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Treat to Try: Chocolate Passion Fruit Coconut Tart

Anne Evans Anne Evans Treat to Try: Chocolate Passion Fruit Coconut Tart

Columbus Underground is celebrating Valentine’s Day a week early with Treat Week! We’re profiling all types of desserts, baked goods and other local sweets. The Chocolate Passion Fruit Coconut Tart has only been on the menu at Pistacia Vera for a few weeks. As all of their items are, this tart is very beautiful. Planning […]

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Best Desserts of 2012: Pistacia Vera

Walker Evans Walker Evans Best Desserts of 2012: Pistacia Vera

Once again, Pistacia Vera has topped our annual readers survey for best desserts in Columbus. This German Village bakery and cafe specializes in classic, gourmet and artisanal desserts including tarts, tortes, macarons and more. Pistacia Vera was regularly featured in the Treat to Try column in 2012, which highlighted their Plum Berry Pistachio Frangipan, their […]

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Treat to Try: Pistacia Vera’s Strawberry Dacquoise

Anne Evans Anne Evans Treat to Try: Pistacia Vera’s Strawberry Dacquoise

If you find yourself in German Village, you may want to pop into Pistacia Vera and give a piece of their Strawberry Dacquoise a try. This gluten-free dessert consists of “layers of pistachio meringue, pistachio buttercream and house made strawberry elderflower jam, finished with a yogurt mousse.” It’s a beautiful piece of food made of […]

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Treat to Try: Pistacia Vera’s Berry Cassis Bittersweet Flourless

Anne Evans Anne Evans Treat to Try: Pistacia Vera’s Berry Cassis Bittersweet Flourless

So, this morning I ran the 5K part of the Capital City Half Marathon and didn’t think I’d feel like going out to get a treat to share with you all after that. Plus, it’s hard to go to Pistacia Vera and only order one thing! This week, the treat is the Berry Cassis Bittersweet […]

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Treat to Try: Pistacia Vera’s Plum Berry Pistachio Frangipan

Anne Evans Anne Evans Treat to Try: Pistacia Vera’s Plum Berry Pistachio Frangipan

This afternoon I stopped in one of my favorite places in Columbus, Pistacia Vera. They were pretty busy at 1:30 on a Saturday, but had lots of beautiful desserts to choose from. I usually go in for their colorful and delicious macarons (so great for parties!) but chose something else this time. The server said […]

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Best Dessert of 2011: Pistacia Vera

Walker Evans Walker Evans Best Dessert of 2011: Pistacia Vera

Whether consumed after a meal, or eaten as a separate meal of its own, dessert should be an important part of your caloric intake. And when there are so many great local options for dessert, there’s no need to settle for anything less than the best. Our readers voted in this year’s survey and Pistacia […]

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AIA Columbus 2009 Honor Award Winners

Walker Evans Walker Evans

Photo by Feinknopf Photography Each year, the Columbus Chapter of the American Institute of Architects recognizes outstanding design capabilities of local architects with their annual Honor Awards program. The 2009 winners have just been announced this morning, and include NBBJ, Acock Associates Architects and Jonathan Barnes Architecture & Design for projects inside and outside of […]

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