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Third Anniversary – Why I Write and a Short History of the Blog

Posted on September 2, 2009

Several people bugged me to start a blog for years. I deferred because I thought it was just some passing fad. I am a late adopter of all technology (no Facebook account, no I phone, a TV from 1993, no DVD player and I bought my Macbook in July 2008. I had dabbled a little […]

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Johnnies Tavern – Meat Up

Posted on October 23, 2008

Columbus Underground “Meat Up” Saturday November 1st – High Noon Johnnies Tavern 3503 Trabue Rd 614 488 0110 This “Meat Up” takes us to the West side for some of the best burgers around and what may be the coldest beer in town! There is PBR at the bar. Who could ask for anything more. […]

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The Double Beanie Burger Challenge – June 14th, 2 PM

Posted on June 5, 2008

Many people heard of the Dagwood Challenge. (See my March 2008 post.) Those that read about it and/or saw the video – wished they were there. Seeing the human drama of the thrill of victory (Zach) and the agony of defeat (Dave) was moving, life changing and awe inspiring. This is your chance to participate […]

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A Burp in Food Content – Jim on a Soapbox. Columbus Rocks!!

Posted on May 5, 2008

And now for something completely different. Man can not live by bread (and sandwiches, and ice cream, and…). For this post, I am all about the CMH (Columbus) and not so much the Gourmand. I love Columbus. I am not sure when this happened. I have never been anti–Columbus but I had my eye on […]

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For the Ides of March: My top 15 of the last year

Posted on March 15, 2008

In no particular order, these are my top 15 food related experiences in the last 366 days 1) The Praline Scone at Northstar 2) Macaroons at Pistachia Vera <posted September 2007> 3) Breakfast and free cookies at Bette’s Oceanview Diner in Berkley, CA (I told Michael Stern about it, so I was there first…!!) 4) […]

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About CMH Gourmand

Posted on August 28, 2006

CMH Gourmand is written by Jim Ellison. I am a food lover and writer. My Mission: CMH Gourmand is designed to share my culinary adventures in Columbus (Ohio, the Midwest, and in the old days all over the world). My purpose is to promote eating local. If we can eat local ingredients, great, if not, […]

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