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Treat to Try: Angie’s Rainbow Cookies

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Treat to Try: Angie’s Rainbow Cookies

This month the calendar brings us another sweet holiday: Valentine’s Day. And this year, we have a new entry on the sweets marketplace, Angie’s Rainbow Cookies.  While Rainbow Cookies might be newer on the local scene, the culinary category dates back to the turn of the last century (so, the 1900s). According to the internet, Italian […]

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MMELO Returns as Pickup & Delivery Operation

Susan Post Susan Post MMELO Returns as Pickup & Delivery Operation

When its brick-and-mortar shop closed in May, MMELO left fans with some good news – the confectioner would be back. Now, the wait is over. MMELO is once again whipping up delectable confectionaries and pastries, but switching things up as a pickup and delivery only business. Owner Michelle Allen says pre-pandemic, closing the brick-and-mortar shop […]

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Dragon Donuts Expands to Easton Town Center

Walker Evans Walker Evans Dragon Donuts Expands to Easton Town Center

After launching in Grove City in 2019, Dragon Donuts has been one of the few success stories in 2020 with two expansion locations opening this year. Their Fifth Avenue location back in February, and their Easton Town Center location officially opened today. Dragon Donuts was launched by husband and wife team Joshua and Courtney Butcher […]

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Treat to Try: Libby Lou’s Fun Factory

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Treat to Try: Libby Lou’s Fun Factory

Libby Lou’s is a newish joint on the Indianola strip, just spitting distance from the immortal Studio 35. Of course in 2020, there is no “spitting distance,” as everyone is masked. Spitting is distasteful anyway.   Sitting in an older building, Libby Lou’s is homespun as opposed to sleek. It is packed full of hobnob bins of candies […]

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Treats Roundup: Ice Cream, Cookies, Cakes & More for Delivery, Carry-Out & Pickup

Susan Post Susan Post Treats Roundup: Ice Cream, Cookies, Cakes & More for Delivery, Carry-Out & Pickup

Ice cream?! Cookies?! Cake?! Whatever your coronavirus-coping go-to, this list has the dish on local treats. Donuts got their own list because, technically – breakfast food, but the ways to get your sugar fix in Central Ohio are abundant. Read on for some of the ways to satisfy your sweet tooth, with options for delivery, […]

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Sweet Treats Dessert Festival Preview: Popsicles, Mules, Cookies, and more!

Heather Yost Heather Yost Sweet Treats Dessert Festival Preview: Popsicles, Mules, Cookies, and more!

Some people believe dessert should be saved until the end of a meal.  Not us!  At the Sweet Treats Dessert Festival, we are only interested in desserts, and lots of them!  So let’s have dessert for every meal!?  Who’s in?? This years event will feature some well-known treat makers, and some not yet known.  (We […]

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Treat to Try: Gourmet Candy by Karen

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Treat to Try: Gourmet Candy by Karen

There are plenty of purists who’d like to see farmers markets move back to the times when locally-grown produce was king, when people who actually tilled the soil (or, whatever other stuff farmers do) comprised the vast majority of vendors. The purists make some good points on this issue. Still, from a personal perspective, it’s […]

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