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Unusual Eats: Dissecting the Mielone

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Unusual Eats: Dissecting the Mielone

While the pierogi is now a popular food in Columbus, the mielone remains a curiosity. Google the term “mielone”, and nine of the first ten matches are written entirely in Polish. The lonely English-language descriptions will tell you that a mielone is a Polish hamburger or meatball. Hubert’s Polish Kitchen in the North Market has […]


Review: Yogi Perogi

 Morgan Kelley Review: Yogi Perogi

Perogi (also spelled pierogi or pirogi) are doughy dumplings of eastern European origin. If you’re from Northeastern Ohio, you likely have a stronger familiarity with them than other areas of the state. The beloved dish has become a bit easier to find in Columbus in recent years as newer restaurants such as Hubert’s Polish Kitchen […]


Babushka’s Kitchen Relocating to Sinclair Road

Walker Evans Walker Evans

After a year and a half, the Columbus location of Cleveland-based Babushka’s Kitchen is on the move. Their Beechwold location closed for good on July 20th, and the business is in the process of relocating to 5173 Sinclair Road. “In looking at the long term prospects for Babushka’s Kitchen, the High Street location was not […]

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Kolache Republic Plans to Grow from Food Cart to Retail Store in 2012

Walker Evans Walker Evans Kolache Republic Plans to Grow from Food Cart to Retail Store in 2012

Until recently, finding a kolache in Central Ohio was practically impossible. All of that changed when Kolache Republic came on the scene to serve these ethnic treats at local farmers markets. Now, armed with a food cart, they’ve taken their business to the streets with eventual plans to open a retail location in 2012. We […]


Review: Hubert’s Polish Kitchen at The North Market

 Morgan Kelley Review: Hubert’s Polish Kitchen at The North Market

This North Market vendor originally opened as Hania’s Olde World Cuisine, later changing the name to Hubert’s Polish Kitchen. Don’t let the switch confuse you though… Hubert Wilamowski has been at the helm since day one and continues to serve up authentic Polish cuisine for his loyal fanbase. Unlike our neighbors to the north, Columbus […]


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