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Experience Columbus Blog

Nick Dekker
Nicholas Dekker

Nicholas Dekker is a food/travel writer, tour guide, and arts administrator. He’s written his blog,, since 2007, and writes for Experience Columbus, Ohio Magazine, Columbus Monthly, TourismOhio, and many other publications. He leads breakfast and brunch tours for Columbus Food Adventures, and works on the marketing team at the Greater Columbus Arts Council. He and his family love exploring Columbus’ restaurants, parks, markets, art museums, festivals – everything the city has to offer!

Where to Get Cocktails To-Go in Columbus

New Ohio laws have allowed bars, restaurants and breweries to bottle and sell cocktails to go, which has opened a whole new world of delightful libations you can sip at home. Mouton Mouton sells bottled cocktails complete with garnishes. The menu…

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Recipes from Columbus Chefs

While many of us are cooking more at home, we’re hopefully still ordering carryout and delivery from our favorite chefs and restaurants. We can draw inspiration from them in many ways, and a few Columbus chefs were kind enough to share recipes we can…

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Virtual Arts Experiences in Columbus

Like many entities, Columbus artists and arts organizations are grappling with the rapid changes brought on by the coronavirus outbreak. While in-person gatherings have been canceled this spring, many artists are turning to virtual classes, concerts…

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