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Bistro 608 Proposed for The Short North

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Bistro 608 Proposed for The Short North

North High Street in the Short North is getting a face lift in a major way. With work well underway on The Joseph, new businesses are ready to try their luck in the middle of this cultural hub. Among them is Bistro 608, which hopes to open at 608 North High Street. The site is […]

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Cookie Cravings Bakery Relaunching as Cravings Carryout Café

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Cookie Cravings Bakery Relaunching as Cravings Carryout Café

When Cookie Cravings Bakery opened little over two years ago in the Italian Village, it was with the intention of making and serving fine baked goods and confections, like sugar cookies, shortbread, and everything in between. The bakery was started by Matt and Lindsey Tewanger and Matt’s Mother, Joan. The couple met while working at […]

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Mikey’s Late Night Slice Adds Tenth Location

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Mikey’s Late Night Slice Adds Tenth Location

It’s been almost five years since Mikey’s Late Night Slice burst onto the Columbus nightlife scene, offering large slices of pizza pie so perfect in their simplicity, they quickly became an addiction. Customers crave Mikey’s so much that just last year, they opened branches in the Park Street Complex and Columbus Commons. On Monday, March […]

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Oliver’s Brings Burgers, Steaks & Bourbon to Lynn Alley Downtown

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Oliver’s Brings Burgers, Steaks & Bourbon to Lynn Alley Downtown

The restaurant landscape in downtown Columbus has been developing over the past few years with the openings of several lunch and dinner spots. Among them, Chez du Bon, which is the most recent offering from entrepreneur Yavonne Sarber, who’s also opened de-NOVO Bistro & Bar and Manifesto Tuscan Grato & Scotch Bar Downtown in the […]

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First Look: Front Street Bar & Grill

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson First Look: Front Street Bar & Grill

Front Street Bar & Grill is the latest venture from Kevin and Lori Ames, who, last year, opened both Frezno Restaurant & Bar and Jack Whitney’s in the Brewery District, both of which are now closed. Front Street is in the former Frezno spot, 460 South Front Street, and it’s billed as a reincarnation of […]

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Rishi Sushi Ready to Open Downtown

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Rishi Sushi Ready to Open Downtown

Downtown commuters recognize North Third Street primarily as a connector, the road that links I-670, I-70, and I-71 to the greater Downtown area. Few hospitality-based businesses have really thrived with a North Third address, one of the more recent failures being Fleur, a champagne-dessert bar that never quite caught on with its key demographic. Fleur […]

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Land Yacht BBQ Leads Charge at Hollywood & Broad Gourmet Food Park

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Land Yacht BBQ Leads Charge at Hollywood & Broad Gourmet Food Park

When the Hollywood Casino opened in Columbus at 200 Georgesville Road in 2012, it sparked new life on the West Side. Visitors came in droves to gamble, socialize, and eat. There are four restaurants located inside the casino, but not many other food options in the area. That’s why Chris Haydocy stepped in. Market studies […]

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