Posts Tagged ‘skillet’

Dine Originals Week March 7th-13th

March 3rd, 2011    •  by Bethia    •   No Comments »

Columbus has a wealth of restaurant weeks and lucky for us because there are so many wonderful restaurants to try. Dine Originals is a group of fifty plus independently owned local restaurants and their two annual restaurant weeks offer a wonderful opportunity to sample their wares. Spread over the fifty plus menus for Dine Originals Week there are plenty of tempting options. Here are a few things that caught my eye. Lunches Lunch menus are $10. If you haven’t tried it I recommend Katalina’s Mazatlan pork sandwich. It’s a substantial and satisfying sandwich, vegetarians can try their huevos rancheros. At […]

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Earth Day Celebration 2010

April 23rd, 2010    •  by Bethia    •   1 Comment »

The real work of Earth Day was done last weekend with a massive volunteer effort throughout Central Ohio. Almost 4,000 volunteers picked up trash, planted trees and worked in community gardens. Events like Thursday’s Earth Day celebration at Franklin Park are a forum for inspiration and education. The event gives non-profits and eco-friendly businesses an opportunity to explain their products, missions and campaigns. By trying to achieve a zero waste event we can teach people about recycling and composting and by offering healthy, sustainably produced foods we can introduce people to some fast food alternatives. When I was asked to organize […]

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Foodcast: Ingredient Driven Chefs

January 20th, 2010    •  by Bethia    •   1 Comment »

I wanted to draw your attention to the latest Columbus Foodcast. In this episode we interviewed two local chefs and explored the term ‘Ingredient Driven’. When Skillet Rustic Urban Food opened last fall their menu proclaimed that they were ingredient driven. That made us curious and we wanted to find out more. It seems that there are an increasing number of chefs in Columbus who make an effort to source locally, build relationships with farmers and discuss sourcing on the menu. For this episode we visited Skillet and interviewed the Chefs Caskey (father and son). We also interviewed Brian Pawlak […]

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Skillet

October 31st, 2009    •  by Bethia    •   3 Comments »

Skillet‘s motto is rustic urban food. Their mission is ingredient driven comfort food – with an edge and they do it well. The food is familiar but with a creative twist. I was smitten immediately. What could be more comforting than warm vanilla and mascarpone breakfast risotto with pan-roasted peaches brûlée with bourbon molasses red eye gravy. Skillet is on Whittier Avenue in the old Banana Bean location. They have been open for weekday lunch and weekend brunch for two weeks, but as of Tuesday 3rd November they will be open for dinner until 8pm. I waited to write about […]

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