Street Eats was created to track the trend of mobile eateries in the capital city. While mobile food is not new, the variety of options is and we are are on the lookout for what is new on the street.
Who we are:
Andy Dehus is a freelance designer with a focus in retail and
restaurant interiors. His most recent local design was Nida’s Thai
on High in the Short North. A native Ohioan, Andy is also a graduate
of CCAD. Andy is a co-founder & contributor to Taco trucks Columbus,
Alt Eats Columbus, Street Eats Columbus and runs Columbus Food
Adventures with Bethia leading taco truck and alt eats tours.
He and Bethia spend a lot of time researching Columbus restaurants,
food trucks and markets. Andy is also a board member of Slow Food
Jim’s first job was at Knight’s Ice Cream in Clintonville, he is
still hooked on ice cream as well as the food and service industry.
Jim started writing in 1998, crafting culinary tales for Ohio
Magazine. He has written for many publications including Crave, 614 Magazine and Stock & Barrel.
In 2006, he created
CMH Gourmand a blog highlighting the best places to eat and drink in Central Ohio and beyond.
In 2009 Jim, Andy and Bethia started a website called
Taco Trucks Columbus.
Locally he judges for various food contests all over the city.
Jim worked for an economic development non-profit from 2011 to 2013 helping many small food based businesses and food trucks launch.
Jim is co-owner (with Bethia) of Columbus Brew Adventures since 2013. He is also the lead guide so you are likely to see him “on tour” throughout the week.
Nationally, he is a Kansas City BBQ Society Certified BBQ judge,
a Zagat Rater, a contributor to RoadFood.com and a credited
researcher for three food related books. Obviously he is gaining
a lot of weight.
Bethia is the owner of Columbus Food Adventures, Columbus’ first food
tour company. A UK native, Bethia Woolf has long been a prolific
chronicler of the Columbus food scene. In addition to co-founding and
running three prominent Columbus food blogs and numerous twitter
accounts, she sits on the boards of Slow Food Columbus and Dine Originals Columbus and is a contributor to Crave Magazine, Columbus’ dining magazine.
Her in-depth knowledge of food and the Columbus food scene has been
recognized in numerous local and regional media appearances. Prior to
founding Columbus Food Adventures, she served as an NCAA Division 1
coach, educator, and Himalayan expedition leader.