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Women-owned and -operated brewery hopes to become first in Columbus focused exlusively on cask-conditioned ales

Including: Crew SC, Ohioana book festival, Chris Hardwick and more

Sketch in the City: Band Antics #6

Posted by Ken Eppstein

Band breakups are hard

Precautionary move made after sample in Nebraska tests positive for Listeria.

Curren$y fans expecting new and old Andretti got what they paid for

Artisanal toast expands to Boston Stoker

Posted by Nicholas Dekker

Get your Dan the Baker bread at Boston Stoker now. Nicholas Dekker photos

Dayton-based Boston Stoker coffee shop is getting into the gourmet toast business. Last week they began serving specialty toast made with Dan the Baker’s bread. They are currently the only site to offer the toast outside of Dan the Baker’s Toast Bar in Grandview.

The coffee shop is serving two types of toast, made to order from Dan the Baker’s country sourdough and sunflax breads. The Sourdough is paired with local jam and Hartzler Dairy butter, while the Sun Flax is topped with an organic chocolate hazelnut spread.

The coffee shop crew received special training from Daniel Riesenberger, aka Dan the Baker, himself.

Boston Stoker recently moved south to 771 Neil Ave. in the Thurber Village shopping center. Their previous location inside a credit union near OSU’s campus is being razed.

Nicholas Dekker writes about breakfast at and authored the guidebook “Breakfast With Nick: Columbus,” with a second edition coming in 2015. He leads breakfast and brunch tours for Columbus Food Adventures and brewery tours for Columbus Brew Adventures.

Sketch in the City: Band Antics #5

Posted by Ken Eppstein

Wherein a barfly's date gets hit on by a musician

Including Crew SC, confessional comics by Jewish women, and Bloody Mary bars

Concert review: Lightning Bolt and METZ at Double Happiness

Shut up and take my money.