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 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.
January 3, 2014
It’s a new year, and this means it’s time to treat your palate to some new flavors. Join All Sides Weekend host, Marilyn Smith, ,Columbus restaurant critics and chef, John Dornback, to decide what tastes, both new and old, are must-tries for 2014.
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.