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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Flatiron Bar and Diner Launches New Menu, Keeps Old Favorites

Flatiron Bar and Diner Launches New Menu, Keeps Old Favorites

| October 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

Flatiron Bar and Diner has a new menu featuring new signature burgers, crab and corn cake with spicy ancho chile mayo and other sandwiches in addition to its familiar barbecue, Cajun, and Creole items.

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Dine Originals 10 Celebrates Decade Of Culinary Adventures

Dine Originals 10 Celebrates Decade Of Culinary Adventures

| September 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Dine Originals 10, a special celebration of Central Ohio’s best locally owned restaurants, expands to 10 days this year to recognize 10 years of this successful promotion. Dine Originals 10 runs from September 16 through September 25.

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Columbus Food and Wine Affair Expands To Four Events

Columbus Food and Wine Affair Expands To Four Events

| September 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Columbus Food and Wine Affair, now in its 11th year, has expanded to four different events, capped off by the Grand Tasting on Friday, September 20. The series of events support several local charities.

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Edible Columbus Opens Cooking School The Seasoned Farmhouse

Edible Columbus Opens Cooking School The Seasoned Farmhouse

| September 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

Tricia Wheeler, the founder and publisher of Edible Columbus magazine, has opened an exciting new cooking school in Clintonville. The Seasoned Farmhouse, which Chef Wheeler describes as a “recreational cooking school,” also includes a cookbook library, a specialty culinary boutique, and gardens. In addition, the space also offers private event spaces, including a large kitchen [...]

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Wind Down Summer With Light Summer Wines

Wind Down Summer With Light Summer Wines

| August 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

In the “dog days” of summer, and well into September, there is nothing better than to sit on the porch, patio, or deck and sip a glass of chilled white or rose wine. “Summer wines” are light, fun to drink, and easy on the wine budget.

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Farmers Markets Peak in August

Farmers Markets Peak in August

| July 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

August is just about the best time of the year for food and farmer’s market around Columbus should have a great local crop to choose from over the next month.

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Revived Frezno Brings New Life To Brewery District

Revived Frezno Brings New Life To Brewery District

| July 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Fresno Eclectic Kitchen which was an old Short North favorite. A new version is up and running in the Brewery District.

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The Crest Gastropub Brings Creative Pub Dining To Clintonville

The Crest Gastropub Brings Creative Pub Dining To Clintonville

| July 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

The old Crest Tavern was a popular Clintonville bar for decades. Now, the completely redone Crest Gastropub brings quality, made-from-scratch food, featuring fresh, local, grown-on-site ingredients and creative riffs on new American pub dining.

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Top Taco Truck Taqueria Los Guachos Opens A Sit-Down Restaurant

Top Taco Truck Taqueria Los Guachos Opens A Sit-Down Restaurant

| July 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

Popular taco truck serves up an expansive menu at a sit-down restaurant.

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Veritas Tavern in Delaware Features Upscale Small Plates

Veritas Tavern in Delaware Features Upscale Small Plates

| May 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

The food at Veritas is very creative, even daring. The chefs are also exploring molecular gastronomy, including an unusual presentation of the white + dark chocolate dessert. Dishes are beautifully presented, and garnishes feature high-end micro greens and other flourishes.

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