Is there a better breakfast spot in central Ohio than your own kitchen?
One of our panelists in this week's episode believes the best breakfast can be found by heading to a grocery store and grabbing a box of cereal.
But to the bigger connoisseurs of breakfast fare, including fellow panelist Nick Dekker, who created a blog 11 years ago called "Breakfast with Nick," some fantastic breakfast options are just a short drive away.
Welcome to "The Great Food Debate," where host Abby Armbruster leads a discussion on the best food, drinks and specialties found in central Ohio.
This week's topic is breakfast food.
This episode's panelists are:
• Nick Dekker, founder of the blog "Breakfast with Nick," breakfastwithnick.com
• Erin Edwards, dining editor for Columbus Monthly magazine
• Jim Fischer, arts editor of Columbus Alive
Where can the best breakfast food be found in central Ohio?
Erin's pick: Skillet (410 E. Whittier St., German Village)
Jim's pick: Stop by your local grocery store
Nick's pick: Starliner Diner (4121 Main St., Hilliard), Katalina's in Italian Village, Kolache Republic (730 S. High St., German Village) and Skillet
Other breakfast foods and restaurants mentioned:
• Chiliquiles from Starliner Diner
• Fried chicken breakfast sandwich and pancake balls from Katalina's
• Mixed berry scone from Omega Artisan Baking (59 Spruce St., North Market)
• Chorizo, Jalapeno, Egg & Cheese kolache from Kolache Republic
• Dan the Baker Toast Bar (1028 Ridge St., Columbus)
• Griddle muffins from Baba's (2515 Summit St., Columbus)
• The Olive Tree Mediterranean Cafe (3185 Hilliard-Rome Rd., Hilliard)
• Hoof Hearted Brewery and Kitchen (850 N. 4th St., Columbus)
• The Market Italian Village (1022 Summit St., Columbus)
• Alchemy (locations in Columbus and Grandview Heights)
• German Village Coffee Shop (193 Thurman Avenue, German Village)
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