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Eat Right: 10 Restaurants All Decked Out for the Holidays

 Shelley Mann Eat Right: 10 Restaurants All Decked Out for the Holidays

We’re in the midst of the holiday season, and Columbus restaurants are feeling festive with twinkling lights, trees, wreaths and garland. Here are 10 restaurants guaranteed to put you in the holiday spirit this month. Basi Italia 811 Highland St., Victorian Village The Victorian Village eatery’s cozy back patio is pretty magical during the holiday […]

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Eat Right: 10 Dishes to Keep You Warm this Fall

 Shelley Mann Eat Right: 10 Dishes to Keep You Warm this Fall

Looking for something that will warm your soul on a chilly, wet day? You’ll love the hearty stews, chilies and ragouts featured on chefs’ autumn menus. Here are 10 favorites from Columbus restaurants. Chile Verde Cafe 4852 Sawmill Rd.; 1522 Gemini Place Chile Verde serves a regional favorite from New Mexico, an authentic Roasted New […]

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Eat Right: 10 Restaurants with Great Baked Goods

 Shelley Mann Eat Right: 10 Restaurants with Great Baked Goods

Two local restaurants, Cravings Cafe and Shaw’s Restaurant, recently reopened after extended hiatuses and both boast baked goods that were as eagerly anticipated as the savory offerings. Here’s a look at local restaurants that serve baked goods so good they have their own loyal following. Acre 2700 N. High St.; 1717 Northwest Blvd. Basically, no […]

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Eat Right: Snack Your Way Across the City With These 10 Local Eats

 Shelley Mann Eat Right: Snack Your Way Across the City With These 10 Local Eats

Feeling more in the mood for a snack than for a full-blown meal? No problem. Columbus chefs are embracing the fancy snacks trend, and there are plenty of fun snack options on menus across the city. Ambrose & Eve Burger Shack 560 S. High St.  Chef Matt Heaggans has an affinity for snacky junk foods, […]

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Eat Right: 10 Summer Desserts

 Shelley Mann Eat Right: 10 Summer Desserts

Even if most of us don’t get three months of freedom each June, July and August, it’s still fun to recapture the indulgence of childhood summer vacation as an adult. Treat yourself this month with a seasonal dessert at one of the city’s independent restaurants. Acre 2700 N. High St.; 1717 Northwest Blvd.  Acre may […]

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Eat Right: 10 Restaurant Destinations for Ohio Summer Produce

 Shelley Mann Eat Right: 10 Restaurant Destinations for Ohio Summer Produce

Ohio is in the midst of prime summer farmers market season, that glorious time when the best of our bounty is ripe for the picking. Head to any of these Columbus restaurants to find chefs who love working seasonal produce into their menus. Barcelona 263 E. Whittier St., Columbus, OH 43206 Barcelona’s menus change on […]

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History of Columbus Restaurant Spaces: 10 facts you didn’t know

 Shelley Mann History of Columbus Restaurant Spaces: 10 facts you didn’t know

While only a handful of Columbus restaurants are still going strong after decades in business, many others are housed in buildings with long and storied pasts. Here are a few stories you may not have heard about some of your favorite restaurants! Barcelona 263 E. Whittier St., Columbus, OH 43206 The space that is now […]

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COLUMBUS DESSERT FEST 2018!

The biggest dessert festival in Columbus returns! Join us on Saturday, February 3rd for the Sweet Treats Dessert Festival and taste all of the best desserts that Columbus has to offer! Limited tickets are available and are expected to sell out in advance:

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