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Restaurant Roundup: Spring Mania Part 1

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner Restaurant Roundup: Spring Mania Part 1

Spring is in full swing, and restaurants around Columbus have spent May in a flurry of activity, opening porches, formulating new menus, and expanding hours. Here’s what’s been cooking in Columbus the past few weeks: Bavarian pretzel shop Brezel will be expanding once again; this time to The Downtown Market in Grand Rapids, MI. Brezel […]

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Brēzel Expanding to Cincinnati

Anne Evans Anne Evans Brēzel Expanding to Cincinnati

Local pretzel favorite Brēzel will be expanding to Cincinnati with a new store in the Over-the-Rhine neighborhood. The shop is the second location for Brēzel, and the first stand alone store. “I feel in love with this area of Cincinnati when I first visited OTR (Over-the-Rhine) last year,” says owner Brittany Baum. “It reminds me […]

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Brezel Expands at North Market, Adds Frozen Retail Lineup of Products

Walker Evans Walker Evans Brezel Expands at North Market, Adds Frozen Retail Lineup of Products

Brezel is celebrating two years in business at The North Market by growing and expanding both in terms of physical space and business model. The hand-rolled Bavarian-style pretzel shop recently scooted one spot over, taking the slightly larger stall vacated by Clever Crow in December. “With the additional space, more of our team members are […]

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Brezel Opens at The North Market

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The local pretzel-making team of Brittany Baum and Maria Battaglia-Gentile have officially opened their first brick-and-mortar location today inside the North Market. Their company Brezel has accumulated a following through local farmers markets and area events. “The North Market is a Columbus landmark,” said Brezel co-owner Maria Battaglia-Gentile. “There’s always something fun and interesting going […]

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Brezel Coming Soon to The North Market

Walker Evans Walker Evans Brezel Coming Soon to The North Market

Brezel is the latest in a string of business growing into The North Market, following closely behind The Barrel and Bottle and Clever Crow Pizza. Owners Brittany Baum and Maria Battaglia-Gentile will bring their popular Bavarian-style pretzels to customers at the market. “There could not be two more delightful, enthusiastic and energetic individuals than our […]

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Columbus Mega Summer Weekend 2010 – Vol. 3

Anne Evans Anne Evans Columbus Mega Summer Weekend 2010 – Vol. 3

Welcome Weekend! If you are looking to try out a new place, check out Mouton and Little Palace. They both opened their doors on June 1. Go to Wild Goose Creative on Thursday evening to hear some stories about Columbus at their Speak Easy event. Friday evening, Circus is having a benefit for Alix Reese. […]

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Brēzel Pretzels – Rolled Up Goodness

Anne Evans Anne Evans

When Brittany Baum and Maria Gentile met, they were working in the communications world together. After a few years, they became great friends and discovered they shared a passion for cooking and a love of pretzels. Brittany has been to Germany a few times and “fell in love with Bavarian pretzels.” The two decided to […]

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