In The News

Pitabilities and the mayor

( Pictured Above: Jim Pashovich, owner of Pitabilities with Mayor Michael Coleman, November 2011)

Find out more about the Food Fort and our members in the media articles below:


Destination Donuts Wins Cooking Channel’s Donut Showdown
614 Now November 2014

Little Eater Opening Up In The North Market
Columbus Underground November 2014

Food Trucks: Not Just A Seasonal Business
The Metropreneur October 2014

Ready, Set, Chop: Columbus Knife Fight
614 Columbus September 2014

Challah, Red Plate, Blue Plate Truck, and Taco Sherpa Puts Fresh Spin On Old Favorites
Columbus Dispatch August 2014

The Food Fort Throws It’s First Ever Food Truck Festival With QFM 96
The Metropreneur July 2014

En Place Offers Chef-y And Healthy Fare
Columbus Alive June 2014

Pedal To The Kettle, OH! Chips
614 Columbus June 2014

Ajumama Named Tastemaker of 2014 
Columbus Crave June 2014

Flat Top Pizza Co. Opens For Business
Columbus Underground June 2014

Bleu & Fig: Not Your Typical Catering Company
The Metropreneur May 2014

The Food Fort’s First Annual Showcase A Resounding Success
The Metropreneur March 2014

The Food Fort Saves A Business
The Metropreneur February 2014

The Good Frank Lives Up to Its Name
Columbus Alive August 2013

Unusual-Eats-Bulgogi-Cheesesteak(y)
Columbus Underground August 2013 (featuring Laura Lee from Ajumama)

Little Eater(y)
Columbus Underground July 2013

Stay Local – J Pops
WSYX/Fox 28 Feature Segment June 2013

Joy’s Fairy Floss Brings Gourmet Cotton Candy to Columbus
Columbus Underground June 2013

Merion Village Restaurant to Explore Food Truck Scene
This Week News May 2013
(The Explorer’s Club, we started them with a cart in 2012 and consulted with them on the truck during the build out and launch)

Food Trucks and Bars: Mobile Monday at St. James Tavern
(featuring OH! Burgers)
Columbus Alive May 2013
(The Food Fort collaborated with St. James Tavern in Italian Village to start Mobile Monday in January 2012)

Micro-loans, Crowdfunding Boost Financing Options for Entrepreneurs
Business First April 26th, 2013 (Pitabilities)

Watch Those Hands
Columbus Monthly April 2013 (featuring Bleu & Fig)

Fox 28 Made Local Stay Local: Destination Donuts
March 2013

NightLine – That Food Truck
ABC News, Nightline March 21st, 2013

Cooking with Sassy Lady Chefs at Food Fort Columbus
Columbus Underground March 17th, 2013
(featuring Local Bake Shop, Dinner Rescue Crew and Bleu & Fig)

New Hills Grocery fills Vital Link Downtown
Columbus Dispatch March 15th, 2013 (Destination Donuts and Crepes a la Carte)

Crepes a la Carte Popping up at Hills Market Downtown
Columbus Underground March 15th, 2013

Magical dough balls delight at North Market
This Week Newspaper January 19th, 2013

Party Perfect: 25 Tips from the Pros (Bleu & Fig)
Capital Style January 2013

Women Owned Businesses Thriving at ECDI’s Food Fort
The Metropreneur December 28th, 2012

A Quick Bite: Columbus’ Food Truck Scene
by Alexis Preskar and Dan Saltar (OSU Journalism Student Project) December 2012

Philanthropy Friday ECDI’s Food-Fort-Fest
Columbus Underground August 17th, 2012

The Food Fort Incubator Kitchen on WBNS 10TV
WBNS 10TV August 2012

Flowers and Food
The Daily Dish, Capital Style (Bleu & Fig) July 2012

Eat Scene: Why Columbus is the perfect city for Food Trucks
Columbus Monthly July 2012 (Ajumama, Pitabilities and Food Fort)

The Wheel Deal
Columbus Monthly June, 2012

Mobile Munchies: ‘New Wave’ of food trucks broadens choices in central Ohio
Columbus Dispatch May 30th, 2012

Ajumama Brings Korean Street Food to Columbus
Columbus Underground April 16th, 2012

Food Fort: Making Mobile Food More Awesome in Columbus
Experience Columbus April 13th, 2012

The Big Idea: Food Fort
Columbus Alive April 12th, 2012

Up Next: Jim Pashovich
Columbus Business First March 2012

Food Fort offers suite of services to operators in Central Ohio
Metropreneuer March 2012

Mobile Mondays at St. James Tavern (Since January 2012!)
Columbus Crave January 16th, 2012

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