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Jim Ellison featured in this week’s Alive

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From The Alive: Home-cooked spiel By John Ross Photo By Jodi Miller By day, Jim Ellison is a liaison among suppliers, employees and administrators for the State of Ohio. After five, he’s the CMH Gourmand, whose connections to the food world go far beyond his popular dining blog. “Columbus has a really great food culture […]

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CU Podcast Episode #01: Best of 2008

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For the first episode of the Columbus Underground Podcast, we are joined by Kelly Stevelt-Kaser, Jim Ellison, and Dawon Hawkins who give us their year-in-review of 2008. Topics include urban development, transportation, the local arts scene, new restaurants, festivals, fashion and more! You can use the player below to listen to the podcast, click here […]

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The Dagwood Challenge – Relive the Magic!

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The Travel Channel has a new show called Man vs. Food. The host travels around the country profiling good food cities and taking on one of the culinary eating feats in that town. The show came to Columbus and covered an OSU tailgate, Schmidt’s and the Thurman Burger. For the grand finale…. The Dagwood at […]

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The Roland Pizza – A Bono ToGo Exclusive

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Many of you are aware of Roland – prolific CU poster and predatory Bristol dancer. Some of you know that Roland has two great obsessions – Bono Pizza and White Castles. So the question was posed – much like the Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup – what if you took two great tastes – that (could) […]

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North Market to showcase Ohio wines July 11-13

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Columbus Local News wrote North Market festival to showcase Ohio wines July 11-13 By MICHELLE MOCNIK Published: Thursday, July 10, 2008 As the number of wineries in Ohio continues to grow, so does the North Market’s Food & Ohio Wine Festival. Three booths were added to this year’s event, which will feature samplings from 18 […]

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North Market Apron Gala 2008, the day after….

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The 12th Annual North Market Apron Gala was last night – May 17th. For those folks that were concerned about the $75 price tag – it was worth every penny. The food was phenomenal. My favorite was the Curds and Whey spread of cheese. Michael Kast presented a wonderful array of cheeses that had me […]

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Bloggers love to share their eating experiences

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The Dispatch wrote My(dining)Space Bloggers love to share thoughts, shots of their eating experiences Wednesday, December 26, 2007 BY KEVIN JOY With a digital camera and a hefty appetite, Jim Ellison is ready for action. Seated in a booth at Ohio Deli & Restaurant, a comfort-food outlet on the South Side, he quietly takes eight […]

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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

The 6th Annual Columbus Coffee Festival returns on Saturday September 25th and Sunday September 26th!

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