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To celebrate National Hot Dog Day, which falls on the third Wednesday of every July, the 898 Marketing team decided to sample some of the most popular hot dog shoppes in the area. JibJab Hot Dogs and Jay’s Famous Hot Dogs are two local favorites, and have been for decades, so they were two perfect places to celebrate the day. Naturally, our team was not disappointed, as the two iconic restaurants left our stomachs full, tastebuds satisfied, and for some, feeling a little nostalgic for those post-baseball game hot dogs from little league. Here is our review of the two...

The West Coast is home to some of the most popular fast food chains in America, most notably In-N-Out Burger. While places like In-N-Out are incredibly well-known across the United States, their reach does not extend deep into the midwest, leaving many people in places like ours left without options to enjoy these types of burgers. Thankfully, we have Sespe Burger on Market Street, bringing the traditional West Coast-style fast food burger to our own backyard in Youngstown. So, before you buy that ticket and hop on the next flight to California, take a drive to Boardman and enjoy a...

Boardman, like many places in the Mahoning Valley, is home to so many great restaurants. One such location, settled on South Avenue, is Magic Tree Pub & Eatery. This modern restaurant has a friendly and “homely” atmosphere that immediately places it in a category of its own amongst many of the bars in the area. A stage for talented local musicians to perform ads to this pub’s appeal, offering live entertainment on weekend nights while you eat and drink. If you’re searching for a place to enjoy the equally fantastic drinks, service, and food that you’ve come to expect from...

In Cornersburg, sitting comfortably in the same plaza as the US Post Office and Family Dollar, is Tringhese’s Italian Specialities. On the outside, it may seem like just a regular deli, but when you walk in the left side door (yes, you have to walk in the left side) you’ll find a place that is bursting with character and everything that makes Youngstown so special: friendly people, amazing service, and of course the INCREDIBLE food. All of this will remind you of grandma’s kitchen on Sunday. If you are a West-sider, then you have undoubtedly spent some time in the “Italian...