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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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Best Bites Preview: Cream Puffs, Ice Pops, Donuts, Ice Cream & Mud Cake

Walker Evans Walker Evans Best Bites Preview: Cream Puffs, Ice Pops, Donuts, Ice Cream & Mud Cake

Happy New Year! If you’ve made New Years Resolutions to eat healthier in 2015, hopefully you’ve allowed yourself at least one cheat day in the next few weeks. Columbus Underground is gathering all of the city’s top dessert makers together for one night of delicious indulgence at our second annual Best Bites: Sweet Treats event […]

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Schmidt’s Takes Their Meat to the Street with the Launch of New Sausage Truck

Walker Evans Walker Evans Schmidt’s Takes Their Meat to the Street with the Launch of New Sausage Truck

Schmidt’s Sausage Haus may be 126 years old, but that doesn’t mean they’re not keeping up with the food truck craze. In fact, it was a show on The Food Network last year that caught the eye of Andy Schmidt, President of  Schmidt Hospitality Concepts, that turned him onto the idea of opening a mobile food operation. […]

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German Village Featured in New York Post

Walker Evans Walker Evans

A new travel article in the New York Post shines a spotlight on German Village, proclaiming that it “might just be the happiest place in the Buckeye State”. The article specifically mentions Yosick’s Artisan Chocolates, Schmidt’s Fudge Haus, The German Village Art League, Schiller Park and more. Overall, a pretty nice review of the neighborhood, […]


Arena District Establishments Get Ready for Baseball

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From The Dispatch: Clippers fever on tap across Arena District By Bill Chronister O’Shaughnessy’s Public House has an agreement with Schmidt’s to sell Bahama Mamas, fresh off the grill, in the restaurant. Frog, Bear & Wild Boar has declared itself the official pre- and post-game party place. Inside Huntington Park, Elevator Brewing Co., Bob Evans, […]


McCain having lunch at Schmidts today


talkingpointsmemo.com wrote McCain To Be In German Restaurant While Obama Gives Berlin Speech By Greg Sargent – July 24, 2008 Not sure what to make of this. While Obama gives his historic speech in Berlin today, John McCain will be lunching in a German restaurant in Ohio. Farah Hice, a hostess at Schmidt’s Restaurant and […]


Hey Columbus! Shop Independent for the Holidays

Walker Evans Walker Evans Hey Columbus! Shop Independent for the Holidays

The holiday shopping season kicks into full swing this week with Black Friday quickly approaching. Avoid the crowds at Easton and Polaris and instead check out the plethora of small independent boutiques that can be found in and around downtown! Here’s some links to local businesses to get some ideas flowing. Feel free to contribute […]


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