Food & Dining
The Northside District's new speakeasy pairs nostalgia and spirits for a unique night out. more »
Sep 2, 2016 3:34 PM Flavor Blog
So what does wine have to do with the Founding Fathers and American History? more »
Aug 26, 2016 1:08 PM Food & Dining
Eating conscientiously yet indulgently in The 330: organic, seasonal and local fare. more »
Aug 26, 2016 11:18 AM Food & Dining
Akron’s own Thirsty Dog Brewery has never been afraid to try something new and outside of the typical comfort zone. So it’s no surprise that co-founder John Najeway has really hit his stride in the ever-growing sour ales game. more »
Jun 7, 2016 2:15 PM Flavor Blog
You don’t need a vintage cocktail shaker or a high-society event to enjoy these deliciously crafted cocktails. A sense of history and a taste for adventure is really all you need. Just try to resist ordering them shaken, not stirred. more »
Jun 7, 2016 1:31 PM Food & Dining
Here's a quick vocabulary lesson to help you sound sophisticated while sipping cocktails. more »
Jun 7, 2016 1:29 PM Food & Dining
According to Jared Brown in a detailed and well-researched article for the UK Telegraph in 2012, the drink called “cocktail” may or may not be an American invention. more »
Jun 7, 2016 1:22 PM Food & Dining
When I first visited the Sonoma area, they were known for producing very nice Chardonnays. That all changed when, in 1999, the Wine Spectator awarded the 1996 Chateau St Jean Cinq Cépages its Wine of the Year award. more »
May 9, 2016 12:29 PM Flavor Blog
R. Shea Brewing Co.
Sandwiched between a short row of buildings on one side and a multi-story office complex—home to akronlife—on the other, one of these intriguing places is R. Shea Brewing Co.’s tasting room.
The Face of Craft Beer
The local craft brewer proudly contributes to the community through many events and programs, including efforts of good stewardship and recycling for sustainable businesses.
The Face of Fantastic Cupcakes
An akronlife “Best of the City” winner for Best Cupcakes, Rollheiser is hoping to expand in the future—her kitchen just isn’t big enough for the growing demand
Cinnamon Maple Ice Cream Recipe
This recipe was featured in the October 2015 issue of Akron Life magazine.