There are some great new bakeries popping up in Columbus. So far, 2011 has seen the arrival of Cherbourg bakery in Bexley and the Angry Baker in Olde Towne East. Cherbourg is a dedicated gluten and nut free bakery famous for their luscious lemon slices. We will be visiting them during our gluten free dessert tour on May 14th. The Angry Baker offers a variety of breads and pastries and also serves as a cafe offering breakfast and lunch. We enjoyed the casual atmosphere and the decor with exposed brick and mixture of art and vintage kitchen equipment. Their top […]» Continue Reading
With so many noteworthy things happening in the Columbus food scene, it’s easy to overlook some of the incremental changes and other, somewhat quieter news. It’s also inevitable that some of the bigger news to the back of the queue. With this new occasional series, Quick Bites, we intend to address those problems by providing a timely list of quick, bite-sized updates on food happenings around town and tell you about some of the new dishes and places that we’re excited about. • First up is breakfast at Pistacia Vera, one of our fabulous dessert tour partners. In the past, […]» Continue Reading
We’ve blogged previously about our brush with tornado weather, and now we’re back to report on our encounter with a hurricane – hurricane Molly. A veritable whirlwind of charm, enthusiasm, curiosity, energy, intellect and good cheer, Molly O’Neill – food writer extraordinaire and Columbus native made good – blew us away with her insatiable interest and endless valuable insights into anything and everything related to food. Molly first came up on our radar when she contacted us to discuss the ethnic diversity of the Columbus food scene. The fact that a business such as Columbus Food Adventures could operate immigrant […]» Continue Reading
I had been kicking around the idea of starting a food tour business in Columbus for quite some time – over a year, really - but it wasn’t until a couple of months ago that the true viability of the idea gelled for me.
What was the catalyst? Oddly enough, it stemmed from work we were doing with CMH Magazine. They had asked us (the alt.eats team) if we might be interested in doing an article based upon some aspect of our blog, and since there were so many alt.eats picks on Cleveland Ave., we suggested basing the article upon the theme of all of the great ethnic restaurants that nobody had heard about on that strip.