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Restaurant Review: C’est Si Bon Cafe

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: C’est Si Bon Cafe

Crepes were gonna be the next big thing. Then they never really got very big and popular. At least, not big like burritos or pho or chicken wings. Those sorts of eats appear on lots of menus and have entire restaurants built around them. It seems like crepes corralled a couple of food trucks and […]


Chez du Bon French Market Opening Downtown on November 15

Walker Evans Walker Evans Chez du Bon French Market Opening Downtown on November 15

We announced in March that Downtown Columbus would be home to a new “French Market” business this fall, but the location was left as a bit of a mystery. Today, business owner Yavonne Sarber officially confirmed rumors that Chez du Bon would be opening in the former Wendy’s location in the Fifth Third Building near the […]


French Market and Restaurant Coming to Columbus Commons

Walker Evans Walker Evans French Market and Restaurant Coming to Columbus Commons

A new french market and fine dining bistro will be coming this October to Downtown Columbus as local food entrepreneur Yavonne Sarber open her third concept known Chez Du Bon. The 5,000 square foot market place will feature fresh produce, baked goods, grab-and-go food, cheeses, flowers, beer, wine and more under tall 20-foot ceilings. During the […]


Bar L’étranger – French Existential Bar Coming Soon

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The venue formerly known as the Bristol Bar is undergoing a major transformation into the new nightlife destination known as Bar L’étranger. The new business is the latest project from Jeff Mathes, managing partner of popular Downtown restaurants Due Amici and Barrio. “I think the Downtown area of Columbus lacks a bar or lounge that […]


Best Established Restaurant of 2008: Alana’s

Walker Evans Walker Evans

(Photo by Swampkitty) 2008 saw a lot of great new restaurants hitting the local dining scene, but some of our old favorites remained our new favorites this past year. At the top of our survey results for “Best Established Restaurant of 2008” was Alana’s Food and Wine, located at 2333 N. High Street. Alana’s emphasis […]


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