Must Read
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 Brian Kaiser.

Brotherly Love

Are you looking for a new Taco Tuesday? Maybe you are in the market for a new weekend karaoke joint? How about a fresh spot to display your trivia dominance? A new happy hour serving…

Photo by Brian Kaiser.

Sour Puss

Even as a new brewery seems to open every few weeks in Columbus, we remain a town that’s—well, thirsty for more. Jason Grable tried his first sour beer while vacationing in Portland, and thought Columbus…

by Collins Laatsch


When Momo2 closed, it left a boba-shaped hole in my heart. Luckily, Columbus boasts its fair share of restaurants and cafes offering the tapioca ball-filled goodness. The latest shop to specialize in bubble tea is…

A & E

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…