Behind the Bite

Route 78’s Ellie’s Deli

Route 78’s Ellie’s Deli

Along Route 78 in Noble County hides the hidden gem of Ellie’s Deli. With its dark navy blue exterior and green doors, the deli, located at 78 Olive Street in Caldwell, has become a community staple for not only the community but the fracking industry […]

Muskingum Livestock Auction sells Ohio-bred cattle to big bidders

Muskingum Livestock Auction sells Ohio-bred cattle to big bidders

Twenty-six billion pounds of beef are produced every year in the U.S., according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. In Muskingum County, the weekly Muskingum Livestock Auction sells thousands of cattle annually to the highest bidders to be manufactured into beef consumed by carnivores across […]

The Chesterhill Produce Auction Committed to Community

The Chesterhill Produce Auction Committed to Community

In the mid 2000s, a retired couple by the name of Jean and Marvin Konkle had a vision. The couple had recently retired to the town of Chesterhill in the impoverished, rural area of Morgan County, which was filled with farmers and vegetable growers. It […]

How to Make Your Own Venison Jerky

How to Make Your Own Venison Jerky

A good, tender piece of jerky, balanced somewhere between sweet and savory can be a superbly satisfying snack. In contrast, a small bag of jerky at the grocery store can be as much as $10, and there’s no guarantee that it will be fresh. Why […]

The Sweet Success of Wittich’s Candy Store

The Sweet Success of Wittich’s Candy Store

The inside of Wittich’s Candy Store in Circleville looks like a 1950s ice cream shop and smells like a sugary daydream. On this particular morning the shop has an especially sweet aroma.  Owner Janet Wittich says she made a batch of honey nougat caramel creams the night before. Those […]

The Buzz at Busy Bee

The Buzz at Busy Bee

Family ties and a long history in Marietta make Busy Bee Restaurant the ideal place for old-school diner food at old-school prices. Current owner Donna English began her career at the Busy Bee Restaurant as a teenager. She was a waitress alongside her sister Georgeanna […]

The Grand Restaurant and Tavern

The Grand Restaurant and Tavern

Clams casino, open oysters and Maryland style crab cakes all in Pike County? No, it is not a dream; it’s a meal at The Grand Restaurant and Tavern. The Grand offers Waverly residents a taste of the shore by serving fresh-caught seafood delivered from Ocean […]

Snowville Creamery Owner on a Mission for Better, Healthier Dairy

Snowville Creamery Owner on a Mission for Better, Healthier Dairy

What if someone offered you a miracle elixir that makes you live longer, helps you avoid all major illnesses and assures your children will be healthier as well? Does that seem too good to be true? Well Warren Taylor, the owner of Snowville Creamery in […]