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Level Dining Lounge Closes Friday, will Reopen as Monarch Cocktail Lounge

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Level Dining Lounge Closes Friday, will Reopen as Monarch Cocktail Lounge

Editor’s note: a previous version of this article referred to Monarch Cocktail Lounge as a nightclub. That has been redacted. Now under new ownership, Level Dining Lounge will go through a name and brand change over the next month. Open in the Short North since 2009, Level will close this Friday after a farewell party, […]

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Bar Owner No More

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Bar Owner No More

Double Happiness owner and booker Yalan Papillons has found a new direction. It’s why she’s put the venue up for sale, and why hip hop artists Mood and Lone Catalysts will be the last artists to grace the stage before it closes on Sunday, November 26. “I’m sad about it, but I feel like when […]

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The Draft Room Caters to Local Draft Beer Lovers

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega The Draft Room Caters to Local Draft Beer Lovers

Cocktails, beer, wine and carry-out booze — The Draft Room has it all covered. Tucked in a strip mall at 570 Schrock Rd. in Westerville, it’s built to be a “craft beer mecca” in a largely dry part of the region. Owned by local entrepreneur Pamela Baker and her husband, The Draft Room will convene […]

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Chicky Chicky Waffle Named #1 Comfort Food in Columbus

Leanne Moore Leanne Moore Chicky Chicky Waffle Named #1 Comfort Food in Columbus

Last night, Comfort Food Fans descended on COSI to taste bites from 22 local vendors at Best Bites: Comfort Food! We had a blast celebrating our favorite foods with everyone and getting to experience COSI after hours. Many foods were tasted and connections were made! It was a tough decision, but the votes have been tallied […]

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Comfort Food Festival Preview: Trillium, Dirty Frank’s, Copious, Crazy Richard’s, Sabauce, COSI & More!

Leanne Moore Leanne Moore Comfort Food Festival Preview: Trillium, Dirty Frank’s, Copious, Crazy Richard’s, Sabauce, COSI & More!

There are plenty of ways to celebrate fall, but there is only one that includes bites from 21 local restaurants. Join Columbus Underground and Shipt at Best Bites: Comfort Food this Thursday, November 2 for an event like no other. Get in from the cold and sample the greatest comfort food in our city, plus […]

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Photos: Beer + Donut Brunch

Leanne Moore Leanne Moore Photos: Beer + Donut Brunch

On Saturday, October 21, beer and donut fans gathered at Combustion Brewery and Taproom at their brand new event space, The Loft, for a brand new event. The Beer and Donut Brunch featured a flight of four pairings of Combustion’s beer and donuts from DK Diner. The pairings were thoughtfully put together by the Owners and […]

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City’s First All-Sour Brewery and Taproom Now Open

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega City’s First All-Sour Brewery and Taproom Now Open

As local craft breweries multiply, some may think the market is becoming oversaturated. But, for Josh Martinez of Pretentious Barrel House, it’s just getting started. Martinez and partial partner Luis Gutierrez opened the brewery earlier this month, introducing the first all-sour beer production facility and taproom to the area. Martinez, originally from San Diego, had […]

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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:

CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS