Healthy Delivery


  Our world has changed and so have our eating habits. With dining options limited, many of us are choosing to eat at home. After exhausting the list of usual takeout spots, many Columbus residents are seeking delivery in a…


Spaghetti Squash Pad Thai


By Esther Weisman, Owner of Min Dins. Min Dins specializes in nutritious delicious meals you can cook in minutes using five ingredients or less. Find more meals at Serves 4 Ingredients 1 Spaghetti Squash 1lb Chicken Breast Tenders 1…


Fresh. Imaginative. Sushi.


The origin of the earliest form of sushi is in the paddy fields along the Mekong river in Southeast Asia. Fish was fermented with salt and rice in order to control putrefaction. It wasn’t until much later in the Japanese…


Min Dins Light Reuben Sandwich


It’s spring, which means bathing suit season is just around the corner. If you are looking to cut calories, eat healthy, and save money but not skimp on flavor this cauliflower Reuben sandwich is perfect to add to your weekly,…


Contemporary Cocktails


Social gatherings abound this time of year. Whether you are celebrating the holiday or kicking off the new year with family and friends, cocktails are always in order. Here is a sampling of some of the unique, trendy and classic…


Columbus Clean Eats


In our busy lives, fast food is always the easy go-to when hunger strikes. However, clean eating is becoming more the norm, so people are seeking healthier alternatives when they eat out. Columbus has risen to the demand and we…

Tantalizing Tapas

Tantalizing Tapas


  ta·pas /ˈtapəs/ small Spanish savory dishes, typically served with drinks at a bar A Spanish legend tells of a king who had an illness that caused him to be able to eat only small amounts of food at one…

Best Brunch

Best Brunch


Did you ever wonder how brunch was invented? Have you ever heard the name Guy Beringer? If you haven’t, then thank him right away, as he is the genius who invented brunch. The inspiration for his dear invention was his…


Elegant Entrées


Over the next few months, there will be many occasions for dining out. Why not push your traditional palate and by-pass your standard go-to dish? Columbus has a cornucopia of fabulous restaurants just waiting for you to explore. We are…


Columbus Steak Tour


Steak. For many people, it’s their favorite meal. It’s such an important food that entire restaurants are dedicated to perfecting it, and the definition of a perfect steak is hotly debated. With the increasing popularity of high protein, low carbohydrate…


Vibrant Vegetarian


Adopting a vegetarian diet can be a fantastic way to work toward experiencing better health, since eating more plants can help a person feel better overall. A vegetarian diet is also often associated with a higher consumption of fiber, folic…


Sip Smoothies to Better Health


Cherries get their color from plant chemicals called anthocyanins which have exerted antiinflammatory properties in some studies. Spinach is high in calcium, potassium, and magnesium which all help keep bones strong and joints supple. Cinnamon and turmeric are also high…


Real Farms to Our Table


What might seem like a trendy movement in today’s restaurant industry is really a reaction to what consumers are looking for when dining out. More and more people are choosing to eat healthy at home. They grow their own vegetables,…




From freshwater to saltwater, fish and seafood are beloved delicacies. Seafood is nutrient rich and a natural source of vitamins, minerals and omega-3 fatty acids. Eating seafood is believed to promote heart health, ease joint pain and boost brain power….


Trendy Food Hall Concept


How many times have you been out with friends and nobody can agree on the place they want to eat? Someone wants to have Italian, another person is in the mood for sushi, and then someone says they haven’t had…


Scrumptious Salads


It’s no secret that we should be eating more salads. Salads are nutrient dense, come with many different options and will fill you up without weighing you down. Spring is here, and we set out to find some of the…


Decadent Desserts


  The word “dessert” originated from the French word desservir, meaning “to clear the table.” It was believed that desserts were fed to the gods of ancient Mesopotamia and India.* Dried fruits and honey were believed to be the first…


Sophisticated Starters


Columbus is known to be a great foodie town, so Buckeye Lifestyle ventured out to find the most elegant starters in the city. Some of the best dishes are the ones that start off a meal. The task at hand…


Columbus’ Pizza Trail


Whether one’s preference is thin and crispy or deep dish, square or triangular cut, pizza is one food that brings families and friends together. But just where did this slice of heaven come from? Just like the numerous toppings available…


Global Flavors of Columbus


Living in the middle of Ohio doesn’t always make one think of global cuisine. However, within the last year or so, new and unique eating establishments have been popping up all around Columbus with some amazing tastes from around the…


Holiday Cocktail Recipes


The holidays are a time to celebrate with family and friends. Entertaining your guests with unique, holiday cocktails is a great way for you to shine at your gathering. We searched the city for the best cocktails of the season…