Our City Online

Toast

Restaurant Review: Blind Lady Tavern

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Blind Lady Tavern

Blind Lady Tavern opened on Mound Street in a spot that has seen lots of action in the last five years. It had a stint in the Liz Lessner empire as The Jury Room. After the Jury Room closed, a meatball spot called “Balls” was going to move in, but when public reception of the […]

2 Comments

Dish Deathmatch: Jack’s Diner Versus Jack & Benny’s

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Dish Deathmatch: Jack’s Diner Versus Jack & Benny’s

What’s a Benny get ya? That is the question*. One short year ago, Downtown Columbus was Jack-less. Jack’s Diner, an institution in Lynn alley, was on a long-term hiatus. Jack & Benny’s, now on Broad, was still exclusively a north-side thing. But now, both joints are fully operational within a 90 second walk of each […]

No Comments

Restaurant Review: Toast Bar

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Toast Bar

The whole toast tasting bar idea seemed totally resistible. It was just too much. Too, too much. That was before visiting the new Toast Bar in Grandview. That was also before the realization that Toast Bar has bucked the number one dietary trend in the United States: gluten-free dining. Everything at Toast has gobs of […]

4 Comments

Dan the Baker Opening Artisan Toast Bar

Walker Evans Walker Evans Dan the Baker Opening Artisan Toast Bar

The most famous breadmaker in Columbus is known by many on a first name basis, and now Dan the Baker wants to familiarize you with the concept of artisan toast. According to NPR, The Wall Street Journal, The New Yorker and other national media outlets, artisan toast is one of the biggest food trends of […]

10 Comments

dining categories