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Treat to Try: Simply Sweet Coffee Cake

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Treat to Try: Simply Sweet Coffee Cake

It’s embarrassing that it’s taken so long to try out HTH Market in Linworth. The little market’s gotten lots of recommendations, and it’s devoted to a good cause (Hope Thru Housing). What it took to finally put the car in park was complete desperation: it’s hard to find a good peach on a weekday. The […]

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Restaurant Review: Starliner Diner

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Starliner Diner

Pun Warning. Starliner Diner originally launched years ago on Cemetery Road. It took flight when demolition crews were scheduled for the original digs this spring. As of early June, its landed safely nearby on Main Street in Hilliard. Okay, with that out of the way, Starliner’s back. Most restaurants don’t transition nearly so well. It […]

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Opinion: City Council Wards Would Boost Neighborhood Representation

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Opinion: City Council Wards Would Boost Neighborhood Representation

Ask people to name their seven city council representatives without using Google: the results are telling, most can’t get more than three or four. What does that mean about the present state of at-large representation, when citizens don’t know who represents them in a city the size of Columbus? Meanwhile, most big cities (all of […]

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Ohio’s Own: A to Z BBQ Flavored Rib Shaped Pork Patties

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Ohio’s Own: A to Z BBQ Flavored Rib Shaped Pork Patties

Although the appeal of the famous McDonald’s McRib has been personally elusive, there are people, good people, who love it. Mental Floss has called it a “cultural obsession”, and there is an online McRib locator to help the hungry find the sandwich. It says the closest one to us right now is in Florida. But […]

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Ohio’s Own: Good! Greens

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Ohio’s Own: Good! Greens

Consider Good! Greens. They’re not greens, at least in terms of the stuff you usually score for your salad. They’re candy bars, or rather: nutrition bars, and they come out of Cleveland. According to the label, each one delivers 100 percent of the daily recommendations for fruits and veggies in terms of antioxidants. Moreover, the […]

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Restaurant Review: Bento Go

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Bento Go

Bento Go opened up this summer inside of the shell of a Wendy’s on Henderson Road. To that end, it’s equipped with a super-cute drive-thru window. The window is a work-in-progress; the caveat of the addition, as explained by an indoor staffer, is that everything at Bento Go is made to order. Drive-thrus are not […]

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Restaurant Review: Pocket Produce

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Pocket Produce

Pocket Produce has created a safe space for the salad people. It made its debut in Clintonville last month, selling… salads, salads and more salads. Truth be told, the menu is more interesting than it sounds. In fact, the following statement is painfully true: if you try one of their salads, you’ll be interested in […]

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