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.
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.
August 2, 2013
The Short North’s Bodega restaurant is famous for its vast beer selection and its $1 grilled cheese happy hour, but they serve up a lot more than that. This hour we’ll talk to chef Marcus Meacham about how he mixes it up at one of Columbus’ most popular hangouts. We’ll also get some hot grilling tips, and the latest reviews of Cap City eateries.
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.
May 31, 2013
Ever dream of going into business for yourself? That’s what Paul Yow, former head chef of Barcelona did. He and his wife, Hae, opened Hae-Paul’s, an Asian-fusion bistro in downtown Columbus, where they cook all the food themselves. This hour, we’ll talk with Yow about the transition, and maybe about his excellent Bulgogi.
May 3, 2013
In less than a week, The Taste of Dine Originals will hold their annual bash spotlighting a slew of the area’s finest chefs, farmers, vintners and brewers. This hour, we’ll hear more about the event from a Dine Originals exec, and one of the event’s featured local chefs. Then our restaurant critics share their latest picks.
April 5, 2013
Have you noticed food getting…smaller? In this hour of All Sides Weekend, three Columbus foodies will join host Marilyn Smith to dish on the city’s small plates craze. We’ll also check up on this season’s latest restaurant openings, cooking classes and more.
March 1, 2013
In less than two weeks, Dine Originals Columbus will celebrate its 10th anniversary! On this hour of All Sides Weekend, we’ll discuss which wine tastings, festivals, and fixed-price menus can’t be missed March 11-20.
February 1, 2013
Looking for a good place to dine out this weekend? WOSU News Host Marilyn Smith will host a panel on the top restaurants in central Ohio.
January 4, 2013
It’s the beginning of a new year. All Sides Weekend will cover the best places to eat in Columbus, the menu trends for the coming year, and also take a look back at some notable new restaurants that opened in the year just past.