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Ohio’s Own: Double Comfort’s Soul of the South

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Ohio’s Own: Double Comfort’s Soul of the South

Double Comfort had a good run a while back as a fried chicken joint in the Short North. The idea behind the place was to offer up comfort foods in the context of a business model devoted to raising money for local food pantries. So, each meal gave comfort to both restaurant patrons and those […]

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Ohio’s Own: CaJohns Fiery Foods

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Ohio’s Own: CaJohns Fiery Foods

If you look for an Ohio Proud marker in local groceries, you’ll find it’s all over the place in the salsa section. Ohio is home to enough salsa (and salsa makers) to inspire full-on analysis paralysis in the grocery aisles. But this week’s choice was sort of easy, courtesy a press release that appeared in […]

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Unusual Eats: Tweeters Wing Challenge

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Unusual Eats: Tweeters Wing Challenge

The challenge at Tweeters Chicken Crib doesn’t really test sheer quantity or speed, it tests endurance. And maybe crazy. No, not “maybe”, it definitely tests crazy. Hot wings are not an unknown entity. There was a time when hot wings were the only appetizer on the planet for me, a seasoned veteran of the hottest […]

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Ohio’s Own: Taylor’s Made Original Hott Pepper Sauce

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Ohio’s Own: Taylor’s Made Original Hott Pepper Sauce

Now that farmers’ market season is in full bloom, local folks have a prime opportunity to sample the best Columbus has to offer. The markets offer much more than stuff that grows out of the ground (or bleeds when slaughtered); there are also lots of jams and jellies and soap and sauces. Farmers’ markets were […]

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Hey Columbus! Shop Independent for the Holidays

Walker Evans Walker Evans Hey Columbus! Shop Independent for the Holidays

The holiday shopping season kicks into full swing this week with Black Friday quickly approaching. Avoid the crowds at Easton and Polaris and instead check out the plethora of small independent boutiques that can be found in and around downtown! Here’s some links to local businesses to get some ideas flowing. Feel free to contribute […]

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