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Dine Originals Restaurant Week Returns for Its Ninth Year

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Dine Originals Restaurant Week Returns for Its Ninth Year

Dine Originals Restaurant Week, the seven-day event meant to highlight the local restaurant scene, is back this month. Each of the 36 Dine Originals member restaurants will serve prix-fixe menus only available for the event, running from March 20 through March 26. Most of these menus will offer three courses, complete with appetizer, entree and […]

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Construction Underway for Third Daily Growler Location

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Construction Underway for Third Daily Growler Location

It’s been almost a year since The Daily Growler announced plans for their third location in the Brewery District, originally set to open in Fall of last year. With construction underway, owner John Blakely said the new schedule will have them open in May. For the redesign, Blakely is working with Mode Architects, who’ve completed […]

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OH Pizza & Brew Reopens Carryout and Delivery Next Week

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega OH Pizza & Brew Reopens Carryout and Delivery Next Week

OH Pizza & Brew will finally reopen next week after delayed construction and legal disputes with two contractors. Owner Luke Edwards closed the restaurant for renovations last May, but has been open intermittently for delivery and carryout only since March 1. “Here is the official update,” Edwards said in an email. “We won our lawsuit […]

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Ohio’s Own: CoffeeFit

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Ohio’s Own: CoffeeFit

Learning from the cashier that the CoffeeFit bar sitting in my grocery basket buy was not, in fact, filled with coffee: that news was mildly disappointing. However, having chosen the Peanut Butter & Chocolate version, the absence of coffee flavor was conceivably a good thing. It’s not clear how all those flavors might merge in […]

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New Scramblers Concept, City Egg, Opening This Spring

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega New Scramblers Concept, City Egg, Opening This Spring

Ohio franchisor Scramblers is launching a new breakfast and lunch-centric concept. City Egg, opening first in Columbus at 1478 Bethel Road, is one of several locations to come. City Egg will serve breakfast and lunch in a fast-casual style from 6:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. every day. They’ll offer a fresh-squeezed juice bar, “community tables, […]

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Restaurant Review: Biscuit & Branch

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Biscuit & Branch

Biscuit & Branch, the new joint in the Short North, starts as a visual adventure. Darn near everything is hued in dove grey, which makes it different from dominant restaurant design styles that more typically emphasize lots of woodwork or color. Grey grey grey. It’s pretty though, and not institutional. Also, most of the seating […]

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Simply Rolled Ice Cream Finds Permanent Home in The Short North

Walker Evans Walker Evans Simply Rolled Ice Cream Finds Permanent Home in The Short North

After operating successfully as a pop-up shop a few times, Simply Rolled Ice Cream is ready to make it permanent. The dessert business will soon be operating from a space within the Short North’s Oats & Barley Market after a recent business acquisition by the grocery owner. “We have had the honor of hosting several […]

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