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Photos: Best Bites Sweet Treats 2015

 Mollie Lyman Photos: Best Bites Sweet Treats 2015

On February 17th (Fat Tuesday!), Columbus Underground hosted its second “Best Bites” event, this time focusing on the best local bakeries and treat makers from fifteen different bake shops including Piece of Cake, Bake Me Happy,  Mighty Macs (formerly known as Mad Macs), Glad Annie’s Old World Baklava, Sugardaddy’s, Dough Mama, Pistacia Vera, Destination Donuts (who was named fan favorite of the night), Pattycake […]

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Best Bites Winner: Destination Donuts

Walker Evans Walker Evans Best Bites Winner: Destination Donuts

Over 300 guests gathered last night at Strongwater to celebrate the most amazing bakeries and dessert-makers in Columbus at our Best Bites: Sweet Treats event. Fifteen local bake shops participated in the event and served sweets ranging from caramels to whoopie pies to baklava and more.  Each guest was provided a token to vote for […]

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Best Bites Breakdown: Eagle Family Candy Company

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner Best Bites Breakdown: Eagle Family Candy Company

The Eagle Family Candy Company may be one of the oldest family-owned businesses in Columbus. The cozy Beechwold store first opened its doors in 1946, and has been operating ever since. Current owner Dee Dee Eagle, a fourth generation chocolatier, took the helm after her grandfather, the original owner, retired. They’ll be providing sampling of […]

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Bake Me Happy Opening Retail Shop in Merion Village

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Bake Me Happy Opening Retail Shop in Merion Village

If you’re like the many around town who simply love the nostalgic treats that Bake Me Happy (who exclusively makes gluten-free goodies) produces, then there’s cause for celebration. They’re moving into a larger space in Merion Village and expanding their services. Wendy Miller Pugh and Letha Pugh are the mavens behind Bake Me Happy and […]

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Ohio’s Own: Stevens Bakery & Orchard

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Ohio’s Own: Stevens Bakery & Orchard

Pies: meh. Everyone has their favorites. When it comes to dessert, pies have always been easy to skip. Even pumpkin pie at Thanksgiving. Just, no thank you. It leaves more stomach space for cookies and banana bread. Even when a food isn’t a favorite, a decent critic can still understand the characteristics of a good […]

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Ohio’s Own: The 614 Chocolate Bar

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Ohio’s Own: The 614 Chocolate Bar

Love it or hate it, there can be no middle ground on the 614 Bar. Who knew chocolate could be so controversial? Ironically, the 614 Bar is made in Athens, Ohio by O’ Chocolate. Appropriately though, the company makes a 740 bar too. All of its products are based on free trade, organic, premium chocolate. […]

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Treat to Try: Pumpkin Cupcakes From Britt’s Sweet Shop

Walker Evans Walker Evans Treat to Try: Pumpkin Cupcakes From Britt’s Sweet Shop

Britt’s Sweet Shop is a home based bakery that opened last November in Hilliard that has been serving up treats at the North Market and Hilliard Farm Market. Owner and baker Brittni McLain specializes in custom cakes and cupcakes but also produces cookies, cake pops and more for weddings, parties and other events. We tried out […]

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URBAN LIVING TOUR 2020

This year’s Urban Living Tour event has been postponed due to COVID-19, but will be returning later this summer!

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