The tasty Seitan Shawarma from Pittsburgh’s B52 Cafe For all the hype meat substitute like the Impossible Burger and Beyond Meat have received in the past few years, perhaps the most original of O.G. meat-substitutes, seitan, has been creeping into more menus as well. Essentially wheat gluten, this has been used in Asian countries in cooking for centuries, though the word itself dates back only … Continue reading Could it be…Seitan?
An original and somewhat worse-for-wear mileage marker located outside the National Road and Zane Grey Museum in Norwich, OH The long road trip test isn’t always recommended for potential relationship testing, but it will almost always give you a definitive answer about viability of a partnership after a single experience. Our first road trip together covered at least 500 miles over a several day period. … Continue reading From Zane’s Trace to Outer Space: A Journey into Muskingum County
Despite signs of slowing growth, craft breweries are most certainly still a thing. According to an article in USA Today, the craft beer industry surpassed the 7,000 operating breweries by the end of 2018, according to the Brewers Association. Furthermore, the Association expects another thousand or so breweries will join the fray by the end of 2019. And while Ohio may not match the sheer … Continue reading Triple-Hopped: On The Ohio Summer Brewery Prowl
We don’t do fancy meals all that often, so anticipation rises high when we do indulge. Four years ago in 2015, we found ourselves in Delaware, Ohio at Veritas, a place which had been earning “Best Of” kudos throughout the region. We found out the recognition was well earned, and their tasting menu and cocktails provided us with easily one of our top three dining … Continue reading The Truth is in the Tasting Vol. 2: A Return to Veritas
As mentioned in a previous blog post in the Autumn 2018, I have veered toward notable experiences with the area’s food trucks instead of comprehensiveness due to the sheer number of food trucks that roam Central Ohio these days. With that said, two of the three trucks featured here are well-established veterans of the scene which my spouse and I have had the chance to … Continue reading It’s Easy To Trace The Trucks of My Cheers (Summer 2019)