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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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Molinari’s menu is returning to the classics

Molinari’s restaurant in Mentor is going back to its roots. On Tuesday, April 2, Molinari’s debuted a new menu that happens to include some old favorites. “We experimented with different dishes over the past several months and found that customers were missing our classic Italian fare,” says owner, Randal Johnson. “Sometimes it’s...

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What’s the Scoop? Frozen Treats is unlike any other ice cream shop in the area

Opening next month, the area’s newest ice cream shop blends old-fashioned charm with high-tech entertainment and puts a cherry on top in the form of an outdoor patio complete with a billowing bubble machine and comfortable outdoor seating. Owned by Doug and Maureen Crandall, What’s the Scoop? Frozen Treats is the perfect destination for...

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House of Hunan ushers in the Chinese New Year with tantalizing fanfare

A cherished annual tradition, the House of Hunan welcomed the Chinese New Year—the Year of the Pig—last month with the traditional Lion Dance. Always a spectacle, the performers dressed in festive costumes and mimicked a lion’s movements as they entered the gilded doors and danced around the restaurant to the delight of...

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The Starving Chef Recipe: Sumac Shrimp Curry

A common ingredient in Middle Eastern cuisine, sumac has a lemony flair to it, which makes it the perfect addition to any seafood dish. For step-by-step instructions with photos, click here. Sumac Shrimp Curry Prep time: 15 minutesCook time: 30-40 minutesMakes: 4 servings Ingredients 1 lb. shrimp, peeled and...

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