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Ohio’s Own: Wendy’s Black Bean Veggie Burger

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Ohio’s Own: Wendy’s Black Bean Veggie Burger

Wendy’s has been test-marketing its new, vegetarian-friendly bean burger here in Columbus, and the offering is shockingly… beautiful. For real. In a personal history that includes copious quantities of fast food, there has not been a time when a burger came out of the box looking more like the print advertisements. Yet, there it is, […]

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Restaurant Review: Little Eater

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Little Eater

Although bowls of veggie combos take center stage at its North Market counter, Little Eater is much more than a bunch of well-crafted salads. The newest eatery offers a fully developed menu for market visitors. Little Eater’s paper menu is attached to a clipboard that sits at one end of the counter. There, you can […]

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Ohio’s Own: Luna Burgers

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Ohio’s Own: Luna Burgers

Luna Burgers have been go-to options for vegetarian burger fans for a long time. Born in Columbus, they have all sorts of credibility in the conscientious food scene: they’re certified vegan and non-gmo. Plus, the Luna website says the company is committed to composting and Ohio-grown ingredients too. For a soul-less omnivore, the question remains: […]

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Little Eater Opens at The North Market

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner Little Eater Opens at The North Market

Local chef Cara Mangini wants to bring vegetables to the center of your table. Not as a meager side dish, or a vegetarian-only alternative, but as the flavorful, colorful main attraction. California native Mangini worked in the New York City magazine and beauty industry for a decade before realizing that her real interest lay in […]

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Ohio’s Own: Living Fresh Microgreens

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Ohio’s Own: Living Fresh Microgreens

We’re not exactly in prime Farmers Market season here. It’s slim pickin’ for those who want to eat local and eat greens this time of year. But there is one green thing that can thrive locally in wintery conditions: sprouts. Not just bean sprouts or alfalfa sprouts, microgreens — in radish, mustard and kale flavor. […]

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Strongwater Food & Spirits Set to Open Kitchen in January

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Strongwater Food & Spirits Set to Open Kitchen in January

If you’re not familiar with the term “Strongwater”, then a visit to the much-anticipated bar, restaurant, and event center, located at 401 West Town Street (the northern entrance of the 400 West Rich Street building) in Franklinton, will clear it right up for you. Strongwater was a slang term used for booze back in the […]

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Celebrating Diwali in Columbus

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Celebrating Diwali in Columbus

This weekend, many in Central Ohio will commemorate Diwali, the Hindu celebration of lights, observed every year between the months of October and November. The name is a contraction of “deepavali”, and sometimes also called Divali, which means “row of lamps”. This refers to the thousand of deeyahs (small clay lamps filled with oil) that […]

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