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Restaurant Review: Roots Cafe

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Roots Cafe

You don’t have to buy into Roots Cafe’s mission, in order to appreciate the food. That said, an evaluation of the edibles alone offers only a tiny window into what it’s all about. Roots Cafe was developed with the Mid-Ohio Food Bank inside Reeb Avenue Center on the South side. The center is in an […]

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The 2016 Columbus Festival Season

Anne Evans Anne Evans The 2016 Columbus Festival Season

Festival season is once again upon us! Warm weather and fun outdoor festivals, with music, food, home tours, funnel cakes, and more! Below is a list of festivals beginning now and running through December 2016. Celebrate the opening of the new Main Library and the Topiary Park redesign on June 25! New festivals this year […]

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Red Velvet Cafe Owners Opening New Filipino Restaurant

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner Red Velvet Cafe Owners Opening New Filipino Restaurant

The team behind Pickerington-based Red Velvet Cafe will soon be opening a new concept in the Fifth by Northwest area. Bonifacio, a full-service Filipino restaurant, will open on the corner of King and North Star Avenues. The restaurant was announced in the wake of the Fourth Street Red Velvet’s popular Silog Filipino brunch series, which […]

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Restaurant Roundup: New Pizza, New Drinks, New Cookbooks & More

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner Restaurant Roundup: New Pizza, New Drinks, New Cookbooks & More

In the constantly revolving orbit of restaurant news, CU has the latest scoop. Here’s out what’s happening right now: Build-your-own pizza chain PizzaRev has opened at South Campus Gateway. The California export is a fast-casual operation where custom pizzas are cooked in a stone-fired oven and ready to eat in under 10 minutes. Columbus-based veggie […]

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Ohio’s Own: Crazy Richard’s Cashew Butter

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Ohio’s Own: Crazy Richard’s Cashew Butter

The label on Crazy Richard’s jar of cashew butter promises that it’s “Worth the stir!” It better be. For a consumer of typical cheap nut-butters and nutellas, it is a serious investment of time and effort to get all that oil at the top of the jar incorporated into the compacted cashew solids at the […]

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Best Bites Brunch Preview: Tip Top, Due Amici, Chintz Room, C’est Si Bon & Milestone 229

Leanne Williams Leanne Williams Best Bites Brunch Preview: Tip Top, Due Amici, Chintz Room, C’est Si Bon & Milestone 229

On April 14th, Columbus Underground and Crimson Cup Coffee will team up to present the SOLD OUT Best Bites: Brunch event, bringing together Columbus’ best brunch offerings for one spectacular breakfast-for-dinner experience. If you weren’t lucky enough to get tickets, take heart you can catch these dishes at each restaurant. To give you a leg-up in your brunch game, we […]

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Big Mamma’s Burritos Opening Grandview Avenue Location

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner Big Mamma’s Burritos Opening Grandview Avenue Location

Athens-based Big Mamma’s Burritos has expanded their Columbus reach with the announcement of a new Grandview Avenue location that may open as soon as this weekend. Big Mamma’s is moving into 1359 Grandview Avenue, a former zpizza location just north of Grandview Heights in the Fifth by Northwest neighborhood. The cozy 1,000-square-foot space will seat […]

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