Stories tagged with: Food

January 8, 2016 - 6:26pm
16 weeks 4 days ago

Food trucks have become popular in the Muskingum County area.

We spoke to local Army Veteran John Harper the Chef for Pucky's Pit stop located in Duncan Falls. He's been in the food truck business with his wife for about a month and he said he wants to see more food trucks come to the area.

"Yeah, I hope there are more food trucks to come because, I think it's kind of neat. People like food trucks, they like that nostalgia type of thing where they can go and get fresh food...

February 1, 2015 - 8:35pm
1 year 13 weeks ago

 Millions of people across the county tuned in for Super Bowl XLIX Sunday.

Locally, people headed to Lucky's Bar to watch the game and soak up the atmosphere.

"It has been a blast, it has been amazing, I'm so thankful everyone came in out of the weather that we've got everyone to come in. The roads aren't that bad, the weather's good, we're just enjoying good food and good company," said Lucky's Bar co-owner, Cara Dodson.

In honor of the big game Lucky's...

November 27, 2014 - 3:14pm
1 year 22 weeks ago

 Starting at 6 a.m. Thursday, November 27th, Christ's Table volunteers were busy at work preparing for their annual Thanksgiving meal.

Over 500 meals were prepared for Christ's Table patrons. 250 home-bound meals were sent out, and over 250 people were served the classic holiday meal on location. The menu consisted off all the holiday favorites like turkey, stuffing, homemade mashed potatoes and gravy, cranberry sauce, and of course pumpkin pie with whipped cream.

"When...

November 23, 2014 - 6:55pm
1 year 23 weeks ago

Tis the season for giving back. FFA and National Honors Society members from Mid-East Career and Technology Center took this to heart Sunday, November 23rd, as they prepared a potato soup dinner for Christ's Table patrons.

100 pounds of potatoes, 30 pounds of carrots, 30 heads of celery and 15 pounds of onions were just some of the donations Mid-East students collected to prepare their holiday meal for the soup kitchen.

Kaitlynn Hodges, Senior at Mid-East, and project...

February 4, 2014 - 5:45pm
2 years 12 weeks ago

With a winter storm in the forecast, there's a chance homebound meals won't be delivered Wednesday. Christ's Table volunteers spent the day delivering "blizzard meals" for residents enrolled in the program.

"Tomorrow, if this icy weather does come in, we need you to listen to WHIZ and if you're instructed to use your blizzard meal, put the meal in your freezer today and take that our tomorrow and it can be microwaved," said Keely Warden, executive director at Christ...

August 29, 2013 - 5:48pm
2 years 35 weeks ago

Governor John Kasich is encouraging Ohioans to get involved and help end hunger across the state. He's asking you to contact your local food bank and food pantry and offer your help either financially, or with your time.

"See if you can volunteer, there's a lot of volunteers needed sometimes to feed people," said Gov. Kasich. "But it's a great opportunity to combine the private charity that people believe in, with some help also from he taxpayers to make...

August 12, 2013 - 7:59pm
2 years 37 weeks ago

Some people come to the fair for the rides and games, but many area residents come to enjoy the large variety of food.

The Coburn United Methodist Church is selling meals at the fair this week and they offer plenty of homemade options.

"We do home cooking. We do turkey, we do pork, smoked, and we have a big steak dinner which is very popular with the folks, " said Organizer, Matt Russell.

If visitors are in the mood for something sweeter, volunteers at Coburn...

July 25, 2013 - 4:11pm
2 years 40 weeks ago

Over 100 packages were put together by kids from the Zanesville Civic League for the dining room guests at Christ's Table. They spent their Thursday morning filling care packages with toothbrushes, toothpaste and lotions.

"Everyone is so excited. Not just to get their care packages, but to see the youth in our community stepping up and doing something," said Keely Warden, Executive Director of Christ's Table. "And this is such a wonderful community project because the...

June 3, 2013 - 3:46pm
2 years 47 weeks ago

The Zanesville-Muskingum County Welcome Center is the host for the farmer's market and this Wednesday will be the first one held there this season. Vendors will start selling at 3:30 p.m. and won't stop until 6:30 p.m.

"Produce is ready everyday, every other day. You can't just sell it on Saturday, you have to take some of it someplace early in the week. You can't pick stuff on Monday and keep it until Saturday," said Mark Barnhart, President of the Downtown Farmer's Market...

May 15, 2013 - 3:35pm
2 years 50 weeks ago

Riesbeck's in downtown Zanesville is sponsoring the shopping spree event for the second year in a row. It raises money for Operation Feed and is set for Friday, May 24 at 8:30 a.m.

"It's a 90-second shopping spree, you can purchase a ticket and if you are the lucky winner, you will be chosen to come into the store and you will be given a shopping cart and 90-seconds. You can go through the store and get as much as you can in your cart and it will be yours," said Keely Warden...

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