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Food and Drink in Columbus, Ohio and Central Ohio

It doesn't matter whether you've got a taste for steak or gourmet vegetarian, cream puffs or tabouli -- Columbus restaurants can give you what you crave. Stop here for reviews and essential information.

Tyler's Pizzeria Review
Fresh. Locally sourced. Homemade. Real food. Tyler’s Pizzeria and Bakery, located at 7516 East Main Street in Reynoldsburg, Ohio, is a haven for all who wish for a taste of what’s missing in the diets of many people. Actual food.

Top 5 November Eating Experiences
November is all about food, whether you celebrate Thanksgiving or not, the cooler weather always makes you want to cuddle up to some comfort food. Try out my 7 foodie experience to have this month.

Dine Originals Week
If there was ever a week to try new places to eat in Columbus, it is during Dine Originals week.

Ohio State Football Schedule
Urban Meyer starts his first year as head football coach of The Ohio State Buckeyes. After suffering a disappointing 2011 season and coming out of the shadows of controversy many of the Buckeye faithful are looking forward to a fresh start.

Cafe Brioso Restaurant Review
Cafe Brioso has a coffee savvy staff, great location and superstar coffee. If you're looking for a place to hangout and have a fine cup of joe or discuss fair trade coffee and other political quandries, head down to Gay Street in downtown Columbus and hit up Cafe Brioso.

Harvest Pizzeria Restaurant Review
Harvest Pizzeria in German Villiage is one of those quaint German Village joints that if you haven't heard about it, you're clearly not in the circle of foodie cool kids or a German Village resident.

Eddie George Grille 27 Restaurant Review
This cafe has good food and a good cause.

Central Ohio Farmer's Markets
If you're a foodie, you don't just like to eat good food, you like to make it yourself. Columbus area's farmer's markets are a great place to start. One on every side of town makes it easier to connect with the folks who make your food.

Moshi Restaurant Review
Over the years, Columbus, Ohio has continued to grow in reputation as a can't miss food destination. When looking for good sushi, Columbus, again, doesn't disappoint. When dealing with the craving only a sushi afficianado can truly understand, Moshi Sushi Bar is just what the doctor ordered.

Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams
Hometown favorite Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams is long on flavor and craftmanship. Check out our review and learn more about the Jeni's Ice Creams app.

Ohio Farmer's Markets - Just Outside of Columbus
Outside of Columbus farmer's markets are plentiful. You never know what you're going to find at the market and it's a great place to experiment and get to know your food - and farmer - better.

Top Foodie Events in April
Columbus is a great place for sensitive palates and empty bellies. The culinary scene is taking off and each month the Columbus Ohio Guide brings your the top foodie events and activities.

Thurman Cafe Review
This famous little German Village restaurant is a hot spot for a big reason. Psst, it's a sandwich.

Eat Your Way Through Columbus
Columbus is all about food. Well, it's all about football, then food depending on who you ask. The thing that surprises most people? The fabulous variety and depth of culinary delights the city offers. Check out my roundup of May foodie events.

January Foodie Events in Columbus
Columbus is quickly gaining the reputation as a foodie heaven. Culinary artisans are expanding on efforts to buy and use local foods while exploring food outside the boundaries of normal Midwest fare. Each month we like to bring you some of the best places to sample this food revolution.

North Market Review
North Market is chocked full of food and fun. Located in the Short North District it has 35 different vendors all gathered in one very cool place to shop, eat and explore Columbus' culinary side.

Columbus Foodie Events for November
Columbus is becoming the home of the diverse palate. Foodies from around the world recognize Columbus' artisan foods, alcohols and events. We're more than fried Kool-Aid, though we have that too.

Columbus Foodie Events for December
Columbus is becoming the home of the diverse palate. Foodies from around the world recognize Columbus' artisan foods, alcohols and events. This holiday season, check out what Columbus has to offer - I bet you'll be surprised!

Central Ohio Summer Festivals
Summer festivals are a Columbus, Ohio staple. Here we celebrate diverse cultures - Hispanic, African American, Serbian, Asian, etc.; diverse music - Jazz, blues, alternative; and diverse foods - ribs, strawberries, tomatoes and anything that can be put on a stick or fried.

Black Creek Bistro in Columbus Ohio
The Black Creek Bistro’s quirky, creative combinations of fresh-off-the-farm ingredients quickly earned it a place on the “Top Columbus Restaurants” lists. And the food and service just keep getting better. The best time to enjoy Black Creek Bistro if you’re on a budget? Monday-Fridays, 4-7 p.m.

Best Steak Houses in Columbus, Ohio and Central Ohio
Steak is serious business in Columbus. Try the six restaurants listed below. There are a couple of other well-known steak houses in the area, but these stand just a bit taller. They begin with melt-in-your-mouth filets and exceptional service, and go straight up from there.

The Twisted Vine -- Wine and Cigars in Grandview
A Review of The Twisted Vine -- Wine and Cigars in Grandview

They Roast Their Own
Roasting coffee -- make that roasting coffee well -- is like alchemy. Something magic happens when the heat is applied. These four Central Ohio coffee roasters know the subtle joys of fresh-roasted coffee. They experiment and play, discovering flavor nuances for us to savor in the morning and throughout the day.

Lotus Grill Restaurant
A review of Lotus Grill Restaurant at Crosswoods, near Marcus theater, north of Worthington, Ohio in Central Ohio.

June 2013 Culinary Adventures
Walking tours, classes, book signings - there's more to Columbus' culinary scene than just eating. Check out this month's events and activities for the foodie-minded.

Weiland's Gourmet Market in Columbus, Ohio
A review of Weiland's Gourmet Market in Columbus, Ohio

The Union Bar
A fun bar for gays and straights. An added plus: straight, solo women can usually have a good time and feel safe.

GLBT Visitor Site to Columbus Ohio
This Columbus Convention and Visitors Bureau site has news, events and links to GLBT-friendly businesses.

Anthony-Thomas Chocolates
This sweet Columbus staple began in 1932 when a Greek immigrant named Anthony Zanetos opened Coop Dairy in Franklinton. When his son Thomas returned from WWll, the two men went into the candy-making business. Free Factory Tours are every Tuesday and Thursday from 9:30 am. to 2:30 pm.

Columbus and Central Ohio Farmers' Markets
Looking for a nearby farmers' market? This site provides market dates, times and what you'll find, all arranged by zip code. It even lists the winter farmers' markets.

Easton’s Eats and Treats
Review of the top 5 restaurants at Easton Town Center in Columbus, Ohio.

Opa! Short North's Happy Greek
A full review of Columbus Ohio's The Happy Greek Restaurant located in the Short North neighborhood.

Pattycake Bakery Review
This vegan bakery has the chocolate chip cookies just like mom use to make - without the animal products. Committed to good food and low impact living, Pattycake Bakery is a Columbus gem.

Krema Nut Company
Gourmet nuts, chocolates and natural peanut butter, almond butter, cashew butter and "hot and spicy" peanut butter. A Columbus company since 1898, Krema offers free factory tours by appointment for people over 21.

Get Involved with Your Food This Month Columbus!

Culinary Tours and Events for January

Beer Events in Columbus 2014
Columbus Ohio loves its beer and this year there are all sorts of events dedicated to beer whether craft, homebrew and more!

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