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Jury Room to Be Replaced with Balls

Walker Evans Walker Evans Jury Room to Be Replaced with Balls

Nearly three weeks ago it was announced that The Jury Room would be closing and sold to a new owner, but no details were provided at that time as to who the new owner would be. Today we’re able to report that Joe Milano, former owner of Caffe Daniela and Villa Milano, has purchased the […]

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Ohio’s Own: Krazy Kraut

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Ohio’s Own: Krazy Kraut

“The Road to Health is Paved with Good Intestines!!!” There’s a hook for you. That mantra comes from a post promoting Krazy Kraut, a Columbus fermented foods business. It makes all sorts of jarred concoctions, each clad in a label emblazoned with a smirking cabbage man. Priced at $10.99 each, you can find Krazy Kraut […]

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Eat Up! Columbus Event Raises $100,000 to Fight Human Trafficking

Walker Evans Walker Evans Eat Up! Columbus Event Raises $100,000 to Fight Human Trafficking

Local chefs and restaurants came together to collaborate on a seven-course dinner on November 15th to benefit Freedom a la Cart, the local social enterprise that aids survivors of human trafficking and assists them with a workforce development program centered around the restaurant industry. Representatives from the event reported today that it raised over $100,000 […]

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The List: 17 Columbus Restaurants Open Thanksgiving Day

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner The List: 17 Columbus Restaurants Open Thanksgiving Day

Ah, Thanksgiving: traditionally filled with family, friends, food and the joy of continually mounting stress levels. If for whatever reason you’ve decided to stray from the whole ‘home cooking’ part of the holiday, we’ve got you covered: here’s a list of restaurants open on Thanksgiving Day where you can escape the pressure of roasting a […]

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Restaurant Review: Cravings Carryout Cafe

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Cravings Carryout Cafe

Cravings Carryout Cafe isn’t necessarily a carryout establishment. There’s a little table out front, and another one inside. If you get there at exactly the right moment, you might have a seating option – but it’s close quarters indoors. The bulk of its real estate is an expansive kitchen and prep area with an order […]

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Local Conference: Your Dietary Guidelines Are Changing

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Local Conference: Your Dietary Guidelines Are Changing

Every five years, the United States issues a revision of its Dietary Guidelines for Americans. The last revision was in 2010, and the newest recommendations are scheduled for announcement in January of 2015. This last week, The Ohio State University hosted a summit on the impending changes. An assembly of policy wonks, nutrition and food […]

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Hyde Park Restaurant Group Exploring Old Cup O Joe Space

Walker Evans Walker Evans Hyde Park Restaurant Group Exploring Old Cup O Joe Space

When Cup O Joe closed its location on The Cap in October, there was immediate speculation that the Hyde Park Restaurant Group might snatch up the large restaurant space for another one of their concepts. The business has slowly expanded its Short North presence over the years with the opening of Eleven next door to […]

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