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Florentine Restaurant Lives On Through Marinara Sauce

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Florentine Restaurant Lives On Through Marinara Sauce

The beloved Florentine announced its unexpected departure from the local restaurant scene with a little hopeful hint. Careful readers might have noticed a mention of a possible afterlife, or second act. Incontrovertible proof of the afterlife has now arrived. The Florentine has experienced an early resurrection in jars of Marinara. They debuted on grocery shelves […]

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Ohio’s Own: Milk Drinks from Arps Dairy

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Ohio’s Own: Milk Drinks from Arps Dairy

In the Ohio regional dairy scene, Snowville and Reiter are both beloved players. That said, right next to their wares in the grocery cooler was a hot pink bottle of strawberry milk. That’s hard to ignore. And when it turns out that the bottle is the product of Ohio’s very own Arps Dairy, well… that […]

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Giant Eagle Closing Victorian Village Store, Plus Two Others

Walker Evans Walker Evans Giant Eagle Closing Victorian Village Store, Plus Two Others

Representatives from Giant Eagle announced today that they will soon be closing three area stores. “We thank our customers for their years of patronage at these locations, and invite them to visit us at our other area stores,” said Giant Eagle spokesperson Dan Donovan. “Central Ohio, and Columbus specifically, are important communities for Giant Eagle, […]

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Curds & Whey Owner Joins Weiland’s Market

Walker Evans Walker Evans Curds & Whey Owner Joins Weiland’s Market

In September, long-time North Market cheese merchant Curds & Whey closed their doors after 28 years in business, but owner Mike Kast isn’t retiring for good. Weiland’s Market announced on Friday that Kast would be joining their crew in the cheese department, bringing his years of expertise and knowledge to the Clintonville store. “We’re very […]

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First Look: Baba’s

Walker Evans Walker Evans First Look: Baba’s

The story behind Baba’s dates back to over two and a half years ago to when Dan and Caroline Kraus first informed Columbus Underground that they would be taking their mobile venture That Food Truck, and turn it into something bigger called The Butcher’s Baker in Italian Village. Since then, the name changed and the […]

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Sriracha Pickles, Bacon Salsa, and 10 Other Things You Didn’t Know Were Made in Ohio

Walker Evans Walker Evans Sriracha Pickles, Bacon Salsa, and 10 Other Things You Didn’t Know Were Made in Ohio

When you think about supporting local businesses at your grocery store of choice, you might know to reach for some of the more obvious Ohio-made products like Marzetti Salad Dressings, Snowville Creamery Milk or White Castle sliders in the freezer section — but there’s actually a whole lot more to be found if you know […]

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First Look: The Oats & Barley Market

Walker Evans Walker Evans First Look: The Oats & Barley Market

The brand new Oats & Barley Market has officially soft opened at 970 North High Street in the Short North, offering a boutique shopping experience to residents of Italian Village and Victorian Village as well as visitors to the area. The 3,000 square foot store offers fresh produce, prepared foods, wine and beer, and other […]

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