Russo’s is a gourmet restaurant with the freshest seafood, Italian, and Creole fare. Their Bacchus Lounge offers a laid-back atmosphere featuring pizza, chicken, burgers and po’boys, along with other daily specials. The Seafood Creole ($16.99) is especially delectable.

The place: Russo’s and Bacchus Lounge

Where: 4895 State Road, Cuyahoga Falls

Why you should go: Celebrate Mardi Gras next Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. with festival style food, drink specials, a live Dixie Land band and the Fabulous Voices Band from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.

More info: www.russoskitchen.com

— Phil Masturzo