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Local Bakery Opening Store Front on Parsons Avenue

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Local Bakery Opening Store Front on Parsons Avenue

A local bakery has landed on the South Side for their first brick and mortar. J’s Sweet Treats and Wedding Cakes, started in 2016 in the home of founder Juana Williams, will open at 1540 Parsons Ave. later this year.  J’s will share a building with The Pit BBQ Grille’s second location, which was announced […]

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C. Krueger’s Finest Baked Goods Now Open in the Short North

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega C. Krueger’s Finest Baked Goods Now Open in the Short North

C. Krueger’s Finest Baked Goods has opened its doors in the Short North. The shop’s opening marks a return to the cookie business for owner Cheryl Krueger, who founded the $50 million cookie company, Cheryl’s, in 1981. She sold that business more than a decade ago and opened up C. Krueger’s, located at 17 E. […]

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Treat to Try: Mammoth Cinnamon Roll from A Few of My Favorite Things

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Treat to Try: Mammoth Cinnamon Roll from A Few of My Favorite Things

The business cards for A Few of My Favorite Things bakery feature a little quotation attributed to the Book of Matthew at the bottom: “With God all things are possible.” If that’s the reason the bakery’s cinnamon rolls are so dang transcendent, sign me up. The cards also mention that the baking operation is owned […]

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Treat to Try: Good Food Bakery

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Treat to Try: Good Food Bakery

Sure, it’s prime-time for growables such as sweet corn and tomatoes, but the local farmers market scene continues to provide excellent opportunities to try out independent, local baked goods. Even though bakeries can operate 365 days of the year, the summer markets give them sales outlets and opportunities that simply don’t exist in the winter. […]

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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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Gramercy Books is the First New Local Book Store in 12 Years

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Gramercy Books is the First New Local Book Store in 12 Years

Kittie’s Cakes of German Village is adding a second location in Bexley this week, and they won’t be alone. Gramercy Books, Central Ohio’s first new independent bookstore in 12 years, will also open their doors on Friday. It’s the classic combination. Books and a cafe. Patrons can sip on wine, beer or Stumptown coffee, and […]

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First Look: Baba’s

Walker Evans Walker Evans First Look: Baba’s

The story behind Baba’s dates back to over two and a half years ago to when Dan and Caroline Kraus first informed Columbus Underground that they would be taking their mobile venture That Food Truck, and turn it into something bigger called The Butcher’s Baker in Italian Village. Since then, the name changed and the […]

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