2021 Yellow Springs News Merchandise
Jul
30
2021

Food Section

  • Thought for Food— Beer cheese soup

    This recipe yields a prima donna of a soup, one which requires a lot of attention and encouragement.

  • Need rises, food relief follows

    Food insecurity in the U.S. is reaching record heights in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic and resulting economic recession. And even in the relatively well-off community of Yellow Springs, some residents have difficulty putting food on the table.

  • What the village kneads— ‘Bootleg’ bagels fly from local kitchen

    Local chef Ben Bullock recently opened a new micro-bakery out of his home in the village. Bootleg Bagels offers made-to-order bagels that are chewy on the outside and soft on the inside with a variety of toppings.

  • OPERATION Bread Runner — feeding community through baking

    A variety of local bread bakers around the village have banded together to deliver freshly baked bread to villagers in need.

  • 30 years of Feast for Friends

    On March 14, Evelyn and Tom LaMers will be doing the same thing they’ve been doing the second Saturday of March for the past 27 years — hosting a dinner as part of the Feast for Friends, the Friends Care Community annual  progressive dinner.

  • A bright new spot on Dayton Street

    Greene Canteen officially opened for business on Saturday, April 20. Owned by villagers Brittany and Tim Baum, the new eatery offers smoothies, juices, soups, sandwiches, salads and homemade soft pretzels. Greene Canteen is located at 134 Dayton St. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    Greene Canteen was a bright spot on a drizzly morning this past Saturday, April 20. The new eatery at 134 Dayton St. officially opened at 11 a.m., with a snip of a ribbon and a musical blast.

  • Food truck reopens after fire

    Aahar India reopened earlier this month, after closing for several months following a grease fire that severely damaged the local Indian food truck. Here, owner Akhilesh Nigam cuts cauliflower inside the new trailer he purchased and equipped, thanks in part to donations from customers and local businesses. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    Aahar India is open again, and owner Akhilesh Nigam couldn’t be happier.

  • Food justice the focus of Dayton food & farming conference

    Food justice is the focus of the Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association’s 40th annual conference, Feb. 14–16 at the Dayton Convention Center.

  • Potato pie-in-the-sky, down to earth

    A savory — and soporific — potato pie.

    The ambitious recipes I have gathered over the years serve as a reminder of the fact that sometimes simplicity is needed — and that your own tastes will change, not unlike everything else in the world.

  • Love, adventure — and curry

    Pineapple yellow curry — or the closest approximation I can muster.

    You have to be willing to hand over your comfort to receive the blessings of a truly adventurous vacation. But sometimes, comfort — and food — can be the balm to an adventure-gone-wrong.