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Zoup To Open Third Store in Columbus

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Zoup To Open Third Store in Columbus

There’s a tacit underground network of us who secretly love soup. Whether creamy or broth-based, chock-full of vegetables or velvety smooth, soup is the ultimate comfort food, deserving of daily devouring. So when Denis Barboza opened the very first Zoup branch in Central Ohio in the Huntington Center on Capitol Square in November 2011,  it was […]

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En Place Food Truck Hits the Street

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson En Place Food Truck Hits the Street

What do you do when you and your family really enjoy eating out, especially at food trucks, but could never really eat at the same one owing to the fact that you eat meat but your family doesn’t? Sure, you could wait for a festival, where the sheer number of mobile restaurants all but assures […]

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ACRE: Farm-to-Table To-Go Opening this Fall in Clintonville

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson ACRE: Farm-to-Table To-Go Opening this Fall in Clintonville

The farm-to-table movement is alive, well, and delicious. With no shortage of farmers markets and the chefs who support them, Columbus is a town that’s embraced the practice of fresh, local eating. So when Todd Mills, who had moved to Columbus from the Bay Area, worked with development and marketing for Local Matters, and who […]

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First Look: Cray Eatery & Drinkery

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson First Look: Cray Eatery & Drinkery

What do infused liquors and gourmet sliders have in common? Outside of the fact that they are both artisan products, they’re also the calling card of Cray Eatery & Drinkery, which opened yesterday at 697 North Fourth Street. Cray has something for everyone. A fully-stocked bar is the anchor of the establishment; more specifically, a […]

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First Look: The Market Italian Village

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson First Look: The Market Italian Village

After months of construction, renovation, and experimentation, The Market Italian Village opens today at the corners of Summit Street and Third Avenue in the Italian Village. The 2,500 square foot space is simultaneously a butcher, deli counter, bakery, wine shop, café, bar, and a European-style restaurant that serves small plates for lunch and dinner that […]

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Restaurant Review: Press Grill

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Press Grill

Located in the Short North, The Press Grill is the sort of place that plays a soundtrack featuring AC/DC and Kiss without irony. Other joints may position themselves as the next hot dining destination for the haute couture crowd, but that’s not the Press Grill’s scene. It’s a neighborhood bar, and no matter how gentrified […]

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Catch Up With: Hungry Soul Café

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Catch Up With: Hungry Soul Café

When George and Anita Keller took over the space formerly occupied by The Inn Between at 30 South Young Street, they had a clear plan for what kind of cuisine they would offer at one of the city’s best kept secrets. See, George is of Hungarian descent, and Anita is Southern to her bones, and […]

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