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Slow Food – Food Organizations Database Project

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One of the most remarkable changes in Columbus, as well as in the country more generally, in the past decade has been the growth in interest in food and food-related issues. This interest has led to a focus on the improvement of all levels of the American food system — improving access to good, clean, […]

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¡¡Cubano!! Slow Food Columbus Goes Cuban

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Slow Food Columbus has been planning for almost a year to recreate this traditional Cuban “Celebration of the Pig.” The China Box is so named because it was first introduced to Cuban culture by a Chinese traveler. It slowly cooks a whole pig marinated in Cuban flavors producing an extraordinarily juicy and savory dish that […]

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Basi Italia’s Half-Off Happy Hour

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Few people seem to know that one of the Short North’s top restaurants, Basi Italia, is currently offering a Happy Hour deal that’s hard to beat: half off from 5:00 to 6:30, Monday through Thursday. Not half off of the drinks, though: half off of Chef John Dornback’s outstanding dinner menu. So if you’re feeling […]

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Ohio Bourbon now available at Details

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A few of us just returned from Details, where they have just taken delivery of two bottles of Woodstone Creek bourbon — a craft bourbon distilled in Ohio. Only two barrels of this bourbon have been produced, so it’s relatively rare stuff.

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Benefit for Alana’s server

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We just got word today that James, one of the servers at Alana’s, a very nice guy in his early 20s, went into abrupt cardiac arrest some time ago — less than two weeks, I believe, but I’m not sure. He survived, but I don’t know anything about his condition at present. The cause was […]

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CU Server Issues Rock Columbus

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Press Release wrote CU Server Issues Rock Columbus June 22, 2008 With the new Columbus Underground server experiencing intermittent software issues — including an inability to update the Top Ten list consistently or sign users in to the front page –, residents of Columbus have had to find other uses for their time in recent […]

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Slow Food Columbus Taste Education series

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Slow Food Columbus will be working with local restaurants and food artisans to produce a series of events designed to stimulate and educate the palate. Slow Food’s Taste Education series will allow participants to sample some outstanding examples of fine food and drink while listening to, and conversing with, experts on the food being consumed. […]

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