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Treat to Try: Freedom a la Cart Cafe + Bakery

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Treat to Try: Freedom a la Cart Cafe + Bakery

Freedom a la Cart Cafe + Bakery debuted its very own brick-and-mortar Downtown eatery this spring. A long-time formidable presence in the catering community, it now makes its goods available for impulse buys on Spring Street inside a polished little cafe. The menu includes sandwiches made from ingredients that include house-made rosemary sausage or smoked […]

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2021 Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Katie Sorokas Katie Sorokas 2021 Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Flowers + Treats Floral bouquet ($40+) from Hilliard Floral Design. In addition to a beautiful selection of fresh cut flowers for Mother’s Day, Hilliard Floral Design offers a wide variety of gift items, candy and chocolates. Shop owner Christine Buroff, mother of three and grandmother to six, recommends kicking back with a nice glass of […]

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First Look: Freedom a la Cart Café + Bakery

Susan Post Susan Post First Look: Freedom a la Cart Café + Bakery

Freedom a la Cart celebrates the grand opening of its first café and bakery today, Monday April 5. The nonprofit catering company that works with survivors of human trafficking initially shared plans in late 2019 to expand with their own cafe Downtown. After months of COVID-related delays, CEO Paula Haines says finally opening the space […]

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Bites & Sips: Seitan’s Realm Opens, North Market Partners for Delivery, Katalina’s Debuts Meal Kits & more

Susan Post Susan Post Bites & Sips: Seitan’s Realm Opens, North Market Partners for Delivery, Katalina’s Debuts Meal Kits & more

Bites & Sips keeps you updated on tidbits of news from the world of drinking and dining in Central Ohio. Find new spots to try, get some of your favorite goods from North Market delivered to your doorstep, or try your hand and recreating Katalina’s at home. Read on for more to nosh! North Market […]

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Bites & Sips: New Menus, New Beers, Bakery on the Move & More

Susan Post Susan Post Bites & Sips: New Menus, New Beers, Bakery on the Move & More

The Central Ohio dining scene is picking up once again, with an abundance of announcements, from new beers and new menus, to eateries on the move. Get the scoop on more reopenings, a new brunch and much more in the latest Bites & Sips. The Sycamore Finds a Buyer The Sycamore in German Village, 262 […]

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Eleven Projects Approved by Downtown Commission

Brent Warren Brent Warren Eleven Projects Approved by Downtown Commission

The Downtown Commission met virtually this morning, the first convening of the board since the spread of COVID-19 led to the cancellation of all such meetings in March. The agenda was longer than usual, with 11 applicants seeking certificates of appropriateness for their projects and another two going before the board for initial conceptual reviews. […]

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Freedom a la Cart Opening First Cafe + Bakery

Susan Post Susan Post Freedom a la Cart Opening  First Cafe + Bakery

Nonprofit catering company Freedom a la Cart is expanding with plans to open its first Cafe + Bakery at 123 E. Spring St. Downtown. “In less than ten years, we’ve seen Freedom a la Cart evolve from a food cart to a successful catering operation, and now, a full-service cafe,” said Paula Haines, executive director […]

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