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Comfort Food Festival Coming in November!

Leanne Moore Leanne Moore Comfort Food Festival Coming in November!

It is officially Fall, and that means sweater weather is not too far off. One good thing about the temperatures going down is that it’s an excuse to eat those cold weather comfort foods that don’t exactly pair well with swimsuit season! But who has the best offerings in our great city? That’s what we want to […]

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Eat Right: 10 Restaurants with Great Baked Goods

 Shelley Mann Eat Right: 10 Restaurants with Great Baked Goods

Two local restaurants, Cravings Cafe and Shaw’s Restaurant, recently reopened after extended hiatuses and both boast baked goods that were as eagerly anticipated as the savory offerings. Here’s a look at local restaurants that serve baked goods so good they have their own loyal following. Acre 2700 N. High St.; 1717 Northwest Blvd. Basically, no […]

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Unusual Eats: TEAshots

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Unusual Eats: TEAshots

It’s hard to categorize TEAshots Ache Ease. While it’s certainly edible or drinkable, it’s more like an Ohio produced pharmaceutical, except it’s all natural, and it has one of those labels that says, “This product has not been tested by the FDA…not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.” As the season of […]

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Honey Bees and a Blade Runner Beer Tasting at Studio 35

Hope Madden Hope Madden Honey Bees and a Blade Runner Beer Tasting at Studio 35

You know that scene in Blade Runner 2049 with the bees? Of course you don’t, but there is one, and it’s weirdly connected with Studio 35, local hip-hop artist Envelope, and Barley’s brewer/Studio 35 fix-it man Gabe Sturgess. Here’s the skinny. Studio 35’s next beer tasting, happening this Sunday, October 8, from 2 to 6 p.m., […]

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Treat to Try: Miss Cristy’s Maple Oat Scones

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Treat to Try: Miss Cristy’s Maple Oat Scones

There’s no real middle ground on scones. It seems like they turn out one of two ways: either they’re lusciously dense, perhaps packed with savory or sugary nuggets, or they’re pretty much stale biscuit triangles. Fortunately, Miss Christy’s Bakery makes scones that fall in the former category, even a day after purchase*. The operation’s scones […]

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Coffee Celebration Under the Stars!

Leanne Moore Leanne Moore Coffee Celebration Under the Stars!

Coffee is no longer just for your morning jolt of caffeine! We’re amazed at all the ways local makers incorporate our favorite beverage into inspired treats. From brewing beer with coffee beans to making irresistible treats like ice creams and cakes we love that we can get our favorite flavor fix on any occasion. That’s why the […]

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Phatt Taco Rebranding, Reopening in Westerville

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Phatt Taco Rebranding, Reopening in Westerville

Phatt Taco is making a comeback later this year. After several locations throughout the city, owner Jose Becerra believes he’s found the perfect spot to run his business seven days of the week. Phatt Taco will reopen in Westerville, eventually rebranding (for the second time) to “Tostadalicious.” The process started almost a year ago, when […]

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