Service! is a non-profit relief effort for hospitality workers being organized by restaurant industry leaders serving Franklin County, Ohio. Its focus is to identify and utilize resources to eliminate hunger among restaurant industry workers and families. Partnering with the existing non-profit Independents Day, Service! will be looking to include a grocery box program and an… Read More Service!: A New Columbus Non-Profit Works to Eliminate Hunger Among Hospitality Staff and Their Families.
I see why they do it in the south and of course, it goes without saying, in the UK. Taking time for afternoon tea is an immeasurably nice way to spend an hour or so in the afternoon. And if you’ve got a girlfriend to catch up on some gossip, all the better. The Harrison… Read More Taking Tea | Afternoon at the Harrison House
I picked up a beautiful, heavy and sweet local watermelon at my neighborhood Giant Eagle Market District. I still can’t believe that this is my normal, everyday, hey-we’re-out-of-milk grocery store – it’s humongous. But I have to give them props: for being as huge as they are, they do try for a couple of months… Read More Why Haven’t I Done This Before? | Watermelon Rind Pickles
The Hills Market has a fantastic little pop-up happening on the Veranda, home to so many good events as it is. Little Eatery is occupying the space on Wednesdays and Thursdays in the summer from 11am to 2 pm and creating fresh, locally-sourced salads. Its chef, Cara Mangini, honed her craft on both coasts: in… Read More New in Town | Little Eatery
I had some sad news earlier this week. We just won’t have a cherry season around here this year. I think Michigan is all but given up hope of anything there, too. And all the farms that might have had cherries this year have no you-picks, which make for some of the most beautiful shots… Read More A Sadness and a Joy | Ball Jar Sour Cherry Pies
I went with a friend to my very first Meet Up. Which, to be honest wasn’t something I would normally find within my range of regular activities. But she tempted me with something: there would be ice cream. And someone to give you some tips on making it at home. She didn’t have to know… Read More New Adventures | Charlotte and Olivia’s Ice Creams
Sometimes texture can be just as important to a dish as flavor. It’s harder to enjoy something that’s just a bowl of mush. Ok, aside from perhaps enjoying a whole dinner of say, mashed potatoes with copious amounts of butter or oodles of macaroni and cheese. I have those days, too. But sometimes there are… Read More Unexpected Savory | Cumin Granola