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Congratulations to Jim!

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Congratulations to Slow Food Columbus member Jim Ellison for his impressive second and third place finishes in the Second Annual Clintonville Chili Bowl! Proceeds for the event went to the Clintonville Resource Center. His two entries were the “wild” and “mild” chilis. He will be judging on February 21 at the North Market Fiery Foods […]


Shake The Hand That Feeds You: Locavore Dinner @ Flying J Farm

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You know when you are planning an event, you have a vision of how you hope it will come off? The Slow Food dinner at Flying J Farm last Saturday night under the oh-so-elegant lighting was exactly as I had envisioned it would be! All of the volunteers were awesome, Chef John’s food fantastic, the […]


Heirloom Tomato Tasting and Tour at Adena

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On Saturday, August 16, a group of us went to Adena Mansion in Chillicothe for a tour of the mansion and gardens and an heirloom tomato tasting, complemented by an array of Ohio foods provided by A Taste of Ohio. The tour of the gardens was very educational.  They are divided between a flower garden, […]


Meet the Winemaker Dinner: Rich Parducci at Rosendales

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On August 13, Slow Food Columbus was happy to welcome McNab Ridge winemaker Rich Parducci and his wife Melinda to town with a wine dinner at Rosendales. Rich’s family has been in the winemaking business in California for four generations; his grandfather, John, is a legendary figure in the industry, and Rich himself is considered […]


A Slew of New Events

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For those of you who aren’t on the mailing list and haven’t taken a peek at the Events page lately, you might want to! A bunch of events that we’ve been talking about and working on for a while have finally come to fruition, including: A “Meet the Winemaker” dinner with McNab Ridge winemaker Rich […]


Announcing Slow Wine!

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At our last Executive Committee meeting we realized that we don’t hear from all of you as much as we’d like to, so we decided that we’re going to try a new series of events: Slow Wine! The idea is simple: As many of us can make it (usually one or two, probably, but maybe […]


Really Good Slow Food Weekend

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We didn’t have an event this past weekend, but I really enjoyed some great slow food-ness in our fair city and beyond. It all started on Thursday as I donned my cuter-than-cute rain boots and dragged the Bear out to get pizza before seeing Sabrina at the Ohio Theater, you know, on State Street where […]


Article for the CORA Newsletter July/Aug 2008

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CORA (Central Ohio Restaurant Association) asked if we would be interested in writing an article about Slow Food Columbus for their newsletter. Thanks Laurie, this is really great and shows we are not as elite as some people think. Mmmmm, a Ho-Ho sounds kinda good right now. Confessions of a Slow Foodie by Laurie Kamerer, […]


Micro-Roasting Taste Workshop 5/25

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Thanks to Bear for a fun and informative gathering about roasting your own coffee beans. (Click here to view the handout that he made.) We had a beautiful day to hang out in the courtyard and get crazy-caffeinated!!! Attendees from left to right are: Colleen, Mitchell, Laurie, Chester, Stacy, Michael, and Bear (Stacey, taking the […]


Renewing America’s Food Traditions: Saving and Savoring the Continent’s Most Endangered Foods

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This was sent to me by Slow Food USA in NYC. This new book was discussed in the Wednesday food section of the NYT yesterday including Slow Food’s involvement in it. If you haven’t read it and are interested, please find it below: Dear Slow Food leader, On the front page of The New York […]