I grew up in South Jersey, where there was an Italian deli on nearly corner, so cannoli has been a favorite dessert of mine for years. So once I moved to Ohio, the search for cannoli has been on for over a decade. Unfortunately, it has been one disappointment after another, with problems with texture, […]

Review: Anatolia Cafe

My husband and I are die-hard Middle Eastern food fans, and luckily, we have a lot of choices for that type of cuisine here in Columbus. We were pleasantly surprised to find out that one of our favorite holes in the wall, Anatolia Cafe, offers a weekday lunch buffet. And what a deal it is! […]

Christmas 2008 at Mom’s

Let me be honest with you all. I so wasn’t feeling the Christmas spirit. So much so, that I waited until mid-December to put up my tree, didn’t start Christmas shopping until the weekend before Christmas, and totally handed over the reins for Christmas dinner to my mom this year. I mean, I haven’t had […]