July 11, 2014
It’s the height of the growing season, and many restaurants in Central Ohio now partner with local farms to procure the freshest ingredients available. Others cultivate their own gardens either on premises or close-by. This hour we’ll talk with one local chef who can simply walk upstairs to pick veggies. Plus, we’ll get some new restaurant reviews
May 30, 2014
Katzinger’s Deli has been serving mile-high pastrami sandwiches for 30 years, and the Columbus landmark just opened a satellite location in the North Market. This hour we’ll talk about what goes into the decision to expand operations, and about the pros and pitfalls of doubling business. Plus, the latest restaurant picks from our food critics.
May 2, 2014
It’s that time again: Time to put on those pants with the elastic waistband. Taste of Dine Originals is right around the corner, and this year’s event features dozens of restaurants, vineyards and breweries. This hour we’ll discuss what deliciousness to expect, and how to get tickets. We’ll also find out where to go if you want to dine al fresco.
March 7, 2014
How do you like your steak? Rare? Medium? Biodynamic? On this hour of Chefs in the City, we’ll talk to a chef who is using the circle of life to create food for healing. Her methods are based on balance, and restoring to the planet what we take from it. We’ll also get the latest restaurant news and reviews from our panel of culinary critics.
February 7, 2014
They say the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach. We’re pretty sure that goes for women, too. This hour, as Valentine’s Day approaches, we’ll talk to the chef of one of the city’s most romantic restaurants about how he sets the mood with food. And we’ll get an update on all the latest hot spots for an affectionate evening.
December 6, 2013
This season is primetime for cooks, but not everybody wants to spend all day peeling potatoes or roasting lamb. And even great chefs need a break from the festivities. On this hour of Chefs in the City, we’ll hear about great options for dining OUT for the holidays. We’ll also talk to Richard Blondin, chef at Columbus’ top French eatery.
November 1, 2013
You know the saying: Poach a man a fish, feed him for an evening; teach him to poach fish, feed dinner parties for a lifetime. This hour we’ll focus on honing your at-home cooking technique, just in time to do a dry-run (and some dry rum) before the holidays. Then we’ll get a fair fare rundown of Columbus restaurants from our culinary panel.
October 4, 2013
Robert Louis Stevenson called wine “bottled poetry.” And this hour is all about potent potables. Even if you can’t tell a Malbec from a milkshake, a meal’s beverages can make or break your whole experience.
September 6, 2013
Late summer is a good time of year to be hungry. Summer’s fresh fruits are still around while fall’s vegetables have started rolling in, and the result is a bounty of the best. Coming up we’ll talk about what to eat and where to get it.
June 28, 2013
The local (but not lo-cal) movement has hit Columbus by storm, and more chefs than ever are using veggies from a community garden, and meat from the farm next door. This hour of Chefs in the City, we’ll talk to a local chef, and examine why food always tastes better when it’s not flown in from Timbuktu. Plus we’ll get our critics’ latest picks.