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Healthy Bites Preview: FUSIAN

Walker Evans Walker Evans Healthy Bites Preview: FUSIAN

When you think about healthy foods, sushi often comes to mind as one of the more readily accessible options for fresh, light dining. Our friends over at FUSIAN will be showcasing exactly that at the first-ever Healthy Bites festival coming up on Friday, July 29th at the Columbus Museum of Art. FUSIAN first launched in […]

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Eat Right: Great Vegetarian Dishes in Columbus

 Shelley Mann Eat Right: Great Vegetarian Dishes in Columbus

Dining out as a vegetarian can be challenging. Those who choose not to eat meat often have to settle for the menu’s one token vegetarian option. Other chefs opt for getting creative with seasonal vegetarian specials, but diners who like to research menus ahead of time will find it hard to plan ahead. Here’s a […]

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Taste the Best Healthy Foods in Columbus on July 29th

Leanne Moore Leanne Moore Taste the Best Healthy Foods in Columbus on July 29th

You may think the word healthy doesn’t elicit food cravings, but it is no secret that Columbus is home to many restaurants and food companies that don’t sacrifice taste for health.  This is why Columbus Underground is hosting our first ever Healthy Bites event on Friday, July 29th. We are bringing together the tastiest local fare […]

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Pocket Produce Bringing Healthy Lunches to Clintonville

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner Pocket Produce Bringing Healthy Lunches to Clintonville

Clintonville is gearing up to gain a new health-focused grab-and-go restaurant. Pocket Produce is will be opening its doors later this spring at 3496 North High Street. Owner Natalie Appelbaum, a former social worker, has always been on the lookout for filling, nutritious lunches. After her efforts to find the perfect meal proved futile, she […]

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Restaurant Review: Freshii

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Freshii

So, Freshii is officially a thing. It’s the next McDonald’s, or the next Chipotle, or the next healthy-something. At least, that’s what the business investment websites say. Freshii’s goal is to take boutique healthy foods, and make them fast n’ friendly. It doubled its outlets last year with 120 new locations in 2015. Now in […]

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Ohio’s Own: Kale Chips

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Ohio’s Own: Kale Chips

Trendy for two years, it looks like kale is here to stay. There’s a good reason for that: it’s a super-healthy food, in the way that leafy greens are all pretty healthy. At some point, kale-eaters discovered that the green leafy thing could be thrown into the oven and crisped like a chip. After that, […]

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Ohio’s Own: Swainway Microgreens

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Ohio’s Own: Swainway Microgreens

There’s another edible vegetable that’s local and available farm fresh in the winter months: Swainway Urban Farm’s Microgreens. True to its name, Swainway operates right out of the center of Columbus, or at least, the center of Clintonville. That makes it hyper-local. You can find its microgreens at farmers’ markets, Bexley Co-op, and Weiland’s. The […]

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