Steve Stover

Steve Stover is passionate about food. He has taught cooking with Rich Terapak for more than 31 years, and has reviewed restaurants and judged cooking for more than 25 years. He currently teaches cooking at the Franklin Park Conservatory after stints at La Belle Pomme at Lazarus, Columbus State, Sur la Table, and Faire la Cuisine.

In addition, he frequently cooks for charity events and speaks to community groups all over Central Ohio.

Steve had a weekly restaurant and food commentary program 610 WTVN AM radio from 1996 to 2008. From 1992 to 2004, Steve was the Ohio editor for Zagat Survey, edited five Zagat Survey Ohio editions, and was a contributing editor for several editions of Zagat Survey America’s Top Restaurants.

Steve is currently a contributor to Edible Columbus magazine, and a regular guest on WOSU’s Allsides with Ann Fisher.

In "real life," Steve retired in January 2012 as the Legislative Counsel for the Ohio State Bar Association, and is involved in numerous community activities.

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The Guild House Caps Flurry Of Openings For Cameron Mitchell

The Guild House Caps Flurry Of Openings For Cameron Mitchell

| February 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Guild House boasts a lively bar and a beautiful dining room, with high ceilings, wood beams, wood tables, white leather banquettes, and murals. It has a big city feel, classy and luxurious, and a bustling atmosphere. However, with all of the action, it is still possible to have a quiet conversation at the table.

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Kraft House #5 Brings Relaxed Atmosphere, Excellent Food

Kraft House #5 Brings Relaxed Atmosphere, Excellent Food

| January 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

Looking for a comfortable, casual restaurant with friendly service and excellent food? Look no further than Kraft House #5 in quaint downtown Powell.

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Worthington Inn Uses Local Ingredients To Create Exceptional Menus

Worthington Inn Uses Local Ingredients To Create Exceptional Menus

| January 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

The food, service, and ambiance of the Worthington Inn are all excellent, and make it worthy of its reputation.

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Hofbrauhaus Brings German Fare, Fun Atmosphere to Grandview Yard

Hofbrauhaus Brings German Fare, Fun Atmosphere to Grandview Yard

| January 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

Hofbrauhaus is worth a visit, especially with a group, for substantial portions of basic German fare, but also for the beer, the atmosphere, and the fun.

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Buckeye Pho Asian Kitchen

Buckeye Pho Asian Kitchen

| December 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

It is a very attractive storefront restaurant, with high ceilings, granite countertops, and wood tables. Buckeye Pho always seems to be busy and has a wide following from college students to seniors.

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Arepazo, Three Locations of Tapas, Bar, and Grille

Arepazo, Three Locations of Tapas, Bar, and Grille

| December 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Arepazo, Three Locations of Tapas, Bar, and Grille, located in the Brewery District, Downtown, and Gahanna.

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Thankgiving Recipes

Thankgiving Recipes

| November 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

To help with your Thanksgiving feast, here are a collection of recipes to help with the big meal.

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Cuco’s Taqueria Expands, Launches Taco Truck

Cuco’s Taqueria Expands, Launches Taco Truck

| November 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Long considered Central Ohio’s best Mexican restaurant, Cuco’s Taqueria is celebrating 11 successful years with an attractive expansion, renovation, new patio, and a taco truck!

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Tuula’s European Cafe, an Oasis in Dublin

Tuula’s European Cafe, an Oasis in Dublin

| November 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

With all of the wonderful food, in a lovely, peaceful setting, Tuula’s offers great European food. Chef owner Tulla Mallonen offers a lovely array, which changes daily, of made-from-scratch soups, sandwiches, quiches, and desserts that make a wonderful breakfast, lunch, tea-time, or carryout.

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101 Beer Kitchen Features A Bar, Brewery and Restaurant

101 Beer Kitchen Features A Bar, Brewery and Restaurant

| October 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

One of the hottest trends in Columbus is the growth of gastropubs. Gastropub? The best of two ideas: a bar, often a brewery, but with a real chef.

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