Posts Tagged ‘food-based businesses’

Food Fort Adds Space to Help More Businesses

Food Fort Adds Space to Help More Businesses
The Food Fort has been a hub for food-based businesses in Columbus, offering commercial kitchen space and food truck and cart storage. ECDI’s food incubator will now be able to serve even more businesses thanks to a 6,000 square-foot expansion in an adjacent warehouse at 737 Parkwood Ave. “Before...
March 18th, 2015 | Announcements | Read More

Behind the Scenes: Basi Italia

Behind the Scenes: Basi Italia
Basi Italia is tucked away in a quite corner of Victorian Village at 811 Highland Ave. Despite its alley location, the Italian eatery has become a dining destination and well-know part of the Columbus food scene during its 12 years of turning out consistent, quality dishes. Chef Johnny Dornback and his...
March 6th, 2015 | Behind the Scenes | Read More

Columbus Set to Launch Pilot Program Bringing Food Trucks & Carts to the Hungry Masses

Columbus Set to Launch Pilot Program Bringing Food Trucks & Carts to the Hungry Masses
This spring, you may notice a change in downtown Columbus. As city dwellers hustle to their offices, a new sight and smell might stop them in their paths. Columbus-ites will be able to enjoy a quick bite, on the go, without worrying about the rollercoaster of emotions that go hand-in-hand with typical...
February 26th, 2015 | ECDI Spotlight | Read More

Entrepreneurial Leap Yields New Food Truck Por’Ketta

Entrepreneurial Leap Yields New Food Truck Por’Ketta
Any entrepreneur knows taking the leap is the most terrifying yet exhilarating part of being a business owner. That decision to branch out is giving Columbus a new food truck. Appeasing to the carnivores, Por’Ketta will bring primarily pork-based eats, staring most obviously, porchetta, to the...
February 20th, 2015 | Business Profiles | Read More

Blu Olive “Pops-Up” at Hey Hey Bar & Grill

Blu Olive “Pops-Up” at Hey Hey Bar & Grill
The pop-up restaurant concept is nothing new to Columbus. You may have paid a visit to Little Eater’s pop-up at The Hills Market Downtown this past fall. Chances are you have heard about Hot Chicken Takeover’s pop-up success in Olde Towne East. Pop-ups allow food entrepreneurs to grow their business...
January 22nd, 2015 | ECDI Spotlight | Read More

Retro Dinner Diva Brings Home-Cooked Family Meals Back to the Table

Retro Dinner Diva Brings Home-Cooked Family Meals Back to the Table
A self-described potluck overachiever, Stephanie Eakins has always loved to cook. These days she’s cooking for much more than just herself, but for several families all across Central Ohio as the one-woman show that is Retro Dinner Diva. The hint of nostalgia in the name is a nod to summers spent...
January 13th, 2015 | Business Profiles | Read More

OH! Burgers Side Becomes Main Attraction with OH! Chips

OH! Burgers Side Becomes Main Attraction with OH! Chips
Most people think of fries as the perfect side to a nice juicy burger. One Columbus burger truck begs to differ. OH! Burger started serving their crispy fried chips to accompany the gourmet burgers coming from the mobile enterprise, and now the side dish has taken on a life of it’s own with OH!...
December 29th, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

The Commissary Opens Doors to Local Food Community

The Commissary Opens Doors to Local Food Community
Back in 2012, Kate Djupe had a dream of opening up a kitchen incubator facility in the up-and-coming Franklinton neighborhood. Two years later, The Commissary is officially opening, but the project has been relocated to 1400 Dublin Road in the Marble Cliff area, and with that move comes a sizable expansion...
November 14th, 2014 | Announcements | Read More