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For More Than 30 Years, Spagio Anchors Grandview Avenue Dining

For More Than 30 Years, Spagio Anchors Grandview Avenue Dining

| February 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Spagio feels like a neighborhood bistro, with a lively bar scene and many regulars.

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Bread and Better

Bread and Better

| February 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Bread and Better is a hidden treasure, tucked in the back of a church in Northeast Columbus, serving comfort food for breakfast and lunch.

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L’Antibes Chef Matt Litzinger On All Sides Weekend

L’Antibes Chef Matt Litzinger On All Sides Weekend

| February 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Matt Litzinger, chef and owner of L’Antibes, will appear All Sides Weekend: Chefs in the City at 11 a.m. on 89.7 NPR News.

With Valentine’s Day approaching, the chef will talk about some city’s most romantic restaurants.

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Bexley’s C’est Si Bon Helps Fill Crepe Void

Bexley’s C’est Si Bon Helps Fill Crepe Void

| February 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

C’est Si Bon is one of those places there are way too few of in our town – a creperie.

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New Chef Gives Alex’s Bistro an Exciting Update

New Chef Gives Alex’s Bistro an Exciting Update

| January 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

While Alex’s Bistro looks about the same, the changes in the kitchen signal a significant upgrade, including some fresh new spins on classic French bistro fare, a style of cuisine that is sadly lacking in the Columbus Restaurant scene.

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Pistacia Vera Opens in the North Market

Pistacia Vera Opens in the North Market

| January 30, 2014 | 1 Comment

The North Market location of Pistacia Vera stands out due to the spectacular glass case in the front, featuring a beautiful gold topped chocolate feuillitine, a tempting lemon tart, and a chocolate bombe, with miniature versions of each.

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Holiday Gifts of Food and Wine

Holiday Gifts of Food and Wine

| December 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Only five more shopping days ‘till Christmas. But we have some food-related gift ideas that will be well received, AND are relatively simple to get, since time is short.

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Apple Pecan Tart

Apple Pecan Tart

| November 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Ingredients For the crust 1 1/2 cups flour, preferably unbleached 1 1/4 sticks of butter, cut into 1/4 inch cubes 1 teaspoon sugar For the filling 5 medium apples, peeled, cored, and sliced thin (about 1/4 inch) (Granny Smith apples work well) 1 stick butter, preferably unsalted 3/4 cup brown sugar, firmly packed 1 teaspoon [...]

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Cranberry Orange Relish

Cranberry Orange Relish

| November 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Ingredients 1 navel orange 1 (12-oz) bag fresh cranberries 1/2 cup sugar 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon, optional Cooking Instructions Finely grate 2 teaspoons zest from orange. Cut away and discard peel and pith from orange, then cut sections free from membranes. Pulse cranberries with zest, orange sections, sugar, and cinnamon in a food processor until finely [...]

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Make Ahead Mashed Potatoes

Make Ahead Mashed Potatoes

| November 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Ingredients 5 lbs potatoes, peeled, halved, and boiled until fork tender (Yukon Gold preferred) 1/2 cup butter, softened 1/2 cup sour cream, optional 1 – 8 oz package cream cheese, softened 1/2-1 cup whole milk 2 eggs, beaten Cooking Instructions Drain the potatoes. Return the potatoes to the hot pan for five minutes to dry [...]

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