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Restaurant Review: Dough Mama Cafe & Bakery

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Dough Mama Cafe & Bakery

Home sweet home: after earning fame and glory as an outsourced bakery for local operations, Dough Mama has come home to Clintonville and opened up its very own storefront on High Street. Just south of North Broadway, it offers much more than the pies for which Dough Mama is acclaimed. The new location is a […]

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Restaurant Review: Dos Hermanos at The North Market

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Dos Hermanos at The North Market

Fifteen years ago, the North Market was The Small Business Incubator for local projects. It provided a home for eateries (and shops) to serve customers, without the high start-up costs associated with a stand-alone, brick-and-mortar operation. Times have changed. Food trucks and pop-up events are typically the first things that come to mind, when the […]

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Lunch Review: Herb’n Cafe

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Lunch Review: Herb’n Cafe

Food trucks are typically modest enterprises. They’re scaled-down, basic operations with relatively low-risk operational set ups, when compared to restaurants. While the trucks themselves can be expensive to purchase, they’re not typically as daunting as a lease and full-time staff. So when popular food truck Herb’n Food developed a brick and mortar project, called Herb’n […]

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Cravings Carryout Cafe Looking for New Location

Walker Evans Walker Evans Cravings Carryout Cafe Looking for New Location

Cravings Carryout Cafe was one of the first of a new wave of businesses that opened in Italian Village over the past several years, and as of September 13th, they will no longer call 227 East Third Avenue their home. A message was posted on their website yesterday making a plea for assistance in finding a […]

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Restaurant Review: Sababa Mediterranean Grill

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Sababa Mediterranean Grill

Chipotle-styled restaurants are all-the-rage. We’ve got Piada covering the Italian angle with counter-made, custom piadas and pasta. We’ve got Bibibop covering the Asian options. And Sababa has stepped up for fans of Mediterranean fare. Sababa is actually not the first place in town to use the popular dining theme for pitas: a place called Mezze […]

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Dough Mama Opening Bake Shop in Clintonville

Walker Evans Walker Evans Dough Mama Opening Bake Shop in Clintonville

Dough Mama was one of the newcomers in our Best Bites: Bakeries event back in February, but that didn’t stop Perrie Wilkof from wowing the crowds with her Maple Bourbon Pecan Mini Pies (voted 3rd favorite dessert that night). In fact, her home-based business has done so well since launching back in September, that she’s already making […]

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Condado Adding Lunch Hours and Patio

Walker Evans Walker Evans Condado Adding Lunch Hours and Patio

Short North taqueria Condado will be expanding their hours starting on Wednesday April 15th to include lunch service. The taco shop, located at 1223 North High, features a customize-your-own ordering style similar to what you might find in most sushi restaurants. Lunch customers will also be able to pre-order online for pick-up service. Additionally, Condado […]

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