Posts Tagged ‘cocktails’

Splendid Holiday

December 17th, 2010    •  by Bethia    •   1 Comment »

Columbus has many annual food events. This week saw a fantastic new event that I hope will become an annual tradition. Splendid Holiday was held in the North Market’s Dispatch kitchen and was masterminded by Jeni’s Ice Creams.  As well as being a benefit for local non-profit Local Matters it was an opportunity to try some festive local food and drinks. Splendid Holiday was a wonderful reminder of how many artisan producers and new food entrepreneurs we have in Columbus. There was a wealth of sweet treats including Omega Bakery (Bouche de Noel), Three Babes and a Baker (cupcakes), Pattycake […]

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Cocktails in Columbus

December 11th, 2010    •  by Bethia    •   10 Comments »

‘Tis the season of good cheer, and parties and sparkles, so what better time to indulge in a cocktail or two? Columbus has seen a resurgence of interest in classic cocktails this year and that, combined with some creative and talented mixologists, means that there is no shortage of interesting places to imbibe. This list is by no means exhaustive but includes some of my favorite places to sip on a mixed drink.

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The Manhattan Project

October 19th, 2010    •  by Bethia    •   9 Comments »

The Manhattan Project – a guest post by Bear A few of us have recently been inspired by the CMH Gourmand to turn a recreational evening or two into a quest for quality cocktails.  The Gourmand’s evening of Mojito Madness, while fun, got very confusing in the face of countless variations, so we decided to choose a well-known standard, the Manhattan:  in its most classic form, two parts whiskey, one part vermouth, a dash of bitters, stirred and served up rather than on the rocks. To keep our wits about us, we spread six Manhattans over two nights.  We developed […]

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Cocktails for Nida's

November 1st, 2008    •  by Bethia    •   2 Comments »

Nida, owner of Nida’s sushi in the North Market is opening a new Thai restaurant in the Short North called Nida’s Thai on High. It will be a couple of doors south of Zen Cha, so couldn’t be more convenient for me. The opening is imminent, so some helpers were enlisted to help to create cocktails for the new drinks menu. How can one refuse an offer like that? The restaurant features a full bar, albeit with a bizarre liquor license that allows spirits and beer but nothing under 40 proof. So, whisky and vodka is fine, but no wine […]

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