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It’s time to takeout and speak up for local restaurants

One day last week I walked into one of my favorite Italian restaurants—Vaccaro’s Trattoria—in Bath, Ohio, to pick up a takeout order. The limited staff was practicing social distancing and wearing black masks that matched their black server attire. It was both elegant and surreal. As I stepped aside to keep my distance and wait...

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The Starving Chef Recipe: Crab Rangoon Pierogi

What is a pierogi? If the definition is simply a potato-filled, pan-fried dumpling, then these crab rangoon stuffed pierogies technically qualify. Crab Rangoon Pierogi Prep time: 60 minutesCook time: 30 minutesMakes: 24 pierogi Ingredients For the Dough:2 C flour + more for dusting½ C warm water2 eggsPinch salt For the...

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Unless you’re a devoted regular at Miles Farmers Market, you’ve never eaten like this before

A favorite neighborhood grocer for those lucky enough to live in the Chagrin Falls/Solon area, Miles Farmers Market has become a destination for people all over Northeast Ohio for the past half century. I make the 45-minute trek from Avon across town every month to shop at this market filled with exceptional food and unique finds all under one...

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At Roasted Coffee Shop, there’s more to a visit than simply enjoying the perfect cup of Joe

Roasted Coffee Shop in Olmsted Township is a throwback to what neighborhood coffee shops used to be, with friendly proprietors who are enmeshed in the community, serving up amazing coffee and homespun delectables. The charming shop is authentic in every way—sort of like the anti-Starbucks. There’s no drive-thru. Owners Todd and Lauren...

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Delizioso! Lenten fish fries and more at Mr. G’s Pizzeria & Wings

Easter is still three weeks away, and if you’re sacrificing for the Lenten season you may be looking for some tasty meatless options to enjoy. If so, try Fairlawn’s Mr. G’s Pizzeria and Wings. It not only offers 15 different vegetable pizza toppings (plus anchovies), the Giardina family is also featuring their annual Lenten menu, as well...

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