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Dine Originals Columbus celebrates, supports and promotes the culinary diversity that locally owned and operated member restaurants contribute to the identity and culture of our city. The nonprofit group is committed to strengthening the local economy and enriching the community through education and charitable partnerships.

On the first Wednesday of each month, each Dine Originals restaurant offers their own special dining experience, whether it’s a prix-fix dinner, a tasting menu, a retail wine night or a fun promotion. No matter which Dine Originals restaurant you visit tonight, you’ll be treated to a VIP dining experience that can’t be found anywhere else.

Eat Right: 10 Restaurant Destinations for Ohio Summer Produce

 Shelley Mann Eat Right: 10 Restaurant Destinations for Ohio Summer Produce

Ohio is in the midst of prime summer farmers market season, that glorious time when the best of our bounty is ripe for the picking. Head to any of these Columbus restaurants to find chefs who love working seasonal produce into their menus. Barcelona 263 E. Whittier St., Columbus, OH 43206 Barcelona’s menus change on […]

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History of Columbus Restaurant Spaces: 10 facts you didn’t know

 Shelley Mann History of Columbus Restaurant Spaces: 10 facts you didn’t know

While only a handful of Columbus restaurants are still going strong after decades in business, many others are housed in buildings with long and storied pasts. Here are a few stories you may not have heard about some of your favorite restaurants! Barcelona 263 E. Whittier St., Columbus, OH 43206 The space that is now […]

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Eat Right: 10 Dishes for the Adventurous Eater

 Shelley Mann Eat Right: 10 Dishes for the Adventurous Eater

It can be easy to stick with the familiar when dining out at restaurants. Next time you’re tempted to say “I’ll have the chicken,” try venturing outside your comfort zone with one of these dishes featuring less-popular (but more flavorful) proteins from local chefs. Barcelona 263 E. Whittier St., Columbus, OH 43206 Try Chef Jacob […]

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Eat Right: 10 Great Morning Meals

 Shelley Mann Eat Right: 10 Great Morning Meals

When it comes to going out for breakfast and brunch, it’s easy to get stuck ordering your go-to favorites, like scrambled eggs and bacon, a stack of pancakes, or a ham-and-cheese omelet. Next time around, push yourself by ordering some of the more adventurous dishes our city’s chefs are cooking up. Here are 10 ideas […]

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Eat Right: 10 Chocolate Dessert Ideas for Valentine’s Day

 Shelley Mann Eat Right: 10 Chocolate Dessert Ideas for Valentine’s Day

This year, forget the box of chocolates. Take your Valentine out for a decadent chocolate dessert at one of our city’s independent restaurants. Here are 10 great ideas. Barcelona 263 E. Whittier St., Columbus, OH 43206 To cap off your meal at this Spanish restaurant, go with the Pastel de Chocolate. This warm chocolate pudding […]

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Eat Right: 10 Great Cheese Plates

 Shelley Mann Eat Right: 10 Great Cheese Plates

A restaurant’s cheese plate can convey a lot about the personality of the restaurant. Maybe it shows off imported cheeses vs. Ohio-sourced selections, or perhaps the chef takes great pleasure in selecting just the right accompaniments and presentation. Here are 10 cheese plates worth seeking out around Columbus. Barcelona 263 E. Whittier St., Columbus, OH […]

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Eat Right: 10 Great Cocktails for the Holidays

 Shelley Mann Eat Right: 10 Great Cocktails for the Holidays

’Tis the season for warm drinks, spiked ciders and spiced cocktails. Toast to holiday cheer at these ten Columbus restaurants and bars mixing up drinks for the holidays. Black Creek Bistro 51 Parsons Avenue — Olde Towne East The Olde Towne East restaurant serves up a richly spiced Cinnamisu Martini that goes down great on […]

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