All posts by Deb Bitzan

October 17, 2014, 8 Comments

You don’t sling booze in a town like Columbus for close to 60 years without people learning your name. But a man like Roger Gentile only needed a minute of […]

Gluten-free beer from Ohio: Father John’s Intolerant Ale

April 28, 2014, No comments

When someone offers me a growler of gluten free beer, I am normally inclined to decline. If you’ve had an average gluten free beer, you understa ...

A trio of “Little” bar reviews

January 9, 2014, No comments

Three Columbus haunts boast the term “Little” in their name, in some cases an appropriate description for their space, but otherwise not b ...

Vander Mill Ciders now available in Ohio

October 2, 2013, No comments

I don’t give a damn for the whole state of Michigan, or at least I didn’t, until I tasted Vander Mill’s Totally Roasted hard cider. I wrote ...

  • Drink in the nostalgia at 16-Bit Bar+Arcade
    August 30, 2013, No comments

    At Thursday’s soft open and blogger preview, 16-Bit Bar+Arcade’s owner Troy Allen looked childlike as he introduced himself and took questions from the group. “The hardest challenge? Patience,” he replied […]