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Catch Up With: Hungry Soul Café

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Catch Up With: Hungry Soul Café

When George and Anita Keller took over the space formerly occupied by The Inn Between at 30 South Young Street, they had a clear plan for what kind of cuisine they would offer at one of the city’s best kept secrets. See, George is of Hungarian descent, and Anita is Southern to her bones, and […]

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Treat to Try: Fresh Strawberry Cake from Golden Delight Bakery

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Treat to Try: Fresh Strawberry Cake from Golden Delight Bakery

It seems like Golden Delight Bakery on Bethel Road has just always flown a sign proclaiming that it’s the home of the Fresh Strawberry Cake. That’s certainly worth investigation, especially in warm-weather months. The bakery is located on a stretch that is known for fantastic ethnic eats. Within a mile, you’ll find Middle Eastern, Indian, […]

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First Look: Double Comfort Restaurant

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson First Look: Double Comfort Restaurant

Double Comfort Restaurant, the social enterprise which donates a meal to a food pantry for every meal sold, opened quietly this past Saturday, July 19th,  at 505 North High Street. The restaurant is the first for Mary Lyski and her husband, who took a fried chicken recipe supposedly handed down from an old riverboat captain, and […]

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Catch Up With: Sweet Carrot Food Truck

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Catch Up With: Sweet Carrot Food Truck

Did you know that Sweet Carrot is an anagram of Two Caterers? Well, it is, and it’s the reason why Angela Petro, who launched Two Caterers some 17 years ago, named her food truck as she did when it rolled out in 2012. In 2013, Petro moved her base of operations to the High Line […]

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Food Challenge: Good Luck Ramen at Rishi Sushi

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Food Challenge: Good Luck Ramen at Rishi Sushi

Summer is competitive eating season. Nathan’s Hot Dog challenge always sets the tone in early July with its famous hot dog excess. We’ve looked at local means of eating excess before. Joseppi’s has a big pizza challenge and there was a disaster involving some blazing hot wings from Tweeters. Rishi Sushi has a Downtown challenge […]

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Restaurant Review: Olivers Burgers Steaks & Bourbon

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Olivers Burgers Steaks & Bourbon

Olivers is a new spot downtown from FAB Dining. FAB dining destinations are known for their distinctly over-the-top fabulous décor. Do up some gold swirls, add a few checks and some velvet -and you might have something that blends with the luxe decor at a FAB-establishment. Olivers, meanwhile, has a different look. For starters, it […]

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First Look: Oxley’s Tavern & Grillery

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson First Look: Oxley’s Tavern & Grillery

When Kildare’s Pub, located at 1576 North High Street, closed last year, it seemed to signal a trend for the apparently-flailing Gateway Center, which also saw Finish Line, Charlie Bear: Land of Dance, and grilled cheese emporium, Gooeyz, leave their spots in the south campus landmark. This past January, the Lamps, owners of Bernard’s Tavern […]

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