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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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Eat Right: 10 Sensational Seafood Dishes

 Shelley Mann Eat Right: 10 Sensational Seafood Dishes

Spring produce pairs beautifully with fresh seafood, so it’s no surprise Columbus chefs’ spring menus are filled with inventive seafood specialties. Read on to find 10 seafood dishes worth seeking out this spring. Barcelona 263 E. Whittier St., Columbus, OH 43206 The Vieiras (pan-seared scallops) are a mainstay on the Barcelona menu, but Chef Jacob […]

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Eat Right: 10 Dishes for the Adventurous Eater

 Shelley Mann Eat Right: 10 Dishes for the Adventurous Eater

It can be easy to stick with the familiar when dining out at restaurants. Next time you’re tempted to say “I’ll have the chicken,” try venturing outside your comfort zone with one of these dishes featuring less-popular (but more flavorful) proteins from local chefs. Barcelona 263 E. Whittier St., Columbus, OH 43206 Try Chef Jacob […]

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