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by Brian Kaiser

“I Am America.”

Escaped war; war never escaped me. Larry Smith’s six-word memoirs are an exercise designed to cut through the extraneous, and find the fundamental truths at someone’s core in a provocative, intriguing, and immediate way. So…

Food & Drink
by Brian Kaiser


Has Columbus reached peak BBQ? That might seem the case, but then again, when you build it—be it taco stands or beer halls or juice bars—they will come. And on this, the opening day at…

Photo by Emma Low.

The Table

New combinations of well-recognized foods. It’s what people first notice about The Table, a farm to table restaurant owned by Chef Sangeeta Lahkini devoted to local flavors and sustainability. The Table, which had its five…

Photo by Brian Kaiser.

Curb Serving

Ohio has long been regarded as one of the fertile crescents when it comes to the hamburg. Dotted all across the state are stories of diners, drive-ins, and dives in small towns that started as…

Photo by Brian Kaiser.

Bottle Of Bubbly

So, you didn’t win the championship game, you haven’t married the love of your life and the only toast you’ve made lately is loaded with butter and jelly totally violating your 30-day no gluten diet….

Photo by Brian Kaiser.

Holiday Hideaways

The holidays are here. Are you stressed yet? Are the kids driving you batty about their wish list? Is your budget shot? Maybe you’re dreading that long weekend visit from your brother-in-law who can’t stop…

A & E
Queens of Rosy by Abby Feinkopf.

Green Works

The human race has been around a while, so it is possible that we have made everything that possibly could be created already. Maybe that is why so many things in the early 21st century…

Photo by Jennifer Zmuda.

Nutcracker Novelty

It’s a classic ballet held near and dear to the hearts of thousands—the story of a young girl, a Mouse King, a Sugar Plum Fairy, and a handsome Nutcracker Prince. The Nutcracker has remained largely…


Black & White

Winter in Ohio isn’t gray. It’s actually black and white. Yes, the two can often create the muddy, murky hue that consistently covers our skyline, but this month, (614)’s fashion section breaks down the root…