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Kilwins Chocolate Shop Franchise Makes Columbus Debut

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Kilwins Chocolate Shop Franchise Makes Columbus Debut

The newest Bridge Park tenant is pretty sweet. Kilwins, a franchise started by two local entrepreneurs, Stephanie Malas and her husband Ernie Malas, will make its Central Ohio debut this Friday, December 8. The chocolate and ice cream shop has more than 100 other locations nationwide. This one in Dublin will be Kilwins’ second in […]

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Treat to Try: La Chatelaine Bakery

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Treat to Try: La Chatelaine Bakery

La Chatelaine Bakery has always been a local go-to for fresh French goodies. It’s a full-service joint at dinner time, and earlier in the day, you can point-and-pick at its counters, cafe-style. A particular hankering for the bakery’s version of a croque monsieur provided the original impetus for a weekend visit. The sandwich features an […]

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Treat to Try: Tremont Goodie Shop

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Treat to Try: Tremont Goodie Shop

The Tremont Goodie Shop is nothing new. With decades of operation, it’s closer to something on the lines of a local institution. The shop is tucked away in a little strip mall deep in the heart of Upper Arlington, equipped with a crosswalk that connects across the street where there’s a library and an elementary […]

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Treat to Try: Bundt Cakes

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Treat to Try: Bundt Cakes

Typically, we stick to Ohio treats. And, it seemed like a bakery dedicated solely to bundt cakes was so esoteric, it had to be regional. Or not. It turns out that bundt cakes are big, but you probably already knew that. They’re a big Texas tradition, and they’re big everywhere else. According to its counter […]

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Treat to Try: The Sampler at Le Chocoholique

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Treat to Try: The Sampler at Le Chocoholique

Le Chocoholique is a Short North destination known for its coffee, chocolates and cocktails. If you’re an efficiency freak, you can kill at least two birds with one stone by trying out a chocolate sampler that features a variety of its boozy flavors. The sampler gets you five pretty little chocolate specimens, each with a […]

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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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Treat to Try: Killer Brownies

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Treat to Try: Killer Brownies

You may think you make some “killer” brownies, but you probably don’t. Unless you work for the bakery with the trademark on the name. Otherwise, you make lethal, toxic or poisonous brownies: those naming options are still available. Killer Brownies — the trademarked ones — are now available in Columbus. Weiland’s began carrying the confections […]

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