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Restaurant Roundup: News From J-POPS, Rhinegeist, Jeni’s and more

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Restaurant Roundup: News From J-POPS, Rhinegeist, Jeni’s and more

Columbus always has many new restaurants, expansions, menu updates and other changes, and sometimes hard to keep up with everything. That’s why our Restaurant Roundup series was designed to keep you informed with the latest and greatest updates. Here’s what’s new in the local dining scene: J-POPS Gourmet Ice Pops Mobile food vendor J-POPS Gourmet […]

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Karate Cowboy Moves Production to Middle West Spirits

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Karate Cowboy Moves Production to Middle West Spirits

Locally owned distilling company Revolution Experiment is localizing the production process of their brand Karate Cowboy. Since their start in 2015, it’s been in Louisville, KY, but their products are now set to come up in the newly expanded facility owned by Middle West Spirits. The conversation started about nine months ago. Middle West co-owners […]

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Ohio’s Own/Weird Stuff Edition: Sauerkraut Juice

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Ohio’s Own/Weird Stuff Edition: Sauerkraut Juice

Did you know that Ohio has its very own sauerkraut juice manufacturer? Did you know that there is apparently a market for sauerkraut juice? Not sauerkraut, but the juice that comes from sauerkraut. Pure juice. Seriously, who knew? Frank’s Kraut Juice boasts a label that says it’s been around since 1905. It’s distributed by The […]

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Two Caterers Celebrates 20 Years

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Two Caterers Celebrates 20 Years

Two Caterers founder, owner and CEO Angela Petro is an example of an adaptive business leader. As a result, her company’s modest start 20 years ago today, as a small, inexpensive catering option, has flourished into a high-end service for events and weddings, large and small. In recent years, Petro established a permanent home for […]

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New Chipotle and Starbucks Locations Coming to University District, Locals Express Concern With Overabundance of Chain Retail

Walker Evans Walker Evans New Chipotle and Starbucks Locations Coming to University District, Locals Express Concern With Overabundance of Chain Retail

Construction has officially begun on a new five story building that will soon rise at the southeast intersection of Lane Avenue and High Street. Once completed, a couple of familiar chains will be opening there to accommodate campus-area residents, workers, and visitors. Representatives with the company that owns the new building confirmed with Columbus Underground […]

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CoreLife Eatery Adding Two Locations Near OSU

Walker Evans Walker Evans CoreLife Eatery Adding Two Locations Near OSU

In 2018, you’ll have triple the number of locations to find fast-casual health food from CoreLife Eatery in Central Ohio. The Syracuse-based restaurant chain that launched last November near Polaris Fashion Place announced plans to open locations at The Lennox Town Center and inside a new building currently under construction at Lane and High. “A […]

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Review: De Novo on the Park

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Review: De Novo on the Park

De Novo on the Park had a long history not on the park (Columbus Commons), but near the park on High Street. It moved its digs across High to a lovely spot that overlooks the green space. The new space is huge — almost cavernous, but the restaurant itself is too open and windowed to […]

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