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Treat to Try: Four and Twenty Blackbird Bake Shop

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Treat to Try: Four and Twenty Blackbird Bake Shop

For a while, the cupcake trend was worrisome. The frenzy for cupcakes was so overwhelmingly intense, it might have killed off the treat: like tiramisu, or creme brulee. But cupcakes still exist, there are still eateries that specialize in the treat, and you can still find good cupcake offerings from independent bakeries such as from […]

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Treat to Try: Snappers from Edward Marc Chocolatier

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Treat to Try: Snappers from Edward Marc Chocolatier

For ninety years, Edward Marc Chocolatier has produced and sold some of the country’s favorite chocolates. Using cocoa and spices from all across the world, including West Africa and the Caribbean, they’ve perfected the art of smooth sweetness. A family-operated business through generations, Edward Marc is now run by siblings Dana, Chris, and Mark Edwards. […]

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Treat to Try: Rogue Bakery

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Treat to Try: Rogue Bakery

Rogue Bakery is a bakery without a storefront. People know that. You have to order stuff online, or be at some sort of event to score a Rogue cookie. The bakery is famous for doing crazy stuff: Ranch Cookies, Green Bean Casserole Cookies — things that sound iffy, but turn out to be pretty edible. […]

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Treat to Try: The Hills Scoop Shop

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Treat to Try: The Hills Scoop Shop

Just in time for the summer eating season, The Hills Market Downtown has opened up a little in-house ice cream parlor. Right next to the baked goods, guests will find a tidy corner deep freeze that hosts eight flavors of Johnson’s Ice Cream. There’s a decent range in those eight flavors; traditionalists can get some […]

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Treat To Try: 7 Layer Bars

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Treat To Try: 7 Layer Bars

It’s probably true: Seven Layer Bars, the best cookies in the universe, are easy to make. Lots of nice grandmas make them for lots of nice people. However, the act of cookie baking is an activity that’s best for 1) People who like to follow instructions or 2) People with a knack for subtlety in […]

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Treat To Try: The Omega Cake

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Treat To Try: The Omega Cake

A whole heck of a lot has been going on in the North Market. Jeni’s relocated to the other side of the building, Pistacia Vera moved in. It’s all cattywampus inside -but in a good way. In the midst of all the changes, Omega Artisan Baking is a beacon of stability. It’s right there in […]

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Treat to Try: The Courtesan au Chocolat by Mozart’s

Anne Evans Anne Evans Treat to Try: The Courtesan au Chocolat by Mozart’s

There is no doubting that people are excited for acclaimed director Wes Anderson’s latest film, The Grand Budapest Hotel. As Columbus Underground film critic Hope Madden writes, “He owns a style unlike any other, marries whimsy with melancholy, gathers impeccable casts, draws beautifully unexpected performances – basically, he invites us into an imagination so wonderful […]

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