Community Table | Amanda Reynolds-Snavley

By Rick Jardiolin | November 23, 2020

The first recollection I have of meeting Amanda Reynolds-Snavley was Thanksgiving week of 2018 when she placed a special order of kolache to share with her family who was visiting for the holiday. She left us the nicest message that always helps make the hard work during one of our busiest weeks rewarding. Since then,…

Community Table | Breakfast with Nick

By Rick Jardiolin | November 10, 2020

We first met Nick Dekker of Breakfast with Nick in 2011 at Celebrate Local’s Meet the Makers Day when it was just a pop-up shop in Easton. While we were there selling kolache – before establishing a home in the Brewery District – Nick was there promoting his namesake book. Breakfast with Nick was the…

Community Table | TheSpiffy Cookie, Spiffy Columbus

By Rick Jardiolin | November 10, 2020

Erin Vasicek is one “spiffy cookie” with hair – sometimes green, sometimes purple – to match her bright personality. Better known by the moniker TheSpiffyCookie or SpiffyColumbus on Instagram, Erin has been blogging about food and local eateries for over 10 years and even helped start the Columbus Food Bloggers group. An avid supporter of…

Max in the Kitchen

Meet Max | Smoked On High

By Rick Jardiolin | September 3, 2020

Max McGarity, the founder of Smoked On High BBQ in the Brewery District, got his start in the restaurant business at a young age. In high school, Max worked at a full-service BBQ restaurant where he slowly worked his way from dishwasher to pitmaster. At the tender age of 20 – while still asking his…