper harvest of fruits and vegetables come summertime. “Also, the weather forecasts are all predicting a warmer, rainier spring, so it’s safe to say we can...

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Solon’s Miles Farmers Market is a Cleveland-area institution, offering fresh, local produce, meats, seafood, baked goods, homemade salads, and more

Almost every morning, Frank Cangemi, Sr. wakes up at 3:00 a.m. so he can make it to the Cleveland Food Terminal by 5:00 a.m. to hand-select the day’s produce for Miles Farmers Market, the legendary Northeast Ohio market he founded 48 years ago. It’s one of the few tasks he has yet to turn over to his three store managers—his son, Frank...

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Nothing about the Murphy family’s new La Mexicana Cantina & Grill is ordinary

Abril and Dan Murphy met in Cancun 10 years ago. They fell in love, got married and Abril moved to Akron with her new husband. Working as a kindergarten teacher and interpreter, Abril was loving her new life but missing the foods of her native Monterrey. So, she stopped searching for the familiar flavors of home and opened her own restaurant, La...

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