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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Bartender and senior finance major Madeleine Harster makes a shot at Brewhouse on Saturday April 4, 2015. Brewhouse won best place to go if you are under 21.

Best place to have fun under 21: Brewhouse

Payton Moore April 7, 2015

BrewhouseBrewhouse brings in the most fun under 21 with its $5 cover charge for those underage.With a DJ, pool tables and room to dance, the bar gives a taste of college nightlife to those who can’t...

Rays bartender Angelo Cataldo, then junior exercise science major, pours a draft in Downtown Kent, Tuesday April 8, 2014.

Best Drink Selection: Ray’s Place

Mark Oprea April 7, 2015

Ray’s PlaceIt’s no secret to Kent bar-hoppers that Ray’s Place is a hub for a beer lover’s palate with 64 beers on tap that cycle daily, along with standard domestics and imported ales.Yet what...

Don and Lola Treadwell talk before ordering dinner at Bricco on Monday, April 6, 2015. The Treadwell’s have been happily married for 25 years and the have had many dates at Bricco.

Best Restaurant: Bricco

Madeleine Winer April 7, 2015

BriccoWith its upscale Italian dishes and an extensive list of cocktails and craft beers, Bricco edged out last year’s winner, Ray’s Place, as the top restaurant in Kent this year.From its chorizo...

The Hulk cocktail prepared by the Loft on April 6, 2015. The Lofts signature Hulk was voted as the best cocktail in Kent, Ohio. 

Best Cocktail: The Loft’s “Hulk”

Mark Oprea April 7, 2015

The Loft’s ‘Hulk’Newcomers to Kent’s bar scene often are initiated via a handful of drinks from local bars. This undeniably includes The Loft’s notorious “Hulk,” a two-glass concoction with...

Cinnamon rolls at Wild Goats Café on April 6, 2015. The cafe, well known for its cinnamon rolls and icecream is a favorite for Kent State students.

Best Breakfast: Wild Goats Cafe

Lily Martis April 7, 2015

Wild Goats Cafe"Fresh and funky,” Wild Goats Café has yet again won the title of “Best Breakfast in Kent.” It’s the combination of fresh ingredients, homemade food and “awesome” staff, general...

Insomnia Cookies. April 6. 2015.

Best Dessert: Insomnia Cookies

Payton Moore April 7, 2015

Insomnia CookiesFor those with an insatiable craving of M&M cookies at 2 a.m., fear not, for Insomnia Cookies will deliver. Literally. The top dessert in Kent goes to Insomnia for its hot, gooey and...

A burger crafted by Bar 145 chef Molly Wednt. Bar 145, the burger and bourbon bar on E. Erie Street, won best burger in Kent.

Best Burger: Bar 145

Jamie Brian April 7, 2015

Bar 145Skimming through a Bar 145 menu offers a moment of confusion at first, with options, such as the Apple Pie Burger, challenging every expectation you’ve had of the classic American burger.Once...

Best Ethnic Food

Best Ethnic Food: Main Street Continental Grill

Jenna Kuczkowski April 7, 2015

Main Street Continental GrillFor years, Main Street Continental Grill has been serving up home-cooked Mediterranean food.Using family recipes that were passed down through generations, the Continental...

Don and Lola Treadwell talk before ordering dinner at Bricco on Monday, April 6, 2015. The Treadwells have been happily married for 25 years, and the two have had many dates at Bricco.

Best Place for a First Date: Bricco

McKenzie Jean-Philippe April 7, 2015

BriccoBricco is Downtown Kent’s premier Italian restaurant and has been named this year’s number one choice to bring a first date.Seated on the corner of South Depeyster Street, Bricco is the place...

Barista Astrid Klingenberg prepares a drink Monday morning on April 6, 2015, at Tree City Coffee and Pastry in Kent, Ohio. Tree City has a wide variety of baked goods and beverages for customers to choose from.

Best Coffee Shop: Tree City Coffee & Pastry

McKenzie Jean-Philippe April 7, 2015

Tree City Coffee & PastryFounded in 2011, Tree City Coffee & Pastry is a privately owned coffee shop located in Downtown Kent.With features like a fireplace and comfy couch, the shop offers a comfortable...

Students walk around the Province apartment complex on Tuesday, April 7, 2015.

Best Apartment Complex: The Province

McKenzie Jean-Philippe April 7, 2015

The ProvinceLocated on South Lincoln Street near central campus, and across the street from the Business Administration Building, The Province has been voted the best off-campus living of 2015.The complex...

Ben Faulhaber pours marinara sauce into cups at Guy’s Pizza on Saturday April 4, 2015. Guy’s Pizza is a popular pizza place in Downtown Kent.

Best Pizza: Guy’s Pizza

Felicia Guadagni April 7, 2015

Guy’s PizzaThe cozy location of Guy’s Pizza on South Water Street may be small, but its pizza makes a bold impression on Kent State students.Guy’s Pizza grabbed first place in the best pizza category....

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