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Treat to Try: Hazelnut Pumpkin Praline Dacquoise

Anne Evans Anne Evans Treat to Try: Hazelnut Pumpkin Praline Dacquoise

In the mood for pumpkin, but don’t want to have another pumpkin roll? Try the Hazelnut Pumpkin Praline Dacquoise at Pistacia Vera. This gluten-free dessert features layers of “almond and hazelnut dacquoise cake, crunchy praline buttercream, & pumpkin marscapone mousse. topped with spiced cream glaze.” It has a pretty arrangement of roasted pepitas on top […]

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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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Ohio’s Own: Tasha’s Treats

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Ohio’s Own: Tasha’s Treats

Is it pumpkin season yet? No? … How about now? Is it pumpkin season now? Now? For those who wait all year for pumpkin flavored coffee, ice cream, lattes, soups and pies, the time has come. Pumpkin stuff has hit the shelves. One item that should be on the get-list this year is Pumpkin Chocolate […]

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Treat to Try: Fried Snickers & Ice Cream

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Treat to Try: Fried Snickers & Ice Cream

Sadly, the Ohio State Fair’s fried food freak show lasts only a few precious days each summer. Happily, it’s not the only place that fries desserts. Fried gummi bears may have already enjoyed their day in the sun this year, but there’s still a spot to score Fried Snickers in Columbus, and you can get […]

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Treat to Try: Coppa Gelato

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Treat to Try: Coppa Gelato

Wait, something called a “gelateria” opened in Westerville? That’s worth the trek through Polaris traffic, just to say, “We hit the gelateria last night! North Siiiiiide!” Sophisticated types might be rolling their eyes. Doesn’t everyone call gelato shops by their proper names? The answer to that question is “no”; the term “gelateria” is novel in […]

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Treat to Try: Fresh Strawberry Cake from Golden Delight Bakery

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Treat to Try: Fresh Strawberry Cake from Golden Delight Bakery

It seems like Golden Delight Bakery on Bethel Road has just always flown a sign proclaiming that it’s the home of the Fresh Strawberry Cake. That’s certainly worth investigation, especially in warm-weather months. The bakery is located on a stretch that is known for fantastic ethnic eats. Within a mile, you’ll find Middle Eastern, Indian, […]

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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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