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Ohio’s Own: Sophie’s Pierogi & Butter

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Ohio’s Own: Sophie’s Pierogi & Butter

You can find Sophie’s Potato Filled Pierogi in the freezer section of gourmet grocers like Weiland’s. They come in a four-pack with very specific cooking directions on the back. You have to boil them, then fry them. This is not an item for the microwave crew. But it’s worth the effort. At home, the patient […]

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Restaurant Review: The Three-Legged Mare

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: The Three-Legged Mare

It seems like the Irish Pub Scene was kinda big a few years back, in the days before Columbus discovered tacos, and Irish beer was bigger than homegrown variants. Irish Pubs are less ubiquitous now, but Three-Legged Mare still holds down the scene in the Arena district. And it has tacos. The Mare is built […]

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Ohio’s Own: Bellisari’s Spreads

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Ohio’s Own: Bellisari’s Spreads

The Bellisari name carries many positive associations in Columbus, so seeing it emblazoned across the label of a bunch of jars at the grocery was eye-catching. Two of the jars even made it into the grocery basket, albeit with absolutely no idea of what exactly they were. They were jars, they had the Bellisari name […]

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Restaurant Review: Creole Kitchen

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Creole Kitchen

Rumors started back in 2010 that Creole Kitchen was plotting an expansion. It took four years for the rumors to be confirmed in news articles published in 2014. It’s 2017, and the expansion made its official debut just a few weeks ago. But, good things are worth the wait. The expansion has its own entrance. […]

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Treat to Try: Schmidt’s (Truck) Cream Puff

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Treat to Try: Schmidt’s (Truck) Cream Puff

Schmidt’s isn’t exactly an unknown quantity in Columbus. Last I checked, its Bahama Mama was named the official food of Columbus. Which makes sense, it’s large and sturdy, and just spicy enough to keep things interesting. Schmidt’s has also been a destination point for a national television show, Man Vs Food. So, the spot is […]

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Treat to Try: Pralines from Sheril Ann’s

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Treat to Try: Pralines from Sheril Ann’s

Sheril Ann’s is a start-up bakery based in Tarlton, Ohio. You can find its wares, carefully packaged at local gourmet grocers such as The Hills Market. Customers can find lots of local baked goods there and Sheril Ann’s offers a solid selection of cookies, bars and candy to choose from. Even with so many choices, […]

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Restaurant Review: Tensuke Express

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Tensuke Express

The road to Tensuke Express is a well-traveled one for food fans. Tensuke Market has long been a popular destination for an expansive selection of Japanese groceries and ready-to-eat options. It’s nested near other heavy-hitters such as Akai Hana and Belle’s Bread. That is to say, the zone is perpetually bustling with activity. Tensuke Express […]

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