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Naturally Impactful: Summer Food Program Largest in the State

Anne Evans Anne Evans Naturally Impactful: Summer Food Program Largest in the State

The Columbus Recreation and Parks will hold a kickoff for their Summer Food Program, now in its 47th year, at the Linden Community Recreation Center today, Tuesday, June 14, 2016, at noon. The program started its food service at 72 sites on Monday June 6, and now has nearly 230 sites up and running. Last […]

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Best Women Chefs of Columbus Unite to Raise Funds for YWCA Commercial Kitchen

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner Best Women Chefs of Columbus Unite to Raise Funds for YWCA Commercial Kitchen

On a quiet Sunday Night, German Village was abuzz with lively activity. The top chefs in the city convened in the candlelit space of The Kitchen, German Village’s participatory dining venue, to raise funds for the YWCA’s Believe in Women Campaign – specifically, the addition of a commercial kitchen education space for residents. Turning Up […]

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Best Chef of 2015: Alana Shock

Walker Evans Walker Evans Best Chef of 2015: Alana Shock

While personal preferences change on which restaurant you like best, there are certain chefs that have become well known locally to the point that many diners will seek them out wherever they go. That includes restaurant changes, special events and cooking classes that feature the techniques and ideas from these culinary creators. In 2015, we […]

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Por’Ketta Food Truck to Launch This Spring

Walker Evans Walker Evans Por’Ketta Food Truck to Launch This Spring

If pork is what you crave, then Chef Tony Layne is here to serve you. After honing his kitchen craft at a pedigree list of local establishments (The 55 group, The Clock Restaurant, RJ Snappers, Marriott Hotels, etc) he’s making the jump into entrepreneurialism with the launch of Por’Ketta, a new food truck focused on […]

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Anne Boninsegna’s Tips for Hosting a Dinner Party for the Holidays

Anne Evans Anne Evans Anne Boninsegna’s Tips for Hosting a Dinner Party for the Holidays

With the holidays approaching, it is time to start planning if you are hosting a large gathering for your family and friends. Often, just the thought of providing a delicious meal to a party of ten is enough to bring on anxiety. Don’t fret! Anne Boninsegna, co-owner of The Kitchen, a participatory dining experience in German […]

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Leftover Favorites from Columbus Chefs

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner Leftover Favorites from Columbus Chefs

One of the most vexing things about home cooking is deciding what to do with your leftovers. While tempting to lazily eat them with a fork straight from the tupperware, get some inspiration from a few resident Columbus chefs we talked to and stretch your leftovers into meals that are both tasty and convenient: “I […]

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The Next Generation of Columbus Chefs are in Training at CSCC

Julia Norris Julia Norris The Next Generation of Columbus Chefs are in Training at CSCC

The baking lab in the basement of Eibling Hall on Columbus State’s campus is a flurry of activity at this point in the semester. Chefs-in-training have progressed from basic “quick bread” recipes into the world of artisan creations. Ciabatta, fougasse with Niçoise olives, apple brioche pizza, ham and swiss loaves, and roasted potato garlic and […]

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