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Treat to Try: Libby Lou’s Fun Factory

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Treat to Try: Libby Lou’s Fun Factory

Libby Lou’s is a newish joint on the Indianola strip, just spitting distance from the immortal Studio 35. Of course in 2020, there is no “spitting distance,” as everyone is masked. Spitting is distasteful anyway.   Sitting in an older building, Libby Lou’s is homespun as opposed to sleek. It is packed full of hobnob bins of candies […]

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9 Great Spots for Pumpkin Spice Drinks & Desserts in Columbus

Best of CU Best of CU 9 Great Spots for Pumpkin Spice Drinks & Desserts in Columbus

Now that it’s October and the weather has started to cool, you might find yourself craving some pumpkin spice flavors. Whether you’re looking for pumpkin-flavored beverages or pumpkin-flavored sweets, there’s plenty of restaurants, cafes, and bakeries ready to help you get that fix! Below, you’ll find nine of our favorite spots for pumpkin spice flavors, […]

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Treats Roundup: Ice Cream, Cookies, Cakes & More for Delivery, Carry-Out & Pickup

Susan Post Susan Post Treats Roundup: Ice Cream, Cookies, Cakes & More for Delivery, Carry-Out & Pickup

Ice cream?! Cookies?! Cake?! Whatever your coronavirus-coping go-to, this list has the dish on local treats. Donuts got their own list because, technically – breakfast food, but the ways to get your sugar fix in Central Ohio are abundant. Read on for some of the ways to satisfy your sweet tooth, with options for delivery, […]

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First Look: Dulce Vida Ice Cream Factory Short North

Susan Post Susan Post First Look: Dulce Vida Ice Cream Factory Short North

Cookie dough?! Mango?! Tequila Almond?! Prepare for analysis paralysis as Dulce Vida Ice Cream Factory opens its doors today, Friday, February 21. Inside 1127 N. High St. in the Short North, 52 flavors of ice cream and nearly 60 flavors of paletas await. There’s more. Sporting the same menu as its other two locations, Dulce […]

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Parsons Avenue Bakery Nears Opening Date

Susan Post Susan Post Parsons Avenue Bakery Nears Opening Date

South Siders looking for a sweet treat won’t have to wait much longer. J’s Sweet Treats and Wedding Cakes plans to make its debut later this month. Founder Juana Williams is aiming for a February 28 soft opening, a grand opening celebration the following weekend, and a block-party style affair once the weather turns warm. […]

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Treat to Try: B.Y.O.B.

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Treat to Try: B.Y.O.B.

B.Y.O.B. is based out of Louisville, Ohio. It’s a home bakery and custom catering business run by Chef Robert Monter, and the B.Y.O.B. doesn’t stand for Bring Your Own Beer. It stands for…Bring Your Own Bob? Nope, that’d be super cool though. The acronym stands for Be Your Own Boss. A baking operation can certainly allow for […]

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Treat to Try: El Rico Pan

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Treat to Try: El Rico Pan

Bakery El Rico Pan is, as the name might suggest, a Mexican Bakery. Guests walk through the doors, and into a room that is wall-to-wall gluten goodness. Breads and rolls and muffins and cookies, all piled high behind plexiglass doors, all waiting to be picked and purchased by guests. Grab a tray, serve yourself.  Fair disclosure: there […]

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