Rich Terapak Sr.
The senior Rich Terapak has been the resident restaurant reviewer for WOSU 89.7 for more than 15 years. He has taught cooking as a hobby for over 35 years, first with Jim Budros and for the last 30 plus with Steve Stover. (All of whom are amateurs, but zealots none the less.)
Rich has been involved in menu planning for countless charitable events for decades and has often cooked for them as well. He has served as chair or honorary chair for several food related events, most recently as chairs with his wife, Roberta, along with his son and daughterâ€“in-law, Rich and Cindy, for the granddaddy of them all, the CORA Food and Wine Gala for 2012.
In his professional life Rich is a partner with the law firm of Porter Wright in Columbus and co-chairs the Health Care practice there.
Rich Terapak Sr.'s Latest Posts
Tucked between Little Palace and Dirty Frank¹s just north of Main at 246 South Fourth Street is a place that provides a stark contrast to its neighbors. Red Velvet Café has no bar and specializes in cupcakes. Great cupcakes, interesting coffees and teas, but also some pretty healthy food fare.
Candado is a taco shop with an almost limitless combination of available ingredients to let you design your own.
The Whitney House menu however is anything but colonial with a wide variety of items to please the growing diversity of the American palate with items designed by Chef Max Avon who earned his chops at Lindey’s, Bravo and Brio.
Nada doesn’t seem like an apt name for a place that is offering a lot in a beautiful new setting in the Arena District.
Three Ohio State graduates have returned from New York City, bringing their own little piece of the Big Apple with them. After a few years in New York City George Mathew, Chuck Xu and Ben Christopher brought one of their favorite dining spots from NYC back to Columbus. If you google Bareburger, you’ll notice all [...]
Rishi Sushi is one of Columbus’s newest additions to downtown. Located at 114 N. 3rd St, the restaurant is the child of Moshi Sushi, a popular fusion spot in Bexley. It resides in a beautifully designed spot; it emanates good vibes and a modern Japanese style. As you enter, you are greeted by a sushi [...]