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Posts Tagged ‘bakery’

Eleni Christina Bakery

July 27th, 2012    •  by Bethia    •   2 Comments »

We have enjoyed taking our Short North Tour groups to Eleni Christina for the last two years. While it’s been fun having this small artisan bakery as ‘our-little-secret’ up to now, we are excited to announce that they are opening to the public as a baked goods retailer. Eleni Christina was opened in 1994 by Kent and Tasi Rigsby and is named after their daughter.  They started out making bread for Rigsby’s restaurant, including the signature sourdough that Rigsby’s has been serving since day one, but quickly expanded to make bread for two dozen other restaurants, shops and food trucks. The bakers, […]

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The Tremont Center

April 28th, 2011    •  by Bethia    •   5 Comments »

A stone’s throw away from the new Market District in Upper Arlington is the far more modest and human-scaled Tremont Center. Founded in 1954 and built of sturdy limestone, The Tremont Center is home to some of the historic gems of Upper Arlington. When my friend, fellow Slow Food Board Member and Upper Arlington native, Molly, found out that I had never been there, she took it upon herself to organize an outing for myself and a small group of similarly uninitiated friends. On a recent Saturday morning, we visited three of the stalwarts of the Tremont Center: Huffman’s Market, The […]

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