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Ohio’s Own: Garlic Expressions

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Ohio’s Own: Garlic Expressions

For whatever reason, Garlic Expressions never seemed particularly Ohio-ish. It’s sold at gourmet grocers and in the produce section at lots of Kroger stores. There’s no giant State-Of-Ohio shape on its label. Still, Garlic Expressions is made by LarMar Foods in Perrysburg: that’s pretty Ohio. It took five or six bottles of the stuff to […]

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Ohio’s Own: Mamma DiSalvo’s Salad Dressing

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Ohio’s Own: Mamma DiSalvo’s Salad Dressing

When it comes to salad dressing, locally-based Marzetti reigns supreme in these parts. Still, it’s not the only maker of salad dressing in Ohio. Mamma DiSalvo’s makes and markets its very own version too. Of course, Mamma DiSalvo’s doesn’t make a big variety of flavors such as Ranch, Blue Cheese and Asiago Peppercorn (in fact, […]

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Bareburger Debuts New Dinner and Brunch Menus

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner Bareburger Debuts New Dinner and Brunch Menus

Astoria-based burger joint Bareburger has enjoyed their fair share of popularity this year; CU readers wouldn’t have voted them Columbus’s best new restaurant of 2014 without good reason. At Bareburger’s flagship restaurant in NYC, a new executive chef has been hired, and along with new blood comes a revamped menu. If you’ve been a fan of Bareburger since […]

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Little Eater Opening Inside The North Market

Walker Evans Walker Evans Little Eater Opening Inside The North Market

The North Market announced their newest tenant today with the addition of Little Eater, a locally-based healthy food vendor that has been popping up inside local grocers for the past few years. Owner and Chef Cara Mangini is no stranger to the North Market, with her products having already been for sale through the Greener […]

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Catch Up With: Custom Chef Gourmet Café

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Catch Up With: Custom Chef Gourmet Café

When Chef Bo Carter opened Custom Chef Gourmet Café in June 2011, he was excited to bring something new to the Downtown lunch landscape. Up against similar eateries in Lexi’s on Third and Market 65, Chef Carter employed a craft-your-own approach to the sandwiches and salads on his menu. That approach was only marginally successful. […]

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Zoup To Open Third Store in Columbus

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Zoup To Open Third Store in Columbus

There’s a tacit underground network of us who secretly love soup. Whether creamy or broth-based, chock-full of vegetables or velvety smooth, soup is the ultimate comfort food, deserving of daily devouring. So when Denis Barboza opened the very first Zoup branch in Central Ohio in the Huntington Center on Capitol Square in November 2011,  it was […]

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First Look: Tatoheads Public House

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson First Look: Tatoheads Public House

Tatoheads Public House officially opened to the public on July 14th.  At that time, they were exclusively serving the menu that had made the Tatoheads Food Truck so successful, which meant spuds in every way, shape, and form. But Daniel McCarthy, founder of the Tatoheads brand, and the Tatoheads team are more than just what […]

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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

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

CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS & INFORMATION