Show Notes – 2/22/14: Encore Episode

Listeners were treated to an encore episode on this date.

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Show notes – 02/15/14: Chef Seth Lassak of Wolf’s Ridge Brewing Company


There are many reasons Wolf’s Ridge Brewing earned Best New Restaurant of the Year for 2013. One of those reasons is Chef Seth Lassak. Bethia and Jim interview Seth to learn about what he is cooking up in the kitchen.

Wolf’s Ridge Brewing

Review of Wolf’s Ridge by Columbus Monthly

Toad in the Hole, Frog on the Hole or Eggs in a Nest….which term do you use? Let us know?

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02/08/14: Repeat Episode

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Show notes – 01/25/14: Barley’s Smokehouse & Brewpub : Beer and BBQ


We are back with Lenny Kolada to discuss beer and food at the Smokehouse.

How many ways does Barley’s Smokehouse & Brewpub serve beer?

Tower (on Tap)
Cask Conditioned
Barrel Conditioned

And the food, we give you a teaser, but trust us, the wings are good: they are brined, smoked, then grilled.

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Show notes – 01/18/14: Barley’s Smokehouse & Brewpub and Lenny Kolada


We begin the first of several interviews with Lenny Koloda the owner of Barley’s Smokehouse & Brewpub in Grandview. Smokehouse has been open for over 15 years with Lenny guiding the growth since the beginning. Lenny was also was a key partner in the opening of Barley’s Ale House #1 over 20 years ago and was part of Barley’s downtown until 2012. Lenny has a lot to share about Columbus and Barley’s brewing history. Enjoy this extended version of our interview and stay tuned for one, two or more episodes featuring Lenny and the Smokehouse.

Barley’s Smokehouse & Brewpub

Lenny on twitter @BrewDoodCMH
Smokehouse on twitter SmokeandBrew

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Show notes – 01/11/14: Tavern Vinegar

Tavern Vinegar from Chef Sawyer

Chef Jonathan Sawyer from The Greenhouse Tavern and Noodlecat in Cleveland has formed a partnership with Middlewest Spirits to produce a range of hand-crafted barrel aged vinegar in Columbus. In today’s show we speak with Chef Sawyer about this  new range of vinegars, learn more about how vinegar is made and how to use them at home.

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01/04/14 – Shownotes: Portia’s Cafe


We start the new year with a healthy eating option, Portia’s Cafe located in Clintonville.

Portia’s Cafe

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