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App Hop

The winter months are upon us. The grills are put away for the season, the holidays have passed, and Columbusites everywhere are preparing for the inevitable and depressing gray days that lie ahead. Alas, it…

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Killing Cancer In The Kitchen

On a crisp fall morning driving through the hills of south east Ohio, Jim Warner talks about his new mission: to bring the message of a whole-food, plant-based diet to every doorstep. Trained as an…

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Grains Of Tradition

In the country of my origin, Korea, the New Year holiday Seollal is regarded as one of the most important celebrations of the year. For Koreans, the New Year doesn’t ring in at midnight on…

Photo by Emma Kate Low.
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Kitchen Kids

Piccadilly Circus is a public gathering place where five streets come together to organize London’s chaotic West End. Piccadilly Modern Play and Creative Café in Bexley on East Main is a cheerful space where the…

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Beyond The Baked Potato

The appeal of spring, summer and fall vegetables, with their bright colors and light textures, is an undeniable sign of freshness and bounty. Winter veggies stored away in a root cellar? Less romantic. But that…

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Praise The Lard!

I don’t want to make anyone uncomfortable, but I just scraped the bottom of a five-gallon bucket of lard that has been in my possession for three short weeks. We brought home this bounty a…

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Old School, New School

Welcome back to Old School/New School, your local guide for a great dinner and nightcap. The rules are simple: your destinations for dinner and a nightcap can be either an older or newer concept, but…

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Woodhouse Vegan Plants Roots

Food is a family affair for the Woodhouse family. Every week, sisters Cara, Nicole and Krista and their mother, Carla, whip up plant-based comfort food in the tiny kitchen of Oddfellows Liquor Bar for dozens…

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Raising The Barroluco

It’s been a wild three years for Omar D’Angelo, owner of Barroluco Argentine. In late June of 2016, D’Angelo announced he would be opening up his food truck, which would specialize in dishes like empanadas,…

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Five Years Strong

If you’ve not yet made your way over the river and through downtown to experience what Franklinton has to offer, you’re missing out! It’s like grandma’s house, but with a better cocktail selection. Heck, you…

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Secret Ingredient

Amid the monotony of formulaic fast casuals, Sweet Carrot exceeds expectations with every bite. Refined, yet whimsical, their fascination with corn cakes and smoked meat amid an industry of imitation built-on buns and bowls isn’t…

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Seasons Eatings

When you think of winter foods, instantly dishes like soups, stews, and other classic comfort foods come to mind. Nobody is trying to eat a hot beef stew in the middle of July, but when…

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Sweet Surrender

It’s not a golden ticket, but it gets me in nonetheless. The little blue card given to me by the gift shop attendant holds the admission to this chocoholic’s wildest dream: a tour of a…

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The Table

New combinations of well-recognized foods. It’s what people first notice about The Table, a farm to table restaurant owned by Chef Sangeeta Lahkini devoted to local flavors and sustainability. The Table, which had its five…

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Curb Serving

Ohio has long been regarded as one of the fertile crescents when it comes to the hamburg. Dotted all across the state are stories of diners, drive-ins, and dives in small towns that started as…

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Brotherly Love

Are you looking for a new Taco Tuesday? Maybe you are in the market for a new weekend karaoke joint? How about a fresh spot to display your trivia dominance? A new happy hour serving…

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Ultimate Holiday Work Party

The quickest way to make something un-fun is to make it mandatory. In that vein, work parties can tip-toe the line between a blast and a bust. If you genuinely love your coworkers, regardless of…

by Brian Kaiser

Candid Cameron

Let’s be honest. You’re probably better off not knowing what happens behind the scenes in most restaurants. But sometimes you should. And that’s the case with Cameron Mitchell Restaurants, whose bona fide empire of Columbus-based…

by Brian Kaiser
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ClintonGrille

Ritzy’s, the iconic bygone burger chain, whose growing pains led to its near-extinction in the late ’80s, has reclaimed Columbus territory and resumed flipping patties just like the old days; only this time, the second…

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Bakes of Art

The process of making a Bakes by Lo cookie is not like your average Tollhouse recipe on the back of the chocolate chip bag. Cookier Laura Young makes the dough, lets it chill, rolls it…

by Tommy Feisel
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App Hop: Top Notch

When I first moved to Columbus a decade ago, it seemed like every six-to-nine months a new, exciting restaurant would open. Oh, how times have changed. With a slew of new and exciting gastropubs, microbrewers,…

by Brian Kaiser

Free Sample

Microgreens are the original petite cuisine. Dainty and delicate atop any dish, served at some of the most revered restaurants in Columbus, the highfalutin alternative to salad or sprouts might have an unlikely source. Drew…

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No Menu Minnis

BBQ eel parisian gnocchi! Za’atar biscuits! Moroccan tomato jam! If you show up at The Market Italian Village’s No Menu Mondays, you don’t really get to hear Tyler Minnis yell out his adventurous concoctions in…

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Whole Hog

Editor’s Note: I drove hours over roads snaking through green hills to join the Teters on their Six Buckets farm for the assignment of attending their butchery class. The couple, along with their three daughters,…

Preston's owners Matt Heaggans, Catie Randazzo and loyal customers at Eugene's Canteen. by Tommy Feisel
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Blue Collar Burgers

The history of the burger is fuzzy at best. There are myriad claims to the invention of the hand-held concoction. One thing we do know: It was a simple meal for regular, hard-working people. Peasant…

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The Little Corner That Could

“So, it’s a bakery that sells sushi?” “It’s not a bakery—it has everything.” I overheard this conversation between an obviously first-time customer, and their more experienced friend as I sat at a table at Corner…

by Megan Leigh Barnard
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Concrete Garden

A trek from East Broad across the Mighty Scioto River on to West Broad will tell the tale of two Columbus boroughs existing adjacent from each other but in very strict dichotomy. On the east…

by Brian Kaiser
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Sugar on Top

There’s a line forming at Cream & Sugar, in Columbus’s Hilltop neighborhood, but the owner and her crew are working fast, elbow-to-elbow, to serve Coney dogs, paired with slushies and $1 soft serve. Kids seated…

Titus Arensberg by Megan Leigh Barnard

The Future of Food (Is Now)

Living with a gluten intolerance means sacrificing warm and gooey chocolate chip cookies, my mom’s mouth-melting dark chocolate cake and everything bagels smothered in cream cheese, all for the sake of a happy and functioning…

by Brian Kaiser

CBUS-B-Q

Has Columbus reached peak BBQ? That might seem the case, but then again, when you build it—be it taco stands or beer halls or juice bars—they will come. And on this, the opening day at…

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Delicatessen Delicacies

Harvey & Ed’s brings noshes and nostalgia to Short North. If an upscale deli sounds like a half-baked idea, you obviously haven’t been to Harvey & Ed’s. The latest creation from Cameron Mitchell Restaurants combines…

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Proving Grounds

Can’t-miss concept alights on oft-missed downtown site. The recent history of 185 North High Street is well-documented. For quite a long time, the southwest corner of High and Spring was a Wendy’s. The Columbus mainstay…

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Distillation Meets Design

High Bank plants new flag in Grandview. About seven years ago, I tried out for a made-for-television cooking competition. I showed up in Chicago on a Sunday morn, smelly and surly and wearing my clothes…

Photo by Megan Leigh Barnard.
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Old School/ New School

The best of both worlds in Columbus’s Old North. Welcome back to Old School/New School, where we pair a Columbus institution with a restaurant or bar that isn’t quite yet in the history books. Both…

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