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Great Hallelujah Holiday Tour of Downtown Churches

  Great Hallelujah Holiday Tour of Downtown Churches

Feel the true spirit of the holidays with our fantastically festive tour. Downtown Columbus is home to many historically and architecturally significant churches representing the finest in craftsmanship and ecclesiastical design. Please join us for a walking tour like none other you’ve experienced. Be moved by powerful seasonal music at each stop with an introduction […]

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Ohio’s Own: Snack Sticks from Great Lakes Smoked Meats

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Ohio’s Own: Snack Sticks from Great Lakes Smoked Meats

With the trendiness of low-carb diets, packaged beef sticks have been making a comeback. That is, they’re making comeback — if ever they were trendy. The original prototype Slim Jim snacks were invented in 1929 and have been a fixture in truck stops for generations. Ohio has its very own version: Great Lakes Meat Snack […]

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Herbal Tea Circle

  Herbal Tea Circle

Join us the first Wednesday of each month for an informal evening of tea and herbal discussion. We will sample a featured tea or blend, and enjoy light refreshments with an herbal twist, spending the hour discussing whatever herbal topics the group is interested in.

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Eat Right: Snack Your Way Across the City With These 10 Local Eats

 Shelley Mann Eat Right: Snack Your Way Across the City With These 10 Local Eats

Feeling more in the mood for a snack than for a full-blown meal? No problem. Columbus chefs are embracing the fancy snacks trend, and there are plenty of fun snack options on menus across the city. Ambrose & Eve Burger Shack 560 S. High St.  Chef Matt Heaggans has an affinity for snacky junk foods, […]

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Ohio’s Own: Lopaus Point Waffles

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Ohio’s Own: Lopaus Point Waffles

Lopaus Point Waffles appear to be a hot new thing. While the Lopaus website mentions some sort of a Maine connection, the waffles are actually locally grown (made in Columbus). Notable is the Lopaus label’s proclamation that the waffles have no gluten, dairy, soy or added sugar. What’s left to enjoy? Well something that still comes […]

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Ohio’s Own: Backroad Country Sweet Potato Chips

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Ohio’s Own: Backroad Country Sweet Potato Chips

In terms of tubers, sweet potatoes have made an aggressive move from Thanksgiving food to mainstream in the last five years. While they’re not quite ubiquitous in their traditional baked form, it’s pretty normal to see sweet potato fries on restaurant menus, and bags of sweet potato chips on store snack shelves. Besides being sweet, […]

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The Peanut Shoppe Celebrates 80th Anniversary

Walker Evans Walker Evans The Peanut Shoppe Celebrates 80th Anniversary

Downtown nut and candy store The Peanut Shoppe is celebrating a big milestone in 2016. The store, which was founded at 5 South High Street in 1936, is officially 80 years old this week. The store has relocated several times during its lifespan, most recently to the corner of High and State Streets in 2014. […]

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