Cauliflower Cheese

There’s been a definite nip of fall in the weather lately – while there are people frying in the high heat of California, here in Columbus we’ve been having what I call “jacket weather” – temperatures that are cool enough to need to wear a windbreaker or light jacket if you go outside for more […]

Some Upcoming Columbus Events

I usually don’t promote events on the front page (instead, I list them on a separate Ohio Events page), but these are ones I wanted to bring attention to specifically, either because I’m involved directly, or because they are fundraising efforts for charities I believe in. Please be sure to check out one of these […]

Event: Taste the Future 2010

This past Tuesday, P. and I attended Taste the Future, Columbus State Community College’s annual fundraiser to help raise money for scholarships to help send hospitality students through the three-year program. Under almost perfect weather conditions (mid 70’s, clear), we enjoyed an evening of running into a bunch of people we knew, eating more food […]

Come Out This Sunday for Foodie Fun!

This Sunday afternoon at 4:30, it will be a battle of blogger (me) vs. blogger (Lisa the Waitress of Restaurant Widow) vs. radio host (Ann Fisher of WOSU’s All Sides) at the Heavy Metal Chef Challenge, a cooking competition that’s an homage to Iron Chef with Q96FM’s Joe Show playing the part of Alton Brown. […]

Would You Like to Taste the Future?

It’s that time of year again! Year after year, we love going to Taste the Future, Columbus State Community College’s fundraising event for the Hospitality program at the college – and most of the restaurants participating in the event either employ CSCC graduates or work closely with the program during their apprenticeship. This year the […]

Review: Piada Italian Street Food

Depending on who you speak to, it can be argued that the name “Piada Italian Street Food” is a little misleading; after all, with such a bustling and quickly growing street food scene here in Columbus, there’s an almost unwritten expectation that our street food be, you know – actually served on the street, out […]