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Ghost Kitchens Popping Up in Columbus

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Ghost Kitchens Popping Up in Columbus

A trend in the last five years in major food markets like New York City, Los Angeles, and Chicago has started to appear in Central Ohio, with the first local spots getting started before the coronavirus pandemic, while others turned to the concept as a result of the struggles the industry has faced as of […]

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CU Live: Weird Food Trends of 2020

Walker Evans Walker Evans CU Live: Weird Food Trends of 2020

Watermelon Seed Butter? Chocolate Avocado Pudding? Brussels Sprout Puffs? Columbus Underground Associate Editor Susan Post and BrewDog Marketing Lead Bryant Miller got together back in March to talk about some of the weirdest food trends predicted to take over the world (or at least your Instagram feed) in 2020. “I found this crazy list on […]

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Interview: Ted Allen Discusses AIDS Walk Ohio, Dining in Columbus

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner Interview: Ted Allen Discusses AIDS Walk Ohio, Dining in Columbus

Among the list of notable culinarians that hail from Columbus, Ted Allen might brandish the most imposing resume. Allen is most well-known as longstanding host of Chopped, the Food Network series that pits chefs against each other to create a three-course meal out of a basket of mystery ingredients. He’s also a contributing editor for Esquire, […]

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2014 Year in Review: The Best Food in Columbus

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott 2014 Year in Review: The Best Food in Columbus

The problem with “best” lists, at least for a fickle person, is that they’re so absolute. The BEST dining, the BEST entree, the BEST trend. A little reality check says that most of the new joints will be gone inside of five years. Heck, at least one of my Bests of 2013 is already gone. […]

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Dan the Baker Opening Artisan Toast Bar

Walker Evans Walker Evans Dan the Baker Opening Artisan Toast Bar

The most famous breadmaker in Columbus is known by many on a first name basis, and now Dan the Baker wants to familiarize you with the concept of artisan toast. According to NPR, The Wall Street Journal, The New Yorker and other national media outlets, artisan toast is one of the biggest food trends of […]

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Food Trends: What We Want to See in 2014

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Food Trends: What We Want to See in 2014

2013 brought us some amazing additions and innovations in the food world, which expanded our culinary horizons and took us on tasty, tantalizing adventures. CLICK HERE to review a few trends that we enjoyed in 2013. Meanwhile, in the upcoming year, we will see even more creative ventures as entrepreneurs, cooks, and artisans push their […]

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Food Trends: What We’ve Seen in 2013

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Food Trends: What We’ve Seen in 2013

This year brought us some amazing additions and innovations in the food world, which expanded our culinary horizons and took us on tasty, tantalizing adventures. Here are just a few trends we enjoyed in 2013: Craft Breweries In 2013, no less than five craft breweries opened in Columbus and its environs. Among them, Sideswipe Brewing, […]

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