The Midwestival / Homemade White Castle Sliders ”White Castle sliders aren’t trying to be the best hamburgers out there. They’re something else entirely—perfectly melded morsels of bread and meat and onions. They are somewhere between a burger and a tiny meatloaf sandwich.”
The Midwestival / Salty Caramel Persimmon Pudding ”One of my favorite Midwestern holiday food stories comes from Marilyn Kluger’s “The Midwestern Country Cookbook: Recipes and Remembrances from a Traditional Farmhouse.” It tells the story of Kluger’s 1930s upbringing in rural southern Indiana, recounting a year’s worth of memories spent in her mother’s country kitchen. Kluger shares that her family traditionally ate persimmon pudding on Thanksgiving Day, made with perfectly ripe fruit from a persimmon tree on their property.”
Eater / Columbus Ohio Heat Map: Where to Eat Now "The vintage 1920s speakeasy attached to an outrageously popular artisan pizza restaurant has been open for just over a year, but it’s still the hottest place to grab a drink thanks to national attention for bartender Travis Owens’ clever artisanal cocktails. Silly names belie the sophistication of creations like the mezcal-based Poblano Escobar, spiked with spicy poblanos."
614 Magazine / You Ate What? “Now it just tastes like home to me. I get the bowl of spaghetti topped with chili and cheese. The real magic is the layer where the heat from the chili melts the bottom of the mountain of shredded cheddar. It’s amazing.”