A second location of The Crest celebrates Ohio’s bounty, and its craft beers, as the A&R restaurant group expands its empire.
Small-town Ohio can have a curious effect on you. Sometimes you can’t wait to get out; sometimes you can’t wait to get back.
It happens so often it’s almost a cliche: You walk into a Chinese restaurant and, while looking over the list of standards, notice an intriguing spread of delicious-looking curiosities adorning the Chinese family’s table next to you. Unlike the menu you’re staring at, nothing they ordered has “general” or “cashew” in its name. You’re sure there’s more to be had and you’re not seeing it.
When a dish achieves classic status—think pizza or burgers—riffing on the tried and true becomes an easy temptation for chefs. Fold lobster meat into a cheesy sauce and, voila, you’ve got a dressed-up mac and cheese.
At our health department, we’re specialists. So I primarily do food safety, and we have other people who just do water-quality inspections and so on. My team—we have seven inspectors, plus myself—just does food inspection. We have approximately 2,600 licensed facilities.
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