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The Football Foodie: Bar Snack Edition

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson The Football Foodie: Bar Snack Edition

In a football town like Columbus, there’re no shortages of places to catch the game.  Whether for game day on Saturdays, or NFL showings on Sundays and Monday nights, there are over 100 bars and restaurants with over 500 screens tuned to battles featuring our favorite teams. For many of us, watching the big game […]

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Restaurant Roundup: Dinners, Contests, and Independents’ Day

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Restaurant Roundup: Dinners, Contests, and Independents’ Day

Dinners The Columbus Food & Wine Affair The Columbus Food & Wine Affair is an annual charitable event for amateur and experienced oenophiles. This year marks the 11th in the tradition, and its Grand Tasting is to be held this Friday, September 20th at the Franklin Park Conservatory, 1777 East Broad Street. Tickets cost $130, […]

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Local Brew Review: Zauber Brewing’s Myopic Red

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Local Brew Review: Zauber Brewing’s Myopic Red

Big things are happening at Zauber Brewing, the 5xNW-based ale house and brewery that’s only been in business a year. Firstly, they’re moving and expanding from their 1300 Norton Avenue location to 2,000-square feet digs at 909 West Fifth Avenue, the former site of Reed Arts, in the first week of October. The move will […]

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Local Brew Review: Elevator’s Bleeding Buckeye Red Ale

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Local Brew Review: Elevator’s Bleeding Buckeye Red Ale

It’s an oldie, but a goodie. Anyone who’s familiar with Elevator Brewing’s regular list of beers, the Bleeding Buckeye Red Ale, an amber-colored brew beautifully balancing malt and hops that’s especially popular around the beginning of football season, is a true classic, and a signature beer of die-hard Buckeye fans who also happen to seriously […]

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Local Brew Review: Four String Brewing Suncaster Summer Wheat

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Local Brew Review: Four String Brewing Suncaster Summer Wheat

Fine beer, like fine wine, is to be savored and appreciated. Complex notes, appropriate body, and tantalizing aroma are all elements essential to categorizing any kind of libation as preferred, even desired. Four String Brewing’s Suncaster Summer Wheat is one of the beers destined for such classification. Released in June, this beer drinks like a […]

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Crafted Drafts Beer Shop Opening on Hamilton Road

Walker Evans Walker Evans Crafted Drafts Beer Shop Opening on Hamilton Road

If you live in the northeast quadrant of Columbus and have trouble finding a good beer selection, the Crafted Drafts is your answer. Local pilot-turned-entrepreneur Mike Troy is currently in the process of getting his new retail venture launched this month where customers will be able to find a wide selection of local, regional and […]

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Ohio Craft Brewers Association taps Mary Martineau as Executive Director

Walker Evans Walker Evans Ohio Craft Brewers Association taps Mary Martineau as Executive Director

The Ohio Craft Brewers Association (OCBA) has announced Mary Martineau as its first ever Executive Director. Martineau will serve the organization in the promotion of craft beer in Ohio and will work with local breweries, governmental bodies and other related organization to further advance the industry state-wide. “I am thrilled to be chosen as the […]

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