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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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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The Market Italian Village Brings Artisan Food to Columbus

The Market Italian Village Brings Artisan Food to Columbus

| August 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Head Chef Dustin Brafford and his gang that brought us the new Crest a couple of years back have just opened their second establishment – and it is a real winner. The Market Italian Village, which is located at the southeast corner of Summit and Third Avenue is an exciting new concept with an urban [...]

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Columbus State Taste the Future 2014

Columbus State Taste the Future 2014

| July 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Columbus State Community College will host its 26th Taste the Future on Tuesday, August 12 from 6-9pm on the Columbus State downtown campus. The Taste will feature food from 50 of Columbus’ top restaurants, clubs, and caterers, including Barcelona, Chef Henry Butcher’s Creole Cuisine, G Michael’s Bistro, Hae-Paul’s Korean American Kitchen, Hubbard Grille, Lindey’s, Matt [...]

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Historical Dinner Club Brings Back The Clarmont For One Night

Historical Dinner Club Brings Back The Clarmont For One Night

| July 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Columbus Historical Society’s Historical Dinner Club will re-imagine The Clarmont’s menu in a four course dinner on August 12 at Alana’s Food and Wine.

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Angry Bear Kitchen – An Exciting Addition to Clintonville

Angry Bear Kitchen – An Exciting Addition to Clintonville

| July 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Angry Bear Kitchen is an exciting addition to Clintonville and to the Central Ohio restaurant scene. The farm to table menu is very creative, even daring at times; there were so many good choices, I was glad we had a group so that we could share many of the dishes on the menu.

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