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Catch Up With: Sweet Carrot Food Truck

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Catch Up With: Sweet Carrot Food Truck

Did you know that Sweet Carrot is an anagram of Two Caterers? Well, it is, and it’s the reason why Angela Petro, who launched Two Caterers some 17 years ago, named her food truck as she did when it rolled out in 2012. In 2013, Petro moved her base of operations to the High Line […]

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Creole Kitchen Expanding to Add Sit-Down Dining

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Creole Kitchen Expanding to Add Sit-Down Dining

For fans of real, down-home creole cuisine, there’s reason to rejoice. Local cajun/creole hot spot Creole Kitchen is expanding their business and finally adding a full dining room. Creole Kitchen, located at 1052-B Mt. Vernon Avenue, is currently a 995-square feet, mom-and-pop operation that serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner take-out. After the remodel, the restaurant […]

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Food District Project Breaks Ground in Weinland Park

Walker Evans Walker Evans Food District Project Breaks Ground in Weinland Park

The Godman Guild and the Community Economic Development Corporation of Ohio (CEDCO) officially kicked off the Weinland Park Food District project last Thursday with a ground-breaking event. The Food District was announced last August as a new neighborhood anchor that will provide workforce development opportunities, access to fresh foods and permanent jobs for area residents. […]

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Restaurant Review: The Crafty Pint

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: The Crafty Pint

There’s a whole bunch of punnery happening with The Crafty Pint moniker. The destination’s emblem is a fox, and foxes are crafty in the sly-sense; so there’s that. Then there’s a menu that features craft beer. So, that’s another meaning for the term, “crafty”. But there’s more. It’s all crafty inside the establishment. Like, pinterest-inspired […]

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Restaurant Review: Strongwater Food and Spirits

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Strongwater Food and Spirits

The thing that’s so addictively lovable about found-object art is that you can see the artwork’s origins. It’s not all polished and shellacked and wholly removed from the source. In that same found-object way, Strongwater Food and Spirits is everything that’s exciting about an urban revitalization project. You can see its roots. It’s in a […]

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Explore Columbus: Expand your Palate with an Alt Eats Food Tour

Briana Ekanem Briana Ekanem Explore Columbus: Expand your Palate with an Alt Eats Food Tour

What makes our favorite foods become our favorites? Is it the flavor and texture of those foods that lead us to claim we love them? What brings us back to the same meals time and time again? It is the familiarity of a food, and the comfort that comes along with it, that makes us […]

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Jeni Britton Bauer Launches Tour to Support Second Book

Walker Evans Walker Evans Jeni Britton Bauer Launches Tour to Support Second Book

In 2011, Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams founder Jeni Britton Bauer published what she thought would be the only book she’d ever have to write. It made the New York Times Best Sellers list and won her a James Beard award, which proved that it was a pretty successful venture for the local ice cream maven. […]

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