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Community Plates Saves Food from Local Landfills

Walker Evans Walker Evans Community Plates Saves Food from Local Landfills

Community Plates was launched in 2011 with a very simple goal: to get food to people in need. Founder Jeff Schacher recognized a huge discrepancy between the amount of food being thrown away each day by restaurants and grocery stores, and the amount of food needed in local pantries and shelters. So he created Community […]

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Treat to Try: Loralie’s Baking Co. Brownies

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Treat to Try: Loralie’s Baking Co. Brownies

Lots of people don’t like cake, but it’s hard to find a person who won’t eat a brownie. Always the first to disappear at potluck dessert tables, there’s something about the density and soft intensity of the treat that makes it irresistible. So, it’s hard to go wrong with Loralie’s Baking Co. Brownies. The bakery […]

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Three Local Halloween Candies to Fill Your Plastic Pumpkins With

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Three Local Halloween Candies to Fill Your Plastic Pumpkins With

Trick or treat, darlins’. It’s time to buy the Halloween candy. Sure, some people like to wait until October 31* for the big buy, but what’s the fun in that? Buying earlier in October lets you enjoy orange Kit Kats and pumpkin-shaped Reeses for the entire month. This is the year to put a little […]

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Katzinger’s Celebrates 30 Years of Business

Walker Evans Walker Evans Katzinger’s Celebrates 30 Years of Business

When it comes to sandwich shops, Columbus has some pretty good options, but if there’s one deli that stands out as a local institution, it’s Katzinger’s. The German Village eatery will officially turn 30 years old tomorrow, and will continue to celebrate the occasion for the entire month of October. “In a business that has […]

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Opinion: What Do You Consider Local Food?

 Shawn Fiegelist Opinion: What Do You Consider Local Food?

How do you define local food? How far can it travel before it isn’t considered local? Is it grown in your home state? Is it organic? What is a fair price? These questions are packed with food for thought. I don’t bother much defining local food. I think about it being organic. I like it […]

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Restaurant Roundup: What’s New This Fall?

Walker Evans Walker Evans Restaurant Roundup: What’s New This Fall?

Day in and day out, Columbus Underground brings you the latest in local dining and restaurant news. But sometimes there are smaller updates worthy of keeping tabs on that don’t warrant a full news article. That’s where the Restaurant Roundup comes in.  Below are nine updates from all around the local food scene. Dig in! […]

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Restaurant Review: The Carvery

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: The Carvery

Sometimes things are divinely inspired, in concept… but disappointing in delivery. Car alarms, for example; or diet caffeine-free Mountain Dew. The concept behind The Carvery is so fantastically wonderful — fresh carved meats stacked and served on artisan bread, it’s hard to believe that the actual reality could live up to the conceptual perfection. The […]

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