Features

Bottoms Up: Franklinton’s Growing Pains

For decades, Franklinton, with its crime and decay, was a place to avoid. But in the last few years, the neighborhood across the Scioto from Downtown has become, if not a destination, then a place less vilified.
From the Editor

From the Editor: Choose Your Own Adventure

I’ve really earned my wings this year—my airplane wings, that is. By the time this magazine reaches newsstands, I will have traveled more than 18,000 miles this year, racking up visits to France, Spain, Germany, Canada and a few domestic destinations. I’m exhausted but happy—and undoubtedly plotting my next conquest. Chances are excellent that it will be much closer to home.
From the Magazine

Savor the State: Secrets of Crafting Cocktails at Velvet Tango Room

The Velvet Tango Room’s downplayed exterior in an out-of-the-way part of town only adds to the authentic speakeasy vibe; this cocktail mecca pioneered the pre-Prohibition recipe resurgence long before it was a trend.

Savor the State: A Night at the Culinary Vegetable Institute

Stepping foot into the Culinary Vegetable Institute’s beautifully landscaped lodge is like crossing into a world without dividers between farmer, chef and diner.

Savor the State: Jungle Jim's International Market

Unless you have an entire day to spend exploring foods from 70-some countries in 6-acre superstore Jungle Jim’s International Market—believe us, you could—grab a map by the singing ear of corn.

Savor the State: Great Ohio Food and Wine Destinations

This month, we take all you foodies and wine lovers out there to 25 fantastic Ohio destinations. Find a legendary winery in the woods. Chomp a hot dog at an old-school drive-in. Indulge in stick-to-your-ribs Eastern European comfort food. Get lost inside the craziest grocery store we’ve ever seen. In the waning days of summer, hit the road and choose your own adventure!

Savor the State: Detours and Side Trips

Because even the most fervent foodie needs a break every now and then.

Savor the State: Step Back in Time at The Pine Club

To step through the vestibule of The Pine Club is to step back in time.
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