My hands down favorite part of a meal (other than dessert) is the appetizer. Ordering appetizers instead of dinner is the perfect option for someone completely food-obsessed and indecisive like me. Why commit to just one thing when you can order many?! That’s why one of my favorite indulgences is a tapas bar, where it’s completely acceptable, expected even, to order a variety of small plates. So imagine my excitement when I discovered Barrio was within walking distance of our hotel in downtown Columbus. Score!
After checking out some reviews online, we decided to trust the masses and try Tommy’s Diner. A little off the beaten path and a couple miles west of our hotel downtown, Tommy’s was crawling with people.
As the reviews suggested, Tommy’s has got every detail of the diner vibe covered, from the black-and-white checkered floors to the shiny red vinyl booths. Even our waitress looked the part with a scarf tied around her head and bright red lipstick. Love it! Continue reading
There are those food experiences where the stars align and everything just seems perfect. It’s some spectacular combination of flavors, ambiance, and emotion that’s almost unexplainable. Well that is exactly what happened at Pistacia Vera in German Village. This must be what heaven looks like.