Category Archives: Food

Covering Compost Cookies to Candy Couture In 24,021 New York City Steps

When the first Saturday morning in December dawns, you may like to be nestled all snug in your bed, but I much prefer hitting the pavement for another now-legendary 15-hour visit to New York City. The once-bleary-eyed novice in All … Continue reading

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Bake Batches Of Tasty Treats With The Columbus Dispatch’s Holiday Cookie Guide

When the ever-present plate of cookies is passed at a holiday gathering, what do you choose? I’ll admit, there’s a strategy to how I load up the Royal Copenhagen Christmas plate for its next trip around the table. The Springerles, … Continue reading

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Eat Schnitzel With Philbert At Reading Terminal Market

I cut my teeth on the joys of public-market shopping with produce from the Lusignolos, chicken from the Baumans, lunchmeat from the Heurichs, and other staple foods from the merchants who operated stands in the Quonset hut that was Columbus’ … Continue reading

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Sidle Up To A Pink Marble Bar For Sweet Treats From Past Times

If City Tavern’s hearty Colonial fare isn’t what you’re after during a day of Philadelphia sightseeing, but you’d still like to indulge in a delicious taste from the past, find just the right refreshments at the Franklin Fountain and Shane … Continue reading

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Develop A Taste For “The Most Genteel Tavern in America”

I walked determinedly along Walnut Street, passing the row house where Dolley Madison lived with her first husband, John Todd, the inviting 18th-century garden, and the Polish American Cultural Center. “Sorry, not now,” I thought. “I’m on my way to … Continue reading

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At Dayton’s Carillon Brewing Company, Wash Down Historic Immigrant Fare With House-Made Beer

My steady diet of comfort food is peppered with historically inspired dishes for which I developed a taste long ago. Thanks to The Williamsburg Cookbook: Traditional and Contemporary Recipes, by Leetha Booth, I whip up King’s Arms Tavern peanut soup … Continue reading

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In Grandview Steht Ein Hofbräuhaus

“Guten Tag, Elizabeth!,” the subject line of an e-mail read. “Vielen Dank!,” I said to myself as I immediately accepted an invitation to attend AAA’s “Bavaria Night with Viking Cruises,” a festive affair at the Hofbräuhaus Columbus that featured a … Continue reading

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