Best Local Food Store: North Market

Staff Writer
Columbus Alive

The public market is a local institution, boasting retailers peddling everything from craft cheeses (Black Radish Creamery) to meat (Two Brothers Butcher Shoppe) and booze (The Barrel & Bottle). Plus, there are a slew of eateries, including Hot Chicken Takeover, which would likely jump at the chance to fry up the market's rooster mascot.

Runners-up: Weiland's Market, Carfagna's

59 Spruce St., Arena District