March 6, 2009

Slow Food Columbus has had a thrilling first year with a burgeoning membership and some spectacular events, most notably the Shake the Hand that Feeds you Dinner at the Flying J Farm in September. The anniversary dinner was an opportunity to celebrate the convivium and...

February 27, 2009

From Columbus Alive!

Kitchen Ink: Slow & Steady

by G.A. Benton

It looks like the Slow Food movement is growing pretty fast. Witness the vigorous interest shown in the local chapter’s upcoming dinner at Rigsby’s – by the time you read this, the $65, five-course wine meal l...

September 23, 2008

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...

September 1, 2008

Colleen will have details when she returns from Slow Food Nation in a few days, but in the interim I’ve noticed that Ohio artisans are already getting noticed by the livebloggers in San Francisco. Dawn Combs’ honey clearly impressed this visitor, among others:

In the Pa...

July 18, 2008

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 may...

July 14, 2008

We were worried about the weather… but once we arrived, the threatening clouds disappeared and we ended up with a beautiful day. Dawn Combs and her husband Carson took us on a tour of Mockingbird Meadows, their honey and herb farm. Dawn has been selling her (amazing) i...

June 11, 2008

On June 5, The Refectory was good enough to host our third major dinner, an event we called “French Country Meets Ohio Countryside.” The idea was to have a traditional Refectory-style French country dinner in the open air on their patio, but using, as much as possible,...

May 9, 2008

French Country Meets Ohio Countryside
The Refectory
1092 Bethel Road, Columbus
Thursday, June 5, 6:30 p.m.
$58 members / $68 nonmembers

Did you know that the building in which The Refectory is housed was first used as a church when it was built in the mid-1800s? And tha...

April 13, 2008

Slow Food Columbus will be working with local restaurants and food artisans to produce a series of events designed to stimulate and educate the palate. Slow Food’s Taste Education Workshop series will allow participants to sample some outstanding examples of fine food...

March 18, 2008

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 d...

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