Dining: Cooking classes for everyone on your "nice" list

Instead of a shopping list full of sweaters and trinkets, why not share the joy of cooking with friends and family this holiday season? The experience will last far longer than those typical go-to gifts, and as their official taste-tester you might even benefit from your loved ones’ newfound skills.

Drink: With beer, the sky's the limit

The removal of Ohio’s alcohol limit for beers lets Columbus breweries flex their muscles.

After Hours: Whitney House manager Danielle Clark

The 30-year Clintonville resident eats at Whitney House at least three times a week (she loves the trout with Tabasco butter sauce), but here’s where else you might find her.

Coming Soon: Watershed Kitchen & Bar to open by February

Watershed Distillery shares details about its chef-driven Kitchen & Bar, set to open at the distillery this winter. Chef Jack Moore, who most recently worked at The Black Pig in Cleveland, has been tapped to lead the kitchen.

Strip Search: Owner Fatima Gueye showcases West African fare at Dabakh

At Dabakh Restaurant, which resides in a repurposed fast food restaurant (Burger King perhaps?) on Morse Road, a broad selection of Senegalese favorites covers all the bases.

Taste Test: Ohio-made salsas

We taste-tested six Ohio-made salsas. Because: football.

Drink: House Wine feels like home

Donnie Austin is having neighbors over for wine, and everyone is invited.