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Restaurant Review: Brunch at Nada

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Brunch at Nada

Weekend Brunch is the time to hit up Nada. First, because you don’t have to fight the crowds. Second, because its brunch menu goes beyond boring-but-fabulous egg and bacon options, and finally, because those Nada options are delicious. Before a food discussion, it’s best to begin with a discussion of the striking Nada decor. After […]

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The CrossFit Ballet

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott The CrossFit Ballet

Professional ballet dancers have beautiful bodies. In the field of classical dance, issues of physical aesthetics are so important that Balanchine’s School of American Ballet has long required that applicants have “well-proportioned” bodies with suitable “anatomical structure”. So when marketing teams for fitness regimens look for endorsements from ballet stars, it’s typically for stuff like […]

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Unusual Drinks: Cray’s Buzz Worthy

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Unusual Drinks: Cray’s Buzz Worthy

You may have heard about an African berry that made the bartending rounds a few years ago. Those who tried it said it switched up taste buds so sour things tasted sweet. This is not about that. Cray Eatery & Drinkery is running its very own little experiment with a proprietary beverage combo it calls […]

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Treat to Try: Paisley Kitchens’ Sweet & Salty Caramel Pie

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Treat to Try: Paisley Kitchens’ Sweet & Salty Caramel Pie

There are days when you just want to eat an entire pie, all by yourself. Or maybe that’s just me. Regardless, Paisley Kitchens’ Sweet & Salty Caramel Pie is perfectly sized for a solo binge. With a diameter around five inches (and a height around three inches), it’s probably better to share the confection, but […]

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Restaurant Review: Zoe Cafe

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Zoe Cafe

It’s not even prime time lunching hours, and Zoe Cafe is hoppin’. Even past 1pm in the afternoon, all of its tables are full. Behind the order counter, the kitchen team is in full-on hustle to move orders out to tables. While Bexley is a community that doesn’t need much of anything, Zoe seems to […]

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Unusual Eats: Livers & Gizzards

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Unusual Eats: Livers & Gizzards

Buckeye’s Express sits right at the corner of 5th and Cleveland Avenue. It’s across the street from a Church’s and catty corner from a KFC. There’s so much chicken here that many have unofficially dubbed it “The Chicken District”. But only one of those joints proudly displays a sign for Livers and Gizzards in the […]

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Restaurant Review: Little Eater

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Little Eater

Although bowls of veggie combos take center stage at its North Market counter, Little Eater is much more than a bunch of well-crafted salads. The newest eatery offers a fully developed menu for market visitors. Little Eater’s paper menu is attached to a clipboard that sits at one end of the counter. There, you can […]

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