Kolache Republic
730 S. High St
Columbus, OH 43206

Columbus Underground: Kolache Plans to Grow

November 18, 2011

Until recently, finding a kolache in Central Ohio was practically impossible. All of that changed when Kolache Republic came on the scene to serve these ethnic treats at local farmers markets. Now, armed with a food cart, they’ve taken their business to the streets with eventual plans to open a retail location in 2012...

Columbus Underground: Kolache Republic Now Open

July 25, 2013

European pastries, even though they all have names that sound alike, are as different as the countries from which they originally hail. In Columbus, we’ve been able to enjoy some of the best German suessigkeiten at Juergen’s, savor authentic French cannelés at Pistacia Vera, and indulge in Austrian kaiserschmarr’n occasionally at Mozart’s Piano Bar & Café...

Breakfast with Nick: Video Visit

October 7, 2013

In case you missed it on Saturday, my second segment on 10TV aired, with me and Karina Nova visiting Kolache Republic in the Brewery District...

alt.eats.columbus: Kolache Republic

July 26, 2013

So, kolaches. Texans assert that they’re a Texas thing. Minnesotans may claim that they’re spelled ‘kolacky’, and have dubbed Montgomery, Minnesota the ‘kolacky capital of the world’. Iowans… well, they make claims, too… yeah, thanks for the input, Iowa...

Street Eats Columbus: Kolache Republic

November 17, 2011

You may have already seen the Kolache Republic at farmers markets, street food events or festivals but now they have their own cart and are hitting the streets of Columbus. If you haven’t, you might be wondering what a kolache is – or how to pronounce it (koh-lah-chee). A kolache is a Czech pastry made of slightly sweet dough baked with a wide variety of fruit, nut, sweet cheese and meat fillings. They are popular in areas with large Czech populations such as Texas...

ThisWeek German Village: Czech Treat

July 22, 2013

A Czech treat that's been pretty difficult to find in Columbus is the specialty of a new store in the Brewery District.

Kolache Republic Cafe & Bakery has taken over 800 square feet of space at 730 S. High St.

The idea was born long ago in Rick Jardiolin's hometown of Katy, Texas...

(614) Magazine: Sweet Tooth

September 1, 2011

If you’re a born and raised Ohioan, chances are you’re not extremely familiar with the kolache (pronounced koh-lah-chee), an amazingly versatile pastry with Czech origins.

Luckily, it’s a problem that can finally be remedied thanks to Kolache Republic...