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March 1, 2013

At-Home Chef: Gallerie Bar & Bistro

“That’s a lot of bugs,” said the salt-water brined Maine voice in response to Chef Bill Glover’s lobster order. “I was, like, I’m sorry?” laughed the chef....2

The Finish

Bel Lago 170 N Sunbury Rd., Westerville www.bellagorestaurant.com With a wine program helmed by the very capable Matt Shindler, Bel Lago has been turning heads lately. Bel...

Cocktail Hour: St. Patrick's Day

Imagine last year’s St. Patrick’s Day. If you’re like most people, you found yourself elbow-to-elbow with the hoi polloi at some local watering hole, chugging cheap dyed...

Smokin' Spring Break

It’s the time for almost-better weather, when snowbound people flock to the South to get a hint of summer while the ice is still melting on the sidewalks back home. But, if a...

Sweet Tooth: Koko Tea Salon &...

Last summer, Ava Misseldine moved her bakery and tea salon, Koko, from its original historic Dublin location into a 104-year-old house in downtown Gahanna. Misseldine decorated...9

Group Cook

What does “The Catcher in the Rye” taste like? No, not like 62-year-old paper and ink or leather-bound adolescent alienation. Nor does it taste like a mouthful of chewed up...5

Food Wire

Reading about the mash-up-crazy field trips the fRESHSTREET kids have taken up to Noodlecat in Cleveland to serve it up alongside chef Jonathan Sawyer has made many a Central...

All You Knead Is Brunch

Author’s note/warning: I’m going to make the most out of the knead/need pun. Knead Urban Diner’s claim to fame in Columbus brunch is to take the comfort and simplicity of...

Bigger Beer?

Ohio is a weird state. Our liquor laws are complex and restrictive, but the people responsible for enforcing those laws seem to recognize that fact and they have been extremely...

Vegan Incognito

For the past three years, Parsons Avenue watering hole Hal & Al’s has done an exemplary job of stripping pretension from the vegan milieu. Instead of sticking to...

February 1, 2013

Growler Power

Columbus is currently undergoing a (welcomed) craft beer revolution. It seems every month produces a new brewery or beer bar, more and more craft brands from across the country...1

Meat, Pray, Love

An Open Letter to Tina and Randy Corbin: Corbins: I’m sure, with the number of restaurants you own and the amount of work that you do, that you might not even remember one...1

Sweet Tooth: The Cake Chick

Cosette Strong calls herself “the accidental business owner.” She had little idea the fondant birthday cake she made for her young daughter five years ago, would lead to a...

Food Wire

Last spring, the New York Times featured Jeni Britton Bauer in an article about what music fills the kitchens of inspired chefs. From Shubert to Lady Gaga, it appears the...

La Vida Local

Tucked away in a Grandview Heights shopping plaza, the windows of Local Cantina boast bad service … and mustaches. On patrons, on staff faces, as well as on stickers and...

Stately Environs

Few bars have top-end food. Few restaurants have nearly a hundred Scotch options. And practically none of either sell cigars. Manifesto aims to do it all. What used to be...

Food (and Film) for Thought

Recent studies show that roughly half the world’s food supply is wasted from year to year. Genetically modified foods (while their actual detriments are debatable) are...

The Finish

DeepWood 511 N High St. www.deepwoodrestaurant.com Ambitious, interesting, and accessible, the list here helpfully includes tasting notes for its well-rounded glass-pour...

Crown Jewel

Sometimes during a great night out you get hit with that intoxicating and insane notion that everything is just right in the world and think – I should start a bar of my...

Cocktail Hour: Valentine Edition

Oh, Valentine’s Day. You are a pisser. Let’s be frank: buying a gift for your sweetheart on this holiest of Hallmark holidays can be a real pain in the ass. If you’re...

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