The 614ortyPlatter – Laissez Le Bon Temps Rouler

Even the local supermarkets like Kroger have gotten intothe Fat Tuesday groove of late… Fat Tuesday (or, depending on where you are in the world, Mardi Gras, Shrove Tuesday, or Carnival/Carnaval) has become essentially a day of excess pleasures for the public at large.  Historically, it marks the day before Ash Wednesday, the first day of the Lenten period for a number of religions, including … Continue reading The 614ortyPlatter – Laissez Le Bon Temps Rouler

The 614ortyPlatter – Rhythm Kitchen 1811

The sign outside Columbus’s Ace of Cups, one of the manyvenues/bars which has eked by during the pandemic I must say, these food-meets-music playlist have all played off the various food themes from last week’s chocolate to holidays to “dumpster fire” foods to local neighborhoods have been very fun for me, and in many ways it’s the perfect intersection of two things that have been … Continue reading The 614ortyPlatter – Rhythm Kitchen 1811

The 614ortyPlatter – It’s Never Too Late For Chocolate

These chocolate-coated strawberries fromClintonville’s Eagle Family Candies are simply divine While most people really don’t need a reason to enjoy chocolate, the national holiday calendar gives us multiple days to at least give an excuse for indulging.  National Chocolate Cake Day just passed us by, and National Hot Chocolate Day comes at the end of the month. Other days that await chocolate lovers throughout the … Continue reading The 614ortyPlatter – It’s Never Too Late For Chocolate