On the Table - Westerville


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Drink ’til It’s Dry: In the late 1800s, townspeople opposed the sale and consumption of alcohol so much that the businesses were actually destroyed using gunpowder, thus sparking the Westerville Whiskey War more


After opening a new restaurant location in Polaris and taking home an award at Taste of Westerville, Sweet Carrot CEO Angela Petro is excited to build a relationship with the community through business initiatives. And learn a delicious recipe. more



Photos courtesy of Jim Ellison

Until late 2006, Westerville was known as the “dry capital of the world.” In the 12 years since Westerville went wet, new craft beer and spirits have been booming. more


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Photo courtesy of Bryan Knowles


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Photo courtesy of Mae Taylor

Hear the story of Candy Canzoneri, a professor of English at Otterbein University, and her love for nature and dogs. Plus, check out an easy homemade recipe for peanut butter mini dog bones. more


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Photo courtesy of Westerville Area Chamber of Commerce

Big Fat Deal: First impressions are sweet for Westerville baker Amy Whalen. more



Photo courtesy of Sock Hop Soda Shop

Westervillian Bandstand: Though community bands in Westerville have almost 150 years of history, and the current iteration has been in existence since 1989, one of its most popular traditions is relatively new. more


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Photo courtesy of Leadership Westerville

The Environment-Minded Professor: Given his position as an assistant professor of education at Otterbein University, it should be no surprise that Paul Wendel is big on teaching by example. more



Photo courtesy of Westerville Sunrise Rotary Club

Where There’s a Chill, There’s a Way: They won’t be able to enjoy the long list of food samples from area restaurants, but fans of the Chilly Open who can’t attend this year will still be able to watch the proceedings. more



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STEAM Spirit: Erin Bender manages Otterbein’s STEAM Innovation Center and a family farm more


The Ohio State Fair Homebrew Competition celebrated turning 21 the traditional way: with lots of beer more


Peak Freshness: Westerville’s newest grocery store is a winner more


Diversity in Dining: Offering options is a key component to school district’s lunch menus more


Central’s Vegetarian Club helps students explore the vegan and vegetarian lifestyles more


The priorities of Mount Carmel St. Ann’s Hospital line up perfectly with the priorities of Unhee Kim, its new president. more


Elaborate decorations define 2 Chicks' cookies more


(Butter)cream of the Crop

Photo courtesy of Cheryl & Co.

Cheryl & Co., the company most of us know as Cheryl’s Cookies, has long been based in Westerville. But despite the company’s size and scope, its retail location here, for quite some time, left much to be desired. It was in a conference room... more


Sweet Tacoin' Man

Photo courtesy of Yabo's Tacos

For someone who used to enter major, national-level gourmet cooking competitions, taking home an award for tacos is an unusual experience. But Scott Boles – owner of Yabo’s Tacos, which opened its original location in Westerville in June 2011... more


Local vendors bring their own flavor to Westerville's 4th Fridays more


Heritage Middle School's new after-school club offers students nutritious choices more


Disney's Aladdin in Columbus

Oct. 24-Nov. 4 at the Ohio Theatre

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