Posts Tagged ‘columbus’

The Hills Market Downtown

March 19th, 2013    •  by Bethia    •   No Comments »

The Hills Market Downtown – Grand Opening! About a month ago, during a Dessert Tour, I was talking with Pistacia Vera‘s co-owner Spencer Budros when he veered off into a passionate soliloquy on the buzz he senses in the city – he noted the throngs of people out and about downtown, the constant construction, the new announcements and openings made practically everyday, and a widely shared upbeat demeanor about the future. He’s right – it is a good time to be a part of this city. We feel it too, and never more so than with the opening of the […]

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Taste the Future 2011: Ticket Giveaway!

September 1st, 2011    •  by Bethia    •   45 Comments »

Columbus has many wonderful food events, but the annual Taste the Future at Columbus State Community College is one that I have particular affection for.  2011 marks the 23rd anniversary of this event, and with over 50 of central Ohio’s premier chefs showing off their talents this year it looks to be another great one! As well as being a wonderful event to graze, it’s also without fail a feast for the eyes. The atmosphere is always relaxed and I love how the spacious CSCC campus setting means that it never feels particularly overcrowded. This year participating restaurants include: Barrio, […]

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A Tale of Two Pizzas

August 5th, 2011    •  by Andy    •   4 Comments »

Pizza in Columbus: it’s thin-crust, it’s ‘tavern cut’ (sliced into squares), and it meets dull heat via the crawl of a conveyor belt. It’s Donato’s, it’s Plank’s, it’s… well, just about every pizza place in town. It’s as much a part of Columbus as OSU athletics, but it’s about as inspiring as Tressel ball. Tressel’s gone, and – coincidence, I’m sure – pizza’s really starting to get interesting around here. Within the span of two weeks, a pair of defiant nonconformists have come onto the scene – Harvest Pizzeria and Element Pizza – and they’re making a strong case for […]

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Columbus Food Adventures First Anniversary

July 25th, 2011    •  by Bethia    •   1 Comment »

Columbus Food Adventures is pleased to announce the celebration of our 1st anniversary! During the past 12 months we’ve conducted over 200 tours, added two new itineraries, and organized some exciting private tours, progressive dinners, and special events. The challenges of starting a new business are considerable, but we’ve enjoyed every moment of it. And, we’re gratified beyond words to note that our tour participants may just feel the same way. Thanks to their reviews, Columbus Food Adventures is the #1 rated tour attraction in the city on Trip Advisor, and can boast of a perfect 5 star rating on Yelp! We love […]

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The Food Play: ticket giveaway

June 3rd, 2011    •  by Bethia    •   8 Comments »

Last night was the opening night of Available Light Theatre‘s new production The Food Play. We were honored to be part of the opening performance. Each show includes an interview with someone involved in local food. You may have missed our five minutes of fame, but you have plenty more opportunities to see the show – the play runs until June 11th in the North Market’s Dispatch Kitchen.Here is the line up of other interviewees. June 3:  Colleen Leonardi & Kit Yoon of Edible Columbus June 4: Jeni Britton Bauer of Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams June 5:  Jaime and Adam […]

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• German Village Tour

May 31st, 2011    •  by Bethia    •   Comments Off on • German Village Tour

Join us for our walking tour of German Village, where we'll share the sights, flavors, and history of the largest privately restored neighborhood in the country.

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Quick Bites May 25th

May 25th, 2011    •  by Bethia    •   No Comments »

Memorial Day weekend is a busy time for food lovers in Columbus, with 3 great events vying for our attention: You can feed all of your senses at Columbus’ 17th annual Asian Festival at Franklin Park. The festival, on Saturday and Sunday, features all sorts of performances, activities, exhibits and an interesting selection of Asian street food. Another great food event is the North Market’s Grill Masters Festival, also on Saturday and Sunday. There will be cooking demonstrations, a chef’s grill off and an amateur BBQ sauce competition. Pick up some recipe ideas and then shop at the North Market […]

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Enter to Win! – North Market Apron Gala Tickets

May 11th, 2011    •  by Bethia    •   57 Comments »

If you’ve read our recent Quick bites feature you’ll know that it’s almost time for the annual North Market apron gala. And, if you know much about the many North Market events that occur throughout the year, you’ll know that this is a big one. So, with that said, we’re excited to announce that we have two tickets to give away for this fabulous event. The fifteenth North Market gala will be held on Saturday May 21st at 7pm. It’s an after hours party where you can eat your way around the market sampling appetizers, main tastes and desserts prepared […]

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Quick Bites – May 9th

May 9th, 2011    •  by Bethia    •   No Comments »

There’s still time to buy a ticket for the Taste of Dine Originals this week (Thursday, May 12 from 6 to 9 pm), at the Audubon Center on the Whittier Peninsula. As always, this is one of the biggest food events of the year and is a fantastic fundraiser for the Buckeye Ranch. This year, Taste of Dine Originals will feature dishes from 50 Dine Originals member restaurants, 30 vineyards, 2 craft breweries and a couple of micro-distilleries. It’s a great way to get to know a lot of the different chefs and restaurants doing great things in the city […]

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Columbus Happy Hours for Foodies

March 15th, 2011    •  by Bethia    •   13 Comments »

There are a multitude of places that you can get a cheap happy hour martini or discounted draft beer, but perhaps even more interesting are the restaurants that offer great deals on quality happy hour dining in addition to the drink deals. We’ve spent a few weeks looking into these, and here are some of our favorites: Rigsby’s Kitchen Rigsby’s most well known happy hour is their Monday $1 oyster special but they also have a fantastic bar menu. Although happy hour for drinks runs until 7pm, the Rigsby’s bar menu is served all day Monday-Saturday and until midnight on […]

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