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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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Treat-To-Try: Fate Cakes

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Treat-To-Try: Fate Cakes

Something happens in groovy grocery stores like Lucky’s: you totally lose all sensibilities when it comes to prices. Find a box of poofy cupcakes and just reflexively chuck it in the cart… never bothering to process the fact that the cashier will ring up $12 for a little bucket of sugar. Of course, the sugar […]

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Treat to Try: The $57 Cocoa Experience

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Treat to Try: The $57 Cocoa Experience

In truth, the headline’s a little misleading. The cocoa sold at the Global Gallery in Clintonville is pretty cheap: three bucks. It’s fabulous too. And it seems like plenty of guests can just walk right in with chump change, order some cocoa or tea or coffee, and park it there at a table, talking philosophy […]

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Treat to Try: Portable Pies by OMEGA Artisan Baking

Anne Evans Anne Evans Treat to Try: Portable Pies by OMEGA Artisan Baking

OMEGA Artisan Baking debuted a new item today, a grown up version of a PopTart. “We do a larger handpie in the summer, but we thought these would be fun,” says owner Amy Lozier. Manager Brian Ellingwood has so far developed two versions, a blueberry and a Nutella. Each pie is a folded-over buttery short […]

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Treat to Try: Buckeye Rocher

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Treat to Try: Buckeye Rocher

From the outside, the Buckeye Rocher doesn’t look much like a buckeye. In fact, it doesn’t look much like a buckeye from the inside, either. That is, assuming a buckeye should look like a) a poisonous tree nut or b) some sort of person in scarlet and grey. Nope, the Buckeye Rocher is small and […]

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