Tag Archives: Food – Notes

Stay Barefoot for Boys & Girls Clubs of Toledo

Annually the Boys & Girls Clubs of Toledo hold a “Barefoot on the Beach” event at Maumee Bay State Park, where donors enjoy food from various purveyors. This year, however, COVID-19 has put those plans on hold. The spirit of the fundraiser lives on with “Stay Barefoot 2020” where Individuals who wish to donate can

Avocado and Cheese, a match made in Toledo

A new local business offers delicious, fresh and made-to-order charcuterie boards. Avocado and Cheese LLC is the creation of Toledo mom Alisa Gafeney, who has been passionate about food for years. She began the business in May, an idea born of quarantine-induced boredom. Customers choose from a variety of meat and cheeses for their board

New Salad Bar and Cafe

The new Salad Bar and Cafe at the Oliver House brings a different style of healthy eats to Toledo patrons. With a fresh take on salads, juices and coffee, as well as a make-your-own-trail-mix bar, all menu items feature “very clean, simple ingredients” according to owner Amanda Elenbaas, a recent transplant to Toledo. Amanda, who

Bowling Green gets a DORA program of its own

Like Toledo before it, Bowling Green has announced that a Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area (DORA) is opening in Downtown BG. The new project comes after months of hearings and planning by the City of Bowling Green, BG City Council, Downtown Bowling Green Social Improvement District (SID) and area business owners. In a DORA, customers can

CIFTing for the best new food products

Do you have an idea for the next great food sensation but aren’t sure how to get it off the ground? The Center for Innovative Food Technology (CIFT) recently extended the deadline to enter the 2020 Ohio Signature Food Contest to June 30. Aimed at spotlighting new food products developed in the Buckeye State, the